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2015 JFK Coin & Chronicles Set ImagesIn about two weeks, the United States Mint will release its third Coin & Chronicle Set of the year, this one featuring John F. Kennedy. This year’s first two sets for Harry S. Truman and Dwight D. Eisenhower sold out within 15 minutes of their release. The third set, well, buyers will line up to get it too.

Its online product page is ready to go. The U.S. Mint this week published images and a full description of the limited-edition set in preparation for […]


Johnson Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Medal SetAt noon ET today, Sept. 3, the U.S. Mint released the last 2015-dated Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Medal Set. This newest collectible commemorates Lyndon B. Johnson, the 36th President of the United States, and his wife Claudia Taylor "Lady Bird" Johnson.

Produce for collectors and priced at $9.95, the set includes one uncirculated quality Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential $1 Coin and one Lady Bird First Spouse Bronze Medal […]


US Mint Sales: Lady Bird Johnson Gold Coins DebutLady Bird Johnson First Spouse Gold Coins are new to U.S. Mint sales boards. This week’s sales report also offers updates for the 2015 American $1 Coin and Currency Set and other popular numismatic products.

Lady Bird Johnson gold coins went on sale last Thursday, Aug. 27. Collectors in the early going claimed […]

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US Mint's American Eagle Bullion Sales Rally in AugustSummer months are usually humdrum for United States Mint bullion sales but they’ve been screaming along this year.

As far as Augusts go, there is no better one for American Silver Eagles and just three stronger for American Gold Eagles — in 1998 and 1999 when demand soared during the Y2K scare and in 2011. These are considerable marks for an aged American Eagle coin series that launched in 1986 […]


2015 American $1 Coin and Currency Set PhotosThis article presents photos of the 2015 American $1 Coin and Currency Set with its enhanced uncirculated 2015 Native American $1 Coin from West Point and its Series 2013 $1 Federal Reserve note from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

Available for $14.95 with a product limit of 90,000 and an ordering limit of 5 per household […]


2015 Lady Bird Johnson First Spouse Gold CoinsAt noon ET today, Aug. 27, the United States Mint launches their one-half ounce, 24-karat 2015-W $10 Lady Bird Johnson First Spouse Gold Coins.

Two collector options are available, proof and uncirculated. These fine gold pieces feature designs emblematic of Claudia Taylor Johnson, better known as Lady Bird, the wife of Lyndon B. Johnson who was the 36th President of the United States […]


US Mint Sales: LBJ $1 Coins DebutHighlights from this week’s U.S. Mint sales report include first showings of the 2015 Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential $1 Coin and several updates on popular, recent product issues.

Dollars featuring LBJ, the 36th President of the United States, moved quicker out of the gate than those for John F. Kennedy […]


2015 American $1 Coin and Currency Set First-Day SalesEarly sales are in for the 2015 American $1 Coin and Currency Set. The United States Mint said 44,344, or 49.3% of the allotted 90,000, were claimed in the first day.

The sets launched on Monday at noon ET. A flurry of activity in buying them early paralyzed the Mint’s website […]


US Mint Gold Coin Prices Could IncreaseGold’s move late last week to a six-week high could result in higher United States Mint collectible gold coin prices.

The chance for increases has fallen greatly, however, with precious metals dropping sharply this week […]


2015 Coin and Currency Set Ordering HiccupsAn affordable price, a key coin, a symbolic serial-numbered banknote, and a sellout in the prior issue set the stage today for a whirlwind of activity when the 2015 American $1 Coin and Currency Set launched.

A wave of collectors, dealers and flippers stormed the U.S. Mint’s website at 12 noon ET to order the new set. Many of them ran into a wall […]


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