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October 2007 Highlights
1.  2007 United States Mint Uncirculated Coin Set®
2007 United States Mint Uncirculated Coin Set™
The United States Mint Uncirculated Coin Set contains 14 coins from both the United States Mints at Philadelphia and Denver, for a total of 28 coins.  It is now available for sale on the United States Mint's Online Catalog.  This set features improved packaging to protect and house your coins more beautifully.  Each facility's coins come in a separate folder with the coins displayed on both sides.  The Certificates of Authenticity are printed on the inside covers.  This set is the perfect way to continue your collection, or to start a new one!
2.  2007 Gift Catalog
2007 Gift Catalog
Our 2007 Gift Catalog, featuring many familiar favorites and also some new faces, is set to land on your doorstep this month.  Full of products and information sure to appeal to seasoned collectors and budding numismatists alike, we hope this catalog will be a welcome addition to the holiday season.
3.  Little Rock Coin & Medal Set
Partial view of one of the Little Rock coins

The Little Rock Coin & Medal Set commemorates the 50th anniversary of the desegregation of Little Rock Central High School.  This limited edition collector's set includes an uncirculated version of the commemorative silver dollar coin and the Little Rock Nine 1-1/2 inch bronze medal.  The obverse of the silver dollar depicts the feet of students walking toward school beneath a row of nine stars, symbolizing the Little Rock Nine.  The reverse of the coin features a rendition of Little Rock Central High School as it appeared in 1957.

The obverse of the medal features United States soldiers escorting the students up the steps of Little Rock Central High School.  The names of each of the Little Rock Nine appear on the reverse, as well as the words "Courage Bravery Justice Opportunity."

4.  Save That Screen With Presidential $1 Coins
A collection of Presidential $1 Coins from 2007
The United States Mint H.I.P. Pocket Change™ Web site offers its second free screensaver for you to download.  The screensaver focuses on the new Presidential $1 Coins.  In several animated screens, it describes the program and points out the special features of these coins.  To download, just click the link near the bottom of the  Cartoons page.
5.  Help for Planning the School Year
Drawing: Partial view of a calendar

Ever thought about how you might use coins as a vehicle to teach about exploration, women's history, and the U.S. Constitution?  The United States Mint H.I.P. Pocket Change™ Web site has tons of resources on these topics and more, and now there's a great new tool to coordinate coin themes with your curricula.  It's called the Teachers' Calendar, and it's all set up for the 2007–2008 school year.

Every month on the calendar has a theme, and every week, a feature to explore with your students.  Each Friday has its own activity, and Featured Days are also equipped with links to relevant information, trivia quizzes, and games.  Find a treat for every day of the year with the new Teachers' Calendar in the Resource Room!

6.  What's New for Kids
Drawing: Stacks of coins with the word "NEWS" on them
What's new on the United States Mint H.I.P. Pocket Change™ Web site?  A new game, the "quarters of the quarter," the most recent Time Machine episode—all the latest news is covered in the fall issue of Making Cents, the online newsletter for kids.  This month's puzzle is a scramble crossword, where the clues contain the answers; you just have to rearrange the letters a bit. So head on over and have some fun.

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See Past Issues
2007 United States Mint Uncirculated Coin Set® 2007 Gift Catalog Little Rock Coin & Medal Set Presidential $1 Coin Screen Saver 2007–2008 Teachers' Calendar New at H.I.P. Pocket Change™