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2015 March of Dime Commemorative Coin Designs Announced

The United States Mint has announced the design selections for the upcoming commemorative coin to be issued to mark the 75th anniversary of the March of Dimes Foundation. The nonprofit organization was founded by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1938 to combat polio and now works more broadly to improve the health of mothers and babies. The commemorative coin program was authorized under … [Read More...]

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US Mint Sets 300,000 Product Limit for Silver 50th Anniversary Kennedy Set

The United States Mint has announced a product limit of 300,000 units for the upcoming 2014 50th Anniversary Kennedy Half Dollar Silver Coin Collection. An ordering limit of five units per household will also be in place. The product will go on sale next week on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 12:00 Noon ET. The […]

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22nd Monaco Grand Bourse to be Held on December 7, 2014

On December 7, 2014, the 22nd Grand Bourse will be held at Monaco, a coin show which attracts first and foremost dealers from France, Italy, and Spain – and collectors aiming for the latest issues of Monaco at their issue price. Monaco, proud to have been in May the venue of the 2014 Meeting of […]

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Words From a Century Ago on Collecting Coins

The benefits of having a hobby, such as collecting coins, tokens, medals, and paper money, are many. Here is a comment from The Numismatist in March 1914. Harry Earl Montgomery Writes A few weeks ago a man who is the president of a national bank, a trustee of an historical society and an officer of […]

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Denmark To Discontinue Coin and Banknote Production

The National Bank of Denmark (Danmarks Nationalbank) has announced their decision to discontinue the production of both coins and banknotes citing the prohibitive costs of producing both elements of currencies and the continuing lack of demand for coins and banknotes within the Danish economy. The National Bank does not see a reverse in this trend […]

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CCAC Recommends Doolittle and Fighter Ace Gold Medal Designs

During a meeting on October 14th, 2014, the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee reviewed and discussed the obverse and reverse designs for the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders and American Fighter Aces Congressional Gold Medals. In attendance were Chairman Gary Marks, Robert Hoge, Erik Jansen, Mike Moran, Thomas Uram, Dr. Herman Viola, and Heidi Wastweet, as well as […]

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PNG Announces Dates of 2015 Dallas Coin & Paper Money Show

The Professional Numismatists Guild (http://www.PNGdealers.org) has scheduled a show in Dallas, Texas, Thursday to Saturday, February 26 – 28, 2015. “The Dallas Coin & Paper Money Show sponsored by the PNG will be held at the Gaylord Texas Resort & Convention Center, and it will be open to the public,” said PNG Executive Director Robert […]

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US Mint Reminds Customers to Reset Account Password Ahead of Kennedy Launch

Ahead of the planned launch of the 2014 50th Anniversary Kennedy Half Dollar Silver Coin Collection, the United States Mint has reminded customers to log into their online account to reset their password if they have not done so already. This will ensure the most streamlined, expedited shopping experience once the eagerly anticipated product goes […]

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US Mint Sales Report: Slow Start for New Product

The latest weekly United States Mint numismatic product sales report includes the debut figure for the first new product release in a month. Elsewhere in the report, American Silver Eagles and annual sets made their typically strong showings while the 50th Anniversary Kennedy Half Dollar products remained subdued ahead of the highly anticipated silver coin […]

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Latvian Collector Coin Honors Gotthard Friedrich Stender

The Bank of Latvia have issued a new collector’s coin which is dedicated to the memory of one of the country’s most outstanding writers remembered for his fundamental contribution in the area of culture, education, and science, including inter-cultural dialogue. On the 300th anniversary of the birth of Gotthard Friedrich Stender (1714-1796), who was nicknamed […]

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US Mint Offers 2014 American Platinum Eagle Proof Coin

The United States Mint has started accepting orders for the 2014 American Platinum Eagle Proof Coin. This represents the final coin within the Preamble series and features the theme “To Secure the Blessings of Liberty to Ourselves and our Posterity.” The Preamble series has featured representations of six core concepts of American democracy as found […]