Commemorative Coins

2013 Girl Scouts Silver Dollar

If you have waited but do plan to purchase 2013 Girl Scouts of the USA Centennial Silver Dollars, now is the time to buy as regular prices kick in later Friday, March 29, 2013.

Available in two coin collector qualities, proof and uncirculated, the Girl Scouts Silver Dollars went on sale beginning on Feb. 28, 2013 […]

2013 Girl Scouts Commemorative Coin

When the United States Mint last December published its preliminary product schedule for this year, prices for some products like the 2013 commemorative coins were missing.

Available now are introductory and regular commemorative coin prices for this year’s 2013 5-Star Generals coins in silver and clad and the 2013 Girl Scouts of the USA Centennial Silver Dollars […]

2012 Commemorative Coins

Final sales are known for last year’s commemorative coins that the United States Mint stopped selling on Dec. 17, 2012.

Two weekly sales reports from the bureau have since published. The latest one closed the sales totals for the 2012 commemorative coin programs that celebrated the […]

US Marshals Service

On March 23, 2012, legislation was presented to President Obama which will authorize clad, silver and gold commemorative coins honoring the 225th Anniversary of the US Marshals Service.

The legislation, H.R. 886 – United States Marshals Service 225th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act, was introduced on March 2, 2011 by Rep. Steve Womack [R-AR3]. From there, it passed in the House on Dec. 15, 2011 and then moved to the Senate. The Senate approved an amended version on March 15, 2012. This slightly revised legislation was then passed in the House on March 21, 2012. […]

US Star-Spangled Banner Commemorative Silver Coin

Today, March 5, 2012, the United States Mint released the uncirculated and proof Star-Spangled Banner Commemorative Coins — two $5 gold coins and two $1 silver coins — along with a Star-Spangled Banner Two-Coin Proof Set.

The coins celebrate the 200th anniversary of the writing of the American national anthem by Francis Scott Key who penned the lyrics after the British bombardment of Fort McHenry during the War of 1812.¬†Each of the commemorative designs depicts an aspect of the Star-Spangled Banner and the War […]

Proof Infantry Soldier Silver Dollar

Today, February 16, 2012, the United States Mint released the uncirculated and proof Infantry Soldier Silver Dollars along with the Infantry Soldier Silver Dollar Defenders of Freedom Set. Respective introductory price points for each are $44.95, $49.95 and $51.95.

The coins and set commemorate the legacy of the U.S. Army Infantry and the establishment of the National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center. $10 surcharges are included in the sale of each of the three products with proceeds going to the National Infantry Foundation to support the museum […]

Medal of Honor $5 Gold and Silver Dollar

Ending coin news of the week surrounded the newly issued 2011 Medal of Honor Commemorative Coins. The US Mint on Friday, February 25, 2011, released the gold and silver dollar commemoratives in both collector proof and uncirculated qualities. Introductory pricing for each will be available until March 28, 2011.

The coins honor the establishment of the medal which was first authorized by Congress for the Navy in 1861. Surcharges of $35 per gold coin and $10 per silver dollar will go to the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation. The issues are the second and final commemoratives for 2011 […]