Bill Providing for American Revolution Bicentennial Coin Design

A BILL

A 1973 bill to provide a new coinage design emblematic of the bicentennial of the American Revolution. Full text is duplicated in the body of this page.To provide a new coinage design and date emblematic of the bicentennial of the American Revolution for dollars and half-dollars.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the reverse side of all dollars and half-dollars minted for issuance on or after July 4, 1975 and until such time as the Secretary of the Treasury may determine shall bear a design determined by the Secretary to be emblematic of the bicentennial of the American Revolution.

Sec. 2. All dollars and half-dollars minted for issuance between July 4, 1975 and January 1, 1977 shall bear “1776-1976” in lieu of the date of coinage; and all dollars and half-dollars minted thereafter until such time as the Secretary of the Treasury may determine shall bear a date emblematic of the bicentennial in addition to the date of coinage.

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