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1 Dollar James Buchanan

Features

Country United States
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 2010
Value 1 Dollar (1 USD)
Currency Dollar (1785-date)
Composition Manganese-brass
Weight 8.1 g
Diameter 26.5 mm
Thickness 2 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
References KM# 477,
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
Schön# 477
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
  • Helmut Kahnt, Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461185.
  • Gerhard Schön, Sebastian Krämer; 2017. Weltmünzkatalog 21. Jahrhundert: 2001-2016 (3. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461383.

Commemorative issue

James Buchanan

Series: Presidential Dollar Coin program

Obverse

The bust of James Buchanan facing slightly to the right

Lettering:
JAMES BUCHANAN
PH
IN GOD WE TRUST 15th PRESIDENT 1857-1861

Engraver: Phebe Hemphill

Phebe Hemphill is an American sculptor who works for the United States Mint. She has been called "one of the preeminent coin artists, sculptors, and engravers of our time."

Reverse

The Statue of Liberty with the denomination to the left and the country name around the rim

Lettering:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
$1
DE

Engraver: Don Everhart

Donald Nelson Everhart II is an American coin and medal engraver-medalist, and sculptor who has worked for the private Franklin Mint, as a freelance designer, and since 2004 has worked for the United States Mint in Philadelphia.

Edge

Engraved with the date and both mottos, the edge lettering on Presidential and Native American Dollars can be in Positions A or B
Position A: edge lettering reads upside-down when the portrait faces up
Position B: edge lettering reads normally when the portrait faces up

Lettering: E PLURIBUS UNUM • 2010 P

Translation: Out of Many, One 2010 P

1 Dollar (James Buchanan) -  obverse

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Mints

P United States Mint, Philadelphia, United States (1792-date)
D United States Mint, Denver, United States (1906-date)
S United States Mint, San Francisco, United States (1854-date)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2010 D 36,540,000 1.06 1.48 1.46 1.96 2.27 63%
2010 D 1.1% Satin Finish
2010 P 36,820,000 1.19 1.66 2.06 2.21 53%
2010 P 4.15 1.0% Satin Finish
2010 S 2,224,827 3.25 9% Proof

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