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U.S. Treasury Press Releases

Press releases issued by the U.S. Treasury Department, mostly extracted from the compiled press releases at FRASER (online Federal Reserve Library), https://fraser.stlouisfed.org/title/6111.

 

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12 entries found for [year:1965]

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    The Current Coin Situation 2/16/1965

    The Current Coin Situation

    Statement of Robert A. Wallace, Assistant Secretary of the Treasury regarding the coin shortage and new alloys.

    New Secretary Witnesses First $1 Notes Bearing His Signature 4/16/1965

    New Secretary Witnesses First $1 Notes Bearing His Signature

    Treasury Secretary Henry H. Fowler inspects sheet of 32 one-dollar notes bearing his signature.

    Technical Background Sheet on the Silver Dollar 5/1/1965

    Technical Background Sheet on the Silver Dollar

    History of the silver dollar, along with plans for the 1964 Peace dollar.

    Treasury Decides Against Producing Silver Dollars 5/24/1965

    Treasury Decides Against Producing Silver Dollars

    Congress urges Treasury to not proceed with silver dollar production.

    Treasury Announces Additional Contracts for Coinage Material 8/11/1965

    Treasury Announces Additional Contracts for Coinage Material

    Treasury announces contracts for the 1965 composite half dollar. The core is 21% silver and the face is 80% silver.

    Groundbreaking for a New Mint in Philadelphia 9/16/1965

    Groundbreaking for a New Mint in Philadelphia

    Ground will broken September 17, 1965 for the world's biggest and most modern Mint.

    Remarks at Groundbreaking for a New Mint 9/17/1965

    Remarks at Groundbreaking for a New Mint

    Under Secretary of the Treasury Jospeh W. Barr speaks on the new Mint, summarizing Mint history and the capability of the Mint to be built.

    Fowler Medal Added to Mint Series 10/28/1965

    Fowler Medal Added to Mint Series

    Mint creates portrait medal of Treasury Secretary Henry H. Fowler. Engraving is credited to Frank Gasparro and Edgar Z. Steever. Medals are on sale for $3.00.

    Background to White House Announcement That Circulation of the New 25 Cent Piece Will Being on November 1 10/31/1965

    Background to White House Announcement That Circulation of the New 25 Cent Piece Will Being on November 1

    Clad quarters placed in circulation. The Mint continues to strike silver pieces dated 1964 from large stocks of silver on hand.

    One and Five Cent Coins to be Dated 1965 12/28/1965

    One and Five Cent Coins to be Dated 1965

    The 1964 date was heretofore used to avoid worsening shortages of these coins.

    First Striking of Half Dollars From New Coinage Material at U.S. Mint at Denver on Thursday 12/28/1965

    First Striking of Half Dollars From New Coinage Material at U.S. Mint at Denver on Thursday

    The 40% silver half dollar will begin production on December 30 at the Denver Mint.

    New Medal of President Johnson Made by U.S. Mint 12/30/1965

    New Medal of President Johnson Made by U.S. Mint

    The Mint announces the Johnson medal, engraved by Frank Gasparro.

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