The US Mint may finally go to the dogs in 2023

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  1. willieboyd2

    willieboyd2 First Class Poster

    A congressman has proposed a US commemorative coin program to honor dogs in 2023.

    From Coin World:

    Dogs could receive 2023 commemorative coin program
    Published: Oct 6, 2021, 11 AM

    Legislation was introduced for a three-coin commemorative program for 2023 recognizing working dogs in the military and their continued service after retirement from active duty.

    The legislation, H.R. 5232, was introduced Sept. 10 in the House by Rep. Patrick T. McHenry and referred to the Committee on Financial Services for further consideration.

    https://www.coinworld.com/news/us-coins/dogs-could-receive-2023-commemorative-coin-program

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    Country Dog is ready for his close-up

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  3. -jeffB

    -jeffB Greshams LEO Supporter

  4. Muzyck

    Muzyck Ain't never caught a rabbit. A good friend tho

    That's a wily looking canine. :happy:
     
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  5. green18

    green18 Unknown member Sweet on Commemorative Coins Supporter

    Woof, woof.......

    Where's the Corgi?
     
  6. Randy Abercrombie

    Randy Abercrombie Supporter! Supporter

    Finally.... A worthwhile coin design.
     
  7. GoldFinger1969

    GoldFinger1969 Supporter! Supporter

  8. CoinCorgi

    CoinCorgi Tell your dog I said hi!

    The congressman can kiss my fluff...

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  9. CoinCorgi

    CoinCorgi Tell your dog I said hi!

    Actually those service dogs are noble beasts and deserve recognition, but a coin? Really?
     
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  10. Dynoking

    Dynoking Well-Known Member

    I take one with a German Shepherd.
     
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  11. ifthevamzarockin

    ifthevamzarockin Well-Known Member

    I'm gonna be famous! :)
     
  12. -jeffB

    -jeffB Greshams LEO Supporter

    They deserve it more than basketball or baseball, I'd say. Commemorating sports, yeesh.

    Now, produce an Ultimate or Freestyle commemorative, with the rim upset on only one side, and we can talk.
     
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  13. CoinCorgi

    CoinCorgi Tell your dog I said hi!

  14. tommyc03

    tommyc03 Senior Member

    Although I would not buy one, as I don't buy any Mint products anymore, I certainly support this effort as long as the proceeds go to a really good organization that actually will support these noble creatures. But it will be a tough call as to what or which dogs to portray. The military isn't just using Sheppard's anymore. Neither are the police.
     
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  15. Noah Worke

    Noah Worke Well-Known Member

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  16. LakeEffect

    LakeEffect Average Circulated Supporter

    Yeah, who was that guy, er, wolf, and why did he get banned?
     
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  17. dwhiz

    dwhiz Collector Supporter

    I like hot dogs with mustard and relish
     
  18. -jeffB

    -jeffB Greshams LEO Supporter

    Much of his posting history is gone. He had a lot more posts about "dogs on coins" than I can find now. I also have a vague impression of him oversharing a little bit about furry stuff.
     
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  19. CoinCorgi

    CoinCorgi Tell your dog I said hi!

  20. Inspector43

    Inspector43 Collecting Since 1948 Supporter

    This is about all you get out of DC, commemorative coins and names for new post offices. Don't ask them to spend time doing anything meaningful.
     
  21. LakeEffect

    LakeEffect Average Circulated Supporter

    Thanks! So you're saying at one time weirdos could post here? Fascinating....
     
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