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U.S. Mint considers replacing Sacagawea on dollar coin

...but there still would be challenges in getting the coins into cash registers and people's pockets, the chief of the U.S. Mint said Wednesday. The comments of Mint Director Henrietta Holsman Fore came during a House hearing that, among other...

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U.S. Mint selects artists to help design coins, medals

...artists, representing specialties from painting and sculpture to graphic design, were chosen to participate in the U.S. Mint's new "Artistic Fusion" program. They will be called upon periodically to submit designs for circulating coins...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/25/liv_405751.shtml
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U.S. Mint rolls out new nickels

...new look in 66 years are being shipped to the Federal Reserve, the supplier of the nation's cash, officials of the U.S Mint said Tuesday The new nickels - which honor the 1803 Louisana Purchase on the back but retain Thomas Jefferson on the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/03/liv_407576.shtml
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Unpopular coin making comeback

...comeback. Eighteen years after the U.S. Mint halted production of the Susan B...coins through this transition," U.S. Mint Director Philip N. Diehl said. The U.S. Mint has not yet determined how many new...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/06/02/bus_262738.shtml
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Penny shortage rattling Augusta registers

A penny saved is another penny the U.S. Mint must replace to meet the growing demand for the country's...four or five years, this has happened before." But the U.S. Mint, which supplies the Fed system with cash, projects that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/04/bus_267096.shtml
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Delaware quarters in area

...Roberts of Augusta. "I toured the U.S. Mint in Denver last summer and that's...series -- was issued. In March, the U.S. Mint began shipping the second in the...sets of the quarters through the U.S. Mint." The 50 State Quarters program...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/03/bus_258042.shtml
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New quarter pressed

...version of the new 50 states quarter, tail-side facing, after it was just pressed Monday, Dec. 7, 1998, at the U.S. Mint in Philadelphia. The head-side remains the same. The U.S. Treasury began rolling off the new batch of quarters...

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Mint unveils Marine Corps commemorative coin

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Mint is unveiling a new coin to honor...at the Philadelphia branch of the U.S. Mint. Proceeds from the sale of the new...commemorative coins to be produced by the U.S. Mint each year. For 2005, the two coins...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/26/liv_454223.shtml
Life & style
Robinson coin, meant to help kids, sent to gardens

...kids. What they didn't mention - and what none of the U.S. Mint's glossy brochures say - is that $1 million, nearly...at the time and I hope they're still grateful." U.S. Mint Director Philip Diehl said the agreement protects both...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/07/16/oth_211440.shtml
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Golden coins hard to find in Augusta area

...gold. In fact, it's worth only a dollar. But the U.S. Mint's new golden dollar coin is a rare find at local banks...dollar in routine change-making Jan. 30. Sales on the U.S. Mint's Web site at www.usmint.gov commenced Jan. 27...

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