Army unveils coin designs during Army-Navy game

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PHILADELPHIA (Army News Service, Dec. 13, 2010) -- Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. and Army Historical Foundation Executive Director Retired Brig. Gen. Creighton W. Abrams Jr. unveiled designs for three 2011 Army Commemorative Coins during the 111th Army-Navy football classic Dec. 11, at Philadelphia's Lincoln Financial Field.

"The designs for the 2011 U.S. Army Commemorative Coins unveiled today celebrate our magnificent Army's storied history and heritage and signify a remarkable public tribute to every American Soldier who has served our nation in war and in peace," said Secretary of the Army John McHugh following the unveiling.

The United States Mint will produce the $5 gold coin, the silver dollar, and the clad half-dollar in both proof and uncirculated versions. Prices for the coins will be announced on Jan. 31. The coins will go on sale in early February and remain available only through 2011....

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