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house Bill H.R. 4539

Plymouth 400th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act of 2017

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      Committee on Financial Services
    IntroducedDecember 4th, 2017

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Title

Plymouth 400th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act of 2017

Official Title

To require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in commemoration of the 400th anniversary of the landing of the Mayflower and settlement of Plymouth Colony, the signing of the Mayflower Compact near Provincetown, and the role of the indigenous Wampanoag Tribes in the realization of the settlement.

Summary

Plymouth 400th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to issue up to 100,000 $5 gold coins, 500,000 $1 silver coins, and 750,000 half-dollar clad coins emblematic of the landing and settlement of Plymouth Colony, the signing of the Mayflower Compact, and the role of the indigenous Wampanoag tribes in the realization of the settlement. These coins may be issued only during a one-year period beginning January 1, 2020. Sales of such coins shall include specified surcharges, which shall be paid by Treasury as follows: 30% to Plymouth 400, Inc.; 30% to the General Society of Mayflower Descendants; 20% to the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe; 5% to the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah); 5% to the Pilgrim Society's Pilgrim Hall Museum; 5% to Plimoth Plantation, Inc.; and 5% to Pilgrims' First Landing Park, Inc.

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