You get coins in change every day. Did you know that the United States Mint also makes coins to collect rather than spend?
One of these coins is called "commemorative." These coins honor famous people, places, and events by highlighting important parts of American history and culture.
To commemorate the National Park Service and its stewardship of America's national parks, the United States Mint released National Park Service Centennial Coins. Read more about these coins.
Samuel Langhorne Clemens, who adopted the pen name Mark Twain, is one of the best-known authors in American literature. Read more about these new coins.
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