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Mint Releases First Ever W Quarters Into Circulation

May 6, 2019 - By Office of Corporate Communications April 2, 2019 Do you see something strange in your change? For National Coin Week, the U.S. Mint is mixing things up and launching a limited amount of America the Beautiful quarters with the “W” mint...

Joe Menna Named Chief Engraver of the United States Mint

February 4, 2019 - WASHINGTON – United States Mint Director David J. Ryder announced that Sculptor-Engraver Joe Menna has been named Chief Engraver of the United States Mint. Menna joined the Mint in 2005, and he brings 32 years of professional experience and classical...

U.S. Mint Launches New Multi-Year $1 Coin Program

December 17, 2018 - The U.S. Mint hosted a ceremony on Friday, December 14, 2018 to kick off the American Innovation™ $1 Coin Program. The program is a multi-year initiative to honor innovators and innovations from each state, the District of Columbia, and five...

Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Five Ounce Proof Silver Coin

December 7, 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

December 7, 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 22, 2019 - 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

February 21, 2019 - 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...