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2015 U.S. Mint Proof Set Available March 24

2015 U.S. Mint Proof Set Available March 24

The 2015 United States Mint Proof Set (product code P17) will be available for purchase starting on March 24 at noon Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). Priced at $32.95, this year’s set will include the following coins: Four Presidential $1 Coins honoring Harry S. Truman, Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, and Lyndon B. Johnson; Five […]

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U.S. Treasurer Rios Participates in Strike Ceremony for Silver 2015 March of Dimes Coin

U.S. Treasurer Rios Participates in Strike Ceremony for Silver 2015 March of Dimes Coin

  Treasurer of the United States Participates in Strike Ceremony for 2015 March of Dimes Silver Dollar Treasurer of the United States Rosie Rios joined United States Mint Principal Deputy Director Rhett Jeppson and March of Dimes Foundation President Dr. Jennifer Howse at the bureau’s West Point facility today for the ceremonial striking of the […]

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2015 March of Dimes Commemorative Coin Available March 13

2015 March of Dimes Commemorative Coin Available March 13

Celebrating 75 years of preventing disease and disability in our children Background President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s personal struggle with polio led him to create the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis (now known as the March of Dimes) on January 3, 1938, at a time when polio was on the rise. The Foundation established patient aid […]

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The Once and Future King: A (Brief) History of Gold Coins in America

The Once and Future King: A (Brief) History of Gold Coins in America

By Ron Drzewucki for Modern Coin Wholesale…. Long appreciated for its beauty, rarity and practicality, gold is the ultimate coining material. It’s true that even rarer metals can be made into bullion coins, and cheaper, more common substances make up our circulating coinage. But gold and alloys of gold have been there from the beginning […]

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From the Herb Hicks Files: The Illegal Ban on Gold Certificates

From the Herb Hicks Files: The Illegal Ban on Gold Certificates

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ………. In 1963, Coin World columnist and former ANA librarian Ted Hammer wrote about a coin dealer in Texas arrested for trying to sell a gold certificate. The dealer had run afoul of federal authorities who acted to enforce a thirty-year-old Executive Order outlawing private ownership of […]

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