2021 Sacagawea (Native American) Dollar

The 2021 Sacagawea (Native American Dollar) (Buy on eBay) centers around the theme of Native Americans’ significant contributions to the U.S. Military, spanning from the Revolutionary War onward. Their dedication to military service has been remarkable, consistently exceeding the participation rates of any other ethnic group relative to their population. Native American soldiers have garnered recognition for their valor, earning five Medals of Honor.

2021 Native American Dollar

The obverse showcases the portrait of Sacagawea and her infant child, a design crafted by Glenna Goodacre, with inscriptions that read “LIBERTY” and “IN GOD WE TRUST.”

Brought to life by Donna Weaver, the reverse design features eagle feathers, historically earned by Native Americans through acts of bravery in battle or other courageous deeds. Five stars symbolize the five branches of the U.S. Military: the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard. The inscriptions on this side include “NATIVE AMERICANS – DISTINGUISHED MILITARY SERVICE SINCE 1775,” “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,” and “$1.”

Starting on February 16, 2021, the United States Mint initiated the sale of the 2021 Native American Dollar. These offerings comprised high-quality coins produced at either the Philadelphia or Denver Mints, available in formats such as 25-coin rolls, 100-coin bags, and 250-coin boxes. It’s important to note that these coins were not distributed for general circulation and had a mintage of 1.26 million pieces per mint.

The 2021 Proof Native American Dollar, featuring a cameo finish, was struck at the San Francisco Mint with the “S” mint mark and was included in the 2021 Proof Set and the 2021 Silver Proof Set.

2021 Sacagawea (Native American) Dollar Artists

  • Obverse Designer: Glenna Goodacre
  • Reverse Sculptor: Joseph Menna (Medallic Artist)
  • Reverse Designer: Donna Weaver (Artistic Infusion Program)

2021 Sacagawea (Native American) Dollar Mintages

  • 2021-P: 1,400,000
  • 2021-D: 1,260,000
  • 2021-S Proof: 745,815

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