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2018-2020 Proof American Platinum Eagle Designs Depict Life, Liberty and Happiness

The United States Mint on Monday, Oct. 23, announced designs for the next three years of proof American Platinum Eagles.

These collectibles mark a change from the past. Since debuting in 1997, the…

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2018 Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin Designs Unveiled

The United States Mint today unveiled the winning designs for $5 pink gold, $1 silver and 50c clad 2018 Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coins. The unveiling ceremony happened at the Breast…

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Obverse Apollo 11 Candidate Designs Unveiled

The United States Mint has unveiled all the candidate designs for the Apollo 11 Commemorative Coins. In 2019, the U.S. Mint will release $5 gold coins, silver dollars, clad half-dollars, and 5-ounce…

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CCAC to Discuss Apollo 11 Obverse Designs and 2020-2021 Quarters

The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will meet Wednesday, Oct 18, to review obverse designs for 2019 Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coins, look at revised designs for one of the…

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2018 World War I American Veterans Centennial Silver Dollar Designs Announced

The United States Mint unveiled designs for silver dollars commemorating the 100th anniversary of America’s involvement in the First World War. The ceremonial unveiling happened Oct. 9 during the…

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2018 WWI American Veterans Centennial Coin Design Unveiling Oct. 9

Designs for commemorative coins recognizing the 100th anniversary of America’s involvement in World War I will be unveiled Monday, Oct. 9, in Washington, D.C., the U.S. Mint announced.

In 2018, and…

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OSS Medal Designs Reviewed

Revised designs for a congressional gold medal honoring the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) went under review this week and two of them became the clear winners.

The medal along with bronze…

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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.