Friday, September 26, 2008

1 dollar 2008 Sacagawea

The Sacagawea Dollar honors the Indian guide that led Lewis and Clark on their discovery. On her back, Sacagawea carries her infant son Jean Baptiste, who she carried and cared for on her entire 3,000-mile portion of the expedition with Lewis and Clark.
The reverse shows a soaring American bald eagle encircled by 17 stars, symbolizing the states of the union at the time of the Lewis and Clark expedition in 1804.

metal 88.5% Copper, 6% Zinc, 3.5% Manganese, 2% Nickel

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