Kisatchie National Forest was in the spotlight last week with new coins sharing a design commemorating the site in Louisiana and a ceremony introducing them to the public.
This week, there is another major product from the United States Mint featuring the same design. On Tuesday, April 28, the Mint will issue the three-inch 2015-P Kisatchie National Forest Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin for $149.95.
That’s not the only new collectible from the U.S. Mint this week. There are the:
- 2015 Mint Set for $28.95,
- 2015 Truman Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Medal Set for $9.95, and
- 2015-W Uncirculated American Gold Eagle for a yet undetermined price.
These products have respective release dates of Monday, Wednesday and Thursday.
As always, we’ll cover all releases here on CoinNews.net. Until then, here are last week’s five most read:
Court Rules 1933 $20 Double Eagles Property of Family – The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia determined that the United States Mint must return ten 1933 $20 Saint-Gaudens double eagles to a family in Pennsylvania. The three-judge appeals court ruled 2-1 that ownership of the gold pieces should be reinstated to Joan Langbord and her sons.
2015 Victory Coin from Legacy of the Canadian Nickel Series – The Royal Canadian Mint released the 2015 5-Cent Victory Silver Coin, the third of six issues from its Legacy of the Canadian Nickel series. Honoring historic 5-cent issues and sold by subscription, each coin of the series depicts a different Canadian nickel used since 1908.
2015 Kisatchie 5 Oz Silver Bullion Coin Launches – Sales of the second 2015-dated America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Bullion Coin kicked off on Monday, April 20. Featuring a reverse design emblematic of Kisatchie National Forest in Louisiana, United States Mint distributors scooped up 23,000 coins by the end of the day. That’s a quicker start than the prior 2015-dated bullion piece.
Kisatchie National Forest Quarters Available – At noon today, April 20, the United States Mint released circulating-quality Kisatchie quarters, the second of the five America the Beautiful Quarters for 2015 and the 27th in the series overall. Commemorating the national forest in Louisiana, the quarters are now available in U.S. Mint-branded rolls and bags.
Canadian 2017 Coin Design Contest Ending April 30 – Less than a week remains in the Royal Canadian Mint’s contest to design the 5-cent, 10-cent, 25-cent, loonie and toonie coins that will circulate in 2017. On March 11, the My Canada, My Inspiration contest kicked off when the Mint asked Canadians to design these five coins as a way to celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary.