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During the past month, new information and activities have been added to the United States Mint H.I.P. Pocket Change™ Web site.  To help you learn "What's New for You," we've listed and linked these features below.

Coin of the Month

Members of the Armed Forces of the United States have served our nation faithfully around the world. Millions of them became permanently disabled while defending our freedom, and we owe them a special debt of gratitude. Learn more about the coin that commemorates the millions of disabled American veterans, covered in Aprils’ Coin of the Month.

The American Veterans Disabled for Life Silver Dollar.

For more information about the 2010 American Veterans Disabled for Life silver dollar and other commemorative coins, visit the Commemorative Coins page.

Financial Literacy Month

Did you know that Financial Literacy Month and National Coin Week are both celebrated in April? Check out some of this site’s fun activities and lesson plans that promote basic economic understanding.

Making Cents

The spring issue of this “quarterly” e-newsletter has arrived! See what’s new this quarter and solve the new spring puzzle.

Free Lesson Plans

The United States Mint Educators section has more than 500 free lesson plans and class activities. Search the lesson plan collection by grade, subject, or related coin program. Looking for ways to incorporate technology into your classroom? Check out the Class Activities section of the navigation bar.

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Teacher Feature

Title:American Veterans Disabled for Life Silver Dollar
Curricular Areas:Social Studies and Language Arts. Click the title and check it out.

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