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2016 American Liberty Silver Medal Photos and VideoIt took less than 10 minutes on Tuesday, Aug. 23, for the United States Mint to sell its silver Liberty medals. We were able to get a partial order with three medals to go through, paid extra to have them shipped overnight, and we now have a video and some photos of them for review.

Struck in 1 ounce of silver to a .999 purity with proof finish, the U.S. Mint allotted 12,500 per medal from two mints, West Point and San Francisco. Buyers able to beat the rush could order two from each minting facility at $34.95 apiece. They’re now selling in the secondary market for close to 5x their issue price […]


US Mint Sales: Reagan $1 Cover DebutsLast Thursday, Aug. 18, the U.S. Mint released its 2016 Ronald Reagan $1 Coin Cover. The product for collectors holds two circulating-quality Reagan dollars from the first day of production at their minting facilities in Philadelphia and Denver.

This last issue in the American Presidency $1 Coin Cover Series logged four-day sales of 12,902, the quickest start since the 2015 John F. Kennedy $1 Coin Cover […]


2017 Boys Town Coin Designs UnveiledDesigns for coins celebrating the 100th anniversary of Boys Town were unveiled Tuesday during a ceremony in Boys Town Music Hall, Nebraska.

The United States Mint will sell the commemorative coins next year in compositions of gold, silver and clad with options that include coin qualities of proof and uncirculated […]


2016 American Liberty Silver Medals LaunchingCollectors may need to act fast today, Aug. 23, if they want to get 2016 American Liberty Silver Medals. They go on sale directly from the United States Mint beginning at noon Eastern Time (ET).

Demand is expected to be high for the two Liberty medals that share the same designs as found on last year’s 2015 $100 American Liberty High Relief Gold Coin. Two versions will be available […]


2016-S Enhanced Uncirculated Native American $1 Coin Finishes, Values, Photos and Video2016 American $1 Coin and Currency Sets pair an exclusive 2016 Enhanced Uncirculated Native American $1 Coin from the U.S. Mint in San Francisco with an uncirculated Series 2013 $1 note designated for one the 12 Federal Reserve Banks.

This article presents photos of dollar coin and a color-coded graphic that illustrates its three finishes […]


Theodore Roosevelt Quarter Ceremony, Coin Exchange and Public ForumNext week on Thursday, Aug. 25, the United States Mint and the National Park Service will formally introduce the 34th release in the series of America the Beautiful Quarters. This one commemorates Theodore Roosevelt National Park in North Dakota.

This year’s fourth quarter ceremony takes place at the park’s visitor center. A coin forum will occur the evening before the quarter launch and a coin exchange will take place right after the ceremony […]


2016 Ronald Reagan $1 Coin CoverToday, Aug. 18, the United States Mint began selling its limited-edition coin cover with two circulating-quality dollars commemorating Ronald Reagan, the 40th President of the United States.

Priced at $19.95, this product is the 39th and the last release in the American Presidency $1 Coin Cover Series […]


US Mint Sales: 2016 Presidential $1 Coin Sets DebutA week ago Tuesday, Aug. 9, the U.S. Mint introduced three-coin sets of 2016 Presidential dollars. They include circulating quality $1 coins depicting former Presidents Richard M. Nixon, Gerald R. Ford, and Ronald Reagan.

The set with coins from the Philadelphia Mint opened at 3,612 and the one with coins from the Denver Mint debuted at 3,364 […]

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2016 Standing Liberty Centennial Gold Quarter Images UnveiledThe United States Mint is another step closer to releasing its 2016-W Standing Liberty Centennial Gold Coin. Product details announced last week have joined new images of the 24k gold quarter.

Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the silver Standing Liberty quarter and featuring sculptor Hermon A. MacNeil’s original bare-breasted obverse and eagle reverse […]


Unveiling of Boys Town Commemorative Coin Designs on Aug. 23In a week from today, on Aug. 23, official from Boys Town and the United States Mint will officially introduce designs for 2017 coins celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Boys Town.

Public Law 114-30 calls for up to 50,000 $5 gold coins, no more than 350,000 silver dollars and a maximum of 300,000 clad half-dollars to celebrate the centennial founding of the organization, one of the largest nonprofit child care agencies in the United States […]


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