Proposed or Recent Coinage Legislation

National Purple Heart Hall of Honor Commemorative Coins SoughtGold, silver and clad coins would be issued in 2017 in commemoration of the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor if a newly proposed bill gets passed into law.

H.R. 3867, entitled the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor Commemorative Coin Act, was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives by Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (D-NY) on Jan. 14, 2014 [...]

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US Coin Legislation Introduced in 2013When it comes to legislation about coins and the U.S. Mint, the 113th United States Congress has been busy. Since convening on Jan. 3, 2013, members of the House of Representatives and the Senate have introduced dozens of bills on coinage.

Ten different commemorative coin acts have been submitted for consideration, and those are joined by [...]

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New Senate Bill for Pro Football Hall of Fame Coins in 2017A new U.S. Senate bill was introduced this month that calls for gold, silver and clad coins to commemorate the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Entitled the Pro Football Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Act and numbered S. 1842, this bill is nearly identical to past versions brought forward in both the Senate and House. Its key difference [...]

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Korean Immigration Commemorative Coins ProposedNew legislation seeks commemorative coins in gold and silver to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the beginning of Korean immigration into the United States.

These coins would be produced by the United States Mint in proof and uncirculated qualities, have extremely limited mintages and get issued in calendar year 2018 [...]

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Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coins ProposedLegislation has been introduced in the United States House of Representatives seeking commemorative coins struck in recognition of the fight against breast cancer.

The Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin Act, H.R. 3680, was offered by Rep. Carolyn Maloney of New York on Monday, Dec. 9, 2013 [...]

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US Coast Guard Commemorative Coins ProposedNew legislation brought forward in the House of Representatives seeks clad, silver and gold coins in commemoration of the U.S. Coast Guard.

Introduced by Rep. Joe Courtney on August 1, 2013, the United States Coast Guard Commemorative Coin Act (H.R. 2932) would authorize the U.S. Mint to produce and sell [...]

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US Bill Seeks New Dime, Quarter and Half Dollar DesignsMuch to the pleasure of many coin collectors, an image of Lady Liberty could once again grace U.S. dimes, quarters and half dollars, but only if newly introduced legislation becomes law.

So as not to completely eliminate former Presidents on coinage and seal better support for the bill, a threshold is [...]

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2016 National Park Service Centennial Anniversary Coins SoughtLegislation was introduced in the Senate this month and in the House last February seeking coins commemorating the centennial anniversary of the National Park Service.

Established in 1916, the National Park Service or NPS (www.nps.gov) is a bureau of the Department of the Interior [...]

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World War I Commemorative Coins Proposed for CentennialUnited States involvement in World War I has never been memorialized on a coin from the U.S. Mint. New legislation recently introduced seeks to address that by requiring the Secretary of the Treasury to strike silver dollars in commemoration of the centennial of World War I.

The bill, H.R. 2366, is entitled the World War I American Veterans Centennial Commemorative Coin Act. It was introduced in [...]

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COINS Act Returns, Aims to Replace $1 Notes with $1 CoinsSome members of Congress appear intent on ensuring $1 coins become a standard fixture in circulation and your pocket-change. Legislation seeking that result has once again been introduced.

Known as the Currency Optimization, Innovation, and National Savings (COINS) Act, the proposed bill would [...]

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