reported Jan. 20 the discovery, grading and encapsulation of an
Enhanced Uncirculated 2014-D Native American dollar missing its incuse
edge lettering, date and and stars.
is the first such error reported on a Native American dollar that was
issued in the 2014 American $1 Coin and Currency set. ANACS graded the
coin Mint State 69. The coin has the Native American reverse design
oriented in the holder on the side bearing the grading label.
Enhanced Uncirculated 2014-D Native American dollars were available
only in the set, paired with a Series 2013 $1 Federal Reserve note.
officials reported that the set where the error coin was discovered
was among a multiset submission from First Commemorative Mint in New York. ANACS
officials found the error coin while determining, at the submitter's
request, whether the edge lettering on the dollar coin in each set
faced right side up in relation to the obverse design or upside down.
has graded and encapsulated approximately 1,000 of the Enhanced
Uncirculated 2014-D Native American dollars that were included in the
2014 American $1 Coin and Currency sets offered by the U.S. Mint. The
sets went on sale Nov. 13, 2014, at $13.95 each and reached the 50,000
maximum authorized mintage later in December.
incuse edge inscription is executed on the coin as the final step in
an integrated system after the obverse and reverse designs are struck
on the coinage press. The edge devices are supposed to bear the date,
Mint mark and E PLURIBUS UNUM, with 10 five-pointed stars preceding
the date and Mint mark, and three stars separating the date and Mint
mark and the motto.
GOD WE TRUST was once among the edge devices, but it was moved from
the edge to the obverse in 2009.
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