Coin Launch

Coin Pour
Daniel Luther as Andrew Johnson, President of Andrew Johnson Bank Bill Hickerson, U.S. Mint Representative Dan Shaver, and Andrew Johnson NHS Superintendent Lizzie Watts pour the newly minted Andrew Johnson dollars.

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Andrew Johnson
National Historic Site

The United States Mint introduced a new $1 Coin on February 17, 2011, to honor Andrew Johnson, the Nation's 17th President. The event took place at 11 a.m. Eastern Time (ET) on the grounds of the Andrew Johnson Homestead, the former President's historic family home.Chief Counsel Dan Shaver, of the United States Mint was joined by Park Guide Daniel Luther portraying President Johnson, National Park Service Superintendent Lizzie Watts and Bill Hickerson, President Andrew Johnson Bank for the program.

Immediately following the ceremony, the public exchanged their cash for the newly minted Andrew Johnson $1 Coin at face value.The first 500 children, 18 years old and younger, received a new Andrew Johnson $1 Coin to commemorate the event.

Poured coins
Newly minted Andrew Johnson dollars

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Coin Release
The public stands in line to exchange their money for the Andrew Johnson Dollar coin.

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Coin Release
Celebratory Coin Launch Cake

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Last updated: April 14, 2015

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