George Washington was our first President, but not the first president on a circulating coin.
In 1909, President Lincoln appeared on a one-cent coin and became the first real person (and the first president) to appear on a circulating US coin.More Fun Facts
Do you know which US volcano is visited by more than 2 million people each year?
Yellowstone National Park sits on top of an underground volcano that erupted 600,000 years ago. That's why 75 percent of the world's geysers are in Yellowstone!The 1999 Yellowstone National Park commemorative quarter was the August 1999 Coin of the Month.
2008 circulating coin production figures
Half dollar:3.40 million
Golden Dollar24.64 million
Presidential $1464.48 million
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