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America’s Founding Fathers 2020 Currency Set Sold Out

On Feb. 13 at noon ET, the “America’s Founding Fathers Currency Set” from the Bureau of Engraving and Printing went on sale on the United States Mint’s website and is now sold out. Each set contains a Series 2017 $1 … Continue reading

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BEP and U.S. Mint Participating at 2020 FUN Show

The Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) and the United States Mint (Mint) will share booth #144 at the Florida United Numismatists (FUN) Show at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL, Jan. 9 – 12, 2020. The BEP … Continue reading

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Bureau of Engraving and Printing 2020 Numismatic Events

On Nov. 21,  The Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) announced that it will participate in the following numismatic events for 2020: Florida United Numismatist (FUN) Convention Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL Jan. 9 – 12, 2020 American Numismatic … Continue reading

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BEP and US Mint to Participate in ANA World’s Fair of Money

The following is a press release we received from the BEP WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 8, 2019) – The Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) and the United States Mint  will share booth #1825 at the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) World’s … Continue reading

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Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 with a Special $50 Bill

The Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) has announced a new 2019 Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Currency Set to commemorate the moon landing.  The set features a Series 2013 $50 note with a serial number beginning with “1969” and an … Continue reading

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Report on making currency in 1877

A remarkable report documents the steps involved in handling currency sheets as they passed through the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in 1877 on their way to becoming notes. The value of this report is twofold. First, it precisely lays … Continue reading

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Apollo landing marked by Bureau of Engraving

With a significant anniversary coming up, it is not surprising that everybody wants to get in on the act. The anniversary is the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. The new entrant commemorating this historical milestone is the … Continue reading

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PMG slabs pre-star replacement notes

Replacement notes from before the star note system was adopted by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing can now be identified. The Paper Money Guaranty® began a new service Nov. 15 to attribute “Pre-Star Replacement Notes” for large-size National Bank … Continue reading

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Mint forum hears new coin ideas

Many new and interesting ideas were presented at the U.S. Mint’s third annual Numismatic Forum Oct. 17. This year’s event was held at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Washington, D.C. Perhaps 60-70 of us invited guests attended, along … Continue reading

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BEP just one issuer of souvenir cards

Should I consider Bureau of Engraving and Printing printed souvenir cards to be the only true souvenir cards? Souvenir cards are an exonumia area of collecting occasionally sought by both coin and stamp collectors. The BEP began its current program … Continue reading

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