Jaime Hernandez: James Monroe was the fifth President of the United States. Therefore, the James Monroe Dollar was also the fifth design issued in the Presidential Dollar Coin Program.
Obverse: A portrait of James Monroe is featured on the coin along with the inscriptions, James Monroe, which are located right above his own portrait. Arched below Monroe, are the inscriptions, 5th President 1817-1825, or the years in which he served as President of the United States.
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