Author Archives: Debbie Bradley

Presidential Portraits Selected for Dollar Series

You may not be able to pick President Benjamin Harrison out of a crowd, but the six latest presidents to be honored on $1 coins should bring a spark of recognition to most people. Continue reading

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New Design for Eagle?

For 28 years, sculptor John Mercanti’s eagle with shield and grasping an olive branch and arrows in its talons has graced the reverse of the American silver Eagle $1 bullion coin. Continue reading

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Mint Stats: 2014 Mint products off to good start

Ah, 2013, you are but a mere memory to many coin collectors. Continue reading

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CCAC picks quarter designs

Designs for five America the Beautiful quarters to be released in 2015 were reviewed when the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee met Feb. 11. Continue reading

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Mint Stats: Sales slow for proof silver Eagles

The 2014 proof silver Eagle is just not feeling the love.
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Mint Stats: Final 2013 First Spouse coins on sale

It’s just under the wire, but the final 2013 First Spouse one-half ounce gold coins were slated to be put on sale just in time for the holidays. Continue reading

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CCAC looks ahead

A 2015 commemorative coin will honor the March of Dimes and the work it does to promote healthy babies, so it makes sense to have images of a baby or mother and baby on the coin. Continue reading

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Mint Stats: McHenry quarter set sales take off

The 2013 Fort McHenry quarters three-coin set gave the other America the Beautiful coin sets a run for their money in its first week of sales tallying 9,398. Continue reading

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Mint Stats: Reverse proof Buffalo gains more fans

  With the window closing on the opportunity to buy the reverse proof one-ounce gold Buffalo coin, about another 5,000 of the coins were sold this past week. Sales hit 37,314, almost three times the number of regular one-ounce Buffalo … Continue reading

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Mongolian ram coin a beauty

Around here we call it the ram coin, and that certainly does not do it justice. The 2013 Argali-Ovis Ammon 500 togrog silver coin issued by the Bank of Mongolia is a beautiful coin. It just takes a mouthful to … Continue reading

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