USA 1 dollar 2021 – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (North Carolina)

New circulating commemorative:
"American Innovation series: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (North Carolina)"
The coin acknowledges the first public institution of higher learning in the United States. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill opened its doors in 1795 and was the only public institution to confer degrees in the 18th century. This design features a stack of three textbooks with 'First Public University' on the spine of the middle book. A lamp of knowledge is perched atop the books, and olive branches curve around the edge of the design.
USA 1 dollar 2021 - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (North Carolina)
TECHNICAL DATA
Composition: manganese-brass
Diameter: 26.49 mm
Weight: 8.40 g
Thickness: 2.00 mm
Designer: Ronald D. Sanders
Sculptor-Engraver: Joseph Menna
(image and data from www.usmint.gov)
(news from Pabitra Saha)
LINK: The United States Mint
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