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2013 America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set™ – Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine
Front and back sides of the 2013 America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set™ – Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine.

Whether you are a casual collector or a hobbyist, the 2013 America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set™ – Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine is an ideal addition to any collection. Each set contains two uncirculated quality quarters struck in honor of the site, one each from the United States Mint facilities at Philadelphia and Denver, and one proof quality quarter from the San Francisco facility. The coins are displayed on a durable plastic card that features a picturesque image and brief description of the site. A Certificate of Authenticity is displayed on the back of the card. For additional information, visit our online catalog.


Congressional Gold Medal for the 16th Street Baptist Church Bombing Victims
Obverse and reverse of the Congressional Gold Medal for the 16th Street Baptist Church Bombing Victims.

Earlier this month, Congress honored Addie Mae Collins, Denise McNair, Carole Robertson and Cynthia Wesley with its highest honor, the Congressional Gold Medal. These four young black girls lost their lives in the bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, on September 15, 1963. The 16th Street Baptist Church remains a powerful symbol for civil and human rights and is a reminder of the ultimate sacrifice made by those who have given their lives for freedom and equality.

Authorized by Public Law 113-111, the United States Mint has struck and issued replica bronze medals of the Congressional Gold Medal awarded posthumously to the victims. The medals are available in 3-inch and 1 ½-inch sizes. The medal's obverse features the silhouette of four young girls, representing those killed on September 15, 1963. Their names, ADDIE MAE COLLINS, DENISE McNAIR, CAROLE ROBERTSON and CYNTHIA WESLEY, are inscribed around the border of the design. The reverse depicts a view of the 16th Street Baptist Church with the inscription KILLED IN THE BOMBING OF THE 16TH ST. BAPTIST CHURCH to the left of the image. For additional information on pricing and availability, visit our online catalog.


The United States Mint's Online Subscription Program
A close-up of the home page link to the United States Mint's Online Subscription Program.

The United States Mint's Online Subscription Program is well into its 12th year. It allows customers to add their favorite products to their collections automatically without having to order year after year. The subscription program is an easy way for you to stay current on some of your favorite products. Once you sign up, you will receive the next product scheduled for release in the program (no previous releases are included). System-generated e-mails are sent as a reminder of your upcoming shipment at least 30 days prior to its release. Check out some of the products available in our Online Subscription Program.


10/17/2013 Presidential $1 Coin Rolls, Bags and Boxes – Woodrow Wilson
11/04/2013 2013 America the Beautiful Quarters® Bags and Rolls – Mt. Rushmore National Memorial
11/07/2013 2013 America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin™ – Mt. Rushmore National Memorial
11/12/2013 2013 Woodrow Wilson $1 Coin Cover


United States Mint H.I.P. Pocket Change

In Fort McHenry's Defense
Sam the Mint Seal and the reverse of the Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine quarter.

The Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine quarter is Flip's Coin of the Month for September. Flip introduces Defenders' Day to you non-Marylanders who don't celebrate this state holiday. Learn about the cannon shot that could have turned the tide in the other direction as you read the September Coin of the Month!


Celebrate the Constitution
A scrolled document with the words “We the People” and a quill pen.

We celebrate our declaration of independence on July 4, 1776, but it was in 1787 that the fledgling United States of America formalized its governing structure. September 17 is the date when the final draft of this new Nation's constitution was signed, which we now call Constitution Day. Learn more about the document's story and the men who signed it on the Constitution Day page!


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