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U.S. Mint Celebrates 225th Anniversary with Collectors in Denver

August 7, 2017 - By Jill Westeyn (Photos by Debbie Dawson) August 4, 2017 Members of the United States Mint Retail Team and Office of Corporate Communications, in addition to senior leaders, proudly represented the bureau at the American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of...

United States Mint Commemorative Coin Program Over the Years

June 21, 2017 - By Office of Corporate Communications June 21, 2017 The United States Mint produces and sells commemorative coins to the public to honor American people, places, events, and institutions. The Mint has been producing commemorative coins since 1892, but authorization of...

United States Mint Announces Plans to Discontinue Mail Orders

May 26, 2017 - WASHINGTON – The United States Mint (Mint) today announced that it is discontinuing all mail orders effective September 30, 2017. The Mint will return any mail orders received after September 30 with instructions for placing orders online or by phone....

Quick Facts: WWI Centennial 2018 Commemorative Coin Design Competition

April 28, 2017 - For full information, see the competition website. Important dates: Phase One Applications Open: February 29, 2016–April 28, 2016 Phase Two Submission Deadline: August 16, 2016 Winner Announcement: Coming Soon The United States Mint held a public competition to design the 2018...

Quick Facts: 2019 Apollo 11 Commemorative Coin Design Competition

April 14, 2017 - For full information, see the competition website. Important dates: Applications Open: May 1, 2017 Application Deadline: June 29, 2017 Artists Notified if Selected to Submit a Design: July 31, 2017 Submissions Must Be Received By: September 8, 2017 Winner Announced:...

U.S. Mint History: The “Crime of 1873”

February 28, 2018 - By Office of Corporate Communications March 22, 2017 When President Ulysses S. Grant signed into law the Coinage Act of 1873 (also known as the Mint Act of 1873 or the Fourth Coinage Act), the ramifications of his action would...

Visiting the Denver Mint

August 8, 2018 - Learn the rich history of the United States Mint and how we produce billions of coins each year for the American public with a free, guided tour of the Denver facility. Tours are strictly for adults and children 7 years...