Dolley Madison Commemorative Silver Dollar

12 Jul 2019  Fri

The United States of America had issued this one dollar commemorative coin with the theme of Dolley Madison in the year 1999. Dolley Madison was the wife of James Madison; the president of the United States of America, but she is well known for her grace and wit. She used to the user all her skill, charm and personal popularity to win over her husband’s political opponents and help to advance his career. She is also best known for saving White House’s historic Gilbert Stuart portrait of George Washington from certain destruction by advancing British troops during the War of 1812.

This obverse of this commemorative one dollar depicts a portrait of Dolley Madison surrounded by a bouquet of Cape Jasmines in front of Montpelier. The reverse of this coin depicts Montpelier with willow trees.

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