Gold Coins

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 […]

2011 America the Beautiful Quarters Uncirculated Coin Set

The United States Mint announced via its online news room the upcoming releases of the 2011 Proof Gold Eagles and the 2011 America the Beautiful Quarters Uncirculated Coin Set™. These two releases were briefly discussed in the April 2011 product releases article.

The quarters uncirculated set will be available Tuesday, April 19, at 12:00 noon Eastern Time for $21.95, according to the US Mint press news release. The set includes numismatic brilliant uncirculated versions of this year’s quarters — five minted in Philadelphia and five minted in Denver. These coins honor Gettysburg National Military Park in Pennsylvania, Glacier National Park in Montana, Olympic National Park in Washington, Vicksburg National Military Park in Mississippi, and Chickasaw National Recreation Area […]