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Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Silver Dollar Coin

October 11, 2018 - The Apollo program, along with its predecessor Mercury and Gemini programs, inspired generations of American students to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), which has fueled innovation and economic growth throughout a range of industries over the...

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...

American Legion 100th Anniversary Silver Dollar Coin

September 19, 2018 - The American Legion is a non-partisan organization founded in 1919. It is the nation’s largest veterans group, with nearly two million members in more than 12,000 posts throughout the United States. Learn more about the American Legion 100th Anniversary Coin...

New $1 Coin Program Honors American Innovation

July 26, 2018 - WASHINGTON – The enactment of the American Innovation $1 Coin Act (Act) ushers in the latest numismatic coin program of the United States Mint (Mint). The Act calls for the minting and issuance of non-circulating American Innovation $1 coins for...

Memorial Day

May 31, 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

May 31, 2018 - 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...

2018 Native American $1 Coin

January 25, 2018 - James Francis “Jim” Thorpe (1888-1953), was born near Prague, Oklahoma, in what was then Indian Territory. Raised in the Sac and Fox tribe, he was given the native name Wa-Tho-Huk, meaning “Bright Path.” Jim Thorpe became possibly the most versatile...