As of 2014, the four Presidential $1 Coins feature the faces of Warren G. Harding, Calvin Coolidge, Herbert Hoover and Franklin D. Roosevelt. Four new Presidential $1 Coins are minted each year, showcasing the faces of the U.S. presidents in the order in which they served.Know More
The Presidential $1 Coin Act of 2005 requires coins to be minted by the Secretary of the Treasury in memory of each past United States president. On the back of each $1 coin is the Statue of Liberty.
Other $1 coins released throughout history are the Liberty Seated Dollar, Peace Dollar, Eisenhower Dollar, the golden dollar featuring the face of Sacagawea and the Susan B. Anthony dollar.Learn more about Coins & Currency
Coin appraisal, also known as grading, is the process by which a coin is professionally evaluated in order to determine its real value. Grading compares a specific coin to an ideal example of that coin, creating a sliding scale of sorts that's based on the most perfect representation of that specific mintage.Full Answer >
A Beijing coin is a crudely phrased crossword puzzle clue in which the word "yuan" is the intended answer. A yuan is a unit of currency in China. The first Chinese-produced dollar coins were minted in 1890, and as of 2014, there are several denominations of yuan coins.Full Answer >
According to The Richest, the rarest coin is considered to be the 1849 Double-sided Eagle. It was originally created by the United States Mint, in Philadelphia in 1849, right at the start of the California gold rush. Its value is estimated to be around $20 million dollars, as of 2014.Full Answer >
The third side of a coin is called the edge. The edge runs the entire circumference of the coin between the heads side, call the obverse, and the tails side, called the reverse. It is literally the third side of the coin.Full Answer >