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Columbian Exposition Commemorative Coin Legislation

February 21, 2017 - PUBLIC—NO. 203—52D CONGRESS August 5, 1892 An Act To aid in carrying out the act of Congress approved April twenty-fifth, eighteen hundred and ninety, entitled “An act to provide for celebrating the four hundredth anniversary of the discovery of America...

Statement on Gold Clause Resolution

February 10, 2017 - Press Release December 9, 1974 FOR RELEASE 3:30 P.M., EST, MONDAY, DECEMBER 9, 1974 The repeal of the restrictions on private ownership of gold effective December 31, 1974, has prompted a number of inquiries on the continuing validity of the...

Bill Providing for American Revolution Bicentennial Coin Design

February 9, 2017 - A BILL To provide a new coinage design and date emblematic of the bicentennial of the American Revolution for dollars and half-dollars. Be it enacted by the Senate and House Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,...

General Henry H. Shelton Honored with Congressional Gold Medal

September 19, 2002 - General Henry H. Shelton received the Congressional Gold Medal today in recognition of his performance as a military leader in coordinating the planning, strategy, and execution of the United States and NATO combat action and his invaluable contributions to the...

Legislation

June 19, 2020 - As a part of the U.S. Department of Treasury, the United States Mint derives its authority from the United States Congress. Congress authorizes every coin and most medals that the U.S. Mint manufactures and oversees the Mint’s operations under its...