Do you remember the other Dolley Madison coin?

As collectors await the release of the Dolley Madison First Spouse Gold Coin, some will remember that this First Lady was previous featured on a commemorative coin in 1999. The Dolley Madison Commemorative Silver Dollar was produced to commemorate the 150th anniversary of her passing. This was the first US coin to honor a First […]

Coin Collecting News on Topix

I’ve recently started editing the Coin Collecting News section on Topix. Topix is an online news community where individual editors select news or write news stories relevant to their town or particular interest. The Coin Collecting News section includes daily headlines, a forum, and the ability to create polls. I will try to post timely, […]

Looking for Halloween Ideas?

What will you be giving out for Halloween tomorrow? The US Mint had an interesting idea. Maybe your house can give out new Presidential Dollars. Many of the young visitors to your house may have never come across these in circulation so it might be a special treat that sparks a life long interest in […]

New Products Available from the US Mint

Today the US Mint released several new products as part of their 2007 Holiday Gift Catalog. New products included a First Spouse Bronze Medal set, 50 State Quarter products, and Collector’s Boxes. Probably the most interesting of the new products is the First Spouse Bronze Medal Set. This set contains all four First Spouse Bronze […]

US Mint Holiday Catalog- No Reverse Proof Platinum?

Today the US Mint announced that the 2007 Holiday Catalog would be released on October 25. The press release only mentions products that the US Mint is already offering with no surprises. There was no mention of the rumored 10th Anniversary Platinum Eagle coin set. Throughout the year, there had been rumors of such a […]