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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 Celebrates 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing with the 2019 $2 Rocketship

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) has announced a new product, the 2019 $2 Rocketship. The 2019 $2 Rocketship features an uncirculated, Series 2013 $2 Federal Reserve note, … Continue reading

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Washington, D.C. School Trip Filled with Numismatic Discoveries

By Corinne Zielke This past week I had the pleasure, even with two grueling eighteen-hour bus rides, of chaperoning a school trip to Washington, D.C. with seventh and eighth grade students.  We left our small Wisconsin hometown the morning of … Continue reading

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BEP Surveying New Site for Facility Relocation

WASHINGTON, DC – The Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP), in partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), has officially begun evaluating a 100-acre parcel on the USDA’s Beltsville Agricultural Research … Continue reading

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Founding Fathers 2019 Currency Set sells out

Released on Feb. 19, the America’s Founding Fathers 2019 Currency Set appeared to be an instant hit with collectors. In fact, all 5,000 that were available were sold out in less than a week! Each set included a Series 2017 … 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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Town names inserted on National Currency

By Peter Huntoon The Comptroller of the Currency in 1895 directed the Bureau of Engraving and Printing to insert the name of the town above the will-pay line in title blocks on new plates when it wasn’t clear where the … Continue reading

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Exotic title block layouts are appealing

By Peter Huntoon Gary Parietti likes Series of 1882 $5s with exotic title block layouts, so he was ecstatic when he obtained this jewel from Bel Air, Md. A Series of 1882 $5 from the bank previously was unreported. The … Continue reading

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