Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 108 Part 3.djvu/625

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PUBLIC LAW 103-328—SEPT. 29, 1994 108 STAT. 2377 SEC. 208. UNITED STATES BOTANIC GARDEN COMMEMORATIVE COINS. 31 USC 5112 (a) COIN SPECIFICATIONS. — \ (1) ONE-DOLLAR SILVER COINS. — 1 (A) ISSUANCE. — The Secretary of the Treasury (hereafter in this section referred to as the "Secretary^') shall mint and issue not more than 500,000 $1 coins, which shall weigh 26.73 grams, have a diameter of 1.500 inches, and contain 90 percent silver and 10 percent copper. (B) DESIGN. —The design of the coins issued under this section shall be a rose, the national floral emblem, and a frontal view of the French facade of the United States Botanic Garden. On each coin there shall be a designation of the value of the coin, an inscription of the years "1820-1995", and inscriptions of the words "Liberty", 'In God We Trust", "United States of America", and "E Pluribus Unum". (2) LEGAL TENDER. — The coins issued under this section shall be legal tender, as provided in section 5103 of title 31, United States Code. (3) NUMISMATIC ITEMS.— For purposes of section 5134 of title 31, United States Code, all coins minted under this section shall be considered to be numismatic items. (b) SOURCE OF BULLION.— The Secretary shall obtain silver for the coins minted under this section only from stockpiles established under the Strategic and Critical Materials Stock Piling Act. (c) SELECTION OF DESIGN.— The design for the coins minted under this section shall be— (1) selected by the Secretary after consultation with the National Fund for the United States Botanic Garden and the Commission of Fine Arts; and (2) reviewed by the Citizens Commemorative Coin Advisory Committee. (d) ISSUANCE OF COINS. — (1) QUALITY OF COINS. —Coins minted under this section may be issued in uncirculated and proof qualities. (2) MINT FACILITi^—Not more than 1 facility of the United States Mint may be used to strike any particular quality of the coins minted under this section. (3) PERIOD OF ISSUANCE.— The Secretary may issue coins minted under this section during the period beginning on January 1, 1997, and ending on December 31, 1997. (e) SALE OF COINS. — (1) SALE PRICE.— The coins authorized under this section shall be sold by the Secretary at a price equal to the sum of the face value of the coins, the surcharge provided in paragraph (4) with respect to such coins, and the cost of designing and issuing the coins (including labor, materials, dies, use of machinery, overhead expenses, marketing, and shipping). (2) BULK SALES. —The Secretary shall make bulk sales available at a reasonable discount. (3) PREPAID ORDERS.— The Secretary shall accept prepaid orders for the coins authorized under this section prior to the issuance of such coins. Sales under this paragraph shall be at a reasonable discount. (4) SURCHARGE REQUIRED. —All sales shall include a surcharge of $10 per coin. (f) GENERAL WAIVER OF PROCUREMENT REGULATIONS.—