March of Dimes, Gold Eagles, $1 Set; Popular News

by Mike Unser on March 8, 2015 · 0 comments

Presidential $1 Proof Set, March of Dimes $1s and Proof Gold Eagles

Presidential $1 Coin Proof Sets, March of Dimes Silver Dollars and 2015-W Proof Gold Eagles are among U.S. Mint product releases this week

Collectors this week will have several new products to think about as the United States Mint launches $1 proofs, March of Dimes Silver Dollars and proof American Gold Eagles.

Beginning on Tuesday, the U.S. Mint will offer a set of four proof 2015 Presidential $1 Coins for $18.95. Then on Friday, the agency will release proof and uncirculated silver coins celebrating the 75th anniversary of the March of Dimes Foundation. Introductory prices for the silver dollars open at $46.95 and $43.95.

In between these releases, the U.S. Mint on Thursday will begin selling five different production options of 2015-W Proof American Gold Eagles. Pricing of the Gold Eagles can change weekly based on a 7-seven day average of London gold fixings. The first batch of prices get established on Wednesday.

Products launch beginning at 12 Noon ET and sell from www.usmint.gov/catalog. As always, we’ll cover all releases here on CoinNews.net. Until then, here are last week’s five most read:

  1. March of Dimes Special Silver Set Limited to 75,000 – More information about the three-coin 2015 March of Dimes Special Silver Set has been revealed. The United States Mint just announced its limits, provided a release date and published an image of the 90% silver set. This special silver set in one of three U.S. Mint products that will commemorate the 75th anniversary of the March of Dimes Foundation.

  2. Ronald Reagan Presidential $1 Coin Design Candidates – Designs for the 2016 Ronald Reagan Presidential $1 Coin went under the microscope Thursday as the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) reviewed candidates and made their recommendation. In a lengthened session held Thursday in conjunction with ANA’s National Money Show in Portland, the panel of CCAC members looked over and commented on eight proposed Reagan dollar designs.

  3. 2015 Australian Coin Releases for March – March finds a strong release schedule from the Perth Mint of Australia. Among new issues include an Australian Sovereign Gold Proof Coin, new ANZAC Spirit 100th Anniversary Coins, an addition to the Australian Map Shaped series, a Kimberly Sunset Pink Gold High Relief and a coin celebrating weddings.

  4. 2015 Baby Animals Silver Coin Subscription Popular – Royal Canadian Mint subscription of four silver coins depicting baby animals is selling quickly. Ordering opened to everyone Tuesday, March 3, and 81% of the available 7,500 are already claimed. Four different baby animals are featured on coins of the subscription. Designed by wildlife Canadian artist Desmond McCaffrey, the first coin depicts a young black bear cub sitting by its mother in the wild.

  5. 2015 Homestead 5 Oz Silver Uncirculated Coin Released – Homestead National Monument of America makes one of its final appearances on a United States Mint collectible product with today’s release of a three-inch, five ounce silver coin depicting a reverse design emblematic of the site in Nebraska. This just released 2015-P Homestead silver coin is the first of five this year and the 26th overall from the Mint’s series of America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coins.

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