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2014 United States Mint Annual Uncirculated Dollar Coin Set

  The 2014 United States Mint Annual Uncirculated Dollar Coin Set is a distinctive set featuring dollar coins with uncirculated finishes. This six-coin set contains the four uncirculated 2014 Presidential $1 Coins from the United States Mint at Philadelphia, the uncirculated Native American $1 Coin from the United States Mint at Denver and the stunning […]

2014 First Spouse Series One-Half Ounce Gold Coin | Eleanor Roosevelt

  The final release in 2014, the Eleanor Roosevelt First Spouse Gold Coin features a portrait of Eleanor Roosevelt. Mrs. Roosevelt was considered the eyes, ears, and feet for her partially paralyzed husband, Franklin D. Roosevelt. She reported directly and in great detail to him regarding her many trips inside and outside the country at […]

2014 Trick or Treat

It has been a few years since I did an All-Hallows-Eve numismatic trick-or-treat that it seems like a good time to do add one. Here are my numismatic tricks and treats for this past year. Girl Scouts need a values adustment TRICK: It was announced in January that the 2013 Girl Scouts commemorative coin did [...]

2014 Franklin D. Roosevelt $1 Coin Cover

  This limited-edition coin cover—only 25,000 will be produced—honors President Franklin D. Roosevelt, who served as our 32nd president from 1933 to 1945. The United States Mint American Presidency $1 Coin Cover honoring Roosevelt features two coins from the first day of production at each United States Mint facility in Philadelphia and Denver. This product […]

U.S. Mint’s Techno Win

If you are like me and forgot, the U.S. Mint began to take orders for the 50th Anniversary Kennedy 2014 Half-Dollar Silver Coin Collection yesterday, October 28. The set consists of four 90-percent silver coins from each of the branch mints using the original design of the Kennedy half-dollar as designed by Gilroy Roberts. For [...]

2014 United States Mint Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Medal Set – Calvin Coolidge

  The 2014 United States Mint Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Medal Set – Calvin Coolidge includes an uncirculated Calvin Coolidge Presidential $1 Coin and a Grace Coolidge Bronze Medal bearing a likeness of the First Spouse Gold Coin. The coin and medal are held in a durable plastic card enhanced with beautiful representations […]

2014 Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential $1 Coin Rolls, Bags and Boxes

  The fourth 2014 Presidential $1 Coin pays tribute to Franklin D. Roosevelt, our 32nd president. These coins with circulating finishes honoring Roosevelt’s legacy are offered in 25-coin rolls, 100-coin bags and 250-coin boxes. These products are available today! Image/Copy:  U.S. Mint

NGC Strikes Out with MLB

Fans of coins encased in plastic with special labels who also are baseball fans must be ecstatic that Fans of coins encased in plastic with special labels who also are baseball fans must be ecstatic that Numismatic Guarantee Corporation and Major League Baseball agreed to an exclusive deal that will allow NGC to reproduce team [...]

"...the scholars said."

The international media has long been challenged in its ability to print the truth, whole truth and nothing but the truth, but a new pinnacle of absurdity has been achieved in a so-called news report on "RT News". The report plays on public ignorance and seeks to inflame reader passions with outrageous claims about cultural property looting in Syria. Show More Summary

United States Mint | Come See Our New Look!

  We’ve redesigned our online shopping experience with you in mind. Shop now to see how your input has helped shape our new features and functionality. Check it out here! Image:  U.S. Mint

2014 Presidential $1 Four-Coin Set

  The 2014 Presidential $1 Four-Coin Set produced at the United States Mint facilities at Philadelphia and Denver has coins with a circulating finish that have never been placed into circulation. They have large, dramatic artwork and edge-incused inscriptions of the year, E PLURIBUS UNUM and the mint mark. Each obverse (heads) shows the name […]

2014 America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin | Great Sand Dunes National Park

  The United States Mint is proud to offer the 2014 America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin honoring Colorado’s Great Sand Dunes National Park. Three inches in diameter and made of.999 fine silver, the reverse (tails) design features a father and son playing in the sand next to the creek bed. The […]

2014 First Spouse Series One-Half Ounce Gold Coin | Lou Hoover

The third in the series released in 2014, the Lou Hoover First Spouse Gold Coin features a portrait of Lou Hoover on the obverse (heads). The reverse (tails) design features a late 1920s radio representing her first public radio address as first lady. She was the first to make such a speech. This coin is […]

Numismatics have changed, but are we having fun?

Advancements in all areas of life, whether it is the cars we drive, the entertainment that we like, how we shop, and where we get our news are inevitable. Where the car I drove in college had a the classic Chrysler Slant 6 engine with nothing electronic, I now drive a Chevy pickup with a [...]

Mintage Limits Set for 2015 First Spouse Gold Coins

WASHINGTON, D.C. (U.S. Mint) — Mintage limits for the First Spouse Gold Coin Program for 2015 have been set. In 2015, the coins will honor Elizabeth Truman, Mamie Eisenhower, Jacqueline Kennedy and Lady Bird Johnson. The combined maximum issuance of proof and uncirculated qualities will be 10,000 for Truman, Eisenhower and Johnson. From 2011 to [...]

Hi. I’m Scott and I’m a Collector

Collecting is a progressive addiction. It might start innocently with a friend introducing us to collecting and even giving us a few freebies. We dabble into buying more, especially items that tie us to our youth. We progress in collecting more from those childhood years putting together sets that we could not afford them. That [...]

It’s Classified!

Prior to the public disclosure of secret documents, administrations have declassified documents at various levels for many different reasons that those of us who worked in these areas did not understand what was to be classified at what levels and for how long. Each department and agency had its own rule. However, everything that was [...]

Summary of September coin-related legislation

With apologies for my absence, the end of the federal fiscal year has made me very busy. I have a few posts I am getting ready to queue up that I hope will be of interest. I appreciate your patience and hope to provide you with something interesting to read soon. In the mean time, [...]

Competition is good

Most of the time I do not like repeating press releases or reporting on press releases. Press releases are written by or for the company issuing them. By design, they are written so that the announcement shows the company in a good light. I would rather use the product and report about it based on [...]

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