Sunday, August 17, 2008

United States Mint and The Hermitage Introduce New Andrew Jackson Presidential $1 Coin to the Nation at Home of Old Hickory

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Hundreds of people gathered today at The Hermitage, the historic home of President Andrew Jackson, outside Nashville, Tenn., to see the new Andrew Jackson Presidential $1 Coin ceremonially released into circulation. Jackson was the seventh President of the United States, and the Nation is honoring this former commander-in-chief with the seventh Presidential $1 Coin. The audience witnessed a ceremonial "pour" of thousands of shiny, new Andrew Jackson Presidential $1 Coins onto a table on the front lawn of the mansion, which sits on more than 1,000 acres.

Afterwards, the crowd lined up to be among the first to exchange their dollar bills for Andrew Jackson Presidential $1 Coins.

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