2008 Proof Platinum Eagle Release Date

The US Mint has just announced the release date for 2008 Proof American Eagle Platinum coins as Monday, May 5, 2008. The brief product information update is here, although for some reason the date is only visible in the RSS feed here. Pricing information for the upcoming coins has not yet been released. Most of […]

Michael DeBakey M.D. Bronze Medal

Michael DeBakey M.D. Bronze Medals will be available from the US Mint tomorrow April 23, 2008 at 12:00 Noon ET. The release will coincide with the presentation of the Congressional Gold Medal to Dr. DeBakey by President Bush. Dr. Debakey is well known for his pioneering work in cardiovascular surgery and the artificial heart. He […]

2008-W Silver Eagles with Reverse of 2007

Coin World reports that an unknown number of the 2008-W Burnished Silver Eagles have been struck using the reverse die type of 2007. Coin World was first notified about the variety by John Nanney of Leesburg, GA. The reverse type is most easily distinguished by the appearance of the “U” of “United States.” Coins with […]