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View Resource H.I.P. Pocket Change

H.I.P. (History In your Pocket) is a new site from the US Mint that seeks to build an interest in coins as artifacts of history. Aimed at younger users and teachers, the site offers a section for each constituency. The Kids section provides information on starting a coin collection, a virtual tour of the mint, a time machine adventure, and several learning games. The Teachers's area contains...
View Resource Nickel to Get New Look and Design

Over the past few years, coin collectors and the general public have been elated over the new state quarters, and now, the nickel is due to receive a similar makeover. The United States Mint officially announced this week that the back of the nickel (which currently features Monticello, the home of Thomas Jefferson) will soon be changed to feature images celebrating the 200th anniversary of the...
View Resource The Duke of American music makes an appearance on District of Columbia's quarter

Jazz man is first African-American to solo on U.S. circulating coin Mint produces D.C. quarter Duke Ellington Duke Ellington: Perdido Duke...