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Coin countdown: Legion 100th anniversary coins on sale today at noon

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Today is the day — The American Legion’s Centennial Coin goes on sale at noon Eastern Daylight Time. Visit for purchases, pricing details and more information.

There are many factors that go into the price of the coins, of which there are three different variations. Do note, however, that today’s introductory prices will increase to the regular prices starting at 3 p.m. EDT on April 15.

In addition to being a suitable collector’s item, the special coins have a deeper meaning.

Proceeds from each sale will contribute to The American Legion’s legacy of supporting veterans, servicemembers, their families and their communities throughout our nation. The funding will support programs that aid veterans in need, mentor children and so much more.

“What an incredibly special way to celebrate our first 100 years of service to communities, states and nation,” American Legion National Commander Brett Reistad said. “These coins help tell the origins of our incredible organization while also helping to fulfill the needs of veterans, their families and others who we serve every day with pride and purpose.”

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The issuance or replacement of military service medals, awards and decorations must be requested in writing.

Requests should be submitted in writing to the appropriate military service branch division of the NPRC. Standard form (SF 180), available through the VA, is recommended to submit your request. Generally, there is no charge for medal or award replacements. For more information, or for the mailing address of the military branch office to submit your request to, call 1-86-NARA-NARA (1-866-272-6272) or visit the NPRC website at