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Show a Veteran Your Appreciation With a Commemorative Coin From the United States Mint

WASHINGTON, Oct. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Each year on November 11, the Nation pays tribute to the men and women who served in the United States Armed Forces.  This year, you can show a veteran or current military servicemember your appreciation with a collectible coin from the United States Mint's 2011 Medal of Honor Commemorative Coin Program or the United States Army Commemorative Coin Program.

2011 United States Army Commemorative Coin Program
The coins in this program — authorized by Public Law 110-450, the United States Army Commemorative Coin Act of 2008 — recognize and celebrate the founding of the United States Army in 1775.  Struck in gold, silver and clad, the coins are available in proof and uncirculated qualities.  Pricing is as follows:


Product Code

Description

Price

ARM1

$5 Gold Proof

*

ARM2

$5 Gold Uncirculated

*

ARM3

Silver $1 Proof

 $59.95

ARM4

Silver $1 Uncirculated

 $54.95

ARM5

Clad Half-Dollar Proof

 $21.95

ARM6

Clad Half-Dollar Uncirculated

 $19.95




*Visit www.usmint.gov or call 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468) for current pricing.  

The maximum mintage for these coins has been set at 100,000 $5 gold coins, 500,000 silver $1 coins and 750,000 half-dollar clad coins.  Surcharges from the sale of each coin — $35 for each $5 gold coin, $10 for each $1 silver coin and $5 for each half-dollar clad coin — are authorized to be paid to the Army Historical Foundation to support the construction of the National Museum of the United States Army at Fort Belvoir, Va.

2011 Medal of Honor Commemorative Coin Program
The coins in this program — authorized by Public Law 111-91, the Medal of Honor Commemorative Coin Act of 2009 — recognize and celebrate the establishment of the Medal of Honor in 1861.  The program also honors the American servicemembers who have been recipients of the Medal of Honor and promotes awareness of how ordinary Americans can challenge fate and change the course of history.  Available options include gold and silver coins in proof and uncirculated qualities.  Pricing is as follows:


Product Code

Description

Price

MOH1

Proof $5 Gold

*

MOH2

Uncirculated $5 Gold

*

MOH3

Proof Silver Dollar

 $59.95

MOH4

Uncirculated Silver Dollar

 $54.95




*Visit www.usmint.gov or call 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468) for current pricing.  

The maximum mintage is set at 100,000 $5 gold coins and 500,000 silver dollars.  Surcharges from the sale of each coin — $35 for each $5 gold coin and $10 for each $1 silver dollar — are authorized to be paid to the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation to help finance its educational, scholarship and outreach programs.

Orders are being accepted at http://www.usmint.gov/catalog or 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468).  Hearing- and speech-impaired customers with TTY equipment may order by calling 1-888-321-MINT (6468).  All domestic orders will be assessed a $4.95 fee to cover shipping and handling costs.  As with all products sold by the United States Mint containing precious metals, pricing is subject to change.

The United States Mint, created by Congress in 1792, is the Nation's sole manufacturer of legal tender coinage and is responsible for producing circulating coinage for the Nation to conduct its trade and commerce.  The United States Mint also produces proof, uncirculated and commemorative coins; Congressional Gold Medals; and silver, gold and platinum bullion coins.

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SOURCE United States Mint



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