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Circulating Coin Images

April 8, 2020 - News Image Library For more information on these coins, visit their Coins and Medals page. Are you interested in using images or designs of circulating coins? Please consult the United States Mint Circulating Coin Policy for more information. See also: Business Use Guidelines...

United States Mint Obtains Possession of Aluminum Coin

March 17, 2016 - Washington, DC – The United States Mint announced today that it has recovered a 1974-D aluminum experimental one-cent specimen that was neither authorized to be struck nor authorized to leave the Mint.  The Mint’s recovery follows an agreement to resolve...

Fourth Lincoln Bicentennial One–Cent Coin Available November 12

November 5, 2009 - WASHINGTON — On November 12, 2009, the United States Mint will release to the Federal Reserve Bank millions of one–cent coins bearing the fourth–and final–new reverse (tails side) design in the 2009 Lincoln Bicentennial One–Cent Program. The design is emblematic...

What’s So Special About the 1943 Copper Penny?

March 8, 1999 - According to the American Numismatic Association, the 1943 copper–alloy cent is one of the most idealized and potentially one of the most sought–after items in American numismatics. Nearly all circulating pennies at that time were struck in zinc–coated steel because...

Coin Specifications

September 24, 2019 - How much does a dime weigh? What are pennies made of? Find out in the table below, which gives specifications for U.S. Mint legal tender coins presently in production for annual sets. Specifications for the American Innovation $1 Coins and...