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Legislation to Allow for New Coin Designs

April 5, 2017 - Act of September 26, 1890 To amend section thirty-five hundred and ten of the Revised Statutes of the United States, and to provide for new designs of authorized devices of United States coins. Be it enacted by the Senate and...

John F. Kennedy Half Dollar Coin Legislation

April 3, 2017 - Public Law 88-256 88th Congress, H.R. 9413 December 30, 1963 77 STAT. 83. An Act To provide for the coinage of 50-cent pieces bearing the likeness of John Fitzgerald Kennedy. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of...

Battle of Gettysburg Commemorative Coin Legislation

March 31, 2017 - PUBLIC—NO. 690—74TH CONGRESS H.R. 11533 June 16, 1936 An Act To authorize the coinage of 50-cent pieces in commemoration of the seventy-fifth anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the...

Cincinnati Music Center Commemorative Coin Legislation

March 31, 2017 - PUBLIC—NO. 485—74TH CONGRESS S. 3699 March 31, 1936 An Act To authorize the coinage of 50-cent pieces in commemoration of the fiftieth anniversary of Cincinnati, Ohio, as a center of music, and its contribution to the art of music for...

Iowa Centennial Commemorative Coin Legislation

March 30, 2017 - PUBLIC LAW 612—79TH CONGRESS CHAPTER 767—2D SESSION H.R. 2377 August 7, 1946 An Act To authorize the coinage of 50-cent pieces in commemoration of the one-hundredth anniversary of the admission of Iowa into the Union as a State. Be it...

Booker T. Washington Commemorative Coin Legislation

March 30, 2017 - PUBLIC LAW 610—79TH CONGRESS CHAPTER 763—2D SESSION H.R. 6528 August 7, 1946 An Act To authorize the coinage of 50-cent pieces to commemorate the life and perpetuate the ideals and teachings of Booker T. Washington. Be it enacted by the...

Norfolk, Virginia Bicentennial Commemorative Coin Legislation

March 30, 2017 - PUBLIC—NO. 164—75TH CONGRESS CHAPTER 384—1ST SESSION S. 4 June 28, 1937 An Act To authorize the coinage of 50-cent pieces in commemoration of the three hundredth anniversary of the original Norfolk (Virginia) land grant and the two-hundredth anniversary of the...

Battle of Antietam Commemorative Coin Legislation

March 31, 2017 - PUBLIC—NO. 160—75TH CONGRESS CHAPTER 377—1ST SESSION S. 102 June 24, 1937 An Act To authorize the coinage of 50-cent pieces in commemoration of the seventy-fifth anniversary of the Battle of Antietam. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of...

Norfolk, Virginia Commemorative Medal Legislation

March 29, 2017 - PUBLIC—NO. 823—74TH CONGRESS S. 4670 June 26, 1936 An Act To authorize the striking of an appropriate medal in commemoration of the three-hundredth anniversary of the original Norfolk (Virginia) land grant and the two-hundredth anniversary of the establishment of the...