The sixth and final issue of the 2009 District of Columbia and U.S. Territories Quarters Official First Day Coin Covers features two Northern Mariana Islands quarters from the first day of minting, one each from the United States Mint facilities at Philadelphia and Denver. This product is limited to only 20,000 units, so order today!
This year's Native American $1 Coin features an image of the Hiawatha Belt with five arrows bound together, and the inscriptions HAUDENOSAUNEE, GREAT LAW OF PEACE, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, and $1. This is the second design in the program, which commemorates important contributions made by Indian tribes and individual Native Americans to the history and development of the United States. This coin is now available on the United States Mint Web site in rolls of 25 coins, from either the United States Mint facility at Philadelphia or Denver. Buy your rolls today!
You may sign up for proof sets and bags and rolls for this program through the United States Mint's Online Subscription Program!
The five United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters to be released this year will honor Hot Springs National Park (Arkansas); Yellowstone National Park (Wyoming); Yosemite National Park (California); Grand Canyon National Park (Arizona); and Mount Hood National Forest (Oregon). For a complete list of all 56 sites, visit the United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters National Sites Register!
The winter issue of "Making Cents" is here! This issue gives preview information about the exciting new coins coming out in 2010. New quarters, commemoratives, dollars, and the one-cent coin will all become part of the coin landscape in the coming year.
And if you like your news scrambled (who doesn't?), the puzzle for winter is a word scramble. See if you can straighten out the scrambled words. As a clue, the words are used in sentences from the articles.
Bill the Mint Buffalo has chosen the 2010 Native American $1 Coin as January's Coin of the Month. The coin's image shows a beaded belt whose design symbolizes the five Indian nations united under the Great Law of Peace.
In his presentation, Bill tells the story of the Iroquois Confederacy and the part it played in the development of the United States. Stop by and check it out!