Proposed or Recent Coinage Legislation

Bill Seeks to End Taxation of Precious Metals Coins, Gold and Silver BullionLegislation introduced Sept. 12 in the U.S. House of Representative is calling to end taxes on precious metals coins and gold and silver bullion.

H.R.6790, titled the Monetary Metals Tax Neutrality Act of 2018, would amend IRS code to clarify that gain or loss on the sale of certain coins or bullion is exempt from recognition […]

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Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Centennial Silver Dollars SoughtCompanion bills introduced in the House and Senate are calling for coins in commemoration of the centennial establishment of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. 

On March 4, 1921, Congress approved the burial of an unidentified American soldier from World War I in the plaza of the Memorial Amphitheater […]

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U.S. Mint to Strike American Innovation $1 CoinsThe United States Mint will soon produce and sell $1 collector coins in recognition of American innovation and significant innovation and pioneering efforts of individuals or groups from each of the 50 States, the District of Columbia, and the five U.S. territories.

Coins for the 14-year program will be issued at a rate of four per year, beginning in 2019, for a total of 56 unique designs. The U.S. Mint has an option to increase the series to 57 coins by introducing the program this year […]

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Square Coins Sought for 75th Anniversary of Integration of BaseballNewly introduced legislation is calling for the United States Mint to strike square commemorative coins in recognition of the 75th anniversary of the integration of baseball in 2022.

On April 15, 1947, Robinson debuted for the National League’s Brooklyn Dodgers and on July 5, 1947, Doby integrated the American League with the Cleveland Indians […]

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Carson City Mint 150th Anniversary Commemorative Coins ProposedLegislation introduced in the House of Representatives last week is calling for gold and silver commemorative coins in honor of the 150th anniversary of the Carson City Mint.

Congress established the Carson City Mint in 1863 to serve the coinage needs brought on by the Comstock Lode during the silver rush in Nevada […]

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American Innovation $1 Coin Act Passes SenateCollectors can expect another dollar coin series to run concurrently with the program of Native American $1 Coins. Legislation for a new multi-year series calls for the production of coins in recognition of American innovation and significant innovation and pioneering efforts of individuals or groups.

The American Innovation $1 Coin Act, H.R. 770, passed in the House with amendment on Jan. 16 and it was just approved with an amendment in the Senate on Wednesday, June 20 […]

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National Law Enforcement Museum Commemorative Coins Sought in Congressional BillsLegislation introduced in the Senate this month joins a House bill in calling for gold, silver and clad coins to commemorate the opening of the National Law Enforcement Museum.

Memorializing the extraordinary service and sacrifice of America’s law enforcement officers, the museum will formally open in September 2018 […]

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American Innovation $1 Coin Act Passes HouseThe United States Mint is closer to striking a new series of dollar coins. On Wednesday, Jan. 17, the U.S. House of Representatives passed an amended version of the American Innovation $1 Coin Act (H.R. 770).

As CoinNews wrote about nearly a year ago, H.R. 770 calls for a 56-coin program with dollar reverses celebrating a significant innovation, an innovator, or a group of innovators within each state, the District of Columbia and the five U.S. territories […]

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National Law Enforcement Museum Commemorative Coins ProposedLegislation introduced in the House calls for 2021-dated coins to celebrate the National Law Enforcement Museum in the District of Columbia.

Honoring the extraordinary service and sacrifice of America’s law enforcement officers, the museum will formally open in September this year […]

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End of World War II Commemorative Coin Act IntroducedHouse legislation introduced Oct. 12 calls for 2020-dated commemorative coins to honor the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War.

The United States entered the war after the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941. It ended Sept. 2, 1945, after the unconditional surrender of Nazi Germany, Fascist Italy, and Imperial Japan […]

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