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Reagan coin designs unveiled

Coins featuring Ronald and Nancy Reagan will mark the end of two coin series in 2016. The United States Mint released designs for the Ronald Reagan Presidential dollar and Nancy Reagan First Spouse gold coin on Feb. 6. The unveiling … Continue reading

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1793 Chain cent tops Pogue part three

Part three of the D. Brent Pogue auction shows the rarities don’t stop coming. The Feb. 9 sale called by Stack’s Bowers and Sotheby’s auction galleries brought in $17,135,613, including buyer’s fees. While no coin broke the $1 million barrier … Continue reading

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2016 quarter proof sets to return

The 2016 clad quarter proof set will go back on sale Feb. 23 after being pulled due to a packaging design error. The $14.95 set briefly released Jan. 11 but sales were ended later that day. A statement from the … Continue reading

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Mark Twain silver dollar coins released

The 2016 Mark Twain silver dollar coins have finally arrived as orders began Feb. 1. The Mint estimates around 23,900 proof and 9,600 uncirculated coins were purchased in the first day of sales. The coins were to be released Jan. … Continue reading

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Mint ups 5-ounce coin production

The U.S. Mint will double down on 2016 5-ounce silver coin production. While it limited mintages to 65,000 for each of the five 2015 America the Beautiful designs, it plans to mint 150,000 of each 2016 design. The mintage will … Continue reading

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2016 Eagle bullion start best since 2013

2016 gold and silver Eagle bullion coin sales at United States Mint have seen their best showing in January since 2013 in total ounces. As of Jan. 27, gold Eagle sales amounted to a total of 124,000 ounces sold across … Continue reading

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End of series raises interest

The end of the Presidential dollar series has arrived with the 2016 issues for Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford and Ronald Reagan. As circulation coins, the Presidential dollars failed. Production for circulation was halted in 2011 after the series debuted in … Continue reading

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CPMX 2016 readies March show

Now in its 22nd year, the Chicago Paper Money Expo continues to draw in collectors, dealers and a wide variety of collectible paper money. The show will be held at the Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare, Rosemont, Ill. from March 18-20. … Continue reading

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Twain gold coins on sale, silver delayed

The 2016 Mark Twain gold $5 coins have arrived, but collectors will need to wait for the Twain silver dollars. The United States Mint released the Twain gold $5 coins on Jan. 14 as scheduled. Collectors purchased 2,990 uncirculated and … Continue reading

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Centennial boosts Mercury dimes

The first Mercury, also known as Winged Liberty, dimes entered circulation on Oct. 30, 1916, and have remained popular with coin collectors ever since. Will the series’ centennial in 2016 boost collector interest? Gary Rosencrans, owner of Gary’s Coins, Wisconsin … Continue reading

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