Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta Scott King Bronze Medal

Martin Luther King Jr. Congressional Gold Medal

During a ceremony held yesterday at the Capitol Rotunda, the Congressional Gold Medal was posthumously awarded to Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta Scott King. The medal was accepted by Lonnie Bunch, founding director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. This Congressional Gold Medal had originally been authorized under Public Law 108-368, enacted on … [Read More...]

Arches Quarter Three Coin Set, Gold Product Price Increase Possible

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Today, June 24, 2014 at 12:00 Noon ET, the United States Mint began accepting orders for the 2014 America the Beautiful Quarters Three Coin Set featuring the Arches National Park Quarter. The 2014 Arches National Park Quarter was originally released into circulation and offered for sale in numismatic bags and rolls earlier this month. The reverse design features a depiction of Delicate Arch … [Read More...]

Release Dates for First Spouse Coins, Baseball Young Collectors Set

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The United States Mint has provided release dates for the two of this year's First Spouse Gold Coins as well as the 2014 National Baseball Hall of Fame Young Collectors Set. The First Spouse Coins have much earlier release dates compared to last year's long delayed issues. The Young Collectors Set comes as many collectors still await shipment of individual coins ordered nearly three months … [Read More...]

Pricing for 50th Anniversary Kennedy Sets

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Earlier this week, I covered the preliminary details for the United States Mint's upcoming special numismatic products to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy Half Dollar. A notice soon to be published in the Federal Register has revealed the price levels for two of the special sets. According to the notice, the 50th Anniversary Kennedy Half Dollar Silver Coin Collection will have a … [Read More...]

Herbert Hoover Presidential Dollar Rolls, Bags, and Boxes

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Today, June 19, 2014 at 12:00 Noon ET, the United States Mint began accepting orders for circulating quality 2014 Herbert Hoover Presidential Dollars packaged in rolls, bags, and boxes. This coin represents the third release of the year and the 31st release overall within the Presidential $1 Coin Program. The obverse design of the coin features a portrait of the former President designed … [Read More...]

US Mint Circulating Coin Production May 2014

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The United States Mint's circulating coin production figures are available through the month of May 2014. The preliminary production total for the 2014 Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Dollar has also been provided. During May 2014, the US Mint facilities at Philadelphia and Denver struck 1.33 billion circulating quality coins. This was up from the prior month when production had reached just … [Read More...]

2014 50th Anniversary Kennedy Half Dollar Products

Gold Kennedy Half Dollar

The United States Mint has released some preliminary details on the special numismatic products to be offered this year to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy Half Dollar. The expected gold proof version of the coin will be joined by a four coin set of half dollars struck in silver and a two coin set struck in copper nickel clad composition. All of these coins will feature the original … [Read More...]

2014-P Arches National Park Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin

Arches National Park Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin

Today, June 12, 2014 at 12:00 Noon ET, the United States Mint will begin sales of the Arches National Park Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coins. This will mark the twenty third release within the ongoing series of large sized silver numismatic coins. The reverse of the coin, which was designed by Donna Weaver and engraved by Charles L. Vickers, features a depiction of Delicate Arch. This … [Read More...]

Possible Price Increase for Gold Numismatic Products

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Prices for the United States Mint's numismatic gold products may be increased tomorrow. This would reverse the price decrease which took place last week. Prices for the US Mint's numismatic gold and platinum products are determined based on the average weekly prices of the metals. The average is calculated based on the London Fix prices from the prior Thursday AM to the current Wednesday AM. If … [Read More...]

2014 Arches National Park Quarter Bags and Rolls

Arches National Park Quarter

Today, June 9, 2014 at 12:00 Noon ET, the United States Mint will begin accepting orders for bags and rolls containing 2014 Arches National Park Quarters. This represents the third release of the year and the twenty-third release overall for the America the Beautiful Quarters Program. The reverse design of the coin features a depiction of Delicate Arch, a 65-foot freestanding natural arch, … [Read More...]