James K. Polk Dollar Coin Facts & Values

james-k-polk-dollar-coins-us-mint.jpg The newest Presidential dollar coin will be hitting the streets next week.

The 2009 James K. Polk dollar coin becomes the 3rd Presidential $1 Coin to be released in 2009 and the 11th of the entire Presidential $1 Coin series which began in 2007.

The James K. Polk dollar honors our nation’s 11th president, who led our country from 1845 through 1849.

The dollar bearing Polk’s bust will be released August 20, 2009.

Did You Know?

The James K. Polk coin will be the 3rd Presidential $1 coin to feature "In God We Trust" on the obverse (heads side).

"In God We Trust" was moved to the obverse (tails side) of the coin after being placed within the edge lettering of 2007 and 2008 Presidential $1 coins.


Where To Find James K. Polk Dollar Coins

Most banks and even some stores will have reserves of the James K. Polk dollar coin on hand. Another place to find dollar coins is from some vending machines, especially those within the mass transit systems of major cities.

If you prefer uncirculated examples of James K. Polk dollars, you’re in luck! Coin dealers and the U.S. Mint will be selling the James K. Polk dollar in mint condition.

The United States Mint is already selling the James K. Polk dollars in the Presidential $1 Coin proof set, which costs $15.95. The U.S. Mint will be selling the James K. Polk dollar in mint sets and rolls later in 2009.


How Much Are James K. Polk Dollar Coins Worth?

James K. Polk dollars in proof condition are worth between $4 to $6.

Uncirculated versions will be selling for roughly $2 each. Prices will vary, depending on whether you buy the coin from a private coin dealer or the U.S. Mint. Buying James K Polk dollar coins by the roll or bag will cost less than if bought in smaller quantities or as part of a proof or mint set.

Should any mistakes result during minting (which should last through the early autumn), interest could cause values of error James K. Polk dollars to rise quickly.

Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez

Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez

My love for coins and numismatics began when I was 11 years old. I primarily collect and study U.S. coins produced during the 20th century. I'm a member of both the American Numismatic Association (ANA) and the Numismatic Literary Guild (NLG). I've also been studying meteorology and watching weather patterns for years. I enjoy sharing little-known facts and fun stuff about coins, weather, travel, health, food, and living green.

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