Lafayette Silver Dollar

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Lafayette Silver Dollar

If you've seen the silver dollar depicting George Washington on the obverse and French nobleman Lafayette on horseback on the reverse, you're looking at the Lafayette Silver Dollar. The Lafayette Silver Dollar is a coin which signifies "firsts" in coin history. This silver dollar, which dates back to 1900, is the first to coin to represent President George Washington. Second, it is also the first coin authorized to bear any US President at all.

   

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