50 State Quarters

Collectors looking to shop for United States Mint clearance coins have just hours left. The Mint’s "Last Chance Sale" kicked off Saturday, November 15, and ends today, December 19, at 5:00 (ET). Still available are more than 100 old and new coin products that will "never be available again from the United States Mint." They […]

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US Mint Last Chance Sale Promotion ImageThe United States Mint’s last chance coin clearance sale kicked off early Saturday morning with a massive list of over 150 old and new coins and products.

The Mint announced its sale Monday along with plans to slash coins from its 2009 numismatic portfolio, including 22 American Buffalo and American Eagle gold and platinum collector coins.

The Mint has dubbed its limited-time, first come, first serve offer as the "Last Chance Sale." The sale continues through to December 19 and includes coins and product dating between 1999-2008. The Mint has said old inventory not sold will be melted shortly after, which will ease its January transition to a new fulfillment center in Plainfield, IN.

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New Quarter-Dollars Brought Uncle Sam Billions – 25 Cents at a Time The Hawaii state commemorative quarter-dollars that go into circulation starting November 10 may provide the public with yet another opportunity to find a mini fortune in their pocket change.  They also end a resoundingly successful ten-year program that helped reduce the federal budget […]

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2008 State Quarter Proof Sets are now for sale by the United States Mint. The set cointains five proof quarters with their commemorative designs honoring: Oklahoma New Mexico Arizona Alaska Hawaii These states represent the last to be honored in the 50 State Quarters® Program – a ten year program that started back in 1999 […]

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The mass media many times tends to focus on topics that are popular and will catch the viewer or reader’s eye. The U.S. Mint announcement showing artist renderings of the final 2008 state quarters proved to be popular with the media, which provides another barometer reading that underscores the success of the 50 States Quarters® […]

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Today, November 27, the United States Mint released pictures of how the last state commemorative quarters will look. 2008 is the final year for the highly successful 50 State Quarters® Program – a program that has stimulated the excitement and the coin collecting spirit into millions. The final five quarters and their pictures as shown […]

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