Arkansas Centennial Senator Robinson Commemorative Coin Legislation

PUBLIC—NO. 831—74TH CONGRESS
H.R. 11688
June 26, 1936

Historic Legislation, June 26, 1936. Full text is duplicated in the body of this page.An Act Providing for a change in the design of the 50-cent pieces authorized to be coined in commemoration of the one-hundredth anniversary of the admission of the State of Arkansas into the Union.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Director of the Mint, with the approval of the Secretary of the Treasury, is authorized and directed to provide for one additional design to be placed on the reverse side of not less than twenty-five thousand and not more than fifty thousand of the 50-cent pieces to be coined in accordance with the provisions of the Act entitled “An Act to authorize the coinage of 50-cent pieces in commemoration of the one-hundredth anniversary of the admission of the State of Arkansas into the Union”, approved May 14, 1934.

The United States shall not be subject to the expense of making the necessary dies and other preparations for such coinage.

SEC. 2. The coins upon which the additional design authorized by this Act is to be placed shall be coined at a mint of the United States to be designated by the Director of the Mint, shall bear the date 1936, irrespective of the year in which they are minted or issued, and shall be issued in the same manner and for the same purposes as the coins issued under the provisions of such Act of May 14, 1934, except that not less than twenty-five thousand such coins shall be issued at any one time and no such coins shall be issued after the expiration of one year after the date of enactment of this Act.

Approved, June 26, 1936.

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