Proposed or Recent Coinage Legislation

WWI Commemorative Coins Sought for CentennialLegislation introduced in the United States Senate seeks coins to commemorate the 100th anniversary of World War I and to honor those who served in WWI, also known as the First World War or the Great War.

Entitled the "World War I American Veterans Centennial Commemorative Coin Act" and numbered S.2714, the legislation calls for up to 350,000 silver dollars in [...]

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US Coast Guard Commemorative Coin Act Introduced in SenateThe United States Coast Guard will be commemorated on a new set of coins if legislation recently presented in the Senate becomes law.

Senator Christopher S. Murphy [D-CT] and Senator Richard Blumenthal [D-CT] introduced bill S.2303, the United States Coast Guard Commemorative Coin Act [...]

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Mother's Day Coins Proposed in SenateIt wouldn’t be May without a fresh round of legislation proposing commemorative Mother’s Day coins. Senators Jay Rockefeller and Joe Manchin of West Virginia on Thursday, May 8, 2014 introduced the Mother’s Day Centennial Commemorative Coin Act, bill S. 2310.

If the legislation is passed in the Senate, House and is signed by the president, the United States Mint would [...]

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Bill for 2016 National Park Service Coins Pass HouseNew coins commemorating the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service are one step closer to reality. Legislation authorizing the coins strongly passed the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 with 403 votes for them, 13 votes against and 15 no votes.

These commemorative coins would be struck in collector proof and uncirculated qualities with [...]

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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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