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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The Mint will resume placing mint marks on coins in 1968. Mint marks will appear on proof coins.
Remarks by Robert A. Wallace presented to the Silver Users Association in New York.
The Joint Commission will review the coinage and silver situation on March 1, 1968.
Mint Director Eva Adams notes Mint will accept order until three million sets have been ordered.
Assistant Secretary of the Treasury Robert A. Wallace speaks at the Metropolitan New York Numismatic Convention, about a gold medal for Dr. Martin Luther King, the silver situation, the silver dollars remaining in the treasury, the Kennedy half dollar, and uncirculated and proof sets.
Mint Director Eva Adams notes production of uncirculated sets will be limited to two million sets.
Mint profits from proof set sales.
The Assistant Secretary of the Treasury speaks at the American Metal Market Seminar on the silver situation, including GSA silver sales.
Secretary of the Treasury Henry H. Fowler to officiate at cornerstone laying ceremony on September 18, 1968 in Philadelphia.
The Mint's maximum capacity of over three million sets has been reached.
Mint expects to continue production of 40% silver half dollars. Majority of Commission recommends that Congress make permanent the ban on melting silver coins.
Treasury Secretary Henry H. Fowler summarizes the Commission history and the present silver situation.