Skip Ribbon Commands
Skip to main content

Boys Town Commemorative Coin Designs Revealed

August 23rd, 2016     By Father Steven Boes, Boys Town National Executive Director

Village of Boys Town

Boys Town youth were among the first to see the designs for three commemorative coins being released by the United States Mint in honor of Boys Town.

The designs were revealed just a little over a year after the Boys Town Centennial Commemorative Coin Act (Public Law 114-30) was signed into law by President Obama on July 5, 2015. The three coins, a $5 gold, a silver dollar and a half dollar clad, will be minted and issued by the United States Mint and will be available to purchase in early 2017. 

This past March, 45 designs went under review by a key advisory committee. While the Secretary of the Treasury made the final decisions on coin designs, Father Boes, the National Executive Director of Boys Town, was consulted to ensure the legacy of Boys Town is accurately and reverently portrayed. 

We are extremely appreciative of all of those individuals who worked so diligently to make this a reality. We can think of no better way to honor the 100 th anniversary of Father Flanagan’s dream. 

Without further delay, here are the three designs for the coins:

$5 Gold pictures

GOLD OBVERSE GOLD REVERSE

Silver Dollar pictures

SILVER OBVERSE SILVER REVERSE

Half Dollar Clad pictures

CLAD OBVERSE  

Read more about the coin process here.

Related Posts

 

 

Boys Town: Saving Children, Healing Families, Parenting Tips | Boys Town Centennial Coin Wins Major Award at 2019 Berlin World Money Fairhttps://www.boystown.org/blog/Pages/Boys-Town-Centennial-Coin-Wins-Major-Award-at-2019-Berlin-World-Money-Fair.aspxBoys Town: Saving Children, Healing Families, Parenting Tips | Boys Town Centennial Coin Wins Major Award at 2019 Berlin World Money FairWe're excited to share that Boys Town's Centennial Silver Dollar was named the Most Inspirational Coin at the World Money Fair in Berlin, Germany, ...February 25th, 2019Boys TownWe're excited to share that Boys Town's Centennial Silver Dollar was named the Most Inspirational Coin at the World Money Fair in Berlin, Germany, ...Boys Town Contributor
Boys Town: Saving Children, Healing Families, Parenting Tips | Despite Unique Challenges, Boys Town Kids Know the Thrill (and Valuable Skills) of Playing Sportshttps://www.boystown.org/blog/Pages/bt-kids-know-the-thrill-of-playing-sports.aspxBoys Town: Saving Children, Healing Families, Parenting Tips | Despite Unique Challenges, Boys Town Kids Know the Thrill (and Valuable Skills) of Playing SportsSports are an important part of Boys Town because they help build character in young people. Our Competing With Character curriculum provides an innovative game plan for enhancing youth sports with a focus on character development.February 8, 2019Boys TownSports are an important part of Boys Town because they help build character in young people. Our Competing With Character curriculum provides an innovative game plan for enhancing youth sports with a focus on character development.Father Steven E. Boes, President and National Executive Director, Boys Town
Boys Town: Saving Children, Healing Families, Parenting Tips | At Boys Town, the Humbled and Hurting Find Healing and Hopehttps://www.boystown.org/blog/Pages/the-humbled-and-hurting-find-healing-and-hope.aspxBoys Town: Saving Children, Healing Families, Parenting Tips | At Boys Town, the Humbled and Hurting Find Healing and HopeSometimes, out of nowhere, a challenge or a problem can arise that we can’t handle on our own. It may be something that we never thought could happen to us, but suddenly, we don’t know where to turn. That’s when we use our faith to move forward.November 20, 2018Parenting AdviceSometimes, out of nowhere, a challenge or a problem can arise that we can’t handle on our own. It may be something that we never thought could happen to us, but suddenly, we don’t know where to turn. That’s when we use our faith to move forward.Father Steven E. Boes President and National Executive Director, Boys Town