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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 CoinNews.net analyzed and then predicted Friday, Nov. 2, the United States Mint halted Uncirculated Gold American Eagles sales once again. Similar to their very […]

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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 […]

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The Bronze First Spouse medals were initially scheduled for June and then July. The U.S. Mint held off but now has this year’s complete set ready for sale. The set includes 1 5/16 inch medals of Martha Washington, Abigail Adams, Thomas Jefferson’s Liberty, and Dolley Madison. All are packaged together in a custom envelope with […]

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New United States Mint products have emerged for sale following the announcement of the Mint’s holiday and gift catalog. The 2007 American Legacy Collection is the standout. Legacy sets are now in their third year of production and this year’s collection is sharp to the eye. The collection includes available U.S. Mint coins and sets […]

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The festive holiday season is fast approaching and the U.S. Mint is ready with their latest coin and product catalog. The Mint has announced that the new catalog will be available Thursday, October 25. In a statement, United States Mint Director Ed Moy said: “Our catalog features beautifully crafted products that embody the spirit of […]

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After a long wait, the United States Mint resumed sales of its gold coins. They’re the same coins, but at higher prices. Will the public find them fair? Or shy away with sticker shock? The Mint first suspended the American Eagle Gold Uncirculated coins on September 13. Later, the proof versions were pulled and finally […]

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Proof 2007 American Buffalo Gold coins were taken off the market and the American Eagle Platinum Uncirculated coins quickly followed suite. The bullion coins join the ranks of the American Eagle Gold Uncirculated coins that were removed for sale back on September 13. Yes, that’s nearly a month ago now. The proof versions of the […]

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