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Filipino Veterans of World War II Receive Congressional Gold Medal

October 25, 2017 - WASHINGTON – Filipino Veterans of World War II received a Congressional Gold Medal today during a ceremony in Emancipation Hall of the U.S. Capitol.  It was awarded collectively to those who served honorably in an active duty status between July...

World War I Commemorative Coin: A Tribute to the Sacrifice of Americans

July 3, 2017 - By Office of Corporate Communications June 30, 2017 Congress authorized and the President signed into law the World War I American Veterans Centennial Commemorative Coin Act (Public Law 113-212) to “commemorate the centennial of America’s involvement in World War I...

In Remembrance

May 25, 2017 - By Jill Westeyn May 26, 2017 For the versed numismatist, the story of how coinage changes during times of war and conflict is a familiar one. From variations in design to adjustments in metallic composition, U.S. coinage serves as a window...

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...

Veterans Day & Our Denver Vets

April 27, 2017 - by Office of Corporate Communications November 9, 2016 Did you know? Veterans Day was originally created to mark the armistice of World War I in 1918. Over time, the holiday has come to honor service members of all generations, as...

U.S. Army 65th Infantry Regiment Receives Congressional Gold Medal

April 13, 2016 - WASHINGTON – The Congressional Gold Medal was presented collectively today to the U.S. Army 65th Infantry Regiment–known as the Borinqueneers–for its pioneering military service, devotion to duty, and many acts of valor in the face of adversity.  The ceremony was...

American Fighter Aces Receive Congressional Gold Medal

May 20, 2015 - WASHINGTON — The Congressional Gold Medal was presented to the American Fighter Aces collectively today during a ceremony in Emancipation Hall at the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center. The medal was awarded to the American Fighter Aces in recognition of their...

Congressional Gold Medal Presented to the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders

April 15, 2015 - WASHINGTON — Members of the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders were awarded the Congressional Gold Medal collectively during a ceremony today in Emancipation Hall in the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center. The medal was awarded to the volunteers of the 17th Bombardment Group,...

5–Star Generals Commemorative Coin Program Designs Unveiled

October 18, 2012 - WASHINGTON — The United States Mint today announced its six designs for the 5–Star Generals Commemorative Coin Program. The designs will be on display October 22–24 at the Association of the United States Army’s Annual Meeting and Exposition at the...