Collector Coins

Modern US Coins – 100th Anniversary National Park Service Commemoratives Avail. March 24

Modern US Coins – 100th Anniversary National Park Service Commemoratives Avail. March 24

The United States Mint will open sales for the 2016 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service Commemorative Coins March 24 at noon Eastern Time (ET). Public Law 113-291 authorizes the United States Mint to mint and issue 100,000 $5 gold coins, 500,000 silver dollar coins, and 750,000 half dollar clad coins to commemorate the […]

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Modern US Coins – Betty Ford First Spouse Gold Coin Avail. March 25

Modern US Coins – Betty Ford First Spouse Gold Coin Avail. March 25

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for Betty Ford First Spouse Gold Coins (product codes 16SC and 16SD) starting March 25 at noon Eastern Time (ET). The obverse features a portrait of Mrs. Ford with the inscriptions “BETTY FORD,” “IN GOD WE TRUST,” “LIBERTY,” “2016,” “38th,” and “1974-1977.” The obverse was designed by […]

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Nixon Coins Unveiled at Presidential Library

Nixon Coins Unveiled at Presidential Library

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek …….   Two new coins honoring President Richard Nixon and First Lady Patricia Nixon were unveiled by the United States Mint at the Nixon Presidential Library in Yorba Linda, California. The golden-colored Presidential $1 coin featuring Richard Nixon and the $10 First Spouse Gold Coin bearing a portrait of his […]

New Designs for 2017 Boys Town, Platinum Eagle, High Relief Gold Coins

New Designs for 2017 Boys Town, Platinum Eagle, High Relief Gold Coins

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek …….   The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) (www.ccac.gov) convened on March 15 to review numerous obverse and reverse design candidates for the 2017 20th Anniversary American Eagle Platinum Proof Coin, the 2017 Boys Town Centennial Commemorative Coin Program, and 2017 American Liberty High Relief Gold Coin and Silver Medal. […]

2017 Boys Town Gold, Silver Commemorative Design Candidates

2017 Boys Town Gold, Silver Commemorative Design Candidates

By CoinWeek News Staff….   In an email dated March 14, Michael White of the United States Mint’s Office of Corporate Communications released the following mock-up images of proposed designs for the obverse and reverse of the 2017 Boys Town Centennial commemorative coin program. The Boys Town commemorative program includes a $5 gold coin, a […]

Design Candidates for 2017 American Liberty High Relief Gold Coin

Design Candidates for 2017 American Liberty High Relief Gold Coin

By CoinWeek News Staff ….   In an email dated March 14, Michael White of the United States Mint’s Office of Corporate Communications released the following design candidates for the obverse and reverse of the American Liberty High Relief Gold coin. Obverse Reverse *** The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will discuss these and other […]

U.S. Mint Sales Open March 17 for 2016 American Eagle Gold Proof Coins

U.S. Mint Sales Open March 17 for 2016 American Eagle Gold Proof Coins

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for 2016 American Eagle Gold Proof Coins March 17 at noon Eastern Time (ET). Available product options are as follows: There is no maximum mintage limit for the American Eagle Gold Proof Coins. Customer demand will determine the number of coins produced. The American Eagle Gold Proof […]

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Modern Coins – US Mint Strikes Nat. Park Service Coin | CoinWeek

Modern Coins – US Mint Strikes Nat. Park Service Coin | CoinWeek

The United States Mint opened the doors of its San Francisco facility to the media today for a ceremonial striking of the 2016 National Park Service (NPS) Proof Clad Half Dollar. “Every day, across the Nation, the Mint connects Americans through coins, and in 2016 it will be our great privilege to connect America to […]

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Coin Marketing –  Are Show Release Coins Worth The Price?

Coin Marketing – Are Show Release Coins Worth The Price?

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek …….   The marketing of certified modern coins has developed and evolved in recent years, to the point that any distinguishing characteristic that might separate a coin from the rest of its issue can be used to promote the issue on the collecting public. This susceptibility of collectors to such […]

April 21 Release Date Set for 2016 Mercury Dime Gold Coin

April 21 Release Date Set for 2016 Mercury Dime Gold Coin

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek ……. After months of anticipation, coin collectors can finally zero in on April 21 as the first day they can buy the 2016 Mercury dime gold commemorative coin – the first of three 2016 gold coins to honor the centennial anniversary of classic silver Liberty coin designs by Adolph A. […]

America the Beautiful Silver Proof Set Released March 7, 2016

America the Beautiful Silver Proof Set Released March 7, 2016

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek …….   The United States Mint released the 2016 America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Set at noon Eastern Time on March 7, 2016. The product marks the seventh silver proof set for the America the Beautiful Quarters series and contains five 90-percent silver quarters honoring national parks and historic […]

Nancy Reagan Coin Marks End of First Spouse Program

Nancy Reagan Coin Marks End of First Spouse Program

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek …….   With the death of Nancy Reagan on March 6, 2016, interest is mounting for the Nancy Reagan First Spouse half-ounce $10 gold coin, currently slated for release in July. Even before the 94-year-old former first lady passed away, many within the numismatic community (and the public at large) […]

The Coin Analyst – Domed Basketball Coins More Likely Miss than Hit if Issued in 2019

The Coin Analyst – Domed Basketball Coins More Likely Miss than Hit if Issued in 2019

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ….   As reported recently in CoinWeek, a bill (H.R. 4592) was introduced in the House of Representatives on February 23 that proposes issuing a set of three coins (half dollar, silver dollar, and $5 gold coin) in 2019 to mark the 60th anniversary of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall […]

2016 Gerald R. Ford Presidential $1 Coin Products On Sale March 8

2016 Gerald R. Ford Presidential $1 Coin Products On Sale March 8

The United States Mint will open sales for collectible rolls, bags, and boxes with 2016 Gerald R. Ford Presidential $1 Coins on March 8 at noon Eastern Time (ET). The following product options will be available: The product options contain circulating quality coins from the Mint’s facilities at Philadelphia or Denver that have never been […]

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2016 U.S. Mint America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Set™ Avail. March 7

2016 U.S. Mint America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Set™ Avail. March 7

Sales will open for the 2016 United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Set (product code 16AQ) on March 7 at noon Eastern Time (ET). The set includes five quarters–all struck in 90 percent silver at the United States Mint at San Francisco–with reverse designs honoring Shawnee National Forest (Illinois), Cumberland Gap National […]

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2016 U.S. Mint Nixon Presidential $1 Coin Cover & First Spouse Medal Set

2016 U.S. Mint Nixon Presidential $1 Coin Cover & First Spouse Medal Set

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2016 Richard M. Nixon $1 Coin Cover (product code 16FA) on March 1 at noon Eastern Time (ET). This coin cover is the 37th issue in the United States Mint American Presidency $1 Coin Cover Series. It includes two circulating quality Richard M. Nixon Presidential […]

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2016 Shawnee National Forest 5 Oz Silver Uncirculated Coin Avail. Feb. 25

2016 Shawnee National Forest 5 Oz Silver Uncirculated Coin Avail. Feb. 25

The United States Mint will open sales for the 2016 America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin – Shawnee National Forest (product code 16AJ) on Feb. 25 at noon Eastern Time (ET). America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coins are struck in .999 fine silver and display the “P” mint mark indicating production […]

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2016 America the Beautiful Quarters Proof Set Available Today

2016 America the Beautiful Quarters Proof Set Available Today

Kennedy Half Dollar Two-Roll Set and 200-Coin Bag Available February 24 By CoinWeek News Staff….   Come noon Eastern Standard Time on Tuesday, February 23, the 2016 America the Beautiful Quarters Proof Set will be available for order from the United States Mint. Every year since 2010, the America the Beautiful Quarters Proof Set has […]

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Collecting All 2015 U.S. Coins Costs A Pretty Penny

Collecting All 2015 U.S. Coins Costs A Pretty Penny

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek …….   Have you ever wondered what it would cost to collect all the different coins that the United States Mint released each year? I’m not talking about the various coin sets and products, but rather one specimen of each available coin. For example, if you wanted to acquire the […]

Sales Open for Kennedy Half Dollar Product Options Feb. 24

Sales Open for Kennedy Half Dollar Product Options Feb. 24

The United States Mint will open sales for collectible bags and rolls featuring the 2016 Kennedy half dollar starting on February 24 at noon Eastern Time (ET). Available product options and their prices are as follows: All product options contain circulating quality Kennedy half dollars from the bureau’s facilities at Denver and Philadelphia that have […]

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United States 2016 Patricia Nixon First Spouse $10 Gold Coin

United States 2016 Patricia Nixon First Spouse $10 Gold Coin

Description: On February 18, 2016 the United States Mint issued the 2016 Patricia Nixon First Spouse 1/2 oz $10 Gold Coin. The coin is struck in .9999 gold and has a maximum authorized mintage of only 10,000 pieces across all ordering options. The coin was struck at the West Point Mint and carries the “W” […]

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State of the Mint – U.S. Mint Coin Sales as of Feb. 14, 2016

State of the Mint – U.S. Mint Coin Sales as of Feb. 14, 2016

By CoinWeek News Staff….   Current coin sales figures* from the U.S. Mint. Products listed are currently available for purchase. Items labeled ‘Out of Stock’ or ‘Sold Out’ on usmint.gov are not listed below. Sales figures for items older than 2010 are omitted from the Mint’s online records and therefore not included here. Listings change over […]

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2016 America the Beautiful Quarters 3-Coin Set – Shawnee National Forest Available Feb. 22

2016 America the Beautiful Quarters 3-Coin Set – Shawnee National Forest Available Feb. 22

The United States Mint will open sales for the 2016 America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin SetTM – Shawnee National Forest (product code 16AD) on February 22 at noon Eastern Time (ET). Priced at $9.95, this set contains two uncirculated Shawnee National Forest quarters–one from the United States Mint at Philadelphia and one from the United […]

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2016 U.S. Mint America the Beautiful Quarters Proof Set™ Available Feb. 23

2016 U.S. Mint America the Beautiful Quarters Proof Set™ Available Feb. 23

Sales will open for the United States Mint 2016 America the Beautiful Quarters Proof SetTM (product code 16AP) on February 23 at noon Eastern Time (ET). The five proof finish quarters in this year’s set have reverse designs honoring Shawnee National Forest (IL), Cumberland Gap National Historical Park (KY), Harpers Ferry National Historical Park (WV), […]

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U.S. Mint to sell Pat Nixon First Spouse Gold Coins Feb. 18

U.S. Mint to sell Pat Nixon First Spouse Gold Coins Feb. 18

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for Patricia Nixon First Spouse Gold Coins starting on February 18 at noon Eastern Time (ET). The obverse design features a portrait of Mrs. Nixon with the inscriptions “PATRICIA NIXON,” “IN GOD WE TRUST,” “LIBERTY,” “2016,” “37th,” and “1969-1974.” The obverse for this 2016 First Spouse Series […]

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Sales Open Feb. 16 for 2016 U.S. Mint Presidential $1 Coin Proof Set

Sales Open Feb. 16 for 2016 U.S. Mint Presidential $1 Coin Proof Set

Sales for the 2016 United States Mint Presidential $1 Coin Proof Set (product code 16P3) will open on February 16 at noon Eastern Time (ET). The set contains three Presidential $1 Coins in proof condition with the portraits of Presidents Richard M. Nixon, Gerald R. Ford, and Ronald Reagan on their obverse. All coins were […]

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State of the Mint – U.S. Mint Coin Sales as of Feb. 7, 2016

State of the Mint – U.S. Mint Coin Sales as of Feb. 7, 2016

By CoinWeek News Staff….   Current coin sales figures* from the U.S. Mint. Products listed are currently available for purchase. Items labeled ‘Out of Stock’ or ‘Sold Out’ on usmint.gov are not listed below. Sales figures for items older than 2010 are omitted from the Mint’s online records and therefore not included here. Listings change over […]

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Love Is In The Air… Coins that show your romantic side

Love Is In The Air… Coins that show your romantic side

By LCC Writing Team – Littleton Coin Company…..   They’re four little letters, but they can make your mind soar, your heart race, your palms sweat and your toes tingle. L-O-V-E. I can’t think of any other emotion that can have such a profound effect on a person… Valentine’s Day Coins, gifts  and medals as […]

U.S. Mint Announces 2016 First Spouse Gold Coin Designs

U.S. Mint Announces 2016 First Spouse Gold Coin Designs

  The United States Mint today officially announced the new designs for the Patricia Nixon and Betty Ford First Spouse Gold Coins that will be released this year. Information about the designs is below. Patricia Nixon First Spouse Gold Coin The reverse design features stylized figures standing hand-in-hand surrounding a globe, symbolizing Mrs. Nixon’s commitment […]

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United States 2016 Mark Twain Commemorative $1 Silver Coin

United States 2016 Mark Twain Commemorative $1 Silver Coin

Description: On February 1, 2016, the United States Mint opened sales for the Mark Twain Commemorative $1 Silver Proof and Uncirculated coins. The silver commemoratives were originally supposed to go on sale January 14, the same time as the Mark Twain Commemorative $5 Gold Proof and Uncirculated coins, but the silver issue was delayed due […]

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