(Washington)—The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for product options containing 2017 Native American $1 coins beginning on January 25 at noon Eastern Time (ET).
The 2017 coin honors Sequoyah of the Cherokee Nation, creator of the Cherokee language. The reverse design features a profiled likeness of Sequoyah writing “Sequoyah from Cherokee Nation” in the Cherokee syllabary he created, along the border of the design. Inscriptions are UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, $1, and Sequoyah written in English in the field of the design.
The obverse design retains the central figure of the Sacagawea design first produced in 2000, with the inscriptions LIBERTY and IN GOD WE TRUST.
Product options and their prices are as follows:
|Product Code||Product Option||Price|
|17NA||25-Coin Roll (P)||$32.95|
|17NB||25-Coin Roll (D)||$32.95|
|17NC||250-Coin Box (P)||$275.95|
|17ND||250-Coin Box (D)||$275.95|
|17NE||100-Coin Bag (P)||$111.95|
|17NF||100-Coin Bag (D)||$111.95|
Orders will be accepted at https://catalog.usmint.gov and at 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468), while hearing- and speech-impaired customers with TTY equipment may order at 1-888-321-MINT. Information on shipping options is available at https://www.catalog.usmint.gov/customer-service/shipping.html.
Native American $1 coin rolls, bags, and boxes are also available for purchase through the Mint’s Product Enrollment Program. To learn more about this convenient ordering method, please visit https://catalog.usmint.gov/shop/product-enrollments/.
About the United States Mint
The United States Mint was created by Congress in 1792 and became part of the Department of the Treasury in 1873. It is the nation’s sole manufacturer of legal tender coinage and is responsible for producing circulating coinage for the nation to conduct its trade and commerce. The Mint also produces numismatic products, including Proof, Uncirculated, and commemorative coins; Congressional Gold Medals; and silver, gold, and platinum bullion coins. Its numismatic programs are self-sustaining and operate at no cost to taxpayers. The Mint is celebrating its 225th anniversary this year. ❑
Press release courtesy of the United States Mint.