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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...

Space Lessons

January 11, 2019 - Interested in resources to teach students about the U.S. Space Program and outer space? Check out the U.S. Mint’s collection of free education resources for space exploration, astronomy, and other STEM-related fields. Lesson Plans Check out our list of space,...

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...

Labor Day

August 31, 2018 - What is Labor Day? Labor Day, celebrated the first Monday in September, honors the social and economic achievements of American workers. The United States Mint celebrates Labor Day by acknowledging laborers across the country, throughout history, and within its own...

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...

Memorial Day

November 2, 2018 - Why Memorial Day? Memorial Day began soon after the American Civil War ended as Decoration Day.  Decorating graves with flowers and flags was a way for people to say “thank you” for the sacrifice of service members who had died...

National Coin Week 2018

May 31, 2018 - History in Your Pocket Have you ever looked at the coins in your pocket and wondered where they’ve been? Coins can tell us many things, not only about their previous owners, but also about the time and place where they...

Women’s History Month

March 4, 2019 - Why Women’s History Month? Throughout history, women have made major contributions to society, but their work was not always recognized and rewarded in the same way as the contributions of men. Women’s history was not a well-studied field before the...