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Five-Star Generals Commemorative Coins Reintroduced

Congress ends the month with a flurry of rekindled coin legislation, as a new set of bills reintroduces the Five-Star Generals Commemorative Coin...

Congressional Update on Coin Legislation

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...

Five-Star General Coins in Clad, Silver and Gold Proposed

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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Commemorative Five-Star Generals Coins Introduced

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...

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