Louisiana Purchase Exposition Gold Dollar (McKinley)
- Year of Issue: 1903
- Authorizing Legislation: Public Law 57-182
The Louisiana Purchase Exposition Gold Dollar (McKinley) was released in 1903 to commemorate the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, which was held in St. Louis, Missouri. This coin, and a second Louisiana Purchase Exposition Gold Dollar featuring Thomas Jefferson, were the first commemorative gold coins.
CharacteristicsThe obverse design features President William McKinley 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