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U.S. Mint launches $1 Rutherford B. Hayes coin in Fremont

The newest $1 golden coin honoring president Rutherford B. Hayes was launched at a ceremony in Fremont, OH, Thursday Aug. 18, 2011. The event took place at Hayes' beloved Fremont home,Spiegel Grove, also known as the Hayes Presidential Center. CLICK ANY IMAGE TO VIEW FULL PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

Thomas Culbertson, executive director of the Hayes Presidential Center, left, J. Marc Landry, plant manager at the United States Mint, center, and Fremont Mayor Terry M. Overmyer, do a ceremonial pour of the new $1 Rutherford B. Hayes coins in front of Hayes' old home. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Thomas Culbertson, executive director of the Hayes Presidential Center, left, J. Marc Landry, plant manager at the United States Mint,...
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The brand new golden $1 coins feature Hayes' face. Hayes built a home in Fremont, Spiegel Grove, where he lived until his death in 1893. Enlarge | Buy This Photo The brand new golden $1 coins feature Hayes' face. Hayes built a home in Fremont, Spiegel Grove, where he lived ...
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Clark Fry, left, 1, from Fremont, accepts a new $1 Hayes coin from Mr. Landry at the Hayes Presidential Center. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Clark Fry, left, 1, from Fremont, accepts a new $1 Hayes coin from Mr. Landry at the Hayes Presidential Center.
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Mr. Landry, right, Mr. Culbertson, center, and Mayor Overmyer, hand out the new $1 coins to excited children. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Mr. Landry, right, Mr. Culbertson, center, and Mayor Overmyer, hand out the new $1 coins to excited children.
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Joan Eckermann, special-events and volunteer coordinator at the Hayes Center, sings during the launch ceremony. Coin collectors and local residents alike attended to celebrate Hayes and the launch of the new coin. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Joan Eckermann, special-events and volunteer coordinator at the Hayes Center, sings during the launch ceremony. Coin collectors and local ...
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State Representative Rex Damschroder, left, and Representative Bob Latta (R - OH), applaud during the launch ceremony. While children could get one of 500 available Hayes coins for free, adults had the opportunity to exchange bills for the new mints. Enlarge | Buy This Photo State Representative Rex Damschroder, left, and Representative Bob Latta (R - OH), applaud during the launch ceremony. While children could get ...
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Mayor Overmyer speaks during the launch ceremony at the Hayes Presidential Center. The ceremony drew a crowd of 400 people. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Mayor Overmyer speaks during the launch ceremony at the Hayes Presidential Center. The ceremony drew a crowd of 400 people.
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Bob Kelley, of Woodville, wears a Captain's Civil War frock while listening to dignitaries speak about President Hayes during the ceremony. Hayes was a major general during the Civil War. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Bob Kelley, of Woodville, wears a Captain's Civil War frock while listening to dignitaries speak about President Hayes during the ...
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Colin Matherly, 7, of Fremont, wears a Civil War hat while listening during the launch ceremony. Rutherford B. Hayes is the only president to be wounded in action during the Civil War. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Colin Matherly, 7, of Fremont, wears a Civil War hat while listening during the launch ceremony. Rutherford B. Hayes is ...
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