US Mint Confirms Enhanced Uncirculated 2014 Native American Dollar

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Late last week, the United States Mint began sales of the 2014 American $1 Coin and Currency Set. Based on the press release and initial product page, the set seemed to simply contain a regular uncirculated 2014 Native American Dollar and a $1 note. The Mint has now confirmed that the $1 coin carries an enhanced uncirculated finish. At the start of sales, some readers noted the description … [Read More...]

Upcoming Franklin D. Roosevelt Coin and Chronicles Set

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The United States Mint has provided details on the upcoming 2014 Franklin D. Roosevelt Coin and Chronicles Set. The product will incorporate two coins, two medals, and four postage stamps along with a booklet with images related to FDR's life and presidency. The two coins included in the set will be the 2014-S Proof Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Dollar and the 2014-S Proof Roosevelt … [Read More...]

US Mint Reduces 50th Anniversary Kennedy Silver Set Product Limit

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The United States Mint has announced a reduction to the product limit for the 2014 50th Anniversary Kennedy Half Dollar Silver Coin Collection. The previously indicated limit of 300,000 units has now been reduced to 225,000 units. The four coin silver set represented the third in a trio of products issued to mark the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy Half Dollar series. The US Mint seemed to … [Read More...]

2014 American $1 Coin and Currency Set

2014 American $1 Coin and Currency Set

Today, November 20, 2014 at 12:00 Noon ET, the United States Mint will begin sales for the 2014 American $1 Coin and Currency Set. The set provides a "distinctive pairing" of the 2014 Native American Dollar and a 2013 $1 Federal Reserve Note. The set is created around the theme from the 2014 Native American Dollar, which commemorates how native hospitality helped to ensure the success of … [Read More...]

Everglades National Park Quarter Three Coin Set

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Today, November 18, 2014 at 12:00 Noon ET, the United States Mint began accepting orders for the America the Beautiful Quarters Three Coin Set featuring the Everglades National Park Quarter. The Everglades Quarter was first released into circulation on November 6, 2014 and on the same day the US Mint began accepting orders for circulating quality versions of the coin in bags and rolls. … [Read More...]

US Mint To Remove Household Limits on 50th Anniversary Kennedy Sets

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The United States Mint has announced that they will be lifting the household ordering limits on the 50th Anniversary Kennedy Half Dollar Uncirculated Coin Set and Silver Coin Collection effective Monday, November 17, 2014 at 12:01 AM. This year, the US Mint created three separate products to mark the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy Half Dollar. The Uncirculated Coin Set containing two clad … [Read More...]

2014 America the Beautiful Quarters Circulating Coin Set

2014 ATB Circulating Coin Set

Today, November 13, 2014 at 12:00 Noon ET, the United States Mint began accepting orders for the 2014 America the Beautiful Quarters Circulating Coin Set. This ten coin set includes circulating quality examples of each of this year's quarters from both the Philadelphia and Denver Mints. This year's quarters feature designs representing Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Tennessee, … [Read More...]

United States Mint 2015 Coin of the Year Nominees

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Late last month, Krause Publications announced the nominees for their 2015 Coin of the Year Awards, which will be for 2013-dated coins. There were a total of 94 different nominees from 45 different countries across ten categories. Winners will be selected from ten different categories with an overall winner also declared. As I have in the past, I wanted to highlight the nominees from the United … [Read More...]

US Mint Circulating Coin Production October 2014

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Updated figures are available for the United States Mint's circulating coin production through the month of October 2014. For the eighth time this year, overall production topped the 1 billion level. For the month of October, the US Mint produced 1.17 billion circulating quality coins at the Philadelphia and Denver Mint facilities. This figure was up from the prior month when just over 1 … [Read More...]

2014-P Everglades National Park Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin

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Today, November 6, 2014 at 12:00 Noon ET, the United States Mint began accepting orders for the Everglades National Park Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coins. This represents the twenty-fifth overall release within the numismatic series of large sized silver coins. The reverse of the coin, which was designed by Joel Iskowitz and engraved by Joseph Menna, features a scene of an anhinga with … [Read More...]