Proposed or Recent Coinage Legislation

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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Hero Street USA Commemorative Coins ProposedLegislation introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives seeks coins in 2018 to commemorate Hero Street USA.

In 1968, Second Street of Silvis, Illinois, was renamed Hero Street in tribute to the sacrifice and patriotism of its residents. Just a block and a half long […]

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Call for US Coast Guard Commemorative CoinsAnother call has been placed to honor the Coast Guard with commemorative coins in clad, silver and gold.

On March 26, 2015, Rep. Joe Courtney [D-CT] introduced House bill H.R.1683, the United States Coast Guard Commemorative Coin Act. Bills with the same intent failed in the prior session of Congress […]

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Senate Passes Boys Town Centennial Commemorative Coin ActOn Wednesday, March 25, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed the Boys Town Centennial Commemorative Coin Act.

Numbered S.301 and introduced by Nebraska Senator Deb Fischer on Jan. 29, 2015, the bill seeks $5 gold coins, $1 silver coins, and half-dollar clad coins to celebrate the Boys Town’s 100th anniversary […]

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Football, Boys Town, and Steel Composition Coinage Bills ReturnToday we bring you several newly introduced bills on coins that need little description, with previous versions talked about aplenty in having made unsuccessful rounds in prior sessions of Congress.

One of them seems poised for passage while the others have longer roads to travel and could again turn into dead ends […]

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National Purple Heart Hall of Honor Commemorative Coin Act ReintroducedCommemorative coin legislation was reintroduced in the US House of Representatives to help in honoring the sacrifice of America’s servicemen and servicewomen who were killed or wounded in combat.

Entitled the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor Commemorative Coin Act and numbered H.R.358, the bill was presented by Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (D-NY) on Jan. 14, 2015 […]

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Presidential $1 Coin Termination Sought in Senate BillA bill to terminate the U.S. Mint Presidential $1 Coin Program was introduced in the Senate for a third time on Wednesday, Jan. 7. The last two versions, brought forward in the prior 112th and 113th sessions of Congress, died from inaction.

Like them, this latest piece of legislation (S.95) was introduced by Senator David Vitter of Louisiana […]

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