Platinum Eagle, FDR Sets and Popular Coin News

by Rhonda Kay on October 19, 2014 · 0 comments

This week the United States Mint will introduce three products. Up first, on Monday, is the 2014-W Proof Platinum Eagle from West Point for $1,600.

Roosevelt Set, Proof Platinum Eagle and First Spouse Medal Set

Roosevelt Set, Proof Platinum Eagle and First Spouse Medal Set

On Tuesday comes Roosevelt Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Medal Sets from Philadelphia for $9.95. Then on Thursday and also from the Philadelphia Mint is the 2014 First Spouse Bronze Medal Set at an expected price of $16.95.

We’ll cover these releases and a couple of new world mint coins plus stories about the upcoming U.S Mint 50th Anniversary Kennedy 2014 Half-Dollar Silver Coin Collection. Until then, here are last week’s five most read:

  1. 2014 Lake Michigan Silver Coin Fourth in Canadian Great Lakes Series – Offered as the fourth release from the Royal Canadian Mint’s Great Lakes series is the proof 2015 Lake Michigan 1 oz Fine Silver Coin. Eighty-three percent have already sold. Mintage of the 99.99% fine silver piece is limited to 10,000 and like others of the series, each bears an interpretation of a bathymetry map of a lake – for this coin, Lake Michigan.

  2. 2015 US Marshals Service Coins Graded by NGC – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has graded and released photos of 2015 US Marshals Service 225th Anniversary Commemorative Coins. NGC believes it is the first time that the United States Mint has issued coins during a year prior to the date on the coins.

  3. 2015 Maple Leaf Fractional Sets in Gold and Silver – Featuring reverse designs emblematic of Canada’s national symbol, the sugar maple leaf, the Royal Canadian Mint has unveiled two new collections sure to delight many collectors. Now available are the 2015 Maple Leaf Gold Fractional Set and the 2015 Maple Leaf Silver Incuse Fractional Set.

  4. American Fighter Aces Congressional Gold Medal Designs – Candidate designs for the Congressional Gold Medal honoring American Fighter Aces have been crafted and reviewed in preparation for the United States Mint to strike it and create bronze duplicates for sale to the public. Public Law 113-105 authorized the gold medal to collectively honor American Fighter Ace in recognition of their heroic military service and defense of our country’s freedom throughout the history of aviation warfare.

  5. Doolittle Tokyo Raiders Congressional Gold Medal Designs – Candidate designs for the Congressional Gold Medal honoring Doolittle Tokyo Raiders have been created and reviewed in preparation for the United States Mint to strike it and produce bronze duplicates for sale to the public. Public Law 113-106 awarded the gold medal to celebrate World War II members of the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders for outstanding heroism, valor, skill, and service to the United States in conducting the bombings of Tokyo.

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