|Výrobca:||United States Mint|
|Kvalita / Quality:||UNC|
|Emisia / Issue:||2008|
John Quincy Adams Presidential Dollars were released on May 15, 2008 as the sixth coin in the Presidential Dollar series. This was the second coin released during 2008.
The Philadelphia mint produced 57,540,000 coins. The Denver mint produced 57,720,000 coins.
The obverse of the coin features a portrait of the president and the reverse features the Statue of Liberty design used on all Presidential Dollars. The obverse was designed and sculpted by Don Everhart. The reverse was also designed and sculpted by Don Everhart.
The obverse includes the inscriptions “John Quincy Adams,” “6th President,” and the years of his presidential term “1825-1829.” 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 Quincy Adams is the son of the second President John Adams. During his Presidency, he proposed a system of roads and canals to increase trade in the United States. He served one term as the 6th President of the United States from 1825 to 1829. Following his Presidency, he served nine terms in the House of Representatives.
There was no official launch ceremony for the John Quincy Adams Presidential Dollars, however an unofficial ceremony was held in Quincy, Massachusetts. A John Quincy Adams imitator greeter visitors to the Adams National Historical Park. Visitors exchanged paper dollars for new dollar coins at the Quincy Credit Union.