Proof Warren G. Harding 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 Warren G. Harding 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.
Warren G. Harding’s Background:
Before becoming president, Warren G. Harding attended Iberia College and became a newspaper publisher, teacher, and insurance salesman. He served as an Ohio state senator, Ohio lieutenant governor, and United States Senator. Harding won the presidential election with 60% of the popular vote. He served as president for only two years before he passed away, which saw an economic recession, the resumption of the Morgan Dollar, and the Peace Dollar’s debut.
“I don’t know much about Americanism, but it is a damn good word with which to carry an election.”Warren G. Harding, 29th President of the United States
- Born: November 2, 1865, Blooming Grover, Oh
- Spouse: Florence Harding
- Served: 1921-1923
- Died: August 2, 1923, San Francisco, CA
- 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