The United States Mint on Friday helped to celebrate Native American Heritage Day by unveiling the design image for the new 2009 Sacagawea $1 coin, officially entitled the “Native American $1 Coin.”
The 2008-W American Eagle Platinum Uncirculated One-Ounce Coin is the only remaining uncirculated platinum collector coin available from the United States Mint. The 1/2 ounce version joined the “unavailable” ranks Monday morning with the already sold out 1/4 ounce, 1/10 ounce and four-coin set.
The holidays are closing in again, faster than many of us could have thought possible and that means time to do some holiday buying.
Silver, gold and platinum collector coin sales have increased significantly since last week, according to United States Mint figures. The one-ounce American Buffalo gold proof coin is no longer available as of Thursday. The Mint’s online site simply says: “Product is not available,” likely indicating they are sold out.
The Royal Canadian Mint on Tuesday honored figure skating by depicting the sport with the launch of a 25-cent circulating coin and a proof $25 silver hologram coin. Each is one in a series of coins to commemorate the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.
The 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.
Around 12:00 Noon ET today, all of the gold and platinum products went back on sale at the US Mint. These products had become unavailable for sale yesterday without any explanation from the Mint.
The United States Mint on Wednesday suspended sales of nearly every gold and platinum collector coin it offers in order to readjust prices. The suspensions come on the heals of the Mint’s Monday announcements to offer a last chance sale for many coin products on Saturday and its elimination of 22 gold and platinum . . . → Read More: click here to continue
For its first-ever participation at the annual Beijing International Stamp & Coin Exposition, Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) produced special insert labels written in Chinese for encapsulated coins distributed as souvenirs. As part of the company’s expanding international programs, Mandarin dialect marketing materials describing coin authentication and grading were produced for the first time . . . → Read More: click here to continue
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The portrayal of Liberty shown on Seated coins was favored by Mint Director Robert M. Patterson, who apparently did not like portraits on coins. This representation of Liberty was similar to the figure of Britannia used on copper English coins. Originally the Roman name for the island of Great . . . → Read More: click here to continue
On 5th November, 2008, the Austrian Mint in Vienna launched its new gold commemorative series “Crowns of the House of Habsburg.” The five coin series begins this year with the 1,000 year old crown of the Holy Roman Empire.