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Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Five Ounce Proof Silver 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...

Apollo 11 50th Anniversary $5 Gold 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...

Jean Gentry: 37 Years of Service

September 26, 2018 - By Jill Westeyn August 31, 2018 On August 20, 2018, the Mint recognized the 37-year career of a legal legacy within its ranks by celebrating the retirement of its Chief Counsel, Jean Gentry. Gentry’s career saw the implementation of new...

History of the U.S. Mint

April 3, 2018 - On April 2, 1792 Congress passed the Coinage Act, establishing the first national mint in the United States. During the Colonial Period, monetary transactions were handled using foreign or colonial currency, livestock, or produce. After the Revolutionary War, the U.S....

Women at Work: Meet the Mint’s Female Trailblazers

November 2, 2018 - Women have been an essential part of the U.S. Mint’s story from the beginning. Just three years after the Coinage Act of 1792, the Mint hired its first two female employees. In the years that followed, women gained opportunities not readily...

Secretary Mnuchin Visits United States Mint at Philadelphia

March 8, 2018 - By Jill Westeyn February 28, 2018 On February 22, 2018, Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin made his first official visit to the United States Mint at Philadelphia where he met with the facility’s employees and observed various aspects of...

WWI Commemorative Strike Ceremony in Philadelphia

December 22, 2017 - by Sharon McPike December 19, 2017 Artist LeRoy Transfield and Sculptor-Engraver Don Everhart discuss the design for the 2018 World War I Commemorative Silver Dollar. WWI Strike Event In 2018, the United States Mint will release a coin honoring the...

2017 Numismatic Forum: The Road Ahead

November 6, 2017 - by Sharon McPike Nov. 6, 2017 Approximately 70 industry leaders gathered at the United States Mint’s headquarters in Washington, DC, for the second annual Numismatic Forum held October 17. The purpose of the forum was to continue a look into...