CoinWeek Coin Designer’s Profile: Glenna Goodacre

Glenna Goodacre is a New Mexico-based painter and sculptor, whose award-winning portfolio of public and private commissions is impressive and diverse. Goodacre is best known by numismatists for her design of Corps of Discovery adventurer Sacagawea, which has served as the obverse of America’s dollar coin since 2000.

Select Works:

1993 Vietnam Women’s Memorial (Washington, D.C.)

1998 Ronald Reagan (Yorba Linda, California)

1999 Sacagawea dollar coin – winning design

2003 Irish Memorial (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)

2004 Earl “Red” Blaik (Atlanta, Georgia)


CoinWeek Coin Profiles: The Designs of Glenna Goodacre


United States 2015 Native American – Mohawk Ironworkers $1 Coin

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