John Quincy Adams (July 11, 1767- February 23, 1848) was a politician and American diplomat who served as the sixth president of the United States from March 4, 1825 to March 4 1829. As a member of the Anti- Masonic and Whig parties, he was also a member of the Democratic-Republican, National Republican, and Federalist parties.
On May 15, 2008 the John Quincy Adams Presidential Dollar was released. This was the sixth coin that was released for the Presidential Dollar series as well as being the second that was released during 2008. The unofficial launch ceremony for the John Quincy Adams Dollar took place in Quincy, Massachusetts, as there was no official ceremony that took place.
On of the obverse of the coin was designed by Don Everhart featuring a portrait of John Quincy Adams as well as the inscription “John Quincy Adams, 6th President”, sculpted the design. It also has the dates of his presidential terms being Ò1825-1829’. The Presidential Dollar series has been news among coin collectors and numismatics since they have begun issuing these coins. However these coins are not too hard to have access to as there were around 57,540,000 coins produced by the Philadelphia mint. There were also around 57,720,000 coins produced by the Denver mint. This is the reason that these coins are relatively easy to get your hands on and it is also the reason that they are not very valuable or desirable among many collectors and numismatists in The United States. If you are interested in purchasing the John Quincy Adams Presidential Dollar you should not have too much difficulty finding these coins through online auctions and private dealers. There are also some great opportunities online for people that are interested in learning more about John Quincy Adams and his significance in numismatics.