Proposed or Recent Coinage Legislation

National Park Service Centennial Commemorative Coins for 2016Commemorative coins celebrating the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service (NPS) will be struck and issued by the United States Mint in 2016. There will be three denominations produced, $5 gold coins, silver dollars and clad half-dollars, with each bearing designs emblematic of the centennial of the NPS […]

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Collectible Coin Protection Act Law Becomes LawA new strengthens the fight against counterfeit coins. Entitled the Collectible Coin Protection Act and numbered H.R.2754, the legislation was signed into law by President Obama on Friday, Dec. 19.

This law tightens provisions established by the Hobby Protection Act, which was enacted in 1973 and made it illegal to […]

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World War I Veterans Centennial Commemorative Coins for 2018Coins struck in commemoration of the centennial of America’s involvement in World War I will be issued in 2018.

President Obama penned his name to the World War I American Veterans Centennial Commemorative Coin Act, making it law and filling a void in commemorative coins […]

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Boys Town Centennial Commemorative Coin Act Passes SenateThe Boys Town Centennial Commemorative Coin Act is positioned to become law since the U.S. House of Representatives passed it on Sept. 15 and the U.S. Senate approved it on Monday, Dec. 15.

The bill, numbered H.R.2866, is headed to the President’s desk next, and it is expected to be signed into law within days […]

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WWI Veterans Centennial Commemorative Coin Act Passes SenateTwo days after the World War I American Veterans Centennial Commemorative Coin Act passed in the U.S. House of Representatives, the U.S. Senate also gave it a thumbs up.

The bill, H.R.2366, heads to the President’s desk next and is expected to be signed into law within days. When that happens, the United States Mint will be directed to strike […]

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WWI Centennial Commemorative Coin Act Passes HouseOn Tuesday, Dec. 2, the United States House of Representatives passed the World War I American Veterans Centennial Commemorative Coin Act.

The bill, numbered H.R.2366, calls for up to 350,000 silver dollars in year 2018 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the armistice with Germany ending World War I battlefield hostilities […]

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Boys Town Centennial Commemorative Coin Act Passed in HouseCommemorative coins celebrating the 100th anniversary of Boys Town are a step closer to reality with the House’s passage on Monday, Sept. 15, of the Boys Town Centennial Commemorative Coin Act, H.R. 2866.

If the legislation is approved in the Senate and signed by the President, the United States Mint will produce and sell up to […]

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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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