James A. Garfield Presidential $1 Coin

2011 James Garfield Presidential $1 Coin (US Mint images)
2011 James Garfield Presidential $1 Coin - Click to Enlarge

General Coin Information

The 2011 James A. Garfield Presidential $1 Coin will be the last of four strikes released by the US Mint in 2011 as part of its Presidential $1 Coin Program. This coin honors the 20th President of the United States with a portrait of him on the obverse.

Garfield had served in several positions before being elected to the President. This included an Ohio State Senator, a major general in the United States Army during the American Civil War and a member of the United States House of Representatives.

He was elected President and began to serve on March 4, 1881. He promised broad reforms of the civil service, but unfortunately was unable to pursue them as he was assassinated 200 days into his Presidency by a disgruntled Charles Guiteau who had failed to secure a federal post.

Obverse Design

United States Mint Sculptor / Engraver Phebe Hemphill designed the portrait of Garfield that is found on the obverse of the coin. Shown around the image are the inscriptions of "JAMES A. GARFIELD," "20TH PRESIDENT," "1881" and "IN GOD WE TRUST."

Reverse Design

United States Mint Sculptor / Engraver Don Everhart designed the image of the Statue of Liberty that is found on the reverse of all of the Presidential $1 Coins. Included as well are the inscriptions of "UNTIED STATES OF AMERICA" and "$1."

Garfield Presidential $1 Coin Specifications

   
   Mint: United States Mint
   Mintmark: P, D, S
   Finish/Condition: Circulated, Uncirculated and Proof
   Metal Content: 77% copper, 12% zinc, 7% manganese, 4% nickel
   Weight: 8.1 grams
   Diameter: 26.5mm
   Edge: Lettered
   Issue Date: November 17, 2011
   Issue Price: $1
   Mintage Limit: based on demand
   Face Value: $1
   Obverse Designer/Engraver: Phebe Hemphill
   Reverse Designer: Don Everhart

Presidential $1 Coin Auctions




7 8 9 NC 3 GO NO GO THREAD RING GAGES 875 PDS 8028 AND 7981 TOOLING
7 8 9 NC 3 GO NO GO THREAD RING GAGES 875 PDS 8028 AND 7981 TOOLING
$80.99
Time Remaining: 30m
Buy It Now for only: $80.99
Buy It Now | Add to watch list
Sacra Congregatione Consistoriali R P D Antonelli Secretario Leodiensis Co
Sacra Congregatione Consistoriali R P D Antonelli Secretario Leodiensis Co
$21.60
Time Remaining: 31m
Buy It Now for only: $21.60
Buy It Now | Add to watch list
1938 2003 P D S JEFFERSON NICKEL SET UNCIRCULATED + PROOF WHITMAN AL
1938 2003 P D S JEFFERSON NICKEL SET UNCIRCULATED + PROOF WHITMAN AL
$399.00
Time Remaining: 31m
Buy It Now for only: $399.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list
1999 2006 STATE QUARTER P + D GOLD PLATED PLATINUM 8 SET LOT
1999 2006 STATE QUARTER P + D GOLD PLATED PLATINUM 8 SET LOT
$71.10
Time Remaining: 32m
Buy It Now for only: $71.10
Buy It Now | Add to watch list
1909 1983 P D S LINCOLN HEAD PENNY PARTIAL SET F VF XF AU BU MISSING 5
1909 1983 P D S LINCOLN HEAD PENNY PARTIAL SET F VF XF AU BU MISSING 5
$503.10
Time Remaining: 32m
Buy It Now for only: $503.10
Buy It Now | Add to watch list
1996 2008 P D JEFFERSON NICKEL 3 BOOK LOT OF 71 XF AU BU
1996 2008 P D JEFFERSON NICKEL 3 BOOK LOT OF 71 XF AU BU
$25.20
Time Remaining: 32m
Buy It Now for only: $25.20
Buy It Now | Add to watch list
2007 S Presidential Dollars Proof Set 4 Piece with COA
2007 S Presidential Dollars Proof Set 4 Piece with COA
$23.50
Time Remaining: 33m
Buy It Now for only: $23.50
Buy It Now | Add to watch list
1911 P D S BARBER SILVER DIME LOT OF 3 G VG 7168F
1911 P D S BARBER SILVER DIME LOT OF 3 G VG 7168F
$15.74
Time Remaining: 33m
Buy It Now for only: $15.74
Buy It Now | Add to watch list
2013 P+D+S Jefferson Nickel Mint Proof Set PD from Bank Rolls Set of 3 Coins
2013 P+D+S Jefferson Nickel Mint Proof Set PD from Bank Rolls Set of 3 Coins
$8.25
Time Remaining: 33m
Buy It Now for only: $8.25
Buy It Now | Add to watch list
In Search of the Miraculous PD Ouspensky 1949 PB
In Search of the Miraculous PD Ouspensky 1949 PB
$12.99
Time Remaining: 33m
Buy It Now for only: $12.99
Buy It Now | Add to watch list
2008 P Presidential Dollar Martin Van Buren Satin Finish
2008 P Presidential Dollar Martin Van Buren Satin Finish
$4.45
Time Remaining: 34m
Buy It Now for only: $4.45
Buy It Now | Add to watch list
PRESIDENTIAL DOLLAR SERIES  ZACHARY TAYLOR  FDC
PRESIDENTIAL DOLLAR SERIES ZACHARY TAYLOR FDC
$8.00
Time Remaining: 34m
Buy It Now for only: $8.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

Garfield Presidential $1 Coin Resources

World Mint Coins | Coin Specifications, Resources and Coin Images