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U.S. Mint’s First Colorized Coins

August 17, 2020 - By Stephanie Meredith August 17, 2020 Watch the video the learn more about the Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coins. In August 2020, the U.S. Mint releases its first colorized coins as part of the Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative...

Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Program

June 1, 2020 - Background On December 21, 1891, a young physical education instructor named Dr. James Naismith introduced the game of basketball to his class at Springfield College, formally the YMCA International Training School in Springfield, Massachusetts. Three years later, the game was being...

Basketball Hall of Fame $5 Gold Coin

July 28, 2020 - The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame was founded in 1959 to honor and celebrate basketball’s greatest moments and people.  Learn more about the 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame Coin Program.

Basketball Hall of Fame Half Dollar Clad Coin

July 28, 2020 - The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame was founded in 1959 to honor and celebrate basketball’s greatest moments and people. Learn more about the 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame Coin Program.

Basketball Hall of Fame Silver Dollar Coin

July 28, 2020 - The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame was founded in 1959 to honor and celebrate basketball’s greatest moments and people. Learn more about the 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame Coin Program.

U.S. Mint Olympic Commemorative Coins

January 29, 2018 - By Jill Westeyn January 29, 2018 Between 1983 and 2002, the United States Mint issued commemorative Half Dollars, Silver Dollars, and $5 and $10 Gold Coins, representative of the Olympic Games (including the Paralympics and Special Olympics) under what is...

2018 Native American $1 Coin

December 4, 2018 - James Francis “Jim” Thorpe (1888-1953), was born near Prague, Oklahoma, in what was then Indian Territory. Raised in the Sac and Fox tribe, he was given the native name Wa-Tho-Huk, meaning “Bright Path.” Jim Thorpe became possibly the most versatile...