Every year, March brings the start of spring – an exciting time for new beginnings. At the United States Mint, this March has brought some perennial favorites back to life with the latest offerings in some of our most popular product lines:
Surely you've seen the new George Washington $1 Coin by now, and maybe you've bought a bag or roll of the coins for your collection. But did you know that you can buy a set of historical document reproductions from the life of America's first President? In partnership with the National Archives and Records Administration, we are pleased to offer the George Washington Folio. These reproductions of six historic documents highlight important milestones in George Washington's life and the history of the United States Mint, which was instituted during his administration.
The George Washington Folio is a must-have for any presidential products collector, so buy yours today!
Coins Online brings you the news each month, but what if something exciting happens between issues? That’s where our new RSS feature comes in. What is RSS? RSS, an acronym for Really Simple Syndication, is an easy way to get the news you want whenever it is updated, even if you are not on www.usmint.gov. RSS subscribers receive a feed each time content has been updated. We are currently offering RSS feeds of Press Releases and Public Statements and Product Information Updates. Visit our RSS information page for all the details, and sign up today!
This year is the 400th anniversary of the founding of Jamestown, former capital of Virginia and first permanent English settlement in the New World. For March's Coin of the Month, learn more about one of the two coins that make up the Jamestown 400th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Program: the $5 gold coin. You'll better understand the images on this coin and appreciate the part the Jamestown settlers played in making our country what it is today. As always, you can find the Coin of the Month in the Coin News area on the United States Mint H.I.P. Pocket Change™ Web site.
And, if you're a teacher, check out the associated lesson plan called "Keys to Jamestown." Just click the apple icon on the Coin of the Month page.
Here's a great way to celebrate and learn about Women's History Month: Explore the new Women's History Month page! Alongside a brief history of this annual event, you'll find links to information about women commemorated on coins and medals, including Inspector Collector's collection of women's Congressional gold medals. It's sure to inspire you to learn more about the historic accomplishments of these and other women.