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Obverse and reverse of the 2012 America the Beautiful Five-Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin™ - Chaco Culture National Historical Park

The ancient world of Chaco Culture National Historical Park is elegantly depicted on the new 2012 America the Beautiful Five-Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin minted in its honor. Made of .999 fine silver, each coin is three inches in diameter and weighs five ounces. The coin is encapsulated in plastic and accompanied by a presentation case and Certificate of Authenticity. This majestic coin will enhance any coin enthusiast's collection. Purchase one for yourself or as a gift for a loved one or friend.


Aerial view of the United States Mint at Philadelphia.

The United States Mint at Philadelphia re-opened its doors to the public on July 3. After several months of renovations, the public can again enjoy fascinating tours featuring interactive exhibits and videos. Tours also cover past and present coin manufacturing processes, all stages of the minting process and more. Schedule an unforgettable tour of the United States Mint at Philadelphia by visiting us at http://www.usmint.gov/mint_tours/. Tours are also available at our Denver facility.



The reverse side of the Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park quarter.

The United States Mint is inviting the public to join us at our next America the Beautiful Quarters® launch honoring Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park. The quarter launch will take place at this beautiful park containing a diverse natural setting of unique volcanoes and fascinating landscapes. The quarter's reverse design depicts an eruption on the east rift of Kilauea Volcano, capturing its magnificent beauty. Inscriptions are HAWAI'I VOLCANOES, HAWAII, 2012 and E PLURIBUS UNUM. View designs of the quarter here. For more details about the launch ceremony or coin forum, visit us at http://www.usmint.gov/events.



The United States Mint's display booth at the National Education Association (NEA) EXPO.

The United States Mint was able to connect with hundreds of educators and teaching professionals at this year's National Education Association (NEA) EXPO. Professionals from across the Nation representing 3.2 million NEA members had the opportunity to learn about existing and new education outreach materials available from the United States Mint. Attendees also had the chance to sign up to the United States Mint's "Teachers' Network" to receive updates and information about educational outreach and learn about how to use coins in the classroom. Nearly 600 teachers signed up. The outreach was a great success and the United States Mint looks forward to reconnecting next year!



08/02/2012 2012 American Eagle One Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin
08/13/2012 2012 America the Beautiful Five-Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin – Acadia National Park
08/16/2012 Presidential $1 Coin Bags, Rolls and Boxes – Benjamin Harrison
08/27/2012 America the Beautiful Quarters® Bags and Rolls – Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park


United States Mint h.i.p. pocket change

150 Years of Independence

Close-up view of the obverse of the 1926 Independence Sesquicentennial Quarter Eagle.

On the sesquicentennial of American Independence (1926), the city of Philadelphia hosted an exposition to celebrate American progress. The United States Mint chipped in with two commemorative coins, one in gold.

The gold quarter eagle ($2.50) is Flip's Coin of the Month for July. Stop by and learn more about this rare beauty!



Sudoku for Coin Lovers

Illustration featuring the word "Coin-Doku".

Play the popular game Sudoku with dollar coins instead of numbers! The United States Mint's version, called "Coin-Doku," is just as challenging and enjoyable as the number version. Every day, there's a "game of the day," or you can select a random game to play.

Just drag a coin to a square where you think it belongs...where it's the only one of its kind in that horizontal row, vertical row and square. This game has plenty of hints to help keep you from getting stuck. At any point, you can check your guesses and change your mind. You can also click "Check coin numbers" to see how things add up!

Click here to play Coin-Doku!



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