Proposed or Recent Coinage Legislation

Senate Bill Seeks Curved Apollo 11 50th Anniversary CoinsThe call just became louder to strike commemorate coins in recognition of the 50th anniversary of the first manned landing on the moon.

In addition to a unique size, the collectibles would feature a curved shape to resemble the faceplate of an astronaut’s helmet and, if possible, a continuous design that would flow over their edges […]

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Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coins for 2018In 2018, the United States Mint will produce and sell commemorative coins in recognition of the fight against breast cancer.

Congress passed bipartisan legislation for the coins, which includes one in pink gold, and President Obama signed it into law on Friday, April 29 […]

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Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin Act Poised for PassageThe United States Mint will likely strike commemorative coins, including collectible editions in pink gold, with designs emblematic of the fight against breast cancer.

On Tuesday, April 19, the U.S. Senate passed by Unanimous Consent the Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin Act. The legislation, numbered H.R. 2722, had already won approval in the U.S. House of Representatives back on July 15 […]

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Dome-Shaped Naismith Memorial Basketball HOF Commemorative Coins SoughtBills introduced in the House and Senate are calling for dome-shaped coins in gold, silver and clad to commemorative the 60th anniversary of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame (www.hoophall.com).

On Dec. 21, 1891, James Naismith introduced the game of "basket ball" to his physical education class in Springfield, Massachusetts […]

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Commemorative Coins Reform Act ReturnsLegislation was reintroduced in the U.S. House of Representatives that calls for an end in increasing prices on commemorative coins so their sales can benefit private organizations.

Common practice in legislation seeking commemorative coins is to include surcharges for each sale in amounts of $35 for every $5 gold coin, $10 for each silver dollar and $5 for every clad half-dollar […]

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Breast Cancer Awareness Pink Coin Gets House ApprovalProposed commemorative coins with designs emblematic of the fight against breast cancer are one step closer to becoming a reality. A few more steps and the United States Mint will produce the nation’s first pink coin.

On Wednesday, July 15, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin Act […]

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2020 Mayflower Commemorative Coins ProposedLegislation was introduced this week to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the Pilgrims arrival at Plymouth, Massachusetts with 2020-dated commemorative coins from the United States Mint.

Bills S.1715 and H.R.2980, named the Mayflower Commemorative Coin Act, seek up to 50,000 $5 gold coins and no more than 100,000 silver dollars with designs emblematic of the historic arrival […]

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Boys Town Centennial Commemorative Coins for 2017Gold, silver and clad commemorative coins will be released in 2017 that are emblematic of the 100 years of Boys Town.

The Boys Town Centennial Commemorative Coin Act was signed by President Obama into law on Monday, July 6, 2015. It calls for up to 50,000 $5 gold coins, no more than 350,000 silver dollars and a maximum of 300,000 clad half-dollar coins to celebrate the centennial founding of the nonprofit organization […]

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Bill Calls for Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative CoinsNew legislation introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives calls for 2018-dated gold, silver and clad commemorative coins in recognition of the fight against breast cancer.

Entitled the Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin Act, bill H.R. 2722 would have the Secretary of the Treasury, and by extension the United States Mint, produce up to 50,000 $5 gold coins, 400,000 silver dollars and 750,000 clad half-dollars […]

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Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coins ProposedLegislation introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives seeks coins in 2019 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the first manned landing on the moon.

Proposed gold, silver and clad coins would be curved similar to the popular 2014 Baseball Commemorative Coins, bear a common obverse design selected by competition, share a reverse depiction of the famed photo of Buzz Aldrin on the moon, and feature very unique edges […]

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