Friday, August 19, 2011

U.S. Mint Launches Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Dollar Coin

FREMONT, Ohio - Residents of Fremont and the surrounding area celebrated the release of the new Presidential $1 Coin honoring their hometown hero, Rutherford B. Hayes, the 19th President of the United States.

"The Presidential $1 Coin series connects us to the wellspring of our nation's greatness and the many stories that unite us," said Marc Landry, Acting Associate Director of Manufacturing at the United States Mint. "One of those stories is captured at Spiegel Grove, the beautiful place where President Rutherford B. Hayes retired from elected office but remained a dedicated public servant, helping veterans, improving prisons and fighting for . . .

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