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Mint Statistics: Collectors continue Apollo 11 buying trend

Apollo 11 commemoratives still remain available for collectors, with sales inching toward the maximum mintages. The half dollar set is the closest to sellout, with 84,349 of the total 100,000 already sold. The 5-ounce silver isn’t far behind at 63,598 … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (February 26, 2019)

Circulation coin search yields 1881 Indian cent Just a note to let you know that I found an 1881 Indian Head cent in about good; just wear, no scratches, just nice. Bob Atwater Conway, S.C.   Retiring Baby Boomers reduce … Continue reading

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Apollo 11 strike ceremony held in Philadelphia

There was a first strike ceremony yesterday (Dec. 13) at the Philadelphia Mint. Being struck with the appropriate fanfare were the new coins honoring the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. Sales of the new coins will begin … Continue reading

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Don’t be Scrooge at Christmas to buy Apollo 11 coins

I had a brief conversation yesterday with a greeter at Wal-mart. I had stopped by to pick up a list of miscellaneous things that I needed. I told the greeter I was there because I did not want to be … Continue reading

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Apollo 11 design introduced

The Apollo 11 commemorative coin designs for 2019 were officially unveiled Oct. 11 at the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum in Washington, D.C. Neil Armstrong’s first footprint on the moon is the major design device on the obverse, while … Continue reading

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