With each coin they design, the sculptors at the U.S. Mint are creating history.
“Coins Worthy of a King” the 1861-P Paquet and 1921 Proof Double Eagles in Historic ANA Exhibit
An $18 million display of two rare Double Eagles accompanied by Boston-related early Americana will be one of the exhibit highlights in the Museum Showcase area at the American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money convention in . . . → Read More: click here to continue
As the year 1862 opened, matters were not going well for the Union government in Washington, D.C., and its monetary system. At the end of December 1861 the public had suddenly begun to hoard gold coins and the banks were forced to suspend specie payments; the United States Treasury followed suit the same day. . . . → Read More: click here to continue
The Vienna auction house Dorotheum has sold the world’s largest gold coin, a Canadian Maple Leaf manufactured by the Royal Canadian Mint in 2007. It is listed in the Guinness Book of World Records and carries a face value of one million Canadian dollars (800,000 euros, 970,000 US dollars) measuring 53 centimetres (21 . . . → Read More: click here to continue
What attracted me to coin collecting (and ultimately coin investing) some 50 years ago was the ease of entry. No forms to fill out. No disclosure. Just sift through your pocket change and transform money into MONEY – real money. Perhaps my story is typical, but in 1960 I used to check my pocket . . . → Read More: click here to continue
The American Numismatic Association Board of Governors, on March 27, approved a recommendation from Executive Director Larry Shepherd to name Chicago as the site of the summer ANA World’s Fair of Money® in 2013, 2014 and 2015, and to launch a fall show in 2011.
Shepherd stressed the importance of branding Chicago as . . . → Read More: click here to continue
To kids growing up in the 1950s and 1960s, to say the year “1941″ out loud didn’t seem complete without saying “Dec. 7″ before it. As you know, that is the date the Japanese Empire attacked America’s Pacific fleet laying at anchor at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii on what had been a tranquil Sunday . . . → Read More: click here to continue
All squashes, including zucchini, originated in the Americas. Archaeologists have found evidence of zucchini in Mexico as early as 7000 BC.
An Interview With U.S. Mint Director Edmund Moy, Part 2 Coin Update News Well, I do have letters of disapproval from customers about the decision to not produce the Silver Proof Eagle, and this was not an easy decision to make. My legal team working with Congress just decided that we did not have . . . → Read More: click here to continue
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Sales of the United States Mint Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Medal Set will begin at noon Eastern Time on June 24, 2010…
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2010 Proof Boy Scout Dollars Near Sellout Mint News Blog The proof version of the 2010 Boy Scouts of American Centennial Silver Dollar is finally approaching the sales level necessary for a sell out. Based on the current pace of sales, the sell out should occur within a week. The 2010 Boy Scouts Silver . . . → Read More: click here to continue
The Royal Mint presented South African Archbishop Desmond Mpilo Tutu with a £2 gold Florence Nightingale coin following a special commemorative service May 12 at Westminster Abbey to mark the centenary of Nightingale’s death…