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 PROTOTYPE REVERSE $1 MS obverse 2000 P PROTOTYPE REVERSE $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: 12/31/2018

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2000 P $1 PROTOTYPE REVERSE MS
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - 3750 4250 5000 5750 6700 10750 - -
$ - - - - - - - - - - - 6250 - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 44
Low Grade: 64
Average Grade: 67
High Grade: 68

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NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 9/15/2020 2000 P $1 PROTOTYPE REVERSE MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base---------------1-62113--41
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Total---------------1-62113--41
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2000 P $1 PROTOTYPE REVERSE MS PL
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base------------------12--3
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Total------------------12--3
 ------------------33%67%-- 

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 2000 P $1 PROTOTYPE REVERSE MS PL
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base2048210421622220228023412403246625312597266427332926312833413565380040464303457250286660
2067212321812240230023622424248825532619268727972993319934163643388241324393472455720
0000002424248825532619268727972993319934163643388241324393472400
0000002445250925752642271028623061327034903722396442174482487600
2000 P $1 PROTOTYPE REVERSE MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1946200120562112217022292289235024122476254026062793298931953412363838774126438748306416
1964201920752131219022492309237124332497256226682858305832673487371839604213453553590
0000002309237124332497256226682858305832673487371839604213453500
0000002330239124552519258427312924312633403563379740434300468200
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Grade: MS 68 PL
Points: 4572
Owner: CRAMER
 
Grade: MS 68
Points: 4387
Owner: Cellgazer
 
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