Native American Dollar Images


The large sized images below present the obverse and reverse designs of the Native American Dollar. The coin has been issued each year since 2009 and features a different reverse design each year paired with a constant obverse design.

Native American Dollar

The obverse was designed by Glenna Goodacre and features the Shoshone woman Sacagawea who helped Lewis and Clark on their famous expedition. The design first appeared on the Sacagawea Dollar series from 2000 to 2008.

2009 Native American Dollar

The reverse design for the 2009 Native American Dollar features the three sisters method of planting. The design was created by Norman E. Nemeth.

2010 Native American Dollar

The 2010 Native American Dollar reverse reverse design features the Hiawatha Belt, representing the Haudenosaunee. It was created by Thomas Cleveland.

2011 Native American Dollar

The 2011 reverse design represents the first formal written peace alliance between the Wampanoag tribe and European settlers. The design by Richard Masters shows the hands of the Massasoit and Governor John Carver.

2012 Native American Dollar

For 2012, the design by Thomas Cleveland represents the spread of the horse. A horse and Native American chief are shown in the foreground with three horses running in the background.

2013 Native American Dollar

The 2013 design by Susan Gamble symbolized the Treaty with the Delawares of 1778. The depiction of a turkey, howling wolf, and turtle are symbols of the clans of the Delaware tribe.

2014 Native American Dollar

The design for 2014 represents how native hospitality ensured the success of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. A Native American man is shown offering his pipe while his wife offers provisions of corn, gourds, and fish. A stylized image of the William Clark compass is shown in the background pointing northwest.

2015 Native American Dollar

The Mohawk Ironworkers were honored on the 2015 design for their role in constructing the skylines of New York City and other locations. An ironworker is shown reaching for an I-beam with a curved view of the city skyline seen below.