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).
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.