2015 March of Dime Commemorative Coin Designs Announced

2015 March of Dimes Silver Dollar

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 […]

Opening Day Kennedy Collection Orders Reach 85,670, Some Units Already Shipping

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Yesterday’s release of the 2014 50th Anniversary Kennedy Half Dollar Silver Coin Collection represented the first high demand product release under the United States Mint’s new retail website and order management system. The US Mint shared some statistics on the sales levels during the opening day as well as the performance of their website. The […]

US Mint Sales Report: 2014 Proof Platinum Eagle Debuts

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The latest weekly United States Mint numismatic product sales report includes the opening figures for two new products. This is led by the 2014 American Platinum Eagle Prof Coin, which saw a stronger start compared to the prior year, although the issue remains far from its maximum mintage level. The US Mint opened sales for […]

Silver Coin Collection Celebrates 50th Anniversary of the Kennedy Half Dollar

Kennedy Half Dollar Silver Coin Collection

The United States Mint has started accepting orders for the 50th Anniversary Kennedy Half Dollar Silver Coin Collection. This special numismatic product is issued to mark the 50th anniversary of the series and features four 90% silver half dollars struck at different mint facilities with different finishes. This represents the third 50th Anniversary Kennedy numismatic […]

CFA Design Recommendations for Upcoming Congressional Gold Medals

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At a meeting held earlier this month on October 16, 2014, the Commission of Fine Arts (CFA) reviewed design candidates provided by the United States Mint for the upcoming Tokyo Doolittle Raiders and American Fighter Aces Congressional Gold Medals. The CFA offered different recommendations compared to those offered by the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) […]

Denmark To Discontinue Coin and Banknote Production

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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 […]

CCAC Recommends Doolittle and Fighter Ace Gold Medal Designs

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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 […]

US Mint Sales Report: Slow Start for New Product

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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 […]

US Mint Offers 2014 American Platinum Eagle Proof Coin

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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 […]