March of Dimes Coin Price Hikes, Eisenhower $1s; Popular News

Eisenhower Presidential $1 Coin
The U.S. Mint will begin selling Eisenhower Presidential $1 Coins on Monday

Look ahead to new collector products this week, with more coins from the United States Mint and the Royal Canadian Mint.

The U.S. Mint kicks things off on Monday, at noon ET, with Eisenhower Presidential $1 Coins in rolls, bags and boxes.

As a reminder, and also on Monday but at 3 p.m., the Mint will increase prices on commemorative March of Dimes Silver Dollars. That topic was among last week’s most read articles, with the top five listed further below.

Speaking of popular articles, another was about Sunday’s airing of two coin-related segments on "CBS Sunday Morning." We’ve updated that article with links of the segments which are now online.

Last Week’s Five Most Read

Here are links and summaries of last week’s most popular articles:

  1. 2015 $20 Canadian Coin Depicts Second Battle of Ypres – The Royal Canadian Mint is accepting orders for the 2015 $20 Second Battle of Ypres Silver Coin, the second of eight issues from the First World War Battlefront series. Created by Canadian artist Silvia Pecota, the reverse of this latest coin shows Canadian forces as they would have appeared at the second battle of Ypres.

  2. 2015 Australian Coin Releases for April – Princesses, kangaroos, dinosaurs, kookaburras, ANZAC anniversary and famous ships are examples of the imagery found on new coins for April from the Perth Mint of Australia.

  3. 2015-W $50 Proof American Buffalo Gold Coin Released – The United States Mint is taking orders for the 2015-W $50 Proof American Buffalo Gold Coin. Initial pricing has been set at $1,590, the lowest starting point since 2010. This coin series has retained the same obverse and reverse imagery since its program debut. Shown on the obverse or heads side is a right-facing profile portrait of a Native American.

  4. CBS Sunday Morning Examines Coin Making and Pennies – You may want to tune your TV to CBS or set your DVRs to record CBS Sunday Morning. The weekly news program is airing two segments about U.S. coins. The first segment will talk about the artists and engravers at the U.S. Mint in Philadelphia, and their role in the coin-making process.

  5. Intro Prices for March of Dimes Coins Ends on Monday – United States Mint introductory prices are about to end for the 2015 March of Dimes Silver Dollars. The commemorative coins in proof finish are outpacing the uncirculated coins by more than two-to-one. As is typical, fewer coins move as the date from their release lengthens. A dramatic sales increase is expected in May, however.

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