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If it’s Charm City it must be Whitman

The Whitman Coin and Currency Expo began yesterday at the Baltimore Convention Center. One of the largest shows, the Whitman Expo covers three large conference halls at the Baltimore Convention Center. There is never enough time to get through it in a day while also talking to everyone. This year, as president of the Maryland [...]

2014 American Buffalo Gold Proof Coin

The American Buffalo One Ounce Gold Proof Coin is the first 24-karat gold proof coin ever struck by the United States Mint and is the collector version of the official United States Mint American Buffalo Gold Bullion Coin. Containing one ounce of.9999 fine 24-karat gold, these lustrous coins are among the world’s purest gold […]

2014 Calvin Coolidge $1 Coin Cover

This limited-edition coin cover—only 20,000 will be produced—honors President Calvin Coolidge, who served as our 30th President from 1923 to 1929. The United States Mint American Presidency $1 Coin Cover honoring Coolidge features two coins from the first day of production at each United States Mint facility at Philadelphia and Denver. This product is available […]

Yes, the law allows the U.S. Mint to do it

Recent events have caused the amateurs to come out of the woodwork to decry that the U.S. Mint is doing something illegal. While the U.S. Mint is an agency run by fallible humans, they are less prone to issues as seen in other bureaus within the Department of the Treasury. However, understanding what the U.S. [...]

2014 United States Mint Silver Proof Set

This prestigious annual set is ideal for collectors and gift-givers alike! It contains 14 coins, each bearing the “S” mint mark of the United States Mint at San Francisco. Included in this set are four Presidential $1 Coins honoring Warren G. Harding, Calvin Coolidge, Herbert Hoover, and Franklin D. Roosevelt; five quarters from the America […]

Quarter deliveries, for laundry

The web site is offering “Quarters for laundry, delivered monthly”. Prices as low as $14.99 for $10 in quarters a month, with two day shipping. A parody? Every laundromat I've used had a change machine. But I suspect the site is real.

2014 Calvin Coolidge Presidential $1 Coin Rolls, Bags, and Boxes

The second 2014 Presidential $1 Coin pays tribute to Calvin Coolidge, our 30th President. The circulating quality Presidential $1 Coin honoring Coolidge is offered in 25-coin rolls, 100-coin bags, and 250-coin boxes. These products are available today! Image/Copy: U.S. Mint

Unicode 7 adds symbol for Azeri Manat symbol

We can now typeset the Azerbaijani currency symbol, the Azeri Manat, as it has been added to Unicode 7.0. reported that the symbol gained wide use in 2012, appearing on advertisements and markets in Azerbaijan. The code is U+20BC. Show More Summary

Will you buy the 24-karat gold Kennedy half dollar tribute coin?

The U.S. Mint announced that the 2014 50th Anniversary 24-karat gold Kennedy half-dollar tribute will go on sale to the public at the American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money being held in Rosemont, Illinois (a suburb of Chicago not far from O’Hare Airport) on August 5-9, 2014. This will be the third time that [...]

2014 United States Mint American Eagle One Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin

The 2014 United States Mint American Eagle One Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin features an ever-hopeful Liberty striding confidently toward the sunrise, draped in the strength of the Stars and Stripes, and carrying branches of laurel and oak in her arms to symbolize both civil and military glory. Each coin is encapsulated in plastic, placed in […]

2014 America the Beautiful Quarters Three Coin Set™ – Shenandoah National Park

The 2014 United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set – Shenandoah National Park features one uncirculated quarter from the United States Mint at Philadelphia, one uncirculated quarter from the United States Mint at Denver, and one proof quarter from the United States Mint at San Francisco. This set—featuring coins held in a durable […]

Cook Island thermometer coins

Cook Islands will be issuing a coin with an embedded thermometer to commemorate the 270th anniversary of the death of Anders Celsius. While his name does sound familiar, the results of his work is known in most of the world except for the daily lives of most Americans. Celsius was a Swedish physicist, mathematician and [...]

2014 America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin | Great Smoky Mountains National Park

The United States Mint is proud to offer the 2014 America The Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin honoring Tennessee’s Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Three inches in diameter and made of.999 fine silver, the reverse design depicts a historic log cabin found within Great Smoky Mountains National Park. It features a segment of […]

State Department MOU hearing leaves room for optimism

The public session of the Cultural Property Advisory Committee hearing to consider a potential Memorandum of Understanding with Egypt (June 2nd) has drawn considerable interest among the regular pontificators on both sides of the issue. Show More Summary

Modern U.S. Uncirculated Mint Set Coin Values | James Bucki

This guide will give you an idea of how much your uncirculated mint set issued by the U.S. Mint, made from 1947 through today, is worth.  The table below provides average coin values based upon current market conditions.  This guide assumes that all sets are in original U.S. Mint packaging, boxes and all original documents and/or Certificates of […]

2014 United States Mint American Eagle Gold Proof Coins

A collector version of the official United States Mint American Eagle Bullion Coin—the 2014 American Eagle Gold Proof Coin—is here! Available in limited mintages in four sizes – one ounce, one-half ounce, one-quarter ounce, and one-tenth ounce, as well as a four-coin set containing one coin in each size, these coins are available today! Image/Copy:  […]

Gifts for Your Dad

This Father’s Day give him a gift he will enjoy for years – a genuine collectible from the United States Mint! Order today! Image/Copy:  U.S. Mint

The Top 10 Most Valuable Coins In The World | James Bucki

This list of the most valuable coins in the world features coins that were actually sold and the prices that they realized. There are coins that are unique, housed in museums and will never be available for sale to the general public. Since these coins are considered “priceless” they are not included in this list […]

U.S. Mint gives more time to comment on alternative metals

If you have not provided your opinion to the U.S. Mint about their study of alternative metals for circulating coins, the time to provide comments have been extended. According to the Federal Register (79 F.R. 32363 [PDF]), the National Armored Carriers Association (NACA) requested an extension stating that additional time is necessary to provide an [...]

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