Proof Calvin Coolidge Presidential Dollars (Buy on eBay) are special collectable 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 Calvin Coolidge Presidential Dollars were originally available as part of the 2014 Presidential Dollar Proof Set, the 2014 Proof Set, and the 2014 Silver Proof Set issued directly by the U.S. Mint. Additionally, they were sold as individual coins. Unfortunately, the sales for the 2014 Proof Presidential Dollar Set reached another low of 218,976.
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.
Calvin Coolidge’s Background:
Calvin Coolidge had served as city council member and mayor of Northampton, state legislator, lieutenant governor, and governor of Massachusetts, before serving as vice president under Warren G. Harding. Coolidge succeeded the presidency following the sudden death of Harding and was reelected in his own right in 1926. During his tenure, he became the only living president to be featured on a commemorative half dollar—the 1926 Sesquicentennial of American Independence Half Dollar.
“Don’t expect to pull up the weak by bringing down the strong.”Calvin Coolidge, 30th President of the United States
- Born: July 4, 1872, Plymouth, VT
- Spouse: Grace Coolidge
- Served: 1923-1929
- Died: January 5, 1933, Northampton, MA
- 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: 1,373,569