Pages related to: Circulating

The History of U.S. Circulating Coins

April 22, 2019 - The story of U.S. circulating coins began long before the opening of a national mint in 1792. Before national coinage, a mix of foreign and domestic coins circulated, both during the Colonial Period and in the years following the Revolutionary...

Financial Literacy Lessons

January 18, 2019 - Looking for lesson plans that teach students about financial literacy? Many of the U.S. Mint’s resources include tips and tricks for teaching students about counting, budgeting, and managing money. Lesson Plans Explore our free lesson plans, created by educators, for...

American Innovation™ $1 Coin Program

January 15, 2019 - About the Program American Innovation $1 Coins Design Selection and Approval Process American Innovation $1 Coin Act (PDF) About the Program The United States Mint American Innovation $1 Coin Program is a multi-year series to honor innovation and innovators by...

American Memorial Park Quarter

March 6, 2019 - American Memorial Park in Northern Mariana Islands honors the thousands of American troops and local residents of Saipan who gave their lives during the Marianas Campaign of World War II. At the Court of Honor, the American flag is displayed...

Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness Quarter

November 15, 2018 - The Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness in Idaho is made up of rugged mountains, deep canyons, and wild whitewater rivers, including the Main Salmon River and Middle Fork of the Salmon River. “Frank Church” was attached to the...

Lowell National Historical Park Quarter

November 15, 2018 - Lowell National Historical Park preserves and interprets the role of Lowell, MA, in the Industrial Revolution, archiving the history of the human story in addition to the industry processes and cultural environment of the time. The era was also defined...

War in the Pacific National Historical Park Quarter

November 15, 2018 - The westernmost park of all the National Park Service sites, Guam’s War in the Pacific National Historical Park honors the bravery, courage, and sacrifice of those participating in the campaigns of the Pacific Theater during World War II. The park...

San Antonio Missions National Historical Park Quarter

November 15, 2018 - The San Antonio Missions were among the largest concentrations of Spanish missions in North America, established in the 1700s, and helped create the foundation for the City of San Antonio, TX. The construction of aqueducts and irrigation canals (acequias) brought...