• Creator
  • Illinois Heritage Association
  • Created Date
  • 02/17/03
  • Description
  • Sacagewea, the Shoshone guide who was a guide and interpreter for the Lewis and Clark expedition, is shown with her infant son, John Baptiste. Above is LIBERTY, to the left, IN GOD WE TRUST, and on the right the date and the mint mark, a P for Philadelphia. The coin has a golden hue from the combination of pure copper and an alloy of manganese brass. The artist, Glenna Goodacre, used a Shoshone college student as a model. The spelling Sacagewe... more
    Sacagewea, the Shoshone guide who was a guide and interpreter for the Lewis and Clark expedition, is shown with her infant son, John Baptiste. Above is LIBERTY, to the left, IN GOD WE TRUST, and on the right the date and the mint mark, a P for Philadelphia. The coin has a golden hue from the combination of pure copper and an alloy of manganese brass. The artist, Glenna Goodacre, used a Shoshone college student as a model. The spelling Sacagewea is currently preferred. It means Bird Woman. Source: http://www.usmint.gov/. How we learn about communities; Communities and Geography; History of Money. 15 Economics; 16 History. less
  • Format
  • IHA00252.jpg