The United States Mint will strike up to 2 million silver medals in 2011 to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
The medals are authorized by the National September 11 Memorial & Museum Commemorative Medal Act, which President Barrack Obama signed into law (Public Law 111-221) on August 6, 2010.
$10 proceeds from each medal sold will go to the National September 11 Memorial & Museum at the World Trade Center to support its operations and maintenance following its completion.
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