Louisiana Purchase Exposition Gold Dollar (Jefferson)
- Year of Issue: 1903
- Authorizing Legislation: Public Law 57-182
The Louisiana Purchase Exposition Gold Dollar (Jefferson) was released in 1903 to commemorate the Louisiana Purchase Exposition. The Exposition was held in St. Louis, Missouri and it celebrated the centennial of the Louisiana Purchase. This coin, and the Louisiana Purchase Exposition Gold Dollar featuring William McKinley, were the first commemorative gold coins.
CharacteristicsThe obverse design features Thomas Jefferson in profile.
The reverse features an olive branch.
- UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
- ONE DOLLAR
- LOUISIANA PURCHASE EXPOSITION ST LOUIS
Mint and Mint Mark
- Designer: Charles E. Barber