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Coin collectors have been awaiting for the expected announcement and it’s here. It’s the 10th anniversary for the American Eagle Platinum coins and to celebrate, the U.S. Mint has changed it up with a limited edition, two-coin set that’s just for collectors. Included in the set is one proof coin and, for the first time […]


Today, November 27, the United States Mint released pictures of how the last state commemorative quarters will look. 2008 is the final year for the highly successful 50 State Quarters® Program – a program that has stimulated the excitement and the coin collecting spirit into millions. The final five quarters and their pictures as shown […]


This morning, November 19, the United States Mint unveiled artist renderings of the First Spouse Gold coin designs for 2008. Each will be 24-karat (.9999-fine), 1/2-ounce in weight and are a continuation of this year’s spousal coins that have sold out within hours of their release. The forth coin in this series, the Dolley Madison […]


The Washington, Adams and Jefferson gold spousal coins were ignited with buying pressure and sold out blazingly fast. Minutes ago, the Dolley Madison First Spouse Gold coins went on sale by the U.S. Mint. Will they experience the same heat as their sister coins and sell out in hours? The Madison presidential spouse coins are […]


Just minutes ago the James Madison Presidential $1 Coins officially entered into circulation and are available at U.S. banks and other financial institutions. The Madison Dollar is the fourth and last presidential coin released this year. Madison is known as the Father of the Constitution. Having heard himself referenced that way, Madison protested by saying […]


The Utah quarter is ready. It’s the final state quarter for 2007, the fifth released this year and the 45th coin in the United States Mint’s 50 State Quarters® Program. The quarters are fresh off the presses and available in special U.S. Mint rolls and bags. The two-roll set is priced at $32.95 and includes […]


Back on October 10, the United States Mint first suspended several platinum coin sales. With the surging movement of bullion, the Mint has implemented cycles of coin suspensions in order to reintroduced coins at higher prices. Unfortunately, the suspensions to date haven’t been a one or two day event but instead lasted weeks. Fortunately, the […]


Gold climbed to its newest 28 year high Monday, November 5. It reached $814.20 on the New York Mercantile Exchange and finally settled to $810.80 an ounce. In reaction and as analyzed and then predicted Friday, Nov. 2, the United States Mint halted Uncirculated Gold American Eagles sales once again. Similar to their very […]


Gold hit two thresholds today, November 2, making it a popular topic of interest across major news outlets. One threshold was closing above $800. The other was a new 28 year high. For a time, gold actually hit $810.70 on the New York Mercantile Exchange. It finally closed at $808.50 an ounce. Speculation is abound, […]

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A consumer alert issued by the U.S. Mint late yesterday, October 31, warns buyers that some of the 2004 Lewis and Clark Coin and Pouch Sets are not authentic. Under the best of circumstances, that’s hard news to publicize. But it’s not all dim and grim either. The Mint made a positive announcement and they’ve […]