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28 Nov, 2015, 17:35 ET Mark Twain Commemorative Coin Designs Unveiled

The first of several ceremonies to unveil designs for commemorative coins honoring celebrated author Mark Twain took place today at the Mark Twain...


19 Nov, 2015, 12:24 ET National Park Service 100th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Designs Unveiled

Designs for commemorative coins honoring the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service (NPS) were unveiled today during a ceremony at the...


17 Nov, 2015, 10:32 ET United States Mint Launches Saratoga National Historical Park Quarter

 The United States Mint (Mint) joined the National Park Service today to launch the Saratoga National Historical Park Quarter. The quarter's...


03 Nov, 2015, 12:42 ET United States Mint to Launch America the Beautiful Quarters® Program Coin Honoring Saratoga National Historical Park Nov. 17

The United States Mint will join the National Park Service to launch the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program coin honoring Saratoga...


22 Oct, 2015, 16:00 ET Monuments Men Receive Congressional Gold Medal

 The Congressional Gold Medal was presented collectively to the Monuments Men Foundation today during a ceremony in Emancipation Hall of the...


03 Sep, 2015, 18:14 ET United States Mint to Launch Quarter Honoring Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge Sept. 18

Officials from the United States Mint and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will launch the Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge quarter Friday,...


10 Feb, 2015, 10:57 ET United States Mint Launches Quarter Honoring Homestead National Monument of America

United States Mint representatives joined National Park Service officials today to launch the Homestead National Monument of America Quarter, the...


03 Feb, 2015, 16:03 ET First Special Service Force Receives Congressional Gold Medal

 Members of the First Special Service Force (the Force), an elite American-Canadian joint combat group, were collectively awarded the...


29 Jan, 2015, 13:22 ET United States Mint to Launch Quarter Honoring Homestead National Monument of America Feb. 10

 The United States Mint will join the National Park Service to launch the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program coin honoring Homestead...


12 Dec, 2014, 15:40 ET U.S. Mint Releases 2014 Research & Development Report to Congress

 The United States Mint released its 2014 Biennial Report to Congress today on the research and development (R&D) of alternative metals for...


10 Dec, 2014, 15:46 ET World War II Members of the Civil Air Patrol Receive Congressional Gold Medal

A Congressional Gold Medal was awarded collectively today to the World War II members of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) during a ceremony in...


09 Dec, 2014, 16:18 ET United States Mint American Eagle Silver Bullion Coin Sales Break Record

The United States Mint has announced record sales of American Eagle Silver Bullion Coins for the second consecutive year. Driven by investor...


04 Dec, 2014, 11:35 ET United States Mint Launches 25th America the Beautiful Quarters® Program Coin

The United States Mint joined National Park Service officials today to launch the Everglades National Park quarter, the 25th coin in the bureau's...


02 Dec, 2014, 12:11 ET Mount Rushmore National Memorial Quarter Named Best Circulating Coin

The United States Mint is pleased to announce that the Mount Rushmore National Memorial quarter has been named Best Circulating Coin in the annual...


20 Nov, 2014, 16:35 ET United States Mint to Launch Everglades National Park Quarter December 4

 Join officials from the United States Mint and the National Park Service for the official launch of the quarter honoring Everglades National...


10 Sep, 2014, 13:34 ET Congressional Gold Medal Awarded to the Fallen Heroes of September 11, 2001

Three Congressional Gold Medals were awarded today in honor of the men and women who perished as a result of the terrorist attacks on the United...


04 Sep, 2014, 13:07 ET United States Mint Launches 24th America the Beautiful Quarters® Program Coin

 The United States Mint joined National Park Service officials today to launch the Great Sand Dunes National Park quarter, the 24th coin in the...


25 Aug, 2014, 12:30 ET United States Mint to Launch Great Sand Dunes National Park Quarter Sept. 4

The United States Mint and the National Park Service will celebrate the launch of the Great Sand Dunes National Park quarter Thursday, Sept. 4,...


09 Jul, 2014, 16:24 ET Congressional Gold Medal Awarded Posthumously to Raoul Wallenberg

Swedish-born businessman and diplomat Raoul Wallenberg was posthumously awarded a Congressional Gold Medal today during a ceremony in the U.S....


26 Jun, 2014, 10:32 ET Shimon Peres Receives Congressional Gold Medal

Israeli President Shimon Peres received a Congressional Gold Medal today during a ceremony in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda.  The medal, designed...


06 Jun, 2014, 12:01 ET United States Mint Launches 23rd Coin in America the Beautiful Quarters® Program

MOAB, Utah, June 6, 2014 The United States Mint today launched the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program coin honoring Arches National Park...


22 May, 2014, 13:23 ET United States Mint to Launch Arches National Park Quarter June 6

Join officials from the United States Mint and the National Park Service for the official launch of the Arches National Park quarter on Friday,...


27 Mar, 2014, 12:06 ET National Baseball Hall of Fame, United States Mint Set for Home Run Launch of Commemorative Coin

The National Baseball Hall of Fame and the United States Mint today unveiled the first-ever curved commemorative coin to honor the 75th anniversary...


29 Jan, 2014, 13:43 ET United States Mint Launches Coin Honoring Great Smoky Mountains National Park

The United States Mint launched the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program coin honoring Great Smoky Mountains National Park Jan. 29. ...


17 Jan, 2014, 16:23 ET United States Mint to Launch Great Smoky Mountains National Park Quarter January 29

Media Advisory  The United States Mint will join National Park Service officials and hundreds of local area school-aged children Jan. 29,...