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2015 March of Dimes Silver Dollar

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The United States Mint is proud to offer the 2015 March of Dimes Silver Dollar, commemorating the 75th anniversary of the establishment of the March of Dimes Foundation. Offered in both a proof and an uncirculated finish, the obverse (heads) features a profile view of President Franklin D. Roosevelt and Dr. Jonas Salk, two leaders in the fight against polio. The reverse (tails) design depicts a baby cradled in the hand of a parent, representing the foundation’s dedication to the health of babies everywhere. The inscriptions are “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,” “$1,” “MARCH OF DIMES” and “E PLURIBUS UNUM.”  Shop Now

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U.S. Mint Celebrates Women’s History Month

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Women’s History Month is celebrated annually in March and highlights the contributions of women in our nation’s history and contemporary society. The United States Mint has honored these contributions with an array of products. From the First Spouse Gold Coins to the Rosa Parks Bronze Medal, recognizing courage in the battle for civil rights, to the Women Airforce Service Pilots Bronze Medal, honoring women’s pioneering military service, the United States Mint is proud to celebrate Women’s History Month. You can view these and more on our Women’s History Month category page.  Shop Now

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Everglades National Park 2014 Uncirculated Five Ounce Silver Coin

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Capture the majestic beauty of Everglades National Park. The 2014 America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin™ – Everglades National Park is the final release of 2014 and the 25th overall in the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program. It pays tribute to the beauty of one of Florida’s most beautiful parks and the largest subtropical wilderness in the United States.

Written by Robert L. Wilson

December 18, 2014 at 12:45 pm

America the Beautiful 2014 Quarters Circulating Coin Set

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An ideal set for anyone who loves our national parks and sites, the 2014 America the Beautiful Quarters Circulating Coin Set™ honors Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Tennessee, Shenandoah National Park in Virginia, Arches National Park in Utah, Great Sand Dunes National Park in Colorado and Everglades National Park in Florida. This set comes in specially designed packaging for easy removal to save in albums or other collecting tools. A great gift idea or add the set to your own collection. Available today.

Written by Robert L. Wilson

December 17, 2014 at 12:39 pm

2014 America the Beautiful Quarters Everglades National Park Three Coin Set

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The 2014 United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set – Everglades National Park features one uncirculated quarter from the United States Mint at Philadelphia, one uncirculated quarter from the United States Mint at Denver and one proof quarter from the United States Mint at San Francisco. This set – featuring coins held in a durable plastic card and an image of Everglades National Park – is available today!

Written by Robert L. Wilson

December 16, 2014 at 12:35 pm

American $1 Coin and Currency Set

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Celebrate the hospitality that meant success for Lewis & Clark. The American $1 Coin and Currency Set is a distinctive pairing of the 2014 Native American $1 Coin produced by the U.S. Mint and a $1 note produced by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing. Containing information about Native American history as it intersects with the Lewis and Clark Expedition, this is an ideal set for expanding your collection or as a gift for the passionate historian.


Written by Robert L. Wilson

December 15, 2014 at 12:25 pm

The 2014 Holiday Gift Guide Has Arrived!

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Presenting The United States Mint 2014 Holiday Gift Guide. Featuring numismatic and collectible holiday gift ideas for everyone on your list in every price range. Some of these items won’t last long, so don’t delay and shop today!

Written by Robert L. Wilson

December 12, 2014 at 11:24 pm


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