Dubbed "America's Sculptor," Goodacre's fingers are behind such well-known works as the Vietnam Women's Memorial in Washington, D.C., and the Sacagawea dollar
coin, and gigantic pieces like the Irish Memorial in Philadelphia.
Citizens want nothing to do with the old Eisenhower manhole dollars, or more recently the Sacagawea dollar
Together, the five of them make $30,471,500, give or take a Sacagawea dollar
. Beckett, Lester, Buchholz and Bard make $30 million of that, and Doubront makes the rest, give or take a few Sacagawea dollars
Anthony dollar (honoring the women's suffrage leader) and the Sacagawea dollar
(for the Native American woman who helped Lewis and Clark during their 1804 transcontinental expedition) flopped, Congress tried again with a series of presidential coins.
[Since 2000, a Sacagawea dollar
coin has been minted in the U.S.]
1 Who is Sacagawea, who features on the Sacagawea dollar
, a US dollar coin which has been minted every year since 2000?
From the origin of legal tender, to the role currency has played throughout history, to why some currency and coinage (such as the Sacagawea dollar
and the two-dollar bill) seems to disappear after being released while other forms stay, to the relative advantages of coins vs.
Mint has issued 7.7 million Sacagawea dollar
coins so far in 2006, while releasing 2.5 billion 25-cent pieces through its 50 State Quarters program.
Moreover, we demonstrated that coin denominations ranging from a Sacagawea dollar
to a penny could easily be distinguished by SRI (Fig.
The mint expects that within the first 3 months of release, demand for the Sacagawea dollar
will reach more than half a billion coins, says Diehl.
The sculptor Glenna Goodacre is best known for the Vietnam Women's Memorial (1993) in Washington, D.C., and for her design of the Sacagawea dollar
The gold-colored coin has the back of a new Sacagawea dollar
, but the front of a quarter.