S. 3456

Congress ends the month with a flurry of rekindled coin legislation, as a new set of bills reintroduces the Five-Star Generals Commemorative Coin Act. Companion House and Senate bills, H.R. 1177 and S. 455, seek gold, silver and clad coins to honor five-star Generals and the United States Army Command and General Staff College (CGSC) […]

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It’s been a brisk couple of weeks for newly introduced or passed coin legislation. Five US coin bills have seen recent movement, and two have actually been presented to President Bush for his signature. For a quick summation, here are the legislative measures that have moved in congress between September 9 and October 1: Boy […]

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Coin LegislationSenator Pat Roberts of Kansas introduced coin legislation to honor five-star Generals and the United States Army Command and General Staff College (CGSC) for its service in educating the nation’s military leaders since its founding in 1881.

The newly published bill, "Five-Star Generals Commemorative Coin Act, S. 3456," authorizes the Secretary of the Treasury to mint 100,000 five dollar gold coins, 500,000 one dollar silver coins, and 750,000 half-dollar copper-nickel clad coins for issuance in 2013.

The 50 cent clad, $1 silver and $5 gold coins would portray Five-Star Generals George Marshall, Douglas MacArthur, Dwight Eisenhower, Henry "Hap" Arnold, and Omar Bradley — each alumni of the CGSC, which was founded in 1881 at Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas.

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U.S. Senator Pat Roberts introduced new coin legislation Tuesday, September 9, seeking to mint coins recognizing 5 historic United States Army Five-Star Generals. The commemorative coins would honor George Marshall, Douglas MacArthur, Dwight Eisenhower, Henry “Hap” Arnold, and Omar Bradley — all alumni of the United States Army Command and General Staff College (CGSC) in […]

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