2008 John Quincy Adams

john_quincy_adams_presidential_dollar_coin_obverseThe sixth coin released in the Presidential Dollar series honors John Quincy Adams, who was the son of the second President of the United States, John Adams. The John Quincy Adams Presidential Dollar Coin was released into circulation by the United States Mint on May 15, 2008.

Unfortunately, there was no official ceremony for the release of the coin. There was an unofficial ceremony however, which was held in Quincy, Massachusetts. The public took part in exchanging their paper dollars for John Quincy Adams Dollars.

President John Quincy Adams

John Quincy Adams served one term as the sixth president of the United States. His role as President was from the years 1825 through 1829. This is designated on the bottom half of the reverse side of the coin. A distinguished image of this sixth president is placed in the center of the reverse side, and the words,"John Quincy Adams" are placed at the top. The reverse image on the coin includes Lady Liberty, with her right arm stretched high, and holding a torch. The denomination of "$1" is placed by the image. The words, " United States of America" encircle the image. The date and mint mark are edge inscribed around the coin, along with the words, “In God We Trust” and “E Pluribus Unum”.

President John Quincy Adams was instrumental in paying off a large portion of the country's national debt. He was also involved in creating many internal improvements for the country, dealing with canals, ports, and roads.

The mintages for this coin were lower than the mintages produced for each of the five previous coins in the series. 57,540,000 coins were struck by the Philadelphia Mint and 57,720,000 circulating coins were produced by the Denver Mint.

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