The following news release was issued Jan. 23 by thre United States Mint:
The United States Mint (Mint) is resuming its Mutilated Coin Redemption
Established under the authority of 31 U.S.C. §
5120, the program provides an avenue through which individuals and
businesses can exchange bent and partial coins (commonly referred to
as "mutilated coins") for reimbursement.
2015, the Mint suspended the program to assess the security of the
program and develop additional safeguards to enhance the integrity of
the acceptance and processing of mutilated coinage. The Mint engaged
in the rulemaking process to revise the Treasury regulations appearing
at 31 C.F.R. part 100, subpart C. Additionally, the Mint published on
its website detailed information relevant to the revised procedures
for the exchange of mutilated coins.
for the Mint's Mutilated Coin Redemption Program are available at www.usmint.gov/news/consumer-alerts/mutilated-coin-program.
Instructions for completing the application are available at www.usmint.gov/news/consumer-alerts/mutilated-coin-program/instructions.