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Coin and Medal Programs

We produce all of our nation's circulating coinage as well as collectible coins and medals treasured by collectors everywhere.

Collecting Basics

From aesthetics to investments, the reasons to collect coins are many, which makes collecting one of the most rewarding hobbies around.  And we can help you get started.

How Coins Are Made

We are the largest coin manufacturing organization in the world.  Hear the story of how we create coinage in a variety of entertaining ways.

For Educators, For Kids

Education has always been a major initiative for the Mint.  We offer a wealth of information and activities you can use whether you're an educator, parent, or child.

History

Since 1792, the United States Mint has been making coins...and history.  As one of the nation's oldest federal agencies, we have a fascinating story.

Artists

Behind every coin design is a talented artist who brings innovative ideas to life on their small coin "canvas."  Meet the artists behind our circulating and collectible products.

For Kids, Educators, and Parents

The HIP Pocket Change Pals say, Learn about coins with us!
The United States Mint H.I.P. Pocket Change™ Pals
Explore our areas designed for kids and for educators and parents.  Enjoy fun, educational games like:
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