William McKinley Proof Presidential Dollars (Buy on eBay) are collectible versions of the circulating coins.
These proof coins were offered in 2013 Presidential $1 Coin Proof Set, 2013 US Proof Set and 2013 US Silver Proof Set and as individual Proof coins. These products were available directly from the US Mint.
The date and mint mark are located on the edge inscription of the coin.
Sales of the 2013 Presidential $1 Coin Proof Sets were 266,677 sold, which was an increase over 2012.
- Diameter: 26.5 mm
- Weight: 8.1g
- Thickness: 2.0 mm
- Edge: Lettered
- Composition: 77% copper, 12% zinc, .070 manganese, .040 nickel
- Proof Mintage: 1,488,798
William McKinley Background:
He is best known for tariff reforms, for starting the Spanish-American War and for being the third president to be assassinated on September 14, 1901, cutting his term short.
Notable quote: “That’s all a man can hope for during his lifetime – to set an example – and when he is dead, be an inspiration for history.”
- Born: January 9, 1843 in Niles, OH
- Spouse: Ida Saxton McKinley
- Died: September 14, 1901 in Buffalo, NY