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USA 1916 McKinley Birthplace Memorial Gold Dollar Coin

Issued in 1916 and 1917. Issued to commemorate the erection of the McKinley Memorial, a total of 20,000 coins dated 1916 and 10,0165 coins dated 1917 were issued.The obverse was designed by Charles Barber, while the reverse design was by George T. Morgan. After authorized melt, a total net circulation of the coins was 1916: 9,977 and 1917: 10,000.

The original price was $3 each, but sales were disappointing, and a total of 10,000 coins were sold at a discounted price to B. Max Mehl of Ft. Worth, Texas, a coin dealer, who retailed them to collectors for around $2 each.

President McKinley was the first U.S. president to have his likeness appear on two different types of United States coins. He earlier appeared on one of the Louisiana Purchase Exposition gold coins.

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