Source: Norwich Bulletin
Source type: newspaper
Document type: article
Document title: “Souvenir Gold Dollar in Honor of M’Kinley”
City of publication: Norwich, Connecticut
Date of publication: 19 January 1916
Volume number: 58
Issue number: 16
|“Souvenir Gold Dollar in Honor of M’Kinley.” Norwich Bulletin 19 Jan. 1916 v58n16: p. 1.|
|McKinley memorialization (currency); William McKinley (death: government response); McKinley memorial (Niles, OH).|
Souvenir Gold Dollar in Honor of M’Kinley
Bill Favorably Reported by House Committee on Coinage.
Washington, Jan. 18.—A hundred thousand souvenir gold dollars commemorating erection of the $300,000 memorial building soon to be dedicated at Niles, Ohio, in honor of William McKinley, would be coined under a bill favorably reported today by the house committee on coinage, weights and measures. The McKinley birthplace memorial association is to be permitted to sell the coins at a premium to help pay for construction and maintenance of the building.