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PCGS 2020 Quarter Quest Winners Split $2,000 Prize for 2020-W Vermont Quarter

Two Collectors Splitting $2,000 Prize After Submitting First 2020-W Vermont Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park Quarters for Grading by Professional Coin Grading Service   The Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) Quarter Quest 2020 recently yielded two more winners with the release of the 2020-W Vermont Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park Quarter, released by the United States Mint […]

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PCGS 2020 Quarter Quest Winners Split $2,000 Prize for 2020-W Vermont Quarter

Two Collectors Splitting $2,000 Prize After Submitting First 2020-W Vermont Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park Quarters for Grading by Professional Coin Grading Service   The Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) Quarter Quest 2020 recently yielded two more winners with the release of the 2020-W Vermont Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park Quarter, released by the United States Mint […]

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PCGS Quarter Quest Winners Split $2,000 Prize for 2020-W U.S. Virgin Islands Quarter

Two Collectors Receive Grand Prize for Finding First 2020-W U.S. Virgin Islands Salt River Bay National Historical Park and Ecological Preserve Quarter to be Graded by Professional Coin Grading Service   The PCGS 2020 Quarter Quest continues at Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) with the release of the 2020-W U.S. Virgin Islands Salt River Bay […]

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US Mint Making Changes to Meet Exploding Demand for American Gold, Silver Eagles

By Bullion Shark LLC …… As a result of the pandemic and its effects on the U.S. economy, which have resulted in the largest-ever decline in the gross domestic product (32.9%) in the second quarter of 2020 and tens of millions of unemployed–as well as rising silver and gold prices (with gold having reached several […]

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NGC Certifies 2020 West Point Mint Hoard Coins From US Mint Reserve

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) is excited to announce that it is certifying a stockpile of backdated gold and silver coins that were specially released by the United States Mint in May. The hoard includes 2016- and 2017-dated American Silver Eagles, American Gold Eagles, First Spouse gold coins and silver medals. It is unusual for the […]

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American Gold Eagle Approaches 35th Anniversary With Design Change Looming

By Bullion Shark LLC …… During the first decade after it became legal again for Americans to own gold coins in 1974, the South African gold Krugerrand dominated the world gold coin market, accounting for 90% of coins traded. Around this time, Representative Ron Paul (R-TX22) led an effort to develop an American gold investment […]

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The 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Program – A Primer

  By Bullion Shark LLC …… Mark your calendars for June 4! That’s when the United States Mint will launch the highly anticipated 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame commemorative coin program. For only the third time in U.S. Mint history, a dome-shaped coin — in this case to resemble the shape of a basketball — […]

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The 2000 United States Millennium Coinage & Currency Set Turns 20

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS …… The anticipation surrounding the dawning of the new millennium had been building for many years by the time calendars finally changed to the year 2000. While flying cars were nowhere to be seen, the arrival of the third millennium “Anno Domini” was greeted by a throng of numismatic promotional […]

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United States Mint to resume West Point operations

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The United States Mint (Mint) will resume limited production Tuesday morning, April 21st at the Mint facility at West Point. During the temporary suspension of operations at the West Point Mint, in consultation with local public health officials, a thorough cleaning of the facility was conducted in accordance with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines

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United States Mint to Resume West Point Operations

The United States Mint will resume limited production Tuesday morning, April 21 at the Mint facility at West Point. During the temporary suspension of operations at the West Point Mint, in consultation with local public health officials, a thorough cleaning of the facility was conducted in accordance with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) […]

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United States Mint to resume West Point operations

The United States Mint (Mint) will resume limited production Tuesday morning, April 21st at the Mint facility at West Point. During the temporary suspension of operations at the West Point Mint, in consultation with local public health officials, a thorough cleaning of the facility was conducted in accordance with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines

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United States Mint temporarily shuts down West Point facility

The following comes from an e-mail sent to the press today.
Due to the increasing number of COVID-19 cases in Orange County, New York, and out of an abundance of caution, the United States Mint (Mint) has temporarily suspended production at the Mint facility at West Point

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United States Mint 2020 Silver Proof Set on Sale April 17

The 2020 United States Mint Silver Proof Set (product code 20RH) will be available for purchase starting on April 17 at noon EDT. The set is priced at $63.25 USD. The 2020-dated set contains the following 10 coins from the United States Mint at San Francisco. The quarters, half dollar, and dime are 90 percent […]

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United States Mint temporarily shuts down West Point facility

The following comes from an e-mail sent to the press today.
Due to the increasing number of COVID-19 cases in Orange County, New York, and out of an abundance of caution, the United States Mint (Mint) has temporarily suspended production at the Mint facility at West Point

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United States Mint Temporarily Shuts Down West Point Facility

Due to the increasing number of COVID-19 cases in Orange County, New York, and out of an abundance of caution, the United States Mint has temporarily suspended production at the Mint facility at West Point. This action is being taken to further reduce the risk of Mint employee exposure to COVID-19. The Mint will resume […]

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NGC Special Attribution, Labels for 2020-W Reverse Proof Nickel

The first-ever “W” mint mark nickel was released in February 2020. Now, the United States Mint is including a 2020-W Reverse Proof nickel with all purchases of the 2020 United States Mint Silver Proof Set that goes on sale April 17, 2020. This is the first Reverse Proof nickel to feature the “W” mint mark of the […]

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Privy Mark 2020-W America the Beautiful Quarters Coming From U.S. Mint April 6

  The period from May 8 to September 2, 2020, marks the 75th anniversary of the conclusion of World War II. In recognition of this significant anniversary, the United States Mint will manufacture “W” mint mark quarters that feature a special privy mark signifying the allied victory in World War II. Mint marks identify the […]

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On 2020 “W” mint mark America the Beautiful quarters

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The period from May 8 to September 2, 2020, marks the 75th anniversary of the conclusion of World War II. In recognition of this significant anniversary, the Mint will manufacture “W” mint mark quarters that feature a special privy mark signifying the allied victory in World War II

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2020 American Eagle Gold Proof Coins on Sale Today

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for 2020 American Eagle Gold Proof Coins on March 19 at noon EST. American Eagle Gold Proof Coins are collector versions of the official United States Mint American Eagle Gold Bullion Coins. These coins are struck in 22-karat gold at the West Point Mint. The obverse design […]

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CoinWeek Podcast #129: PCGS Programs for Modern Coins 2020-2021

 CoinWeek Podcast #127: How Coin Writer Chris Bulfinch Sees the Hobby Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek Podcast on iTunes. This week on the CoinWeek Podcast, Joe Pielago, PCGS Business Development Manager, joins us to talk about his company’s plans to promote modern coin […]

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CoinWeek Podcast #129: PCGS Programs for Modern Coins 2020-21

 CoinWeek Podcast #129: PCGS Programs for Modern Coins 2020-21 Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek Podcast on iTunes. This week on the CoinWeek Podcast, Charles talks to Joe Pielago, Business Development Manager at PCGS (Professional Coin Grading Service), joins us to talk about his […]

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2020 United States Mint Proof Set Available Feb. 27

New This Year: Premium 2020 Jefferson nickel from the West Point Mint   The 2020 United States Mint Proof Set® (product code 20RG) will be available for purchase starting on February 27 at noon EST. The set is priced at $32.00 and includes the following 10 coins from the United States Mint at San Francisco: […]

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NGC Celebrates First 2020-W Nickel

A special NGC attribution, as well as the NGC West Point Gold Star Label, are provided for no additional fee   The United States Mint has announced that a special 2020-W Proof nickel is included with all purchases of the 2020 United States Mint Proof Set, on sale February 27, 2020. This is the first […]

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The 2016-W Silver Eagle From the West Point Mint Hoard Explained

By Bullion Shark LLC ……   The West Point Mint Hoard of Silver Eagles. In a surprise move, the United States Mint announced in late 2019 that it had sold 183,781 2016-W American Silver Eagles in a closed bid sale. What made this unusual is that before the announcement the collecting community was unaware that […]

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Upcoming 2020 “Happiness” American Platinum Eagle Concludes Lukewarm Three-Coin Run

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek ….. The 2020 “Pursuit of Happiness” Preamble to the Declaration of Independence Proof Platinum American Eagle marks the end of a three-year series produced by the United States Mint since 2018. The one-ounce platinum coins, struck at the West Point Mint and bearing a “W” mintmark, are being issued alongside […]

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Bullion Shark – 2019-S Enhanced Reverse Proof Silver Eagles: The Next Modern Rarity?

By Bullion Shark LLC …… The first-ever Enhanced Finished-Reverse Proof Silver Eagle was issued as a surprise on July 3, 2019 in what was called the Pride of Two Nations Set. This marked not only the first time that the United States Mint made a Silver Eagle with a Reverse Proof-Enhanced finish, but it also […]

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2020 American Eagle 1 oz Silver Proof Coin on Sale Jan. 9

The United States Mint will accept orders for the 2020 American Eagle One Ounce Silver Proof Coin (product code 20EA) beginning on January 9, 2020, at noon EST. The coin is priced at $64.50 USD. The obverse design features sculptor Adolph A. Weinman’s full-length figure of Liberty in full stride, enveloped in folds of the […]

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2020 American Silver Eagle Bullion Coins: The Last of Their Breed

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek ….. The Proof version of the 2020 American Silver Eagle is set for release on January 3, but it won’t be just any year for the popular .999-fine, one-ounce silver United States bullion coin. The 2020 Silver Eagle will be the last of its kind, with significant changes coming to […]

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2020-W Proof Silver Eagle NGC special designations and labels

The 2020-W Proof Silver Eagle with the NGC Early Releases designation and label and with the NGC First Releases designation and West Point Mint Gold Star Label. Hover to zoom

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The 10th Anniversary of the Lincoln Shield Cent

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS …… It’s perhaps hard to believe that 10 years have already passed since the first Lincoln Union Shield cent emerged in 2010. It came about as the fifth and final reverse redesign in fewer than 13 months following 2009’s successful four-coin circulating commemorative program showcasing Abraham Lincoln’s colorful life from […]

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US Gold Coins of the 2010s: A Golden Decade For Collectors?

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek ….. As 2019 winds down, so, too, does the decade of the 2010s. It was a colorful period for the United States Mint, which produced a staggering variety of numismatic gold coinage for collectors. Coin collectors have been busy trying to keep up with the Mint’s rapidly expanding gold catalog, […]

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PCGS Quarter Quest Inspires New Generation of Coin Collectors

  By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek ….. When PCGS (Professional Coin Grading Service) announced earlier this year a special initiative called Quarter Quest, offering incentives and rewards for the earliest-discovered examples of West Point-minted 2019 America The Beautiful quarters, the news stirred coin collectors and even countless non-numismatists to check their change. Now, as the […]

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PCGS Quarter Quest Inspires New Generation of Coin Collectors

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek …..   When PCGS (Professional Coin Grading Service) announced earlier this year a special initiative called Quarter Quest, offering incentives and rewards for the earliest-discovered examples of West Point-minted 2019 America The Beautiful quarters, the news stirred coin collectors and even countless non-numismatists to check their change. Now, as the […]

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Four Lucky Collectors Split PCGS Bounty for “First Discovery” of 2019-W Idaho Quarters

Two of the fortunate finders located “Early Circulation” examples Four lucky collectors in Arkansas, Louisiana, Maryland, and Mississippi were the first to submit to Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) examples of the new 2019 America the Beautiful® Program Idaho quarters with the elusive West Point mintmark. The fortunate finder in Arkansas discovered more than 300 […]

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Key Date 1995-W Proof Silver Eagle in PR70 DCAM Offered at GreatCollections.com

By CoinWeek …. This Sunday, November 3, bidding ends on GreatCollections.com for a perfect specimen of the key date West Point 1995 American Silver Eagle. It has been graded PR-70 by PCGS and given a DCAM (Deep Cameo) designation. Back in 2013, GreatCollections famously sold another PR70 DCAM 1995-W Silver Eagle for the record price […]

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National Purple Heart Hall of Honor Commemorative Coin Act Passes House, Moves to Senate

By the Office of U.S. Representative Sean Patrick Maloney …… On Thursday, September 19, United States Representative Sean Patrick Maloney’s (D-NY18) bipartisan bill, the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor Commemorative Coin Act passed unanimously in the House, with the support of 307 cosponsors. The bill honors the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor and […]

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Accidental Early Release of 2019-W San Antonio Quarters Surprises Lucky Collector and PCGS

Coin surprisingly discovered in Texas a week before official release   Even though the 2019 America the Beautiful series San Antonio Missions National Historical Park quarter-dollars were not scheduled to be released into circulation until August 26, a lucky collector in Texas unexpectedly discovered rolls of them – including two coveted West Point Mint mark […]

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2019-W Palladium American Eagle Reverse Proof Coin Lands September 5

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek ….. The United States Mint is set to release the American Eagle 2019 One Ounce Palladium Reverse Proof Coin, the third installment of the popular palladium bullion coin series launched in 2017. The 2019 Palladium American Eagle, which contains one troy ounce of .9995-fine palladium, is the first of this […]

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Q & A with U.S. Mint Director David Ryder – CoinWeek Exclusive Video

  CoinWeek editor Charles Morgan caught up with U.S. Mint Director David Ryder at the American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money to discuss the wildly successful 2019-W coin program and how the Mint plans to continue to use “freemium” products in 2020 to grow its customer base. They also discuss changes that are coming […]

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United States Mint Orders for 2019 American Liberty High Relief Gold Coin, Silver Medals Start August 15

The United States Mint is opening sales for both the 2019 American Liberty High Relief Gold Coin™ (product code 19DA) and the 2019 American Liberty High Relief Silver Medal™ (product code 19DB) on August 15 at noon EDT. The coin is struck at the West Point Mint, contains one ounce of 99.99 percent fine, 24-karat […]

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World Cup eBay

By CoinWeek Staff Reports …. The final match of the 2019 FIFA Women’s World’s Cup took place in Lyon, France on Sunday, July 7, and once again the United States Women’s National Soccer Team proved their dominance of the sport with their second consecutive championship and fourth championship title overall. Captained by the charismatic Megan […]

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The Secondary Market for the 1994 World Cup Commemorative Coins

By CoinWeek Staff Reports …. The final match of the 2019 FIFA Women’s World’s Cup took place in Lyon, France on Sunday, July 7, and once again the United States Women’s National Soccer Team proved their dominance of the sport with their second consecutive championship and fourth championship title overall. Captained by the charismatic Megan […]

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Bullion Shark – For the Advanced Silver Eagle Collector: An Explanation of the Various Proof Finishes

By Bullion Shark LLC …… Proof Silver Eagles are undoubtedly some of the most stunning coins a modern coin collector can lay his or her eyes on. The cameo details (black to white contrast) and the painstaking detail that the respected engraver John Mercanti took in creating this coin have made this piece just breathtaking. […]

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Three Lucky Collectors Find West Point Mint Guam Quarters, Get PCGS Rewards

The thrill of the hunt and the happiness of rewards continue with three more lucky coin finders in the Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) Quarter Quest. The latest three bounty winners, one each from Georgia, Kentucky, and Utah, were the first to discover and submit to PCGS for authentication and grading examples of the new […]

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Jeff Garrett: With the 2019-W Quarter, the Hobby Catches a Break

With the 2019-W quarter program, the Mint shows leadership in boosting numismatics, but more publicity is needed By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) …… In the last several years, most numismatic leaders have been searching for ways to stimulate the hobby. There has been a special emphasis on young people, as that segment […]

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United States Mint American Gold Eagle 2019 1oz Uncirculated Coin on Sale June 13

The United States Mint will open sales for the 2019 American Gold Eagle One Ounce Uncirculated Coin (product code 19EH) on June 13 at noon EDT. This coin is a collector version of the Mint’s American Gold Eagle Bullion Coin. Struck at the United States Mint at West Point, the obverse features a version of […]

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Rare 2019 West Point quarters are valuable treasure in your pocket change

(Pelham, AL) — The United States Mint is randomly issuing rare and valuable quarter dollars into circulation this year. The coins are found in regular pocket change and can be worth hundreds of dollars each, according to the senior editor of the Guide Book of United States Coins, the best-selling price guide on American coinage

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United States Mint Releases 2019 American Eagle 1oz Silver Uncirculated Coin May 29

The United States Mint opened sales for the 2019 American Eagle One Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin (product code 19EG) on May 29 at noon EDT. The coin is priced at $46.95. The American Eagle One Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin is the collector version of the Mint’s American Eagle Silver Bullion Coin. It bears the “W” […]

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United States Mint Annual Set of Uncirculated Coins on Sale Today

Latest set is the third to include premium penny from West Point   The 2019 United States Mint Uncirculated Coin Set® (product code 19RJ) will go on sale starting on May 14 at noon (EDT). This annual collector favorite contains two folders with 10 coins each—one with coins from the United States Mint at Philadelphia […]

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What Makes My Silver Eagles Worth Money?

By Bullion Shark LLC …… Silver Eagles, just like any other coin, vary wildly in value. Some can be worth as little as a few dollars over the spot value of silver, while others go for five figures! As a collector or investor of modern rare coins, it is important to understand where the value […]

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The Coin Analyst: 2019-W Quarters Boost Modern Coin Collecting, But Will It Last?

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek …..   The Washington quarter has long been a staple of modern U.S. coin collecting, especially since it is one of those iconic series that many collectors started collecting from circulation — often at a young age. Collecting from circulation has a storied tradition in this country, especially among those […]

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CoinWeek Podcast #112: The Great American Coin Hunt

 CoinWeek Podcast #112: The Great American Coin Hunt Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek Podcast on iTunes. CoinWeek editor Charles Morgan sits down with Great American Coin Hunt organizer Rob Oberth to discuss the success of the event and its implications for the hobby in this episode […]

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More Lucky Collectors Get PCGS Rewards for Finding West Point Mint Mark Quarters

Three lucky Florida residents, one in New Smyrna Beach and a husband and wife in Orlando, are the latest winners in the Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) Quarter Quest to discover specific West Point Mint quarter dollars and be the first to submit them to PCGS for authentication and grading. “They were the first to […]

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PCGS First Discovery 2019-W Lowell Quarter Consigned to GreatCollections Auction

A Virginia coin collector is about to get his second windfall from finding one of the first, elusive West Point Mint 2019 Lowell National Historical Park quarter-dollars. Only two of those recently released 2019-W Lowell quarters have the distinctive Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) designation, PCGS First Discovery, and are the first 2019-W quarters certified […]

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Actor Finds Valuable 2019-W Quarter, Submits It to NGC

The first 2019-W Quarter certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) was found by actor Shawn Pyfrom, best known for his recurring role on ABC’s popular Desperate Housewives series. The US Mint recently announced that 10 million quarters with the “W” mint mark of the West Point Mint would be released into circulation at random. These […]

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NGC Grades Mistakenly Released Reverse Proof Cent

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified a 2019-W Reverse Proof Lincoln Cent that was mistakenly released several weeks early by the United States Mint. The coin was not supposed to be released until April 17. This year, the US Mint is releasing three different 2019-W cents, which are notable for being the first cents to […]

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NGC Celebrates First ‘W’ Mint Mark Quarters With Special New Labels

A special NGC attribution and label are among the ways coin collectors can recognize these historic US Mint releases. Special submission instructions must be followed; see the “Submission Instructions” section of this article. * * * The US Mint has announced that limited mintage 2019-W quarters are being released directly into circulation starting in April […]

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U.S. Mint Announces West Point Mint Mark Circulating Quarter Collectible

Two Million Each of 2019 America the Beautiful Coins Being Struck at West Point   The United States Mint announced today that it has released the first-ever circulating coins with West Point mint marks. Throughout the remainder of the year, two million each of the scheduled 2019 America the Beautiful Quarters® will be minted at […]

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2019 United States Mint Proof Set Now Available

The 2019 United States Mint Proof Set® (product code 19RG) became available for purchase on March 1 at noon EST. The set is priced at $27.95. This year, each United States Mint Proof Set comes with a 2019-dated premium penny bearing a “W” mint mark for the West Point Mint where it was produced. This […]

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United States Mint to Issue American Eagle Gold Proof Coins March 7

The United States Mint will open sales for the 2019 American Eagle Gold Proof Coins on March 7 at noon EST. Product options are below. The individual coins and the four-coin sets are packaged in satin-lined burgundy velvet presentation cases housed inside a burgundy outer box. All options include a Certificate of Authenticity. Coin prices […]

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NGC Celebrates First 2019-W Cent With Special Attribution

A special NGC attribution and label are among the ways coin collectors can recognize this historic US Mint release. Special submission instructions must be followed. See the “Submission Instructions” section of this article * * * The United States Mint has announced that a 2019-W Proof Cent will be included with all purchases of the […]

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The Coin Analyst: 1982 Lincoln Cent Provides Collectors with Challenges, Rewards

The Coin Analyst – CoinWeek.com ….. 1982 was the year E.T. The Extra Terrestrial hit the silver screen. The average price of a new home was $80,000, and the Equal Rights Amendment failed ratification. It was also the year the United States Mint began making Lincoln cents from a 97.5% zinc, 2.5% copper alloy instead […]

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2018 American Eagle one-ounce gold Uncirculated coin to go on sale July 12 at noon

The Mint’s 2018 American Eagle one-ounce gold Uncirculated coin (product code 18EH) will go on sale July 12, 2018, at 12 noon (ET). The coin, minted at the West Point Mint, features the classic Lady Liberty design in 22-karat gold

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United States Mint Sets 2018 Release Dates for Several New Coins

2018 Silver Eagle and Palladium Proof Coins Among Anticipated Upcoming Releases By CoinWeek News Staff …. Over the weekend, the United States Mint added several new items to their official release schedule for 2018. July The Mint has two products scheduled for release in july. The 2018 American Gold Eagle one-ounce Uncirculated coin goes on […]

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United States Mint Opens Sales of 2018 American Eagle Silver Uncirculated Coin May 24

The United States Mint will accept orders for the 2018 American Eagle One Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin (product code 18EG) on May 24 at noon Eastern Time (ET). The coin will sell for $46.95. The Mint has produced the American Eagle One Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin since 1986. It is the collector version of the […]

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U.S. Mint’s 2018 American Eagle One-Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin to be released May 24 at noon

On May 24, 2018, at 12 noon (ET), the Mint’s 2018 American Eagle One- Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin (18EG) will go on sale for $46.95

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U.S. Mint’s 2018 American Eagle One-Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin to be released May 24 at noon

On May 24, 2018, at 12 noon (ET), the Mint’s 2018 American Eagle One- Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin (18EG) will go on sale for $46.95

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U.S. Mint’s 2018 American Eagle One-Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin to be released May 24 at noon

On May 24, 2018, at 12 noon (ET), the Mint’s 2018 American Eagle One- Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin (18EG) will go on sale for $46.95

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United States Mint 2018 American Buffalo 1oz Gold Proof Coin on Sale May 10

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2018  One Ounce American Buffalo Gold Proof Coin (product code 18EL) on May 10 at noon Eastern Time (ET). The Mint introduced the One Ounce American Buffalo Gold Proof Coin in 2006. It is the first 24-karat gold proof coin ever struck by the Mint […]

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Breast Cancer Awareness 2018 Proof $5 Gold Coin available March 15 at noon

The Breast Cancer Awareness 2018 Proof $5 Gold Coin (product code 18CE) will be available for purchase at the Mint’s website March 15 at noon. The coin is part of the Mint’s Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin Program, which uses funds generated through the sale of related coins to benefit the efforts of the Breast Cancer Research Foundation

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Breast Cancer Awareness 2018 Proof $5 Gold Coin available March 15 at noon

The Breast Cancer Awareness 2018 Proof $5 Gold Coin (product code 18CE) will be available for purchase at the Mint’s website March 15 at noon. The coin is part of the Mint’s Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin Program, which uses funds generated through the sale of related coins to benefit the efforts of the Breast Cancer Research Foundation

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Sales open for 2018 American Eagle Gold Proof Coins on March 1

Washington — The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for 2018 American Eagle Gold Proof Coins on March 1 at noon Eastern Time (ET).
The American Eagle Gold Proof Coins are the collector versions of the Mint’s American Eagle Gold Bullion Coins

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Sales open for 2018 American Eagle Gold Proof Coins on March 1

Washington — The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for 2018 American Eagle Gold Proof Coins on March 1 at noon Eastern Time (ET).
The American Eagle Gold Proof Coins are the collector versions of the Mint’s American Eagle Gold Bullion Coins

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United States Mint issues One-Tenth Ounce American Liberty Gold Proof Coin on February 8

Washington — The United States Mint is pleased to announce the release of the 2018 American Liberty One-Tenth Ounce Gold Proof Coin (product code 18XF) on February 8 at noon Eastern Time (ET).
Produced at the West Point Mint, the obverse (heads) of this 24-karat gold coin features a profile of Liberty wearing a crown of stars and the inscriptions LIBERTY, 2018, and IN GOD WE TRUST

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Liberty Head $5 Gold Half Eagles – The Only Coin Series Struck at All U.S. Mints!

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #403 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds ….. Liberty Head half eagles (U.S. $5 gold coins) were minted from 1839 to 1908. These were struck in Philadelphia (PA), Charlotte (NC), Dahlonega (GA), New Orleans (LA), San Francisco (CA), Carson City (NV), […]

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PCGS produces special labels for new platinum Preamble to the Declaration of Independence coins

(Newport Beach, California) — The Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) is offering special labels for 2018 Preamble to the Declaration of Independence Platinum Proof Coins. For 2018, the U

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U.S. Mint Releases First Coin in New Platinum Proof Coin Series January 25

The United States Mint will open sales for the 2018 Preamble to the Declaration of Independence Platinum Proof Coin (product code 18EJ) on January 25, 2018, at noon Eastern Time. This coin is the first release in the three-year (2018-2020) Preamble to the Declaration of Independence Platinum Proof Coin Series. The series features all new […]

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United States Mint releases first coin in new platinum Proof coin series on January 25

Washington — The United States Mint will open sales for the 2018 Preamble to the Declaration of Independence Platinum Proof Coin (product code 18EJ) on January 25, 2018, at noon Eastern Time.
This coin is the first release in the three-year (2018-2020) Preamble to the Declaration of Independence Platinum Proof Coin Series

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United States Mint opened sales for 2018 American Eagle Silver Proof Coin on January 4

WASHINGTON — The United States Mint kicked off the New Year with the release of the 2018 American Eagle One Ounce Silver Proof Coin (product code 18EA) on January 4, at noon Eastern Time (ET).
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United States Mint opened sales for 2018 American Eagle Silver Proof Coin on January 4

WASHINGTON — The United States Mint kicked off the New Year with the release of the 2018 American Eagle One Ounce Silver Proof Coin (product code 18EA) on January 4, at noon Eastern Time (ET).
Since its debut in 1986, the obverse (heads) of this coin has featured Adolph A

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United States Mint opens sales for 2018 American Eagle Silver Proof Coin on January 4

WASHINGTON — The United States Mint will kick off the New Year with the release of the 2018 American Eagle One Ounce Silver Proof Coin (product code 18EA) on January 4, at noon Eastern Time (ET).
Since its debut in 1986, the obverse (heads) of this coin has featured Adolph A

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American Eagle 2018 One-Ounce Silver Proof Coin to go on sale January 4, 2018, at noon

The Mint’s first product scheduled to be released for 2018 will go on sale January 4 at noon. The American Eagle 2018 One-Ounce Silver Proof Coin, struck by the West Point Mint, contains one troy ounce of

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American Eagle 2018 One-Ounce Silver Proof Coin to go on sale January 4, 2018 at noon

The Mint’s first product scheduled to be released for 2018 will go on sale January 4 at noon. The American Eagle 2018 One-Ounce Silver Proof Coin, struck by the West Point Mint, contains one troy ounce of

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United States 2017 American Liberty 225th Anniversary Gold Coin

Description: In 2017, the United States Mint celebrated the 225th anniversary of its creation with the construction of the Philadelphia Mint as authorized by the Coinage Act of 1792. The highlight of the Mint’s celebrations was the 2017 American Liberty Proof Gold Coin. Part of a new series of coins and medals that showcase a […]

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U.S. Mint News – Four Piece Silver Medal Set Pricing Announced

By CoinWeek News Staff …. According to the Federal Register on Tuesday, September 12, the United States Mint has announced its price for the 2017 American Liberty 225th Anniversary Four-Piece Silver Medal Set. The initial retail price for each set is $199.95 USD. The set will be available for order on the Mint’s website on […]

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How Certified American Silver Eagles of the 2010s Have Fared in the Marketplace

  By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com …… Since their debut in 1986, American Silver Eagles (ASEs) have been one of the most popular bullion coin series in the world, but their appeal extends well beyond the arena of precious metals investing. The American Silver Eagle, authorized by the passage of the Liberty Coin Act of […]

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How Certified American Silver Eagles of the 2010s Have Fared in the Marketplace

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com ……   Since their debut in 1986, American Silver Eagles (ASEs) have been one of the most popular bullion coin series in the world, but their appeal extends well beyond the arena of precious metals investing. The American Silver Eagle, authorized by the passage of the Liberty Coin Act of […]

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U. S. Mint Opens Sales for Uncirculated American Silver Eagle Coin June 29

The United States Mint will accept orders for the 2017 American Eagle One Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin (product code 17EG) on June 29 at noon Eastern Time (ET). The American Eagle One Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin is a collector version of the Mint’s American Eagle Silver Bullion Coin. Struck at the West Point Mint, its […]

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PCGS to Attribute Branch Mint Marks on Silver Eagles

UPDATE 4/7/2017 9:22AM PST: For 2014-2017 boxes that have a sticker on the side that includes the designation “WPM”, PCGS believes that these boxes, regardless of their serial number, originated in West Point. Therefore, at this time, and until we receive further clarification from the U.S. Mint, we will not be attributing such boxes to […]

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NGC Attribution of Mint Facility for Bullion Silver Eagles

NGC provides submission guidelines and mintage information for bullion Silver Eagles struck at various Mint facilities, 2011 to date Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) will attribute 2011 to 2017 bullion American Silver Eagles by the US Mint facility that struck the coins provided they are received by NGC in a sealed US Mint box. The attributions […]

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United States 2017 Boys Town Centennial $5 Gold Coin

Description: The 2017 Boys Town commemorative $5 gold coin is one of three special United States Mint issues that honor the 100th anniversary of the famous Nebraska-based organization that provides care for at-risk youth. The non-profit organization was founded in 1917 by Father Edward Flanagan, who established Boys Town in Omaha as a home for […]

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2017 American Liberty High Relief Gold Coin Program off to Slow (but Steady?) Start

Mint surprises with five distinct versions of the 2017 American Liberty silver medal By CoinWeek News Staff …. Did the 2017 American Liberty High Relief Proof Gold Coin sell out on its first day? No. According to Michael White of the Communications Office of the United States Mint, the 2017 edition of the American Liberty […]

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American Liberty 225th Anniversary Gold Coin to Be Released April 6

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2017 American Liberty 225th Anniversary Gold Coin (product code 17XA) on April 6 at noon Eastern Time (ET). Struck in conjunction with the Mint’s 225th anniversary, this unique coin portrays allegorical Liberty as an African-American woman. Its obverse design depicts a profile of Liberty wearing […]

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Modern US Coins – Coinage of the Obama Era

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com …… 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 […]

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Mint Director Jeppson Comments on 2017 American Liberty 225th Anniversary Gold Coin Unveiling

Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew, Deputy Treasury Secretary Sarah Bloom Raskin and United States Mint Principal Deputy Director Rhett Jeppson today unveiled designs for the 2017 American Liberty 225th Anniversary Gold Coin in the historic Department of the Treasury’s Cash Room. The ceremony, led by Mint Chief of Staff Elisa Basnight, kicked off a year-long series […]

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Mint Director Jeppson Comments on 2017 American Liberty 225th Anniversary Gold Coin Unveiling

Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew, Deputy Treasury Secretary Sarah Bloom Raskin and United States Mint Principal Deputy Director Rhett Jeppson today unveiled designs for the 2017 American Liberty 225th Anniversary Gold Coin in the historic Department of the Treasury’s Cash Room. The ceremony, led by Mint Chief of Staff Elisa Basnight, kicked off a year-long series […]

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Mint Director Comments – 225th Anniversary American Liberty Gold Coin

  Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew, Deputy Treasury Secretary Sarah Bloom Raskin and United States Mint Principal Deputy Director Rhett Jeppson today unveiled designs for the 2017  225th Anniversary American Liberty Gold Coin in the historic Department of the Treasury’s Cash Room. The ceremony, led by Mint Chief of Staff Elisa Basnight, kicked off a year-long […]

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A Glimpse Inside the Vault of the West Point Mint

Screen grab from the Mint’s B-roll footage inside the West Point Mint, posted on YouTube November 25, 2016. The signatures on the wall are from past visitors (one being then–Mint Director Edmund Moy, who’s pictured in the vault in part 3 of MNB’s series “Mint in Crisis”)

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2016 U.S. Mint Annual Uncirculated Dollar Coin Set Available Dec. 14

The 2016 United States Mint Annual Uncirculated Dollar Coin Set (product code 16RB) will be available for purchase starting on December 14 at noon Eastern Time (ET). Priced at $49.95, this set contains the following uncirculated quality $1 coins in production this year: Three Presidential $1 Coins Struck at the Philadelphia Mint, the obverses of […]

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The Coin Analyst: All You Need to Know About the 30th Anniversary American Silver Eagle

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com …… The American Silver Eagle turns 30 years old in 2016. To honor the special occasion, the United States Mint is offering special-edition 30th Anniversary Proof and Uncirculated American Silver Eagles (ASEs) featuring a special edge inscription. 30th Anniversary American Silver Eagles are being minted at the U.S. Mint branch […]

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Standing Liberty Quarter Gold Coin on Sale Today

  By CoinWeek News Staff …. In case you haven’t done it already, right click on the link below to open a new tab or window: http://catalog.usmint.gov/standing-liberty-2016-centennial-gold-coin-16XC.html If you plan on ordering the 2016 Standing Liberty Quarter Centennial Gold Coin (product code 16XC), then make sure you have the Mint’s online catalog page open no […]

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US Modern Coin Profiles – 2016-W Gold Mercury Dime Centennial Gold Coin

This CoinWeek Coin Profile is Sponsored by Minshull Trading   Description: The Mercury or Winged Liberty dime (1916-1945) has long stood as an iconic coin the U.S. series. The coin’s elegant design draws heavily from the French Beaux Arts movement of the late 19th century. Its release immediately preceded the Roosevelt dime (1946-Present), and it is the […]

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No Order Limits for American $1 Coin, Currency Set as Year Ends

By CoinWeek News Staff…. As of December 1, the United States Mint has removed household order limits for the remaining 2015 American $1 Coin & Currency Sets in its inventory. A limit of five per household had been in place previously since the coin and currency set was first released on August 24. According to […]

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The Coin Analyst: 1982 Lincoln Cent Provides Collectors with Challenges, Rewards

  The Coin Analyst – CoinWeek.com 1982 was the year E.T. The Extra Terrestrial hit the silver screen. The average price of a new home was $80,000, and the Equal Rights Amendment failed ratification. It was also the year the United States Mint began making Lincoln cents from a 97.5% zinc, 2.5% copper alloy instead […]

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U.S. Mint to Open Sales for 2015 American Buffalo Gold Proof Coin April 9

The United States Mint will accept orders for the 2015 American Buffalo Gold Proof Coin (product code PM6) starting April 9 at noon, Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). The bureau has priced the coin based on its pricing strategy for numismatic products containing precious metals. Current pricing information is available at catalog.usmint.gov. Orders will be accepted […]

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2015-W Mint State Silver Eagle Coins – Special Designation Inserts

The 2015-W Mint State Silver Eagle will be the latest release in the popular American Silver Eagle series. Coins will go on sale Thursday, March 26, and are expected to be available for purchase at the US Mint booth at the Whitman Baltimore Show. NGC will offer its FIRST DAY OF ISSUE and BALTIMORE SHOW […]

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