Subscribe via RSS Feed Connect on Pinterest Connect on Google Plus Connect on YouTube

Product Releases

Christmas on Coins

December 4, 2017 0 Comments
Christmas on Coins

Now that we are into December, our minds turn to the holidays, and there seems no reason why our interest in coins shouldn’t turn in that direction too. We have many coins that celebrate events, but one area that is surprisingly under-celebrated is the biggest celebration of all – Christmas. When we start looking around […]

Continue Reading »

2017 America the Beautiful Quarters Circulating Coin Set

November 27, 2017 0 Comments
2017 America the Beautiful Quarters Circulating Coin Set

Over the year we have looked at each of the America the Beautiful quarter-dollars, as they have been released. This program has now completed its seventh year, with three more to go. It goal is to show a prominent National Park or National Site from each of the 50 states, one from the federal district […]

Continue Reading »

George Rogers Clark Memorial Quarter

November 20, 2017 0 Comments
George Rogers Clark Memorial Quarter

The release of the latest quarter in the America the Beautiful series is always an interesting moment. This popular series is an obvious place for a collector to begin a full collection, and since the series is on-going, something new comes along regularly. The latest issue is the fifth and last for 2017, and the […]

Continue Reading »

American Liberty 225th Anniversary Set Hits the Market

October 16, 2017 0 Comments
American Liberty 225th Anniversary Set Hits the Market

October 19, 2017 is the grand finale to the US Mint’s 225th anniversary celebrations. At noon that day the Mint will release the fourth of its special celebratory sets, the American Liberty 225th Anniversary Silver Four-Medal Set. This is a set of four silver medals, designed to highlight the four minting facilities currently in use […]

Continue Reading »

World War I Centennial Dollar Coin Design Announced

October 10, 2017 0 Comments
World War I Centennial Dollar Coin Design Announced

The USA entered World War I in April 1917, but it was the summer of 1918 before a significant number of troops engaged with the German enemy. So it is that year, 1918, that the US mint has chosen to commemorate with a new silver dollar. The coin itself is not yet available, but on […]

Continue Reading »

1/10th oz. Gold American Liberty Proof Coin for 2018

June 26, 2017 0 Comments
1/10th oz. Gold American Liberty Proof Coin for 2018

It was only back on April6, 2017, that the US Mint released a very special Liberty Gold coin. The 2017 1-oz Gold American Liberty High-Relief Proof coin was released to commemorate the 225th anniversary of the Mint, and it is only the second time they have struck a gold coin in a $100 denomination. Since […]

Continue Reading »

Ozark Riverways Quarter Proof Coins Released by US Mint

June 19, 2017 0 Comments
Ozark Riverways Quarter Proof Coins Released by US Mint

We can tell the year is marching on, because the US Mint just released the third of the five ‘America the Beautiful’ quarters it scheduled for 2017. Released on June 5, this latest addition to a very collectible series features the Ozark National Scenic Riverways. This is the proof coin in the normal metal mix […]

Continue Reading »

2017 Proof Set Just Released

June 11, 2017 0 Comments
2017 Proof Set Just Released

The US mint has a number of annual rituals, where specific new coins are released into the hands of waiting collectors. One annual highlight is the release of a proof set of silver coins for the year – the Mint Silver Proof Set. This year June 7 is the official day of release, and the […]

Continue Reading »

2017 American Buffalo Gold Coin Released

May 23, 2017 0 Comments
2017 American Buffalo Gold Coin Released

The annual release of a new American Buffalo Gold Coin has become a small ritual each year since 2006, when the US Mint released the first one. The design of the coin is based on the famous ‘buffalo nickel’ from 1913, designed by James Earle Fraser. That coin was discontinued in 1938, but it was […]

Continue Reading »

The Hunt is on for the Apollo 11 Coin Design

April 16, 2017 0 Comments
The Hunt is on for the Apollo 11 Coin Design

In 2019, it will be 50 years since the first men stepped onto the Moon. It was in 1969 that Neil Armstrong, followed 20 minutes later by Buzz Aldrin, stepped out of the Apollo 11 space capsule and planted their footprints on the Moon’s dusty surface.  It was as he stepped down that Armstrong spoke […]

Continue Reading »

US Mint Celebrates Boys Town Centennial

March 20, 2017 0 Comments
US Mint Celebrates Boys Town Centennial

The US Mint has a long tradition of issuing special coins for special events – especially ones in the wider community. This year marks the Centennial of Boys Town, which first opened its doors on December 12, 1917. A Catholic priest, Father Edward Flanagan, working in Omaha, Nebraska started Boys Town as an orphanage, calling […]

Continue Reading »

New Lady Liberty Coin Announced

February 7, 2017 0 Comments
New Lady Liberty Coin Announced

For the 225th anniversary of the US Mint, something very special is happening. The mint has just announced that on April 6, 2017 a $100 gold coin will be released that is a first in the history of minted coins in America. This new coin will feature the head of Lady Liberty as an African-American. […]

Continue Reading »

Golden State Mint Copper Rounds

December 28, 2016 0 Comments
Golden State Mint Copper Rounds

When collecting precious metals, as coins and bullion, it is natural to first think of gold and silver. These are not, however, the only precious metals that can be collected, and one that is widely available and highly regarded is copper. For the beginning collector, copper is a low-cost way to collect bullion and coins, […]

Continue Reading »

2017 American Silver Eagle

December 15, 2016 0 Comments
2017 American Silver Eagle

The American Silver Eagle coin was first minted in 1986, and it is the official silver bullion coin of the United States. As a bullion coin it is not circulated as money, but it is the simplest way to invest in silver, since its value varies with the price of silver, even though the coin […]

Continue Reading »

2016 Silver 5oz. Fort Moultrie (Fort Sumter National Monument) America The Beautiful Series

December 8, 2016 0 Comments
2016 Silver 5oz. Fort Moultrie (Fort Sumter National Monument)  America The Beautiful Series

As number thirty-five in the America the Beautiful series of silver bullion quarter dollars, the Silver 5oz. Fort Moultrie (Fort Sumter National Monument) mint coin is the latest addition to the series. It was released at noon on December 8, 2016, and it is the last coin of the series to be released in 2016. […]

Continue Reading »