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Space Lessons

January 11, 2019 - Interested in resources to teach students about the U.S. Space Program and outer space? Check out the U.S. Mint’s collection of free education resources for space exploration, astronomy, and other STEM-related fields. Lesson Plans Check out our list of space,...

Thanksgiving

November 21, 2018 - Why Thanksgiving? Many cultures and communities around the world set aside a day to give thanks. In the United States, the first Thanksgiving was in 1621 when the Puritans, later called Pilgrims, arrived in Massachusetts. Since they arrived in December,...

Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Program

June 21, 2019 - Background The world eagerly watched on July 20, 1969, as Neil Armstrong and Edwin “Buzz” E. Aldrin, Jr. took mankind’s first steps on the Moon. This unprecedented engineering, scientific, and political achievement was the culmination of the efforts of an estimated...

Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Five Ounce Proof Silver Coin

July 1, 2019 - 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 Clad Half Dollar Coin

July 1, 2019 - 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 Silver Dollar Coin

July 1, 2019 - 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...