2012-04-04 / Civics and Politics

Coins commemorate County's Bicentennial

Coins, lapel pins available to public
Eric Gross

Newly minted Challenge coins and lapel pins are now available for purchase allowing all residents of the county to celebrate Putnam's Bicentennial.Design courtesy of County Executive's Office / Shown is the design of the new coin and lapel pin available to residents to mark Putnam's Bicentennial.Design courtesy of County Executive's Office / Shown is the design of the new coin and lapel pin available to residents to mark Putnam's Bicentennial.

County Executive Mary Ellen Odell unveiled the commemorative piece Friday at the County Office Building.

The county's official bicentennial design makes up the front while the flip side is emblazoned with Castle Rock located in Garrison.

Odell said the coins are on sale for $10 while the lapel pins sell for $5 with all proceeds benefitting the Bicentennial Committee that is planning a variety of activities and ceremonies later this year.

 

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