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For the lucky few able to get one of the Jefferson Liberty First Spouse Gold Coins, take heart. If you haven’t already received yours, they’re on the way. And the coins are, if you’ll forgive me… SWEEET! Although variation in delivery dates were given based on order times, no orders were actually shipped when the […]

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Flashing back to the introduction of the 50 State Quarters® Program and you’re hit over the head with how fast time really does fly by. The year was 1999 – the initiation year of an innovative, 10-year coin series where each state would be celebrated with a design commemorating its history and inclusion into the […]

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The price of gold has jumped in the last thirty days from a low of $648 an ounce to a high of $711.75. If you’ve invested in gold, you’re loving it. If you’re the United States Mint, you’re hating it. The increased price of gold is affecting the US Mint’s bottom line. So much so […]

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The United States Mint has released the 2007 Jefferson $1 Coin Covers. The limited edition covers contain two Jefferson $1 Coins that were minted on the first day of production. One coin is from the Philadelphia Mint while the other is from the Denver Mint. Also included on the cover is an American Flag postage […]

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The latest quarter from the 50 State Quarters® Program is now available. The Wyoming commemorative quarters officially bucked out of the U.S. Mint doors just yesterday. Or, stated without the intended humor, they’ve been moved into daily circulation. If you’re worried you won’t be able to find any, you can also directly purchase the quarters […]

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It’s not really news. It was expected. The Jefferson Liberty First Spouse Coins sold out. And fast! Both the 1/2-ounce proof and the 1/2-ounce uncirculated versions were hot items. Like the previous Martha Washington and Abigail Adams Spouse coins, they were gone within hours. 40,000 coins taken in a blink of an eye! Well, not […]

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The blazing rush to order the new Thomas Jefferson’s Liberty Spouse Gold coins begin today at 12:00 noon (ET). The 1/2-ounce proof and the 1/2-ounce uncirculated coins are both made of .9999-fine, 24-karat gold. Even better, only 20,000 coins of each version will be minted! Will they sell out? Very Likely! This isn’t the first […]

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Today the U.S. Mint released their latest offer, the 2007 United States Mint Silver Proof Set™. The brother to this set, the clad (non silver) proof set, was officially released just slightly over month ago. As of last week, the mint reported slightly over 650,000 units sold of those so far. It’ll be interesting to […]

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A week ago from today, August 15, the United States Mint held a release ceremony for the new Thomas Jefferson Presidential $1 Coins. A video of the event sure would have been nice! But wouldn’t it be great if you could at least see photos from the ceremony? Well, now you can and right here! […]

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United States Mints produce new coins en masse days, weeks and many times months prior to a coin’s actual official release date. They have to be ready for the demand and the distribution of millions and millions of coins in a relatively short period of time. The Idaho quarter, the third state quarter released for […]

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