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Presidential $1 Coin Lesson Plans


The coin of the month for September is the James Buchanan 1$ Coin. The United States Mint issues four Presidential $1 Coins each year, with Presidents Fillmore, Pierce, Buchanan, and Lincoln being honored in 2010. Do you know that we have a collection of FREE lesson plans based on the Presidential $1 Coin Program?


The Presidential $1 Coin lesson plans are now available on the United States Mint H.I.P. Pocket Change  Web site for use in your classroom! Take a look at the lesson plans created specifically to celebrate the Presidential $1 Coins:

Make a Connection

Find out more about each of the Presidential $1 Coins and their presidents in the “Coins and Medals” section.

The September Coin of the Month features the James Buchanan $1 Coin. Buchanan was born on April 23, 1791, near Mercersburg, Pennsylvania. Buchanan was the 15th President, serving one term in office, from 1857 to 1861. To learn more about our 15th President, visit the James Buchanan page.

Want to bring the Presidential $1 Coin lesson plans into your classroom? Get biographies, printable election maps, inaugural records, games, and more by visiting our Presidential Links page!

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