Front and back of the 2000 Sacajawea gold one dollar coin

Diehl on NPR: The Golden Dollar Coin

Under Philip Diehl’s direction, the U.S. Mint has literally changed the face of American money: Last year the Mint introduced the 50 States Quarters program, and this year brought the Sacagawea dollar coin. Officially named the Golden Dollar, the new coin features the likeness of Sacagawea, the young Shoshone woman who served as guide and…