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Block Island National Wildlife Refuge Quarter

September 20, 2017 - Block Island National Wildlife Refuge, established in 1973, is located 12 miles off the southern coast of Rhode Island and sits on a terminal moraine shaped by glacial till deposits creating rolling dunes. Covering 133 acres, it is a critical...

Cumberland Island National Seashore Quarter

September 20, 2017 - Cumberland Island National Seashore in Georgia was established in 1972 to maintain the primitive, undeveloped character of one of the largest and most ecologically diverse barrier islands on the Atlantic coast. There are almost 18 miles of pristine beach open...

Voyageurs National Park Quarter

September 20, 2017 - Minnesota’s Voyageurs National Park was established in 1971 “to preserve . . . the outstanding scenery, geological conditions, and waterway system” inherent to the park, which protects 218,054 acres, including 84,000 acres of water. It consists of miles of undeveloped...

Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore Quarter

September 20, 2017 - Established in 1966 as our first national lakeshore, Michigan’s Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore is a narrow strip of a park that hugs the Lake Superior coast for more than 40 miles. The shoreline consists of 200-foot-high colorful sandstone cliffs, numerous...

Apostle Islands National Lakeshore Quarter

September 20, 2017 - Wisconsin’s Apostle Islands National Lakeshore was established in 1970 to protect “certain significant islands, shoreline, and light stations of the U.S. and their related geographic, scenic, historic, and scientific values.” The park includes 21 islands in Lake Superior and a...

Sacagawea Golden Dollar Coin

May 22, 2017 - The Life of Sacagawea Sacagawea was the Shoshone Indian who assisted the historic Lewis and Clark expedition. Between 1804-1806, while still a teenager, she guided the adventurers from the Northern Great Plains to the Pacific Ocean and back. Her husband,...

Copper Half-Cent and One-Cent Coin Legislation

April 19, 2017 - To provide for a copper coinage. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress Assembled, That the Director of the Mint, with the approbation of the President of...

Coinage Act of April 2, 1792

April 19, 2017 - Establishing a mint and regulating the coins of the United States. SEC. 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, and it is hereby enacted and declared, That...

Legislation to Allow Foreign Coins as Legal Tender

April 6, 2017 - Act of February 9, 1793 An act regulating foreign coins, making them legal tender, and establishing their value, etc. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,...