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Westward Journey Nickel Series™ Lesson Plans

September 27, 2017 - Thanks to the Westward Journey Nickel Series™, America’s nickel changed for the first time in 66 years! Five nickels are part of this series – two in 2004, two in 2005, and one in 2006. The ’05 and ’06 nickels...

Native American $1 Coin Lesson Plans

May 30, 2018 - The Native American $1 Coin Program brings the history of Native Americans to life. Slated to last at least as long as the 10-year Presidential $1 Coin Program, a series of designs will be released, one each year, depicting Native American...

50 State Quarters Program Lesson Plans

September 29, 2017 - The 50 State Quarters Program is a hit with kids! Thousands of children are collecting these unique coins – one commemorative quarter for each state in the Union – and learning more about their country’s history and heritage. Bring the...

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...

Inside the Denver Mint: The First Coining Press

September 19, 2017 - September 19, 2017 Inside the Denver Mint, there are many artifacts from the United States Mint’s 225-year history. One of the things you might find is a replica of the first coining press from 1792. For the first 40 years...

Ellis Island Quarter Shines in the Garden State

September 1, 2017 - September 1, 2017 by Tracy Chavez The United States Mint and the National Park Service launched the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program New Jersey quarter honoring Ellis Island August 30. The ceremony took place on Ellis Island, the historic gateway...

Lessons That Make Cents

August 14, 2018 - Lessons That Make Cents: August 2018 Explore Cumberland Island National Seashore At the end of August, the United States Mint will release the latest coin in its America the Beautiful Quarters® Program: the Cumberland Island National Seashore Quarter. Cumberland Island...

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...

Fort Knox Fun Facts

August 22, 2017 - Have you ever heard the expression “as secure as Fort Knox?” It means something has the highest level of protection. Maybe you already know that Fort Knox is a real place in Kentucky. But did you know the real Fort...

Mint Minute Video

June 27, 2017 - What does the U.S. Mint do? Alexander Hamilton is here to tell you all about it! In short: the Mint makes coins, up to 28 billion in a year. Coins serve many purposes, from making change at a cash register, to the...