Friday, February 23, 2007

United States Mint Puts First Presidential $1 Coin Into Circulation (USMint.gov)

George Washington to be First in Historic Presidential $1 Coin Series

WASHINGTON - The United States Mint today released into circulation the new George Washington $1 Coin, the first in a series of $1 coins honoring former United States Presidents.

The George Washington $1 Coins are legal tender and can be used for commerce and collecting. All Presidential $1 Coins are designed to work in most coin machines, including parking meters and vending machines. . . .

Full story at:
http://www.usmint.gov/pressroom/index.cfm?action=press_release&ID=750

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