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Chief Justice John Marshall Silver Dollar

November 2, 2016 - The United States honored Chief Justice John Marshall with a commemorative coin in celebration of the 250th anniversary of his birth. The Chief Justice John Marshall Silver Dollar not only paid tribute to the Supreme Court of the United States,...

Marine Corps 230th Anniversary Silver Dollar

November 3, 2016 - This year, the United States proudly honors the Marine Corps and all Marines who have sacrificed and contributed in our Nation’s service with the minting of a Silver Dollar to commemorate the 230th Anniversary of the United States Marine Corps....

Lewis & Clark Bicentennial Silver Dollar

November 2, 2016 - In August 1803, with the completion of the Louisiana Purchase – a historic land deal that nearly doubled the size of the Nation – the United States began its journey west. Two men, Captains Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, led...

March of Dimes Silver Dollar

November 3, 2016 - Background President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s personal struggle with polio led him to create the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis (now known as the March of Dimes) on January 3, 1938, at a time when polio was on the rise. The...

U.S. Marshals 225th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Program

November 3, 2016 - Created by the Judiciary Act of September 24, 1789, the U.S. Marshals Service is the nation’s oldest federal law enforcement agency and was established at the same time as the federal judicial system. President George Washington appointed the first 13...

Thomas Alva Edison Commemorative Coin

November 2, 2016 - “I do not regard myself as a pure scientist. I am only a professional inventor.”—Thomas Alva Edison, 1908 The year 2004 marks the 125th anniversary of Thomas Alva Edison’s invention of the light bulb. By Act of Congress, and in...

First in Flight Centennial Commemortive Silver Dollar Coin

November 2, 2016 - These coins will be offered in both proof and uncirculated condition. The Law also authorizes the United States Mint to produce not more than 100,000 gold ten-dollar, 500,000 silver one-dollar and 750,000 clad half-dollar coins.

First in Flight Centennial Commemortive Coins

November 3, 2016 - The year 2003 marked the 100th anniversary of Orville and Wilbur Wright’s historic flight at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. By Act of Congress, and in honor of this historic event, the United States Mint produced a series of gold, silver...

Mark Twain Commemorative Coins

November 3, 2016 - Samuel Langhorne Clemens–better known as Mark Twain–was born in Florida, Mo., on Nov. 30, 1835, and raised in Hannibal, a port city near the Mississippi River that would later become the setting for many of his beloved writings. Clemens held...