Proof Grover Cleveland 2nd Term Presidential Dollars (Buy on eBay) are special collectible versions of the standard circulating coin.
The United States Mint creates specially minted Proof coins with a sharp relief on polished and treated blanks. These coins have frosted raised design elements and mirrored background, which results in a striking cameo effect.
Proof Grover Cleveland 2nd Term Presidential Dollars were originally available as part of the 2012 Presidential Dollar Proof Set, the 2012 Proof Set, and the 2012 Silver Proof Set issued directly by the U.S. Mint. Additionally, they were sold as individual coins. The sales of the 2012 Presidential Dollar Proof Sets plummeted to a mere 249,265, marking another record low for the series.
The date, mint mark, and the motto “E Pluribus Unum” are located on the edge inscription of the coin. The Mint also created special packaging for Proof Sets so that collectors can view the edges of the coins.
Grover Cleveland’s Background:
After serving as the 22nd President from 1885-1889, Grover Cleveland lost his bid for reelection to Benjamin Harrison. Cleveland ran against Harrison again in the following election and this time prevailed. His second term from 1893-1897, was marked by the Panic of 1893 and attempts to deal with an economic depression.
“A government for the people must depend for its success on the intelligence, the morality, the justice, and the interest of the people themselves.”Grover Cleveland, 22nd & 24th President of the United States
- Born: March 18, 1837, Caldwell, NJ
- Spouse: Frances Cleveland
- Served: 1893-1897
- Died: June 24, 1908, Princeton, NJ
- Denomination: $1.00
- Composition: 88.5% copper, 6% zinc, 3.5% manganese, 2% nickel
- Diameter: 26.5 mm
- Weight: 8.1g
- Thickness: 2.0 mm
- Edge: lettered
- Mintage: 1,438,743