Interview with the Director of Exhibits at the Museum of American Finance

State's banknotes on display

New York City, the financial capital of the world, also boasts an impressive number of museums. When the two meet, the result is also impressive. Michael Alexander of the London Banknote and Monetary Research Centre visited the Museum of American Finance on Wall Street – the heart of America’s financial district and discovered a little […]

House Passes Boys Town Centennial Commemorative Coin Act

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On September 15, 2014, the House of Representatives passed a bill which would require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint and issue coins in commemoration of the centennial of Boys Town. The bill was amended from the original version to make two significant changes. Boys Town is a non-profit organization dedicated to saving children […]

US Mint Sales Report: Three New Products Debut

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The latest weekly United States Mint numismatic product sales report includes the opening figures for three recently released products. For a third time, the 2014 50th Anniversary Kennedy Half Dollar Gold Proof Coin has recorded a weekly net decline in sales. On September 8, the US Mint began accepting orders for the 2014 Annual Uncirculated […]

US Mint Sales Report: Eleanor Roosevelt First Spouse Coins Debut

Eleanor Roosevelt

The latest weekly United States Mint numismatic product sales report includes the opening figures for the recently released Eleanor Roosevelt First Spouse Gold Coins. For the second time, the 2014 50th Anniversary Kennedy Half Dollar Gold Coin shows a weekly net decline in sales. The US Mint began accepting orders for the 2014 Eleanor Roosevelt […]

2014 American Platinum Eagle Bullion Coin Sales To Conclude October 1

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The United States Mint has informed its network of authorized purchasers that the last day to place orders for 2014-dated American Platinum Eagle bullion coins will be October 1, 2014. The Mint plans to begin accepting orders for 2015-dated platinum bullion coins in early January. This year marked the relaunch of the platinum bullion series […]

US Mint Sales Report: New Products Debut, Old Products Sell Out

Sand Dunes

The latest United States Mint numismatic product sales report includes the debut figures for new products including the numismatic bags and rolls for the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Dollar and Great Sand Dunes National Park Quarter. Numerous existing products have recently sold out. The US Mint began accepting orders for the 2014 Great Sand Dunes […]