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United States Mints produce new coins en masse days, weeks and many times months prior to a coin’s actual official release date. They have to be ready for the demand and the distribution of millions and millions of coins in a relatively short period of time. The Idaho quarter, the third state quarter released for […]

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The third presidential dollar coin will be released into the public starting August 16th. It’ll feature Thomas Jefferson, the third U.S. president and author of the Declaration of Independence. A few will get the new coins early in a ceremony honoring Jefferson at the Jefferson Memorial in Washington on August 15th. There, Jefferson re-enactors will […]


It’s the beginning of a new month and now time to recap what the United States Mint released last month. July wasn’t as busy as June in terms of separate releases. Yet, to spark that memory and make sure I didn’t miss anything, I like to look back and sum everything up even on slower […]


The United States Mint is having a busy week! Earlier this week they started selling the 2007 American Eagle Platinum and Uncirculated Coins and the Dr. Norman E. Borlaug Bronze Medal. Today at 12:00 noon (ET) they’ll make the 2007 United States Mint Proof Set® available. With the addition of the four Presidential $1 Coins, […]


  Today at 12:00 noon (ET) the United States Mint will begin selling the 2007 American Eagle Platinum Proof and Uncirculated Coins. 2006 began a new platinum three-year coin series named “The Foundation of American Democracy”. The series celebrates the Executive Branch with a new reverse design every year. Last year featured the “Legislative Muse”. […]


A week ago first wrote about the United States Marine Corps 230th Anniversary Silver Dollar winning the World Coin News 2007 Coin of the Year Award (COTY). At that time, the U.S. Mint hadn’t commented on the COTY award, which is an international coin competition that spans a two-year judging period. U.S. Mint Director, […]