American Silver Eagles

The 2008 Annual Uncirculated Dollar Coin Set was moved to the United States Mint "sold out" column on Thursday after being unusually available for nearly 1 1/2 years. They went on sale August 7, 2008. The set was the only way to purchase an uncirculated "W" American Silver Eagle directly from the US Mint, albeit […]

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Bullion 2009 American Silver Eagle coin sales have been on fire this year. Eight of ten months were "best ever" records. 2009 has already been crowned the top-selling year of all-time, and that was back in early October. For a series which began in 1986, nothing underscores the demand for the silver eagles better. Their […]

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The latest US Mint figures show weekly sales more than doubled for the 2008 Annual Uncirculated Dollar Set, which includes the 2008-W Uncirculated Silver Eagle. Driving them higher is the fact that the set is the only way to buy an uncirculated Silver Eagle from the US Mint this year, following the 2009 Eagle cancellations. […]

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 2008 United States Mint Annual Uncirculated Dollar Coin SetThe 2009 Silver Eagle coin cancellations sting many collectors the most following yesterday’s US Mint announcement that it would not offer several long awaited and anticipated 2009 products.

For many weeks now, collector questions, concerns and worry increased about the possibility of this very thing happening — especially to the proof Silver Eagle. The thought of forever having a gapping hole in a 23-year old collection is severely disappointing, but now a reality.

Of interesting note, there is still a means to buy an uncirculated 2008-dated American Silver Eagle directly from the US Mint. One is included in the 2008 US Mint Annual Uncirculated Dollar Set for $37.95.

The set includes the collector eagle as well as four 2008 Presidential $1 Coins from the United States Mint at Philadelphia, and a Sacagawea Golden Dollar from the United States Mint at Denver.

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Individual 2008 American Eagle Silver Uncirculated Coins were pulled from the United States Mint online store Friday and moved to the "No Longer Available" page. The collector silver coins with the "W" mintmark first went on sale on March 17, 2008 for the price of $25.95. Mint numbers show 444,558 individual coins have been sold. […]

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 2008 United States Mint Annual Uncirculated Dollar Coin Set2008 Annual Uncirculated Dollar Coin Sets will be available for purchase on Thursday, August 7 at 12:00 noon ET.

The United States Mint today announced that each set is priced at $37.95, and will include this year’s four Presidential $1 Coins minted in Philadelphia with the "P" mint mark.

  • James Monroe $1 coin,
  • John Quincy Adams $1 coin,
  • Andrew Jackson $1 coin, and the
  • Martin Van Buren $1 coin

Plus, the two remaining 2008 denominated dollar coins:

  • Sacagawea Golden Dollar, and an
  • American Eagle uncirculated silver dollar

The Sacagawea $1 is minted in Denver with a "D" mint mark while the American Eagle Silver dollar bears the mint mark "W" indicating it was minted at West Point.

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The United States Mint first began minting the American Eagle Silver coin back in 1986. It is perhaps one of the most attractive modern U.S. coins you can own. Surprisingly, you can actually put together a set, minus one or two key coins, at a fairly reasonable price.

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You see coin specials everywhere – online, magazines, TV, mail outs and even 40,000 feet in the air through airline catalogs. More recent coin commercialization has changed the landscape for coin dealers and collectors, making buying decisions more complex. Where should you spend your money? Making everything more complex, especially for new collectors, are the […]

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