2008-S Proof John Quincy Adams Presidential Dollar

John Quincy Adams Proof Presidential Dollars are collectible versions of the circulating coins.

Proof John Quincy Adams Presidential Dollar

Proof coins are minted with sharp relief on specially treated and polished blanks. Coins have frosted raised design elements and mirrored backgrounds to produce a cameo finish.

These proof coins are currently offered in a 2008 Presidential $1 Coin Proof Set and 2008 US Proof Set. The coins will also be included in the 2008 US Silver Proof Set and as individual proof coins. These products are available directly from the US Mint.

The date and mint mark are located on the edge inscription of the coin. Special Proof Set packaging allows collectors to view the edges of the coins.

Coin Specifications:

  • Diameter: 26.5 mm
  • Weight: 8.1g
  • Thickness: 2.0 mm
  • Edge: Lettered
  • Composition: 88.5% copper, 6% zinc, 3.5% manganese, 2% nickel

John Quincy Adams Quote:

“Always vote for principle, though you may vote alone, and you may cherish the sweetest reflection that your vote is never lost.”

  • Born: July 11, 1767, Braintree, MA
  • Spouse: Louisa Adams
  • Died: February 23, 1848, Washington, DC