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...]

Likely Price Reduction for US Mint Numismatic Gold and Platinum Coins

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Based on the available data, prices for the United States Mint's numismatic gold and platinum products will likely be reduced tomorrow. As most readers will be familiar, the US Mint utilizes a flexible pricing policy for numismatic gold and platinum products which allows prices to be updated as frequently as weekly based on the average prices of the metals. The average is calculated based on … [Read More...]

2014 Everglades National Park Quarter Bags and Rolls

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Today, November 3, 2014 at 12:00 Noon ET, the United States Mint started accepting orders for bags and rolls of circulating quality 2014 Everglades National Park Quarters. This represents the twenty-fifth overall release within the America the Beautiful Quarters Program. The reverse design of the coin features an anhinga with outstretched wings on a willow tree with a roseate spoonbill … [Read More...]

2015 March of Dimes Silver Dollar Design Selections

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Yesterday, the United States Mint announced the design selections for the upcoming 2015 March of Dimes Silver Dollar. The commemorative coin was authorized to mark the 75th anniversary of the non profit organization founded by President Franklin D. Roosevelt to combat polio, which now works to improve the health of mothers and babies. Under the authorizing legislation, up to 500,000 silver … [Read More...]

50th Anniversary Kennedy Silver Set Opens at 85,670

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The United States Mint has provided the opening sales figure for the 2014 50th Anniversary Kennedy Half Dollar Silver Coin Collection. From the start of sales on October 28, 2014 at 12:00 Noon ET through midnight, sales have totaled 85,670 units. The opening sales account for 28.56% of the product limit of 300,000 units. Leading up to the start of sales the US Mint had indicated that they would … [Read More...]

2014 50th Anniversary Kennedy Half Dollar Silver Coin Collection

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Today, October 28, 2014 at 12:00 Noon ET, the United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2014 50th Anniversary Kennedy Half Dollar Silver Coin Collection. This will represent the third and perhaps most eagerly anticipated of the three special numismatic products issued to mark the 50th anniversary of the series. The series was authorized shortly following the assassination of … [Read More...]

50th Anniversary Kennedy Silver Set Limited to 300,000

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Ahead of the start of sales next week on Tuesday, October 28, the United States Mint has announced a product limit of 300,000 units for the 2014 50th Anniversary Kennedy Half Dollar Silver Coin Collection. The eagerly anticipated product will contain four 2014 Kennedy Half Dollars struck in 90% silver and carrying the original 1964 portrait by Gilroy Roberts. The four coins will each be … [Read More...]

2014 First Spouse Bronze Medal Set

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Today, October 23, 2014 at 12:00 Noon ET, the United States Mint started accepting orders for the 2014 First Spouse Bronze Medal Set. This set includes the bronze medals issued for Florence Harding, Grace Coolidge, Lou Hoover, and Eleanor Roosevelt. Each of the medals features the design from the corresponding First Spouse Gold Coin, with the omission of certain inscriptions. The medals are … [Read More...]

Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Medal Set

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Today, October 21, 2014 at 12:00 Noon ET, the United States Mint began accepting orders for the Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Medal Set featuring Franklin D. Roosevelt and Eleanor Roosevelt. Each set contains an uncirculated 2014 Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Dollar along side the Eleanor Roosevelt First Spouse Bronze Medal. The coin and medal are mounted on a plastic card … [Read More...]