Tag: USA (Contemporary)
In 2022 the US Mint started a new series, the American Women Quarters Program. Every year, five prominent women are honored with a reverse design. Now the 2023 honorees have been announced.
Established in 1792 the US Mint was the first Federal agency of the United States of America and its Philadelphia mint was the very first Federal building. Today, 230 years later, the US Mint has become the world’s largest coin manufacturer.
The Friedberg catalog of Paper Money from the United States has become a standard reference book on the subject over the last 68 years. The 22nd revised edition of 2021 is available in three different formats.
The United States Mint unveiled the designs for the 2022 Negro Leagues Baseball Commemorative Coin Program. See how the $5 gold coin, the $1 silver coin, and the half dollar clad coin will look like.
The American Innovation® $1 Coin Program celebrates innovations and innovators from the United States. In 2022 the U.S. Mint will issue coins dedicated to Rhode Island, Vermont, Kentucky and Tennessee. Look forward to their innovations!
In the Covid year 2020, the US Mint produced over 24 percent more circulation coins than in the previous year: 15.5 billion coins, nearly a record. This is due to a constant shortage of cash in the USA. However, the Mint alone cannot solve this issue.
In the 70s and 80s video games where as popular as computer games today. The console and game idea were invented by German-American Ralph Baer. The U.S. Mint now dedicates a coin in the American Innovation $1 Coin Program to Baer.
The US Mint will launch a new Quarters series in 2022: the American Women Quarters Program. Now the Mint announced the first five women to be honored during the first year.