Reverse Proof George H.W. Bush Presidential Dollars (Buy on eBay) are special collectible versions of the standard circulating coin.
The United States Mint creates specially minted Reverse Proof coins with a sharp relief on polished and treated blanks. These coins have frosted background fields and mirrored raised elements, which results in a striking cameo effect.
On September 17, 2021, the 2020 George H.W. Bush Presidential Coin and Chronicles Set went on sale and included a Reverse Proof version of the 2020 George H.W. Bush Presidential Dollar that was only available in the set. The set was limited to 35,000 units and achieved sales of 7,103 on the first day.
Unlike all the other Presidential Dollars, the Mint only issued Reverse Proof versions of George H.W. Bush Presidential Dollars and none in regular Proof. These coins were also not included in either the 2020 Proof Set of the 2020 Silver Proof Set.
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.
George H.W. Bush’s Background:
George H.W. Bush was one of the most well-prepared presidents, having extensive foreign policy experience, and his term is best remembered for his foreign policy accomplishments. His achievements include notable events such as the end of the Cold War, the dissolution of the Soviet Union, and helping to reunify Germany. He also led the United States in a successful military operation, the Gulf War, liberating Kuwait from Iraqi occupation.
“I will keep America moving forward, always forward for a better America, for an endless enduring dream and a thousand points of light. This is my mission, and I will complete it.”George H.W. Bush, 41st President of the United States
- Born: June 12, 1924, Milton, MA
- Spouse: Barbara Bush
- Served: 1989-1993
- Died: November 30, 2018, Houston, TX
- 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: 11,219
Mintage number based on U.S. Mint sales figures as of October 9, 2023