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United States Mint Rocketship™ Now Available for Purchase

March 8, 2019 - WASHINGTON – The nation’s coin maker began accepting orders for the United States Mint Rocketship™ (product code 19XGC) on February 28 at noon EST. This is the first of three new products for kids the United States Mint (Mint) is...

United States Mint Announces New Products for Young Collectors

February 5, 2019 - WASHINGTON – The United States Mint (Mint) is pleased to announce a new family of youth products in 2019 – the Mint’s first new youth products in five years. There will be three new products for kids in 2019, featuring...

Financial Literacy Lessons

January 18, 2019 - Looking for lesson plans that teach students about financial literacy? Many of the U.S. Mint’s resources include tips and tricks for teaching students about counting, budgeting, and managing money. Lesson Plans Explore our free lesson plans, created by educators, for...

United States Mint Launches New Educational Games

September 21, 2018 - WASHINGTON – The United States Mint proudly announces the release of its newest educational game: Counting with Coins. This game teaches basic math concepts and coin identification for grades K-2 in a fun grocery store setting. Counting with Coins is...

Independence Day

October 26, 2018 - Why the 4th of July? July 4, 1776 is known as the United States of America’s birthday. But there’s more to this holiday than flags, fireworks, and picnics. It was on July 4, 1776, that the Continental Congress approved a written...

Holiday Coins

March 8, 2018 - by Brian Martin December 22, 2017 Around the world each year, people celebrate the holidays with a variety of different gift-giving traditions, several of which involve coins. The practice of putting gifts in a stocking, for example, dates back 1,700...

Can You Make a Penny Float?

September 27, 2017 - Do you know how to make a penny float in water? Use the instructions below to see if you can figure it out! Hint: it’s all about density. Find classroom instructions and the solution to this experiment on the Can...

Lessons That Make Cents

August 8, 2019 - Fun Ideas for Teaching With Coins Are you looking for ways to teach content in new and engaging ways for the upcoming school year? You can always count on coins to change things up! The U.S. Mint has 400+ lesson...

Inside the Denver Mint: The Millionaire Calculating Machine

August 22, 2017 - August 22, 2017 If you visit the Denver Mint, you might meet a millionaire. But this millionaire isn’t a person, and it’s not a coin, either. It’s an object you might use every day in school or as an application...