Why does the US mint hope people will collect new presidential dollar coins like they did with the state quarters?
One has to remember that the U.S. Mint is a "business". They are in the market to generate revenue for the U.S. Government. I believe that the interest in the State Quarters program was a surprise to the Mint. Therefore, they are hoping for the same or better results for the Dollar program. MGirard
There are so many people who have been featured on the dollar coin and commemorative dollar coins that it would be next to impossible to list them all. But some of the more common dollar coins include the Dwight Eisenhower dollar, the Susan B Anthony Dollar, the Sacajawea Dollar and the presidential dollars which have more presidents released every year and will eventually encompass all dead presidents.
Take a good look to make sure the the date has not been removed by grinding or polishing. If it hasn't this is likely caused by grease filling the date on the die resulting in the date not striking up. This very common an some people do collect this stuff, take it to a coin show or dealer for a value. Or you may have a new one If the back of the coin has…