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The bureau is authorized by Public Law 111-232, the "Star-Spangled Banner Commemorative Coin Act," to strike 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.
Design descriptions are available on the U. S. Mint Web site at:
The 2012 Star-Spangled Banner Commemorative Coins will be . . .
Read more at: usmint.gov