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This week will be quieter for world mint product launches, and more so for the United States Mint as it takes an extended break to introduce a new website and order management system on Oct. 1.

2014 50th Anniversary Kennedy Half-Dollar Silver Coin Collection
U.S. Mint image of the 2014 50th Anniversary Kennedy Half-Dollar Silver Coin Collection

The new site will get its first real public stress test when the 2014 50th Anniversary Kennedy Half-Dollar Silver Coin Collection debuts later next month. One of the set’s four silver coins is an enhanced uncirculated half-dollar from the San Francisco Mint. Having seen them produced, Mike and Darrin will talk more about the coin in upcoming articles. Until then, here are last week’s five most read:

  1. American Silver Eagle Production at West Point Mint – From 2001 through 2010, the West Point facility was solely responsible for striking bullion American Silver Eagles. That changed in 2011 as soaring demand reached unprecedented levels leading to supplemental production at the San Francisco Mint…

  2. Canadian 2014 $5 Poinsettia Silver Coin with Niobium Coloring – The Royal Canadian Mint launched its third release from a series featuring popular flowers with the 2014 $5 Poinsettia Fine Silver Coin with Niobium Coloring. Highlighting the coin’s design is a poinsettia flower that has been individually oxidized to permanently change the color of the metal […]

  3. US Coin Production in August, Great Sand Dunes Quarter Mintages – For the first time in seven months and for only the second time this year, United States Mint in August struck fewer than 1 billion coins for circulation. Figures from the U.S. Mint show an August output of 913.38 million in pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters…

  4. 2014 Great Sand Dunes 5 Oz Silver Uncirculated Coin Released – Great Sand Dunes National Park makes one of its final appearances on a collectible product with today’s United States Mint release of a three-inch, five ounce silver coin bearing a reverse design emblematic of the site in Colorado. New from the U.S. Mint is the 2014-P Great Sand Dunes silver coin, the fourth […]

  5. Boys Town Centennial Commemorative Coin Act Passed in House – Commemorative coins celebrating the 100th anniversary of Boys Town are a step closer to reality with the House’s passage on Monday, Sept. 15, of the Boys Town Centennial Commemorative Coin Act, H.R. 2866. If the legislation is approved in the Senate and signed by the President, the United States Mint will produce and sell up to […]

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