POSITION A – Edge lettering reads upside down when the Presidential portrait faces up
POSITION B – Edge lettering reads normally when the Presidential portrait faces up
Portrait of US President, Name of President, In God We Trust, and Chronological order by term in office
Statue of Liberty, inscription $1 and United States of America
William McKinley Presidential Dollar
William McKinley was born in Niles, Ohio, in 1843. He served in the U.S. House of Representatives for 14 years and two terms as governor of Ohio before becoming President in 1897. He served one full term and was re-elected in 1900. President McKinley was shot by an anarchist in September 1901 while attending the Buffalo Pan-American Exposition and died eight days later.