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U.S. Mint Public Design Competition Launches

The United States Mint today announced a call for artists to design the obverse (heads side) of the commemorative coin honoring the first manned moon landing. Authorized by law, the Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Program celebrates the innovation and bravery of the successful mission and the fallen astronauts who preceded that endeavor. The […]

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2017 America the Beautiful Quarters® Coin Designs

The United States Mint today announced the five new designs that will appear on the reverses (tails) of the 2017-dated coins in the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program. The honorees are Effigy Mounds National Monument (Iowa), Frederick Douglass National Historic Site (DC), Ozark National Scenic Riverways (MO), Ellis Island (Statue of Liberty National Monument) (NJ), […]

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Mercury Dime Centennial Gold Coin Debut

The United States Mint (Mint) will accept orders for the 2016 Mercury Dime Centennial Gold Coin (product code 16XB) starting on April 21 at noon Eastern Time (ET). The 2016 Mercury Dime Centennial Gold Coin has a mintage limit of 125,000 coins and an initial household order limit of 10. The Mint will continue to […]

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The United States Mint today released its latest educational video, “How Coins Are Made…For Kids!” on the organization’s YouTube channel. The video features a mix of animations and live action footage and makes learning the basics of U.S. circulating coin production fun and engaging. Targeting younger audiences, the video is also suitable for anyone interested […]

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United States Mint Obtains Possession of Aluminum Coin

The United States Mint announced today that it has recovered a 1974-D aluminum experimental one-cent specimen that was neither authorized to be struck nor authorized to leave the Mint.  The Mint’s recovery follows an agreement to resolve a lawsuit over the ownership of the piece. The lawsuit in question involved an aluminum one-cent specimen that […]

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The clad obverse features a hiker discovering the majesty of the wilderness and a small child discovering a frog hiding in ferns, celebrating the diversity and breadth of the National Park Service.

National Park Service Commemorative Coins

The United States Mint (Mint) will open sales for the 2016 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service Commemorative Coins March 24 at noon Eastern Time (ET). Public Law 113-291 authorizes the United States Mint to mint and issue 100,000 $5 gold coins, 500,000 silver dollar coins, and 750,000 half dollar clad coins to commemorate […]

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New 2016 Gold Coin Will Debut at Baltimore Expo

The Principal Deputy Director of the United States Mint, Rhett Jeppson, will autograph certificates of authenticity and U.S. Mint products at the Whitman Coin and Collectibles Baltimore Expo, Thursday, March 31, 2016. Coin collectors are invited to meet Mr. Jeppson from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. The show is held at the Baltimore Convention Center. Mr. […]

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Gerald R. Ford Presidential $1 Coin on Sale

The United States Mint will open sales for collectible rolls, bags, and boxes with 2016 Gerald R. Ford Presidential $1 Coins on March 8 at noon Eastern Time (ET). The following product options will be available: PRODUCT OPTION PRODUCT CODE PRICE Presidential $1 Coin 25-Coin Roll- P 16PN $32.95 Presidential $1 Coin 25-Coin Roll – […]

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U.S. Mint Launches Public Design Competition

The United States Mint is pleased to announce a call for American artists to design both the obverse and reverse of a silver dollar that will commemorate the centennial of America’s involvement in World War I. Authorized by law, the World War I American Veterans Centennial Commemorative Coin Design Competition invites American artists to design […]

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