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2014-03-27 12:27:09

Baseball legends and Congressional leaders introduce coin today on Capitol Hill WASHINGTON, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Baseball Hall of Fame and the United States Mint today unveiled the first-ever curved commemorative coin to honor the 75th anniversary of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. The coin goes on sale today. At a launch event on Capitol Hill, Hall of Famers Joe Morgan and Brooks Robinson joined Treasurer of the United States Rosie...

2013-11-12 16:20:16

WASHINGTON, Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Mint today announced that sales of product options in the 2013 5-Star Generals Commemorative Coin Program will end December 31, 2013. Coins in the program recognize U.S. Army 5-Star Generals Douglas MacArthur, George C. Marshall, Henry "Hap" Arnold, Dwight D. Eisenhower, and Omar N. Bradley -- all alumni of, or instructors at, the United States Army Command and General Staff College (CGSC) in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas....

2013-07-26 12:24:32

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y., July 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The common reverse (tails side) design for the United States Mint's 2014 National Baseball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coins was unveiled today during opening day festivities of Induction Weekend (July 26-28) at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown. The design, which will appear on the reverses of all three coins in the program, depicts a baseball similar to those used in Major League BaseballĀ®....

2013-04-08 16:23:52

WASHINGTON, April 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Mint will join U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, U.S. Representative Richard Hanna, Treasurer of the United States Rosie Rios and Hall of Fame third baseman Brooks Robinson to launch the public design competition to select the heads side of the 2014 National Baseball Hall of Fame Gold and Silver Commemorative Coins. The National Baseball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Act (Act) (Public Law 112-152) establishes a...

2013-02-11 12:25:56

WASHINGTON, Feb. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Mint will join U.S. Forest Service officials and hundreds of local area school-aged children February 21, 2013, to launch the new quarter honoring White Mountain National Forest in New Hampshire. The ceremony will take place at the Hanaway Theatre at Plymouth State University's Silver Center for the Arts. Special guests include Governor Maggie Hassan and representatives from the offices of U.S. Senators Kelly Ayotte and...

2012-08-30 06:22:21

HAWAI'I VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK, Hawaii, Aug. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Spectacular volcanic landscapes served as the backdrop yesterday for the United States Mint's ceremonial launch of the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program coin honoring Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park. The coin's reverse (tails side) design depicts an eruption on the east rift of Kilauea Volcano, capturing the magnificent beauty of the volcano. "Beauty, nature's raw power and the unique Hawaiian...

2012-08-16 10:22:14

WASHINGTON, Aug. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Join United States Mint and National Park Service officials for the presentation of the Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park quarter at 1:30 p.m., August 29, 2012. The ceremony will take place at the Kahua Hula, south of Kilauea Visitor Center. Invited guests include United States Senator Daniel Inouye and Governor Neil Abercrombie. Following the ceremony, the public can exchange their cash for $10 rolls of newly minted Hawai'i...

2012-06-18 10:21:28

WASHINGTON, June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Officials from the United States Mint and the National Park Service will launch the new quarter-dollar coin honoring Acadia National Park in Maine -- the first national park east of the Mississippi -- on June 26, at 9:30 a.m. Eastern Time (ET). The ceremony will take place at the Hulls Cove Visitor Center located on the grounds of the park. Highlights of the event include a coin exchange where the public can swap their cash...

2011-10-28 11:23:00

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 ProgramThe coins in this program --...

2011-10-05 10:30:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Beginning in 1994, October 5 was set aside to commemorate the vital role that teachers play in providing quality education. In recognition of World Teachers' Day, the United States Mint is highlighting the free resources for teachers at its online learning community, located at http://www.usmint.gov/kids/teachers/. With the new school year in full swing, teachers are looking for innovative and interesting resources to help instruct...