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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Treasury Secretary David M. Kennedy announces nomination of Mrs. Betty Higby as Superintendent of the Denver Mint.
Gold coins made prior to 1934 may be imported to the U.S. without license
Engraved by Frank Gasparro, the Nixon medal may be ordered for $3.00.
Commission to meet on May 12, 1969. The commission members are all named.
Treasury will reduce the amount of silver offered in its weekly auction. The Joint Commission on Coinage recommends lifting the ban on melting silver coins.
Treasury has on hand 2.9 million silver dollars with recognized numismatic value. Discusses plans for selling these pieces.
Theodore is sworn in as the 15th Superintendent of the Philadelphia Mint.
A preview briefing and tour of the United States Mint in Philadelphia will take place on August 13, 1969.
Secretary of the Treasury David M. Kennedy speaks at the dedication of the Philadelphia Mint on August 14, 1969. Recounts Mint history.
Brooks is sworn in as Mint Director. She was previously Assistant Chairman of the Republican National Committee.
There will be a limit of 5 sets per order. Price will be $5 per set. Uncirculated sets production is capped at two million sets.
Eggers speaks on a non-silver half dollar, a non-silver dollar coin, and the sale of the 2.9 million silver dollars held by Treasury.
The Assistant Secretary of the Treasury speaks at the 1969 Mining Convention of the American Mining Congress, regarding the silver situation.
Treasury reiterates intention to strike a silverless Eisenhower dollar, and not a 40% silver version.
Proof and uncirculated sets create $6.5 million profit for Treasury.
The new Mint coins 8 million pieces per day and is expected to increase to 16 million coins per day.