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Dec 12, 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...

Dec 10, 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...

Dec 09, 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...

Dec 04, 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...

Dec 02, 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...

Nov 20, 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...

Sep 10, 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...

Sep 04, 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...

Aug 25, 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,...

Jul 09, 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....

Jul 01, 2014, 16:00 ET

United States Mint Announces Release of Kennedy Half-Dollar Coin 50th Anniversary Products

The United States Mint will produce three products commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy half-dollar coin in 2014.  Information...

Jun 26, 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...

Jun 06, 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...

May 22, 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,...

Apr 04, 2014, 10:34 ET

United States Mint Launches 22nd Coin in America the Beautiful Quarters® Program

Latest quarter honors Shenandoah National Park in Va. The United States Mint today launched the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program...

Mar 27, 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...

Mar 05, 2014, 11:16 ET

United States Mint Resumes Minting One-Ounce American Eagle Platinum Bullion

In response to customer feedback, the United States Mint has resumed production and sales of one-ounce platinum bullion coins.  The coins will...

Jan 29, 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. ...

Jan 17, 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,...

Dec 19, 2013, 15:23 ET

United States Mint Announces Designs for 2014 Civil Rights Act of 1964 Silver Dollar Coin

 The United States Mint today announced the obverse and reverse designs that will appear on the 2014 Civil Rights Act of 1964 Silver Dollar...