|The value||1 доллар|
|Composition||Медь, плакированная Медь-Цинк-Марганец-Никелем|
|The mark of the mint||D-Денвер|
|Code catalog||KM# 500|
Ulysses Simpson Grant (27 April 1822, point pleasant, Ohio — July 23, 1885, mount McGregor, new York) is an American statesman and military leader, General; 18th President of the United States in 1869-1877 years from the Republican party; during the Civil war in 1861-1865 chief of the army of the North.
Hiram Ulysses Grant was born in a poor family with Scottish roots. The father of the future President wanted his son received a good education, because of this, Ulysses visited many schools. In the end, Grant's father determined the fate of the son, giving him to the military Academy of the us army. At 21 years of age, Grant received the rank of officer and began service in the fourth regiment of infantry of the United States. In 1846 – 1848 he took part in the battle against Mexico. After the war, Grant, promoted to the rank of captain.
In the elections of 1868. enjoyed great popular war hero Grant was a potential presidential candidate from the Republican party. He company was not involved, but the phrase from the letter with the consent to run — "Let's make it up" (Let us have peace) — was a win-win slogan to weary of the strife of the country. 53% of voters, including about 700 thousand blacks voted for the first time, provided Grant the desired position to which he was re-elected in 1872. President Grant (he was in the White house from March 4, 1869 to March 3, 1877) brought him new laurels. To the achievement of the administration can be attributed only to fiscal policy and foreign policy, skillfully laid the permanent Secretary of state Hamilton fish. Reconstruction of the South wore piecemeal. Most of all, the administration of the Grant was remembered by scandals and allegations of corruption, although the honesty and integrity of the President is little doubt. Black Friday September 24 1869, the Scam "credit the mobile"1872 and "Ring-whiskey"1873-1875, bribery of Minister of war U. Belknap and other senior officials seriously undermined the reputation of the Grant. These scams and the financial panic of 1873 led to a five-year economic depression, rising unemployment.
Obverse: Obverse: Portrait Of Ulysses Grant
Reverse: reverse depicts the statue of liberty, the denomination "$1" and the inscription along the rim – "United States of America".
Edge: Smooth with inscription (* In God We Trust * E Pluribus Unum * the year of issue and the stamp of the mint)