George Rogers Clark National Historical Park 2017 three-coin set available November 27

The George Rogers Clark National Historical Park 2017 Quarter, Three-Coin Set is scheduled to go on sale on November 27 at noon on the Mint’s website. There is no household order, product, or mintage limit on the set. Additionally, the set is also available for Product Enrollment. The item number is 17AH and the set includes Uncirculated versions from the Philadelphia and Denver mints and a Proof … [Read More...]

America the Beautiful Quarters 2017 Circulating Coin Set to go on sale November 21 at noon

On November 21, the America the Beautiful Quarters 2017 Circulating Coin Set will go on sale at noon on the Mint’s website. The set includes the 10 currently circulating America the Beautiful quarters of 2017, with half coming from the Philadelphia Mint and the other half coming from the Denver Mint. This set has no household order limit, mintage limit, or product limit, and each coin comes with … [Read More...]

United States Mint releases product options with George Rogers Clark National Historical Park quarters on November 13

United States Mint products featuring America the Beautiful Quarters Program coins honoring George Rogers Clark National Historical Park will be available for purchase starting on November 13 at noon Eastern Time (ET). The coin’s reverse design features George Rogers Clark leading his men through the flooded plains approaching Fort Sackville with the inscriptions GEORGE ROGERS CLARK, … [Read More...]

House proposes repeal of Section 1031 “Like-Kind Exchanges” for bullion investments

Washington, D.C. — Last week, House Republicans released their tax reform bill, which includes a major change to Section 1031 or “Like-Kind Exchanges.” Currently, Section 1031 defers the taxation of gains on the exchange of property as long as the property is held for productive use in a taxpayer’s trade or business. This allows for the gains made on old property to be invested in new … [Read More...]

The centenary anniversary of President Kennedy’s birth passes us by while many more are still concerned learning about his death

Following the initial release of 2,891 documents previously withheld by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) relating to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on Thursday, October 19, the Internet went up in storm. While many are satisfied with this initial release of documents regarding the president’s assassination, the international non-profit transparency group WikiLeaks is offering … [Read More...]

United States Mint shines the spotlight on George Rogers Clark National Historical Park on November 14

The United States Mint will hold its official launch ceremony for the George Rogers Clark National Historical Park quarter on Tuesday, November 14, at 10:00 a.m. (ET). Event highlights include performances by the George Rogers Clark Fife and Drum Corps and Vogel Elementary School Choir. United States Mint Artistic Infusion Program artist Frank Morris, designer of the George Rogers Clark National … [Read More...]

Congressmen press the U.S Mint for action on counterfeit gold and silver coins

Washington, DC (October 29, 2017) — Congressmen Alex Mooney (R-WV) and Frank Lucas (R-OK) delivered a formal letter to the United States Mint and the Secret Service on Friday, urging aggressive action on the growing problem of high-quality counterfeits of U.S. precious-metals coins entering the country from China and elsewhere. “Enclosed herewith is a 1995 1-ounce gold American eagle coin, … [Read More...]

Filipino veterans of World War II receive Congressional Gold Medal

WASHINGTON – Filipino veterans of World War II received a Congressional Gold Medal today during a ceremony in Emancipation Hall of the U.S. Capitol.  It was awarded collectively to those who served honorably in an active-duty status between July 26, 1941, and December 31, 1946, under the command of the United States Army Forces in the Far East (USAFFE) within the Philippine Commonwealth Army, the … [Read More...]

United States Mint Unveils Designs for Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coins

NEW YORK – The United States Mint today unveiled the winning designs in the Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin Design Competition. The event took place at the Breast Cancer Research Foundation’s headquarters in New York. The designs were created by Emily Damstra, a member of the United States Mint’s Artistic Infusion Program, and will be featured on a clad coin, a silver coin, and the … [Read More...]

Joint Treasury-OMB statement on budget results for fiscal year 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Director Mick Mulvaney today released details of the fiscal year (FY) 2017 final budget results. The deficit in FY 2017 was $666 billion, $80 billion more than in the prior fiscal year, but $36 billion less than forecast in the FY 2018 Mid-Session Review (MSR). As a percentage of Gross Domestic … [Read More...]