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September 11 Commemorative Medals Approved

Last week, the President signed the bill H.R. 4684, creating Public Law No: 111-221. This law will require the Secretary of the Treasury to produce commemorative silver medals for the 10th Anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks and the establishment of the National September 11 Memorial & Museum. This program for medals would […]

Coin Legislation Update: H.R. 2097 Passes Senate

H.R. 2097: Star-Spangled Banner Bicentennial Commemorative Coin Act passed the Senate on August 2, 2010. Since the bill had previously passed in the House of September 9, 2009, the only thing now required to make the bill law is the president’s signature. The bill, which seeks Star Spangled Banner Commemorative Coins struck in gold and […]

Coin Legislation Update: H.R. 4684 Passes House and Senate

H.R. 4684: national September 11 Memorial & Museum Commemorative Medal Act of 2010 passed the House on July 20, 2010 and passed the Senate on July 22, 2010. The bill now awaits the President’s signature. The bill seeks the production and issuance of commemorative medals struck in one ounce of silver for the 10th anniversary […]

S. 3572 Introduced in Senate

On July 13, 2010, S. 3572 was introduced by Sen. Blanche Lincoln of Arkansas. The bill seeks the production and issuance of commemorative coins for the 225th anniversary of the establishment of the United States Marshals Service. This represents the fourth introduction of a bill for this purpose, closely following the introduction of H.R. 5680 […]

Coin Legislation Update: H.R. 1177 Passes House

H.R. 1177: 5-Star Generals Commemorative Coin Act passed in the House on May 20, 2010. The bill had been introduced more than one year ago on February 25, 2009 and sought to authorize the production of gold, silver, and clad commemorative coins featuring the 5-Star Generals in 2013. Portraits of the George Marshall, Douglas MacArthur, […]