Alaska state quarter

The United States Mint 2008 Alaska Official First Day Coin Cover goes on sale Tuesday, September 30 at noon eastern for the price of $14.95, plus $4.95 for standard shipping and handling. The 35,000 limited edition covers are the 49th in the series and include two Alaska state quarters featuring a grizzly bear emerging from […]

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Governor Sarah Palin’s office announced as late as last night that she would be spending today at the Alaska State Fair to introduce the newest state quarter into circulation. Governor Palin had a more important ceremony to attend, however, as she took her place beside Sen. John McCain’s Friday and was selected as his vice […]

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The United States Mint pulled out all the stops in the final week of August with the launch of several new coin products and the resumption of American Eagle gold coin sales to authorized dealers. The active week concludes with the Mint’s ceremonial release of the newest state quarter at the Alaska State Fair on […]

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The newest state quarters honor Alaska with bags and rolls of the coins available Monday from the United States Mint. Collectors can order 100- and 1,000-coin quarter bags or two-roll sets with 40 coins each from the U.S. Mint facility at Denver and Philadelphia. The Alaska state quarter is the 49th, and second to last […]

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The ceremonial launch of the commemorative Alaska state quarter will occur at the Alaska State Fair, the United States Mint announced Thursday. The Alaska state quarter is the 49th coin in the popular United States Mint 50 State Quarters® Program. The reverse or tails side of the coin features a grizzly bear emerging from the […]

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