Civil Rights Act of 1964 to be Commemorated with Silver Dollar

Civil Rights Act of 1964 to be Commemorated with Silver Dollar

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Next year, in honor of the 50th anniversary of the enactment of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, a commemorative coin by the United States Mint will be issued.  Next year marks several major commemorations of the Civil Rights movement, including the 50th anniversary of the enactment of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Additionally, a press release from the Department of Treasury states that, “surcharges in the amount of $10 for each coin sold are authorized to be paid to the United Negro College Fund to carry out its purposes, including providing scholarships and internships for minority students and operating funds and technology enhancement services for 37 member historically black colleges and universities.”

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