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 Posted 01/17/2020  2:42 pm Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add TomW to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
It looks like President George H. W. Bush, who passed away in 2018, will be getting a dollar coin. The bill to mint the coin has passed the House and Senate and awaits the President's signature.

https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th...ate-bill/457
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01/17/2020 2:46 pm
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 Posted 01/17/2020  11:30 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add atticguy to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
What interests me is that the Bush coin has been selected to be CIRCULATED. It's been years since any of the Presidential dollars were circulated.
I do hope that it would follow the design of the previous 'prez' dollars, and not minted in a totally different pattern(s). I already have a spot in my folder for GHW right after Ronald Reagan's.
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 Posted 01/18/2020  01:58 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add jbuck to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

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I do hope that it would follow the design of the previous 'prez' dollars, and not minted in a totally different pattern(s). I already have a spot in my folder for GHW right after Ronald Reagan's.
Same here.
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 Posted 01/18/2020  08:19 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add redlock to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
From the link above


This bill requires the issuance of

$1 coins bearing the image of President George H.W. Bush for a one-year period beginning on January 1, 2019, and
bullion coins bearing the image of Barbara Bush during that same period.


Beginning January 1, 2019?
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 Posted 01/18/2020  12:17 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add TomW to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

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From the link above


This bill requires the issuance of

$1 coins bearing the image of President George H.W. Bush for a one-year period beginning on January 1, 2019, and
bullion coins bearing the image of Barbara Bush during that same period.

Beginning January 1, 2019?



The bill was actually introduced in early 2019 but no action was taken on it until just the last few weeks.
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 Posted 01/20/2020  12:47 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add jbuck to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Assuming it gets signed, I suppose they can begin as soon as possible.
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 Posted 01/20/2020  1:04 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add bzookaj to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Carter's is going to be an OCD nightmare. Does it go before Reagan, based on term, or after Bush, based in issue?
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 Posted 01/20/2020  1:05 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add jbuck to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
It goes in the hole that is already in the album.

You cannot see the edge dates anyway.
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 Posted 01/28/2020  4:36 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add TomW to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
The President signed this bill yesterday (Jan. 27) so it has now officially become law. So now I guess we wait for the official design and the release date.
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 Posted 01/28/2020  4:51 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add jbuck to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

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So now I guess we wait for the official design and the release date.
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 Posted 01/28/2020  6:44 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Conder101 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
The link takes you to the summary of the bill, which was written in 2019. If you read the actual text of the bill it says

(2) an inscription of the year "2020".
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 Posted 01/29/2020  09:40 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add jbuck to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

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If you read the actual text of the bill it says (2) an inscription of the year "2020".
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 Posted 01/29/2020  10:00 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add hcmusicguy to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
As much as I am NOT a fan of the Presidential series, I am actually looking forward to this one.
Oldest circulation finds: Cent 1902; 3CN 1867; Nickel (Buffalo/no date); Dime 1914; Quarter 1876; Half 1936; Dollar 1900; Banknote 1928 $2; Foreign 1917 3d (United Kingdom)
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 Posted 02/21/2020  7:39 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add TomW to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
The Commission of Fine Arts (CFA) has recommended a design for the George H. W. Bush Presidential dollar coin that is the same design that the Bush family prefers:

https://www.coinworld.com/news/us-c...dollar-coins
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 Posted 02/21/2020  10:27 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Erscolo to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Considering I have the first thirty nine coins placed in the mint and proof sets of the time, it looks like another coin for the collection, this time likely standing on its' own.
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 Posted 02/22/2020  12:39 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add willieboyd2 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Another one?

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