2009-S Proof John Tyler Presidential Dollar

 John Tyler Proof Presidential Dollars (Buy on eBay) are collectible versions of the circulating coins. 

These proof coins were offered in a 2009 Presidential $1 Coin Proof Set, 2009 US Proof Set and 2009 US Silver Proof Set and as individual Proof coins. These products were available directly from the US Mint. 

John Tyler Proof Presidential Dollar

The date and mint mark are located on the edge inscription of the coin.  

Coin Specifications: 

  • Diameter: 26.5 mm 
  • Weight: 8.1g 
  • Thickness: 2.0 mm 
  • Edge: Lettered 
  • Composition: 77% copper, 12% zinc, .070 manganese, .040 nickel 
  • Proof Mintage: 2,809,452 

John Tyler background: 

Tyler, who was known as “the accidental president,” was the first vice president who became president after his predecessor, William Henry Harrison, died in office. 

Notable quotes: “Popularity, I have always thought, may aptly be compared to a coquette – the more you woo her, the more apt she is to elude your embrace.” 

“Wealth can only be accumulated by the earnings of industry and the savings of frugality.” 

  • Born: March 29, 1790, Greenway Plantation, Charles City, VA 
  • Spouse: Letitia Christian Tyler 
  • Died: January 18, 1862, Richmond, VA