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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...

Presidential $1 Coin Program Lesson Plans

September 27, 2017 - The Presidential $1 Coin Program is a great way for kids to learn more about their country’s history and heritage. Educators, you can bring the excitement of this historic program to your classroom! Download our free lesson plans (for kindergarten...

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...