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Last call for March of Dimes?

For eight days there has been an order limit of five per household for the March of Dimes  Special Silver Set. That has now been removed by the U.S. Mint. Sales stand at 71,114 and are still 3,886 short of the … Continue reading

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Have you seen a 2009 cent?

One of the unfortunate aspects of the financial crisis that hit the United States in 2008 is the impact it had on the mintages of the four Lincoln bicentennial cent designs in 2009. Where 5.41 billion cents were struck in … Continue reading

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Mesmerizing auctions

When I signed into my computer this morning, I discovered that virtually nothing has changed since I signed off on Friday afternoon. The March of Dimes Special Silver Set is still available on the Mint website for $61.95. Gold was … Continue reading

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My memories trump yours

Every generation has its memories. Events, music, smells can send my mind down memory lane. I expect it is the same for most people. As a card carrying Baby Boomer, my recollections span the tumultuous 1960s. A lot happened in … Continue reading

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Here’s your chance to make coins

The unemployment rate is dropping and the U.S. Mint is planning to do its bit to keep America moving forward. It plans to hire 86 people in the coming weeks, said Tom Jurkowsky, director of the U.S. Mint Office of … Continue reading

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March of Dimes set moves closer to sellout

The latest sales number from the Mint of the March of Dimes Special Silver Set is 63,882. Maximum possible is 75,000. Buyers still have time to act, but the clock seems to be ticking.

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All oldies should be gold(ies)

We collectors appear to be ready to go wild for coins that will be struck next year with 100-year old designs on them. The favorite oldie Mercury dime, Standing Liberty quarter and Walking Liberty half dollar designs first used in 1916 … Continue reading

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Can March of Dimes set sell out?

It might be more of a horse race than I expected, but it still looks like the March of Dimes Special Silver Set will sell out its 75,000 maximum mintage. The Mint released the first day’s sales number yesterday morning … Continue reading

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Mint releases March of Dimes sales number

The first day of sales of the March of Dimes Special Silver Set saw collectors buy 52,540 of the 75,000 sets that will be available. The number was just released by the U.S. Mint.

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Still time for silver dimes

The three-coin March of Dimes Special Silver Set is still being sold on the U.S. Mint website for $61.95 each. There was an initial rush of interest yesterday as within approximately 40 minutes of the commencement of order acceptance at … Continue reading

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