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U.S. Marine Corps Silver Medal for Sale July 15

July 14, 2022 - WASHINGTON – The United States Mint (Mint) will open sales for the fourth release in its U.S. Armed Forces Silver Medals Program on July 15, 2022, at noon ET. The latest 2.5 inch medal in the series honors the U.S....

United States Armed Forces Silver Medal – U.S. Marine Corps

July 14, 2022 - The U.S. Marine Corps Silver Medal is the fourth medal in the U.S. Armed Forces Silver Medals Program. The U.S. Marine Corps traces its origins back to 1775 with the establishment of the Continental Marines who fought during the American...

Merrill’s Marauders Bronze Medal

June 1, 2022 - This medal is a bronze duplicate of the Congressional Gold Medal presented to the Merrill’s Marauders in recognition of their bravery and outstanding service in the jungles of Burma (Myanmar) during World War II. In 1943, approximately 3,000 infantrymen volunteered...

Merchant Mariners of World War II Bronze Medal

June 1, 2022 - This medal is a bronze duplicate of the Congressional Gold Medal awarded to Merchant Mariners of World War II. The U.S. Merchant Marine is overseen by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) and consists of privately-owned, U.S.-registered merchant...

United States Mint Releases U.S. Navy 2.5 Ounce Silver Medal

March 8, 2022 - WASHINGTON – The United States Mint (Mint) will open sales for the third release in its United States Armed Forces Silver Medal Program on March 11 at noon EST. The medal honors the U.S. Navy. Designs featured on this medal...

U.S. Mint Celebrates Purple Heart Recipients

February 24, 2022 - By Office of Corporate Communications February 24, 2022 United States Mint Police Officer and former U.S. Army Ranger Brett Paige earned a Purple Heart in 2012 after being seriously wounded during combat operations in Afghanistan. This year, the Mint will...

United States Armed Forces Silver Medal – U.S. Navy

July 14, 2022 - The U.S. Navy Silver Medal is the third medal in the U.S. Armed Forces Silver Medals Program. The U.S. Navy was established by Congress in 1798. The designs featured on this medal are emblematic of the history and mission of...

National Purple Heart Hall of Honor Commemorative Coin Program

May 19, 2022 - The 2022 National Purple Heart Hall of Honor Commemorative Coin Program honors the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor, an institution that commemorates U.S. servicemembers who have been wounded or killed by enemy action. Public Law 116-247 directs the U.S....

National Purple Heart Hall of Honor Clad Half Dollar

March 4, 2022 - In 2022, the U.S. Mint will release the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor Clad Half Dollar as part of the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor Commemorative Coin Program. It honors the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor, an...