Looking Ahead to Late October US Mint Product Releases

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As the United States Mint prepares for a relaunch of their retail website and ordering system, there will be a lengthy gap in new numismatic product releases extending to mid-October. In late October, two significant product releases are scheduled for which the US Mint has recently posted preliminary product pages. These pages provide specific information on the products as well as images of the … [Read More...]

US Mint Website Blackout Dates, End of Subscription Discounts

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The United States Mint has provided additional information related to the launch of their new retail website and ordering system. This page on their website describes the impact on customers and provides links to visual tour pages showcasing the new layouts and functionality. Two significant factors that I wanted to bring to the attention of readers are blackout dates during which no orders … [Read More...]

2014 Presidential Dollar Four Coin Sets, Possible Price Decrease for Gold Products

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Today, September 16, 2014 at 12:00 Noon ET, the United States Mint started accepting orders for the 2014 Presidential $1 Four Coin Sets. There are separate four coin sets available from both the Philadelphia and Denver Mints facilities. Each set contains circulating quality examples of the 2014-dated Presidential Dollars featuring Warren G. Harding, Calvin Coolidge, Herbert Hoover, and … [Read More...]

2014-P Great Sand Dunes National Park Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin

Sand Dunes Silver Coin

Today, September 15, 2014 at 12:00 Noon ET, the United States Mint will begin sales of the Great Sand Dunes National Park Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coins. This will represent the twenty-fourth overall release within the numismatic series. The reverse design carries the image of a father and son playing in the sand within the park next to a creek bed. The background includes the … [Read More...]

US Mint Circulating Coin Production August 2014

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Updated circulating coin production figures have been provided by the United States Mint. Monthly production fell to the lowest level of the year, however it did remain above the level of the year ago period. During the month of August 2014, total production reached 913.38 million pieces across the Philadelphia and Denver Mint facilities. This compares to production in the prior month of more … [Read More...]

2014 Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential $1 Coin Cover

Franklin D. Roosevelt Coin Cover

Yesterday, September 10, 2014, the United States Mint began accepting orders for the 2014 Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential $1 Coin Cover. This represented the 32nd release within the American Presidency $1 Coin Cover Series. Following the format of the series, each cover contains two 2014 Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Dollars sourced from the first day of production at the … [Read More...]

Fallen Heroes of September 11, 2001 Bronze Medals

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At a ceremony held today, three Congressional Gold Medals were awarded in honor of the men and women who perished as a result of the terrorist attacks on the United States on September 11, 2001. The medals, which were authorized under Public Law 112-76, honor the fallen heroes of the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and Flight 93 in rural Pennsylvania. The United States Mint had initially … [Read More...]

Great Sand Dunes Quarter Three Coin Set, JFK Gold Coin Weekly Sales Negative Again

Great Sand Dunes Quarter Set

Today, September 4, 2014 at 12:00 Noon ET, the United States Mint began sales of the America the Beautiful Three Coin Set featuring the Great Sand Dunes National Park Quarter. The Great Sand Dunes Quarter was officially released for circulation on August 25, 2014 when the US Mint also began sales of bags and rolls of circulating quality coins. An official launch ceremony for the coin was … [Read More...]

2014 Annual Uncirculated Dollar Coin Set

2014 Annual Uncirculated Dollar Coin Set

Today, September 8, 2014 at 12:00 Noon ET, the United States Mint will begin sales of the 2014 Annual Uncirculated Dollar Coin Set. The set brings together uncirculated versions of six different dollar coins issued for this year. Across the six coins included in the set, three different series and three different mint facilities are represented. Specifically, each set includes the following … [Read More...]

2014 Eleanor Roosevelt First Spouse Gold Coin

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Today, September 4, 2014 at 12:00 Noon ET, the United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2014 Eleanor Roosevelt First Spouse Gold Coins. This will represent the fourth and final release of the year for the 24 karat gold coin series honoring the spouses of the Presidents. The obverse design features a portrait of Eleanor Roosevelt designed by Chris Costello and engraved by Phebe … [Read More...]