Proposed or Recent Coinage Legislation

COINS Act Seeks 1c Coin and $1 Note Elimination; 5c Composition ChangeLegislation reintroduced in the U.S. Senate seeks to save taxpayers money by suspending production of the 1-cent coin, changing the 5-cent coin’s composition, and replacing $1 notes with $1 coins.

Numbered S.759, the Currency Optimization, Innovation and National Savings (COINS) Act of 2017 was introduced by Sen. John McCain and Sen. Enzi on March 29, 2017 […]


American Innovation $1 Coin Act ReintroducedOn Jan. 31, legislation calling for another series of $1 coins was reintroduced in the U.S. House of Representatives by Congressman Jim Himes, D-CT.

Carrying the same name as the first bill, which died from inaction in the last session of Congress, the American Innovation $1 Coin Act seeks a 56-coin program for collectors that runs 14 years […]


Muhammad Ali Commemorative Coin Act IntroducedU.S. lawmakers recently introduced legislation calling for 2020-dated coins in commemoration of Muhammad Ali, the legendary boxer, advocate and philanthropist.

The Muhammad Ali Commemorative Coin Act, numbered H.R.579 in the House and S.166 in the Senate, seeks up to 100,000 $5 gold coins in 90% gold and up to 350,000 silver dollars in at least 90% silver […]


Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coins for 2019Look to 2019 for coins shaped like the faceplate of an astronaut’s helmet. As expected Friday, President Obama signed the Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act.

It directs the Treasury Secretary, and thereby the United States Mint, to produce and sell dome-shaped coins to celebrate the semicentennial of the first manned landing on the Moon […]


Senate Passes Bill to Mint Coins for Moon Landing's 50th AnniversaryCoins celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing are one step closer to reality. Just five days after the House gave its approval, the Senate on Dec. 10 passed legislation seeking coins to commemorate the semicentennial.

If President Obama signs the bill, numbered H.R.2726 and dubbed the Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act […]


US House Approves Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative CoinsThe U.S. House on Monday, Dec. 5, overwhelming passed legislation that would authorize the United States Mint to strike curved coins for 2019 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the first manned landing on the moon.

Named the Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act and numbered H.R.2726, the bill seeks of […]


American Innovation $1 Coins ProposedNewly introduced legislation is calling for a series of collector dollars to commemorate American innovation.

Entitled the American Innovation $1 Coin Act, H.R. 6025 proposes a 14-year program of $1s with one issued for each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the five United States territories […]


Plymouth 400th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act IntroducedA new House bill is calling for gold, silver and clad coins to feature designs celebrating the 400th anniversary of the landing and settlement of Plymouth Colony, the signing of the Mayflower Compact, and the role of the Wampanoag people personified by the "First Thanksgiving" feast.

Modern commemorative coins are typically produced and sold for only one calendar year. For the Plymouth 400th Anniversary Commemorative Coins […]


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 […]


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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