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United States Armed Forces Silver Medal – U.S. Coast Guard

August 2, 2021 - The U.S. Coast Guard Silver Medal is part of the U.S. Armed Forces Silver Medals Program. The U.S. Coast Guard originated in 1790 as the Revenue Cutters, one of the federal government’s oldest agencies. In peacetime, the Coast Guard operates...

Coin Production

July 2, 2021 - The U.S. Mint makes the nation’s circulating coins, as well as bullion and numismatic (collector) coins. The Mint’s four production facilities in Philadelphia, Denver, San Francisco, and West Point use a variety of machines and processes. Explore the steps of...

American Innovation® $1 Coin – North Carolina

April 8, 2021 - The American Innovation $1 Coin representing North Carolina recognizes the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the first public institution of higher learning in the United States. Opened in 1795, it is the only public institution to confer degrees...

American Innovation® $1 Coin – New York

July 19, 2021 - The American Innovation $1 Coin representing New York pays homage to the Erie Canal. Completed in 1825, the 363-mile long, man-made waterway connected Lake Erie in the West to the Hudson River in the East. Considered an engineering marvel of...

American Innovation® $1 Coin – Virginia

May 14, 2021 - The American Innovation $1 Coin representing Virginia recognizes the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel. Opened in 1964, the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel connects Southeastern Virginia to the entire Delmarva Peninsula. Spanning more than 17 miles, the bridge tunnel complex consists of 12 miles...