1916-1917 McKinley Memorial $1 Commemorative

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1916-1917 McKinley Memorial $1 Commemorative

#1 Unread post by Daniel » Wed Mar 25, 2009 5:19 pm

1916-1917 McKinley Memorial $1 Commemorative

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The National McKinley Birthplace Memorial Association was incorporated by a special Act of Congress on March 4, 1911. The purpose of the Act was to build a Birthplace Memorial in Niles, Ohio for Mckinley, United States 25th President. The $1 Gold Commorative sales where used to help fund the more than half million dollar project that was dedicated on Oct. 5, 1917.

The obverse of the coin was design by Charles E. Barber (most famous for his U.S. Barber coinage series) and the reverse by George T. Morgan (most famous for the Morgan Dollar design).

Date Mintage AU50 Value
1916 15,000 $635
1917 5,000 $750



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Re: 1916-1917 McKinley Memorial $1 Commemorative

#2 Unread post by Isaiah » Wed Mar 25, 2009 8:11 pm

I forgot about the existence of these pieces! Thanks!

~Isaiah

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