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Archive for March, 2017

US Mint Celebrates Boys Town Centennial

March 20, 2017 0 Comments
US Mint Celebrates Boys Town Centennial

The US Mint has a long tradition of issuing special coins for special events – especially ones in the wider community. This year marks the Centennial of Boys Town, which first opened its doors on December 12, 1917. A Catholic priest, Father Edward Flanagan, working in Omaha, Nebraska started Boys Town as an orphanage, calling […]

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U.S. Mint Wins Two Big Prizes

March 6, 2017 0 Comments
U.S. Mint Wins Two Big Prizes

Recognition of the quality of Federal Mint designs continues to grow. The 46th annual World Money Fair was just held, from the 3rd to the 5th of February, 2017 at the Estrel Convention Center in Berlin, Germany. Officials from the United States Mint were there to accept two Coin of the Year Awards (COTY) given […]

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