Category Archives: Presidential Dollars

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United States Mint announces designs for George H.W. Bush Presidential $1 coin and Barbara Bush First Spouse gold coin

Washington — The United States Mint (Mint) today officially announced the designs for the George H.W

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United States Mint announces designs for George H.W. Bush Presidential $1 coin and Barbara Bush First Spouse gold coin

Washington — The United States Mint (Mint) today officially announced the designs for the George H.W

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New special-edition Red Book celebrating the 1920–2020 centennial of the Manila Mint is sold out!

The front cover, back cover, and spine of the 1920–2020 Manila Mint special edition distinguish it from the regular-edition Red Book. 260 copies were printed; 48 were damaged in transit, leaving 212 for sale to collectors

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United States Mint introduces new storage box for collectible coin rolls on May 18

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Washington — The United States Mint (Mint) will roll out the new Coin Roll Collector Box (product code K65) on May 18 at noon Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)

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United States Mint introduces new storage box for collectible coin rolls on May 18

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Washington — The United States Mint (Mint) will roll out the new Coin Roll Collector Box (product code K65) on May 18 at noon Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)

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United States Mint introduces new storage box for collectible coin rolls on May 18

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Washington — The United States Mint (Mint) will roll out the new Coin Roll Collector Box (product code K65) on May 18 at noon Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)

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Best wishes for your numismatic New Year!

Welcome to 2020. How was 2019 for you and your collection? Were you able to remove any stubborn longstanding wants from your want-list? Did you capitalize on opportunities in slower parts of the market? Were you lucky enough to get the year’s Enhanced Reverse Proof American Silver Eagle at issue price? How many U

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Letters to the Editor: Oct. 29, 2019

Cleaning a Coin
When a grading service renders a coin improperly cleaned that implies there is a way to properly clean a coin. What are those ways? I thought any kind of cleaning was a no-no!
Rodney Pelles
Toccoa, Ga.
 
Innovation Coins
Thanks to my e-mail alerts from the U

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Bowers on collecting: Suggestions for the U.S. Mint

By Q. David Bowers
Within a few days, I and thousands of others will be in Rosemont, Illinois, attending the American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money

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Bowers on collecting: Suggestions for the U.S. Mint

By Q. David Bowers
Within a few days, I and thousands of others will be in Rosemont, Illinois, attending the American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money

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Bowers on collecting: Suggestions for the U.S. Mint

Within a few days, I and thousands of others will be in Rosemont, Illinois, attending the American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money. Collectors, dealers, journalists, and others will come from all across America and from many foreign destinations to enjoy a week of immersion in the art, history, and romance of coins, tokens, medals, and paper money

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GreatCollections to auction new discovery Ronald Reagan missing edge lettering dollar, Sunday, January 20th

Irvine, California — On Sunday, January 20th, GreatCollections will be auctioning the recently discovered Ronald Reagan Presidential dollar with missing edge lettering. The error has been authenticated by PCGS and graded MS-65

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Bush Presidential Dollar, First Spouse Gold Coins and More Coming in 2019

2019 will be the first year in which both commemorative programs from the U.S. Mint are curved By CoinWeek News Staff …. On Tuesday, December 11, United States Representative Bruce Poliquin (R-ME2) introduced a bill (H.R. 7257) to the House of Representatives that would authorize the production in 2019 of new Presidential $1 coins honoring […]

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The CCAC unanimously rejects the reverse designs submitted for the 2018 American Innovation $1 coin

Today’s public meeting of the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) centered on the design of a dollar coin proposed to be the first minted under the American Innovation $1 Coin Act. The program’s coins are scheduled to share a common Statue of Liberty design on the obverse

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The CCAC unanimously rejects the reverse designs submitted for the 2018 American Innovation $1 coin

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Today’s public meeting of the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) centered on the design of a dollar coin proposed to be the first minted under the American Innovation $1 Coin Act

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The CCAC unanimously rejects the reverse designs submitted for the 2018 American Innovation $1 coin

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Today’s public meeting of the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) centered on the design of a dollar coin proposed to be the first minted under the American Innovation $1 Coin Act

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Déjà vu all over again: American Innovation Dollar Coin Program

By Louis Golino
On July 10, legislation calling for the issuance of a new series of $1 coins that will honor American innovations and innovators was sent to President Trump to be signed into law — which he did Friday.
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Déjà vu all over again: American Innovation Dollar Coin Program

By Louis Golino
On July 10, legislation calling for the issuance of a new series of $1 coins that will honor American innovations and innovators was sent to President Trump to be signed into law — which he did Friday.
The bill, H

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Déjà vu all over again: American Innovation Dollar Coin Program

On July 10, legislation calling for the issuance of a new series of $1 coins that will honor American innovations and innovators was sent to President Trump to be signed into law, which he is expected to do.
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Private collection paces Heritage’s Long Beach auctions to $18.1 million

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Unique 1792 Washington President Gold Eagle unveiled in first public pre-auction showing since 1890
Dallas, Texas (June 20, 2018) — Elite private collections of some of the finest U

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Bowers on collecting: Invitation to a forum!

Next week in this column I plan to discuss “cleaning,” “artificial toning” and “conservation” of coins. I invite readers, including those who grade or certify coins for a living, to send me an e-mail with your thoughts at *protected email*

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Bowers on collecting: Invitation to a forum!

By Q. David Bowers
Next week in this column I plan to discuss “cleaning,” “artificial toning” and “conservation” of coins

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Bowers on collecting: Invitation to a forum!

By Q. David Bowers
Next week in this column I plan to discuss “cleaning,” “artificial toning” and “conservation” of coins

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Ken Bressett — my friend and mentor

In 1974 I had the great fortune of being awarded a scholarship to attend the American Numismatic Association’s Summer Seminar. It was the first time I had flown on an airplane, and to say I was excited would be a huge understatement

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Bowers on collecting: Coins of the presidential administrations — John Adams

By Q. David Bowers
This week I give another overview of the coins issued during the administrations of various presidents from George Washington to date with a small selection of illustrations

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Bowers on collecting: Coins of the presidential administrations — John Adams

By Q. David Bowers
This week I give another overview of the coins issued during the administrations of various presidents from George Washington to date with a small selection of illustrations

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Medal collectors: A treasure chest of new silver issues is coming from the United States Mint

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Presidential Medals Start This Year; New Military Program to Begin Soon
Medal collectors—you’re in for some treats! As a longtime collector and student of medallic art, I’m excited about two new programs announced in today’s meeting (Tuesday, January 16, 2018) of the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC)

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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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Annual Uncirculated Dollar Coin Sets Available December 14 for $49.95

The Mint has updated its product page for the 2016 Annual Uncirculated Dollar Coin Set, adding the price ($49.95), description, and images

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First Read: A Guide Book of Modern United States Dollar Coins

First Read, a continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature… Review by Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek ….. A new era in United States coinage dawned in 1971 with the launch of the Eisenhower dollar. It was the first dollar coin issued since the Peace dollar series ended in 1935. Unfortunately […]

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U.S. Mint: Reagan Coin and Chronicles Set Available at Noon Today

The final Coin and Chronicles Set, honoring former president Ronald Reagan, will be available to order on the Mint’s website today at noon. The number of sets produced is limited to 150,000; the household order limit is 3

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United States 2016 Ronald W. Reagan Presidential $1 Coin

Description: The Presidential Dollar Coin Act (Public Law 109-145) was passed into law on December 22, 2005. The Act compelled the Secretary of the Treasury to “mint coins in commemoration of each of the Nation’s past Presidents and their spouses, respectively, to improve circulation of the $1 coin, [and] to create a new bullion coin”. […]

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U.S. Mint Explains ATB Proof Set Error, Drops Prices for Sets With Presidential Dollars

The 2016 America the Beautiful Quarters Proof Set went on sale on January 11, only to be pulled a short time later and given the uncertain release date of “To Be Determined.” Some sets were purchased and shipped before the interruption, but we don’t know how many as the item has not been included on this week’s U

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Q. David Bowers Eulogizes the Modern Dollar

By Q. David Bowers – Stack’s Bowers In recent months, I have been working on and off on a manuscript for Whitman covering modern dollar coins from 1971 to date. In essence these comprise Eisenhower dollars (1971-1978), Susan B. Anthony dollars (1979-1981 and then a stray issue in 1999), Sacagawea dollars (2000 onward), blending into the […]

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Harry S. Truman 2015 One Dollar Coin Cover Available Now

The Harry S. Truman Presidential $1 Coin Cover features two coins from the first day of production at both Philadelphia and Denver U.S. Mint facilities. Quantity is limited to 15,000, so order your 2015 Harry S. Truman One Dollar Coin Cover while supplies last. Orders will be accepted at http://catalog.usmint.gov and at 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468), while […]

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State of the Mint: U.S. Mint Coin Sales as of Feb. 8, 2015

  By CoinWeek News Staff…. Current coin sales figures*  from the U.S. Mint. Products listed are currently available for purchase. Items labeled ‘Out of Stock’ or ‘Sold Out’ on usmint.gov are not listed below. Sales figures for items older than 2010 are omitted from the Mint’s online records and therefore not included here. Listings change […]

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State of the Mint: U.S. Mint Coin Sales as of Feb. 1, 2015

By CoinWeek News Staff…. Current coin sales figures*  from the U.S. Mint. Products listed are currently available for purchase. Items labeled ‘Out of Stock’ or ‘Sold Out’ on usmint.gov are not listed below. Sales figures for items older than 2010 are omitted from the Mint’s online records and therefore not included here. Listings change over […]

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State of the Mint: U.S. Mint Coin Sales as of Jan. 18, 2015

By CoinWeek News Staff….   Current coin sales figures from the U.S. Mint. Each product is followed by the number of sales, the change from the previous week (in parentheses), change in demand, and percent change in demand. Green denotes an increase in sales or demand, while red denotes a decrease or a downward adjustment. […]

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Mint Condition: U.S. Mint Coin Sales as of Jan. 11, 2015

By CoinWeek News Staff….   Current coin sales figures from the U.S. Mint. Each product is followed by the number of sales and the change from the previous week (in parentheses). Products listed are currently available for purchase. Items labeled ‘Out of Stock’ or ‘Sold Out’ on usmint.gov are not listed below. Sales figures for […]

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2014 Herbert Hoover Presidential Dollars Available in Rolls, Bags, and Boxes

The United States Mint has released numismatic products containing circulating quality 2014 Herbert Hoover Presidential Dollars. Since distribution for the Presidential $1 Coin Program to the channels of circulation was suspended in late 2011, these numismatic products are the only source for obtaining new releases of the series

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2014 Herbert Hoover Presidential Dollars Available in Rolls, Bags, and Boxes

The United States Mint has released numismatic products containing circulating quality 2014 Herbert Hoover Presidential Dollars. Since distribution for the Presidential $1 Coin Program to the channels of circulation was suspended in late 2011, these numismatic products are the only source for obtaining new releases of the series

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