Coin Specifications

Category: Sacagawea Dollars (2000-Date)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 5,500
Obverse Designer: Glenna Goodacre
Reverse Designer: Thomas D. Rogers Sr.
Composition: Manganese-Brass
Weight: 8.0700g
Diameter: 26.5mm
Edge: Plain
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2000 P CHEERIOS PROMOTION $1 MS obverse 2000 P CHEERIOS PROMOTION $1 MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

To celebrate the new millennium as well as the issuance of the new Sacagawea dollars, General Mills and the United States Mint ran a special promotion with the Cheerios brand. Every box of the cereal sold in January of 2000 would contain a brand-new 2000 Lincoln cent. Additionally, approximately one in 1800 boxes would also have an as-of-then unreleased 2000 Sacagawea dollar inside as well. A total of 5,500 of the new dollars would be released in this manner.

It wasn't until a full five years later, in February of 2005, that a surprising discovery was made. Many of the coins that the mint provided to General Mills for the promotion in late 1999 were struck using a prototype reverse die. This die featured enhanced wing and tail feather detail.

Obviously, many of those 5,500 coins from the promotion were lost or spent, making them even harder to come by. Additionally, it is now apparent that not every coin in the promotion had this prototype reverse. NGC denotes coins that are submitted in the sealed Cheerios package as "Prototype Reverse" only if the coin is found to have the enhanced feather reverse. Otherwise, it will be described simply as "Cheerios Promotion."

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 4/15/2019

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2000 P $1 CHEERIOS PROMOTION MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2.65 4.05 5.40 - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 3
Low Grade: 64
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 65

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NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 8/4/2020 2000 P $1 CHEERIOS PROMOTION MS
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Total---------------21-----3
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NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 2000 P $1 CHEERIOS PROMOTION MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base2059211521742232229223532416248025442611267827462940314433453545381740644499531658256369
2078213521932252231223742437250125662633270128113008321134123636389942094771548660060
0000002437250125662633270128113008321134123636389942094771548600
0000002459252325892656272328753076327834783726398243545044565500
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