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Currency and Coin - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) - Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond. Does the Federal Reserve produce bank notes and coins?

Currency and Coin - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) - Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

No, the Federal Reserve does not produce bank notes or coins. The Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) produces currency and stamps, and the U.S. U.S. Coins in Circulation. Symbols-on-american-money. S Guide (3-5): Quick Facts: The United States of Amercia. States and Capitals Study List. U.S. State Abbreviations & State Postal Codes. US Time Zones - EST PST MST CST HST AKST. American Flag Etiquette. Federal law stipulates many aspects of flag etiquette.

American Flag Etiquette

The section of law dealing with American Flag etiquette is generally referred to as the Flag Code. Some general guidelines from the Flag Code answer many of the most common questions: The flag should be lighted at all times, either by sunlight or by an appropriate light source. Flag Timeline. Adoption of State Flag Desecration Statutes — By the late 1800's an organized flag protection movement was born in reaction to perceived commercial and political misuse of the flag.

Flag Timeline

After supporters failed to obtain federal legislation, Illinois, Pennsylvania, and South Dakota became the first States to adopt flag desecration statutes. By 1932, all of the States had adopted flag desecration laws. In general, these State laws outlawed: (i) placing any kind of marking on the flag, whether for commercial, political, or other purposes; (ii) using the flag in any form of advertising; and (iii) publicly mutilating, trampling, defacing, defiling, defying or casting contempt, either by words or by act, upon the flag. Presidential Inaugural Addresses. Texas Facts.