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Letters to the Editor: June 2, 2020

What Type Set is This? I used to collect Standing Liberty quarters in Fine condition. Several of them had evidence of clash marks like a star in the field. Error coins are caused by mishaps during the production cycle and … Continue reading

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Silver Proof Set Available Oct. 17

Collectors will have the opportunity to get their hands on the U.S. Mint’s 2019 Limited Edition Silver Proof Set when it becomes available at noon Oct. 17. Beginning this year, all eight coins in the set contain 99.9 percent fine … Continue reading

2019 Limited Edition Silver Proof Set
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2019 Silver Proof Sets Include a Bonus This Year

Collectors of the United States Mint’s annual coin sets will be receiving a bonus with this year’s set.  Each 2019 United States Mint Silver Proof Set® will include a separately packaged reverse proof 2019 Lincoln penny with the ‘W’ mint … Continue reading

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NGC grades mistakenly released Reverse Proof Cent

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation announced on April 4 that they have certified a 2019-W Reverse Proof Lincoln Cent that was mistakenly released several weeks early by the U.S. Mint. The coin was not supposed to be released until April 17. This … Continue reading

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Mint Statistics: Old favorites stay on top this week

Proof set sales keep perking right along as the last of the Christmas shopping is done. The clad set rose by 17,210. The silver set is up by 9,224. These numbers probably don’t surprise anyone. But is there a last-minute … Continue reading

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Mint Statistics: American Eagles jingle all the way

One good sales week deserves another as far as silver American Eagle bullion coins go. In the last seven days, the Mint has sold an additional 590,000 of these. This has nearly doubled the monthly total to 1,270,000. It will … Continue reading

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Mint Statistics: Totals show zero interest in bullion

Nobody voted for gold or silver American Eagle bullion coins on election day. Zero have been sold so far in the month of November. No Buffalo gold bullion coins were sold, either. Fortunately for the Mint, sales of collector coins … Continue reading

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Mint Statistics: Steady buyers push up sales totals

Who are the steady buyers of clad 2018 proof sets? This week’s sales of 7,208 is a similar number to last week. The running total for the year is 355,245. In 10 year’s time, will they complain that the price … Continue reading

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Why would anyone buy clad proof set?

Don’t you think it is about time for the U.S. Mint to abolish its clad proof sets? I do. Silver proof sets containing 90-percent silver examples of dimes, quarters and half dollars have been produced by the U.S. Mint since 1992. … Continue reading

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