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Coins of The Obama Era – Bullion Coins

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Bullion Coins 2016 30th Anniversary American Silver Eagle The popular American Silver Eagle program that launched in 1986 was celebrated in 2016 with the issuance of a special-edition, edge-lettered silver eagle marking the 30th anniversary of the series. The 2016-W proof American Silver Eagle was the first issue to feature an edge inscription with the phrase “30th ANNIVERSARY” on … Read more

Coins of The Obama Era

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Coins of The Obama Era It’s still unclear how history will ultimately remember the presidency of Barack Obama, who served as the 44th president of the United States from 2009 through 2017. But coin collectors can already honor the historic, two-term former commander-in-chief in their own ways. Over the course of the eight years President Obama … Read more

American Coins May Have BIG Changes Soon

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CHANGES IN US MINT Two new pieces of legislation have been introduced (in one instance, reintroduced) to Congress that seek to alter the landscape of our nation’s circulating coinage. COINS Act of 2017 Republican Senators John McCain (AZ) and Michael Enzi (WY) introduced the Currency Optimization, Innovation, and National Savings (COINS) Act of 2017 (S. … Read more

2017 American Eagle Silver Proof Coins Just Went on Sale March 23

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(Washington)—The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2017 American Eagle 1-ounce silver Proof coin on March 23 at noon Eastern Time. The obverse of the ASE features Adolph A. Weinman’s full-length figure of Liberty in full stride, enveloped in folds of the flag, with her right hand extended and branches of laurel and … Read more

New Vatican Coins Do Not Depict the Pope

Since Pope Francis views himself as “the pope of the poor,” it appears to be ironic that Vatican City coins on which his image appears are selling for far more than is their face value. The fact that Vatican City’s euro coins are severely limited in mintage and for that reason command a high premium … Read more

Effigy Mounds National Monument Quarter Photos

Early on Monday, Feb. 6, the quarter commemorating the site gets released into general circulation by the Federal Reserve. Then, later on the same day at noon ET, the public can start buying rolls and bags Effigy Mounds quarters directly from the U.S. Mint. Finally, on Tuesday, Feb. 7, the National Park Service and the … Read more

U.S. Coin Producing Mints

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Current facilities There are four active coin-producing mints: Philadelphia, Denver, San Francisco, and West Point. Philadelphia The Philadelphia Mint The Mint’s largest facility is the Philadelphia Mint. The current facility at Philadelphia, which opened in 1969, is the fourth Philadelphia Mint. The first was built in 1792, when Philadelphia was still the U.S. capital, and … Read more