2014 Baseball HOF Silver Dollars Officially Sold Out

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The proof and uncirculated 2014 National Baseball Hall of Fame Silver Dollars have officially been marked as "sold out" on the United States Mint's website. For nearly two weeks, the Mint had been accepting orders for the coins for placement on a waiting list. On April 9, the US Mint had posted a "waiting list" notice on the product pages for the coins. The notice indicated that orders had been … [Read More...]

Arrival: 2013 Theodore Roosevelt Coin and Chronicles Set

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Just ahead of the release of the Baseball HOF Commemorative Coins, the United States Mint began shipment of the 2013 Theodore Roosevelt Coin and Chronicles Sets. This special product issued to honor the 26th President had originally gone on sale December 17, 2013. The Coin and Chronicles Set includes the 2013-S Proof Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Dollar, the Bald Eagle National Wildlife … [Read More...]

US Mint Circulating Coin Production for March 2014

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The United States Mint has provided updated circulating coin production figures through March 2014. Preliminary mintage levels have also been provided for the Shenandoah National Park Quarter and Herbert Hoover Presidential Dollar. For the month of March 2014, the US Mint struck 1.025 billion circulating quality coins at the Philadelphia and Denver facilities. This marked an increase compared … [Read More...]

Numismatic Gold Coin Price Increase Possible

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Based on the available data, it is possible that the prices for the United States Mint's numismatic gold coins may be increased tomorrow. The pricing change would impact the recently released 2014 Proof Gold Eagle products. The US Mint determines prices for numismatic gold and platinum products based on the average weekly prices of the metals. The average is calculated based on the London Fix … [Read More...]

Baseball Hall of Fame Gold Coin Missing “W” Mintmark?

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Update: The coin was sent to NGC for evaluation and after some examination it was found that the coin was not centered in the capsule which obscured the visibility of the mint mark. The coin is not missing the mint mark. A Mint News Blog reader has reported receiving a 2014 National Baseball Hall of Fame $5 Proof Gold Coin which is missing the "W" mint mark. If this discovery can be confirmed, … [Read More...]

2014-W Uncirculated American Silver Eagle

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Yesterday, April 10, 2014, the United States Mint began accepting orders for the 2014-W Uncirculated American Silver Eagle. The coins were launched during a busy week, which also saw three other numismatic releases, the sell out of the Baseball Hall of Fame Silver Dollars, and the CCAC's discussion of a potential redesign for the Silver Eagle. The numismatic offerings for the American … [Read More...]

Calvin Coolidge Presidential Dollar Rolls, Bags, and Boxes

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Today, April 10, 2014 at 12:00 Noon ET, the United States Mint opened sales for circulating quality 2014 Calvin Coolidge Presidential Dollars in rolls, bags, and boxes. This represents the second release of the year and the 30th release overall within the Presidential $1 Coin Program. The obverse design of the coin features a portrait of Calvin Coolidge designed and engraved by Phebe … [Read More...]

2014 Baseball Hall of Fame Silver Dollars Sold Out

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The United States Mint has received orders to account for the entire maximum authorized mintage of the 2014 National Baseball Hall of Fame Silver Dollars. This marks a quick sell out for the "curved coins" featuring a depiction of a glove and baseball, which went on sale less than two weeks ago. Around 4:00 PM today, the US Mint posted a "waiting list notice" on the product pages for the proof … [Read More...]

Should the Design of the American Silver Eagle Be Changed?

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For several years, the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee has been recommending a design change for the American Silver Eagle. At a teleconference meeting held today, the group will discuss potential designs and likely make a formal recommendation for a new reverse design for the popular bullion and collector coin. The American Silver Eagle has carried the same design since its … [Read More...]

Shenandoah National Park Quarter Three Coin Set

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Today, April 8, 2014 at 12:00 Noon ET, the United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2014 America the Beautiful Quarters Three Coin Set featuring the Shenandoah National Park Quarters. The Shenandoah National Park Quarter, which went on sale in bags and rolls last week, features a depiction of a hiker taking in the view from the Little Stony Mam summit, as designed by Phebe … [Read More...]