Sacagawea Dollar Coin Designs

Original design of the 2000 Sacagawea Dollar Coin –  It circulated until 2008. The Eagle on the reverse was designed by Thomas D. Rogers. The obverse has not changed and was designed by Gelnna Goodcare.

Sacagawea dollar coin, 2008

 Sacagawea Dollar Coin design from 2000 – 2008

2009 Design – The first change in design of the reverse side of the coin after its circulation started in 2000. It commemorates the contribution of Native American women to agriculture. The design features a Native American woman planting seeds in a field of corn, beans and squash.

Sacagawea dollar coin, 2009

Sacagawea Dollar Coin design 2009

2010 Design – The reverse design features the Hiawatha Belt with five arrows representing the five original Nations. The inscription on coin “HAUDENOSAUNEE, GREAT LAW OF PEACE, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA”.

Sacagawea dollar coin, 2010

 Sacagawea Dollar Coin design 2010

2011 Design – The reverse design depicts the hands of the Supreme Sachem Ousamequin Massasoit and Governor John Carver, symbolically offering the ceremonial peace pipe after the initiation of the first formal written peace alliance between the Wampanoag tribe and European settlers in 1621.

Sacagawea dollar coin, 2011

 Sacagawea Dollar Coin design 2011

2012 Design – The reverse features a Native American man and horse in profile with horses running in the background, representing the historical spread of the horse.

Sacagawea dollar coin, 2012

 Sacagawea Dollar Coin design 2012

2013 Design – The 2013 design commemorates the Delaware Treaty of 1778.  Its reverse design features a turkey, howling wolf and turtle, symbols of the clans of the Delaware Tribe and a ring of 13 stars to represent the Colonies.

Sacagawea dollar coin, 2013

 Sacagawea Dollar Coin design 2013


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