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CCAC to Discuss Designs for 2019 Quarters and OSS Medal

The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will meet Tuesday, Sept. 19, to appraise revised designs for the Office of Strategic Services Congressional Gold Medal (OSS) and review designs for the…

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2018 America the Beautiful Quarter and Coin Designs Selected

The United States Mint kicked off August by unveiling the final reverse designs for its 2018-dated America the Beautiful Quarters® and counterpart America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver…

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United States Mint and National Park Service to Launch America the Beautiful Quarters® Program Coin Honoring Ellis Island on Aug. 30

WHAT: The public and the media are invited to the ceremony to mark the release of the Ellis Island quarter, the 39th coin in the United States Mint’s America the Beautiful Quarters® Program.

The event includes a coin exchange of $10 rolls of newly-minted Ellis Island quarters after the ceremony. Barbara Fox, designer of the quarter’s reverse, will be available for interviews before the ceremony.

WHO:

  • Todd Baldau, Senior Advisor, United States Mint
  • John Hnedak, Deputy Superintendent, Statue of Liberty National Monument and Ellis Island
  • Zach McCue, Projects Director for U.S. Senator Cory Booker
  • Erica Daughtrey, Communications Director for U.S. Congressman Albio Sires
  • Dave Krolak, Master of Ceremonies
  • Janis Calella, President, Save Ellis Island

WHEN: Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, 11 a.m. ET

WHERE:

Ellis Island
Flagpole Area
Jersey City, NJ 07305
(Ferries leave from Liberty State Park, NJ or Battery Park, NYC. Ferry fee applies.)

COIN FORUM

After the ceremony, the United States Mint will host a coin forum 12:30 p.m. (ET), at the Ellis Island Flagpole Area. The coin forum is an opportunity for the public to learn about upcoming coin programs and initiatives, and express their views about future coinage.

The United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters Program, a 12-year initiative that honors 56 national parks and other national sites authorized by Public Law 110-456. Each year, the public will see five new national sites depicted on the reverses (tails sides) of the America the Beautiful Quarters. The United States Mint is issuing these quarters in the order in which the national sites were officially established.

Phase I of Apollo 11 Coin Design Competition Nears End

Just a few days remain to submit an application to enter the competition to design Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coins. The event invites artists to design an image that is emblematic of…

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2019 Apollo 11 Commemorative Coin Designs Reviewed

In 2019, the United States Mint will produce and sell curved Apollo 11 Commemorative Coins in recognition of the 50th anniversary of the first manned landing on the moon.

Products will include $5…

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CCAC to Discuss Fractional Gold, 2019-2020 $1s and Apollo 11 Coins

The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will meet Wednesday, June 21, to review and discuss designs for several coins and medals, including those for the 2019-2020 Native American $1 Coins,…

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