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New $5, $1 coins pay homage to War of 1812, Battle of Baltimore
The U.S. Mint unveiled the designs Wednesday for two limited-issue coins that will be available in March to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812. The $5 gold piece and the silver dollar pay homage to the national anthem, Fort McHenry and the Battle of Baltimore.
By Mary Gail Hare, The Baltimore Sun
December 14, 2011