Why does this 2019 Native American Coin and Currency Set belong in your collection?
The 2019-P Native American Dollar coin is space themed in celebration of the Apollo 11 50th Anniversary. Struck with an enhanced uncirculated finish at the Philadelphia Mint, the coin is available only in this limited mintage set, paired with a series 2017 one dollar banknote.
Beautifully Coordinated Dollar Set
The coin reverse honors Native American contributions to the U.S. Space program, featuring an Agena spacecraft and engineer Mary Golda Ross (Cherokee), who was instrumental in its development. The design by Emily Damstra and Joseph Menna is inscribed “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA” and “$1.” The Sacagawea portrait on the obverse by Glenna Goodacre is common to all releases in the Native American Dollar series. Inscriptions include “LIBERTY” and “IN GOD WE TRUST,” with “2019,” “P” and “E PLURIBUS UNUM” on the edge.
The serial number of the one dollar Federal Reserve banknote begins with “1959,” the first launch year of the Agena spacecraft.
Specimen 70 Enhanced Uncirculated Coin
Received by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) and Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) within the first thirty days of release, this Native American Coin and Currency Set is presented in separate protective holders accompanied by Early Releases certification labels. The 2019-P enhanced uncirculated Native American $1 coin was deemed by NGC to be in flawless Specimen 70 condition, while the one dollar banknote earned the impressive grade of 66 from PMG.