2022 Native American $1 Coins in Rolls, Bags and Boxes

In continued celebration of the important contributions made by Native Americans to the history and development of the United States, the US Mint today at noon EST will offer rolls, bags, and boxes of circulating quality 2022 Native American $1 Coins.

US Mint product image for the 2022 Native American dollar

This year’s dollar design features a likeness of Ely S. Parker. Parker was a noted US Army officer, engineer, and tribal diplomat. Among his important contributions to the history of the United States, Parker served as military secretary to General Ulysses S. Grant during the Civil War. While in this position at the surrender at Appomattox, Parker rendered formal surrender documents in his own hand.

2022 Native American Dollar Coin Designs

A likeness of Ely S. Parker in full military uniform appears on the reverse (tails side) of the 2022 Native American dollar. Parker is shown in a seated position with a quill pen and book, along with a recreation of his signature. The design was selected from among 17 candidates.

Also included in the design are the inscriptions “TONAWANDA SENECA” and “HA-SA-NO-AN-DA,” recognizing Parker’s tribe and the name given to him at birth.

2022 Ely S Parker Native American DollarsA larger image of the 2022 dollar’s reverse

The reverse image was created by United States Mint Artistic Infusion Program Designer Paul C. Balan and sculpted by United States Mint Chief Engraver Joseph Menna. Additional inscriptions include “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA” and “$1.”

2019-P Enhanced Uncirculated Native American $1 Coin - Obverse,bThis CoinNews photo shows the obverse of a Native American $1 Coin. This design is common across all coins in the series.

As for all dollars in this multi-year series, obverses (heads side) show Sacagawea carrying her infant son, Jean Baptiste. The image is the work of sculptor Glenna Goodacre. Inscriptions read “LIBERTY” and “IN GOD WE TRUST.”

The year, mint mark, and “E PLURIBUS UNUM” are incurred on the edge of the coin.

Native American $1 Coin Specifications

Denomination: $1 coins
Composition: 6% Zinc, 3.5% Manganese, 2% Nickel, Balance Copper
Weight: 8,100 grams
diameter: 1,043 inches (26.49mm)
edge: lettered
Mint and Mint Mark: Philadelphia—P

Prices for the rolls, bags and boxes

2022 Ely S. Parker Native American $1 Coins are available in the following options at the price points shown:

25-Coin Roll – P $34.50
25-Coin Roll – D $34.50
100-Coin Bag – P $117.50
100-Coin Bag – D $117.50
250-Coin Box – P $289.75
250-Coin Box – D $289.75

These are the same prices as last year’s Native American dollars in rolls, bags and boxes. ‘P’ indicates the coins were struck at the Philadelphia Mint with a ‘D’ indicative of production at the Denver Mint.


2022 Native American $1 Coins are available from the US Mint by visiting its online catalog page for Native American dollars. No mintage, product or household limits are in place.

Past Native American $1 Coins and Mintage

Authorized under Public Law 110-82, previous dollars focused on the following subjects:

  • 2009 – Three Sisters Agriculture
  • 2010 – Great Tree of Peace and the Iroquois Confederacy
  • 2011 – Great Wampanoag Nation
  • 2012 – Trade Routes
  • 2013 – Treaty with the Delawares
  • 2014 – Native Hospitality Ensured the Success of the Lewis and Clark Expedition
  • 2015 – Contributions of the Kahnawake Mohawk and Mohawk Akwesasne communities to “high iron” construction work
  • 2016 – Contributions of the Native American Code Talkers in World War I and World War II
  • 2017 – Sequoyah, inventor of the Cherokee Syllabary
  • 2018 – Sports legend Jim Thorpe, a member of the Sac and Fox tribe
  • 2019 – Mary Golda Ross, the first known Native American female engineer, and a space-walking astronaut symbolic of Native American astronauts
  • 2020 – Elizabeth Peratrovich and Alaska’s 1945 Anti-Discrimination Law
  • 2021—Military Service

Initially, this series was produced for general circulation, However, since 2012, dollar coins have only been struck for sale in numismatic products such as these rolls, bags and boxes. This significant reduction in mintage can be seen in the table below:

Denver Mint Philadelphia Mint Total Mintage
2009 33.88m 37.88m 71.26m
2010 48.72m 32.06 m 80.78m
2011 48.16m 29.40 m 77.56 m
2012 3.08m 2.80 m 5.88m
2013 1.82 m 1.82 m 3.64m
2014 2.80 m 3.08m 5.88m
2015 2.24m 2.80 m 5.04m
2016 2.10m 2.80 m 4.09 m
2017 1.54 m 1.82 m 3.36m
2018 1.40m 1.40m 2.80 m
2019 1.54 m 1.40m 2.94 m
2020 1.26m 1.40m 2.66m
2021 1.26m 1.26m 2.52m

The US Mint has yet to publish coin production figures for 2022.

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