Pages related to: Commemorative

Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin Program

July 2, 2018 - Sculptor-Engravers Renata Gordon and Phebe Hemphill discuss their work on the 2018 Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin Program. Background Each year thousands of women and men are diagnosed with breast cancer.  Thanks to earlier detection, increased awareness, and improved treatment,...

World War I Centennial Silver Dollar

October 10, 2017 - More than four million American families sent their sons and daughters to serve in uniform during the Great War. 116,516 U.S. soldiers gave their lives in combat. Another 200,000 were wounded, a casualty rate far greater than in World War...

World War I Commemorative Coin: A Tribute to the Sacrifice of Americans

July 3, 2017 - By Office of Corporate Communications June 30, 2017 Congress authorized and the President signed into law the World War I American Veterans Centennial Commemorative Coin Act (Public Law 113-212) to “commemorate the centennial of America’s involvement in World War I...

United States Mint Commemorative Coin Program Over the Years

June 21, 2017 - By Office of Corporate Communications June 21, 2017 The United States Mint produces and sells commemorative coins to the public to honor American people, places, events, and institutions. The Mint has been producing commemorative coins since 1892, but authorization of...

In Remembrance

May 24, 2018 - By Jill Westeyn May 26, 2017 For the versed numismatist, the story of how coinage changes during times of war and conflict is a familiar one. From variations in design to adjustments in metallic composition, U.S. coinage serves as a window...

What’s Your Inspiration?

May 15, 2017 - By Heather Sabharwal May 9, 2017 When it comes to coin design, inspiration can take many forms. From historical documentation to personal experiences, United States Mint artists draw upon many things to ultimately express the values, aspirations and shared heritage...

Quick Facts: WWI Centennial 2018 Commemorative Coin Design Competition

April 28, 2017 - For full information, see the competition website. Important dates: Phase One Applications Open: February 29, 2016–April 28, 2016 Phase Two Submission Deadline: August 16, 2016 Winner Announcement: Coming Soon The United States Mint held a public competition to design the 2018...