Commemoratives honoring the 400th anniversary of the Jamestown, Va., settlement will be the first new coin issues of 2007 offered to collectors by the U.S. Mint, according to its newly released product schedule. Sales start Jan. 10, 2007.
The $5 gold pieces and silver dollars will be sold in both proof and uncirculated. Prices were not released with the schedule.
On Jan. 23, 2007, both the regular clad and the silver five-coin state quarters proof sets will go on sale.
The first state quarter for circulation will be the Montana coin. Sales of rolls and bags will begin Jan. 29.
Proof American Eagle bullion coins and the proof 2007 Buffalo one-ounce bullion coin will start sales Feb. 5.
On Feb. 15, the elements of the Presidential dollar program get under way. A four-coin proof dollar set will be sold and rolls and bags of the George Washington coin will be offered.
Five days later, on Feb. 20, the 2007 Sacagawea dollar will be sold in roll and bag form. The 2007 Kennedy half dollar will also be sold in rolls and bags on that date.
Further out in 2007, the Mint has dates penciled in for offers that are subject to change.
Some time in March, the proof American Eagle silver one-ounce coins will be sold.
In April, the regular clad proof set will go on sale.
Sometime in the March-April window, the ?W? mintmarked uncirculated American Eagle coins will be sold in all three precious metals, gold, silver and platinum.
May will see the First Spouse gold coins go on sale in four-coin sets or individually. In the same month, the John Adams dollar will be introduced to circulation and rolls and bags will be sold. Also that month, the commemoratives for the 50th anniversary of the desegregation of Little Rock, Ark., Central High School, will be offered.
Further out, the Mint has yet to release information. Check the Mint?s Web site, www.usmint.gov, for updates and pricing as the coins become available.