Thursday, December 15, 2011

2012 Star Spangled Banner Commemorative Gold and Silver Coin Designs Revealed

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WASHINGTON - The United States Mint announced the designs for the Star-Spangled Banner Commemorative Coins, scheduled for release in 2012.

The Star-Spangled Banner Commemorative Coin Act (Act) (Public Law 111-232) authorizes the bureau to mint and issue up to 100,000 gold $5 coins and 500,000 silver $1 coins to commemorate the bicentennial of the writing of our national anthem.

The coins will be available in proof and uncirculated qualities. The Act requires that the coins' designs be emblematic of the War of 1812, particularly the Battle of Baltimore that formed the . . .

Read more at: usmint.gov

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