The United States Mint on Monday at 5:00 PM ET will discontinue the introductory prices for the 2011 Medal of Honor Commemorative Coins.
Each of the commemoratives will have their prices raised by $5, an amount and percent increase much more noticeable on the silver dollars than on the more expensive $5 gold pieces. However, sales in the past typically are not significantly hurt following a transition to [...]
The United States Mint today, February 25, 2011, released the 2011 Medal of Honor Gold and Silver Commemorative Coins.
They are available in collector proof and uncirculated qualities at introductory prices ranging from $49.95 to $449.95. The issues are the final series of commemorative coins to be released in 2011 [...]
Full-color images of the 2011 Medal of Honor Commemorative Coins have been published by the US Mint in preparation for the scheduled February 25, 2011, release.
The Mint has included images of both coins produced as part of the Medal of Honor Commemorative Coin Program -- the $5 Gold Coin and the Silver Dollar, with both the proof and uncirculated versions of each [...]
Up to 500,000 $1 silver coins and 100,000 $5 gold coins will be struck in 2011 by the United States Mint as authorized by the Medal of Honor Commemorative Coin Act of 2009 which President Obama signed into law Friday, Nov. 6, 2009.
The collector minted proof and uncirculated coins will mark the 150th anniversary of the establishment of the Medal of Honor in 1861, America's highest award for valor which can be bestowed upon an individual serving in the Armed Services of the United States.
"We owe everything to those who wore the uniform and committed extraordinary acts of bravery in defense of their colleagues and nation," said Rep. Christopher Carney who introduced the legislation which easily passed in the House and then the Senate.
"We owe everything to those who wore the uniform and committed extraordinary acts of bravery in defense of their colleagues and nation," said Rep. Christopher Carney who introduced H.R. 1209.
"This bill will not only recognize the outstanding achievements of these men and women, but the proceeds from the sale of the coins will go to educate people about the significance and exclusivity of the award," Carney added.