|Výrobca:||United States Mint|
|Kvalita / Quality:||UNC|
|Náklad / Mintage:||112 420 000|
|Emisia / Issue:||2007|
John Adams Presidential Dollars were released on May 17, 2007 as the second coin in the Presidential Dollar series. The mintage was about one third lower than for the previous George Washington coin.
The Philadelphia mint produced 112,420,000 coins. The Denver mint produced 112,140,000 coins.
The obverse features a portrait of the president and the reverse features the Statue of Liberty. The obverse designer was Joel Iskowitz and the sculptor was Charles Vickers. The reverse designer/sculptor was Don Everhart.
The obverse includes the inscriptions “John Adams,” “2nd President,” and the years of his presidential term “1797-1801.” The reverse inscriptions include “United States of America,” and the denomination “$1.” The date and mint mark are located on the edge inscription of the coin along with the mottoes “In God We Trust” and “E Pluribus Unum.”
John Adams was one of the earliest and most vocal advocates of colonial independence. He served on both the First and Second Continental Congress and for eight years as George Washington’s Vice President. He served one term as the 2nd President of the United States from 1797-1801.
The official launch ceremony of the John Adams Presidential Dollar was held in Quincy, Massachusetts. The United States Mint Director Edmund Moy and Quincy Mayor William J. Phelan were in attendance. Several of John Adams descendants were also present for the ceremony.