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TITLE 31--MONEY AND FINANCE
 
SUBTITLE IV--MONEY
 
CHAPTER 51--COINS AND CURRENCY
 
SUBCHAPTER II--GENERAL AUTHORITY

§ 5112. Denominations, specifications, and design of coins

  1. The Secretary of the Treasury may mint and issue only the following coins:
    1. a dollar coin that is 1.043 inches in diameter.
    2. a half dollar coin that is 1.205 inches in diameter and weighs 11.34 grams.
    3. a quarter dollar coin that is 0.955 inch in diameter and weighs 5.67 grams.
    4. a dime coin that is 0.705 inch in diameter and weighs 2.268 grams.
    5. a 5-cent coin that is 0.835 inch in diameter and weighs 5 grams.
    6. except as provided under subsection (c) of this section, a one-cent coin that is 0.75 inch in diameter and weighs 3.11 grams.
    7. A fifty dollar gold coin that is 32.7 millimeters in diameter, weighs 33.931 grams, and contains one troy ounce of fine gold.
    8. A twenty-five dollar gold coin that is 27.0 millimeters in diameter, weighs 16.966 grams, and contains one-half troy ounce of fine gold.
    9. A ten dollar gold coin that is 22.0 millimeters in diameter, weighs 8.483 grams, and contains one-fourth troy ounce of fine gold.
    10. A five dollar gold coin that is 16.5 millimeters in diameter, weighs 3.393 grams, and contains one-tenth troy ounce of fine gold.
    11. A $50 gold coin that is of an appropriate size and thickness, as determined by the Secretary, weighs 1 ounce, and contains 99.99 percent pure gold.

[remainder of statute omitted]

(Pub. L. 97-258, Sept. 13, 1982, 96 Stat. 981; Pub. L. 97-452, Sec. 1(20), Jan. 12, 1983, 96 Stat. 2477; Pub. L. 99-61, title II, Sec. 202, July 9, 1985, 99 Stat. 115; Pub. L. 99-185, Sec. 2(a), (b), Dec. 17, 1985, 99 Stat. 1177; Pub. L. 100-274, Secs. 4(a), 6, Mar. 31, 1988, 102 Stat. 50; Pub. L. 102-390, title II, Secs. 226(a), 227, 228, Oct. 6, 1992, 106 Stat. 1630; Pub. L. 103-272, Sec. 4(f)(1)(R), July 5, 1994, 108 Stat. 1362; Pub. L. 104-208, div. A, title I, Sec. 101(f) [title V, Secs. 523, 524, 529(a)], Sept. 30, 1996, 110 Stat. 3009-314, 3009-347 to 3009-349; Pub. L. 105-124, Secs. 3, 4(b)-(d), Dec. 1, 1997, 111 Stat. 2534, 2536; Pub. L. 105-176, May 29, 1998, 112 Stat. 104; Pub. L. 106-445, Sec. 2(b), Nov. 6, 2000, 114 Stat. 1931; Pub. L. 108-15, title I, Secs. 102, 103(d)(1), April 23, 2003, 117 Stat. 615; Pub. L. 109-145, title I, Secs. 102, 103, 104, title II, Sec. 201, Dec. 22, 2005, 119 Stat. 2664.)

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