Will Rising Gold Cause a Dolley Madison Sell Out?

The Dolley Madison First Spouse Gold Coin has now been on sale for one week at the US Mint. Unlike the first three issues of the First Spouse Series, Dolley Madison sales seem to be having trouble gaining momentum. I had explored some of the possible reasons in a previous post. There are a few upcoming factors which may spark increased interest in the coin.The price of gold has risen sharply … [Read More...]

2008 Presidential Dollar Release Dates Announced

The US Mint recently announced the release dates for the 2008 Presidential Dollars. Next year will mark the second year of the series and include the next four Presidents. The published release dates are as follows:James Monroe Dollar- release date February 14, 2008John Quincy Adams Dollar- release date May 15, 2008Andrew Jackson Dollar- release date August 14, 2008Martin Van Buren Dollar- … [Read More...]

2007-W American Silver Eagle Sold Out

The 2007-W American Silver Eagle is now sold out at the Mint. These are the Uncirculated Silver Eagles sold by the US Mint, which have been branded as a collectible version of the bullion coin. This version of the coin is struck on specially burnished blanks and carries the "W" mint mark. The sell out happened on Tuesday night.Many are already predicting that prices for the coin will rise going … [Read More...]

10th Anniversary Platinum Eagle Set- Release Date

The Mint had previously revealed to CoinWorld that the highly anticipated 10th Anniversary Platinum Eagle Set was still on the schedule for this year. The release was expected in December, although an exact date had not been set.Today Dave Harper on Numismaster confirmed that the release date for the set will be December 13.As mentioned in my previous post, the 10th Anniversary Platinum Set will … [Read More...]

2008 First Spouse Gold Coins Designs Released

The US Mint has released artist's renderings of the 2008 First Spouse Gold Coins. The coins for next year will feature the following:Elizabeth MonroeLouisa AdamsAndrew Jackson's LibertyMartin Van Buren's LibertySince Andrew Jackson and Martin Van Buren did not have a spouse while serving as president, the coins feature designs used on coins circulating during their presidency. Andrew Jackson's … [Read More...]

Dolley Madison First Spouse Gold- Still on Sale

The Dolley Madison First Spouse Gold Coins went on sale at the US Mint today at 12:00 Noon EST. As of writing this post at 9:00 PM EST, the coins are still available for sale. This is notable because the prior three issues of the First Spouse Coin Program had sold out within shorter time frames.Because of the previous quick sell outs of the first three coins, there had been some discussion … [Read More...]

Little Rock Central High School Desegregation Commemorative- Only One Month Left

As mentioned in my last post, I wanted to take a look at this year's Commemorative coins. They are only expected to remain available for sale at the Mint until December 14, so this will be a last look for anyone contemplating adding these coins to their collection.The second program for this year was the Little Rock Central High School Desegregation Commemorative. This coin commemorates the 50th … [Read More...]

Jamestown 400th Anniversary Commemorative- Only One Month Left

With all of the recent attention to new Mint offerings like the Burnished Gold, Silver, Platinum Eagle coins and First Spouse coins, its easy to overlook the regular Commemorative coins. A post from Dave Harper on Buzz reminded me of this year's two Commemorative coin programs.His post indicates that coins from the current two programs will only remain available until December 14. I will use the … [Read More...]

Pricing for Dolley Madison First Spouse Gold Coins Announced

The Mint has just announced the pricing for the Dolley Madison First Spouse Gold Coins. These coins will officially go on Sale Monday, November 19 at 12:00 noon ET.Pricing has been set at $509.95 for the Uncirculated version of the coin and $529.95 for the Proof version. This is an increase over the pricing for the first three coins of the series which were priced at $410.95 and $429.95 for … [Read More...]

Mahalo ToDo- Coin Collecting

Jason Calacanis recently announced a quick way to request new Mahalo pages. Mahalo is a people powered search engine. How about a page for Coin Collecting? Oh, and Mahalo Daily is hilarious. … [Read More...]