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‘Mayflower’ Products Sail into Market

The year 2020 marks the 400th anniversary of the transatlantic voyage of the Mayflower. On Nov. 17 the United States Mint is releasing four new products to mark this momentous occasion: a silver proof coin and medal set, two-coin gold … Continue reading

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eletters Nov. 10, 2020

From the Oct. 16 Numismatic News e-Newsletter Should the U.S. Mint be doing more to facilitate support of the country’s charitable organizations? Here are some answers from our e-Newsletter readers.   No. The U.S. Mint shouldn’t be in the business … Continue reading

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Another Silver Eagle Dollar “Instant Rarity?”

The U.S. Mint has issued some “Instant Rarities” over the years in the U.S. silver Eagle dollar series that began in 1986. For the 10th Anniversary of the series, the Mint produced a 1995 West Point Mint Proof silver Eagle … Continue reading

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Online-Only Mint Ordering

Online-Only Mint Ordering is Prohibitive I have purchased products from the Mint since 1998. First, I did everything by mail and then mail orders were stopped by the Mint. You could only order by telephone or the internet. I then … Continue reading

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Decreased Sales Totals Abound

Give a little; take a little. This seems to be the theme of the Mint’s latest sales figures report. Two new products make their debut in the charts this week, while there is a notable number of products whose sales … Continue reading

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Will U.S. Mint Price Increases Backfire?

This week, the U.S. Mint announced significant price hikes for its silver numismatic products. The range of increases ranged from about 30 percent to 70 percent. The jump in prices is related to the rise in the silver spot price … Continue reading

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U.S. Mint Coin Glass Products

Has the United States Mint ever produced coin glass products? The Fostoria Glass Company in Moundsville, W.Va., is responsible for most of the coin glass likely to be encountered. The U.S. Mint has experimented with making coins of glass, but … Continue reading

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U.S. Mint Medallic Artist, Michael Gaudioso, Retires

One of Philadelphia’s and the U.S. Mint’s finest, Medallic Artist Michael Gaudioso, has retired after creating designs of the nation’s coins and medals since 2009. Gaudioso, a graduate of the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, earned his Master of … Continue reading

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American Eagle Palladium Uncirculated Coin on Sale Sept. 24

On Sept. 24 at noon EST, The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2020 American Eagle One Ounce Palladium Uncirculated Coin. The coin contains one ounce of 99.95 percent palladium and is the collector version of the … Continue reading

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Mint Reveals End of WWII Designs

The Mint officially announced the designs for the 2020 End of World War II 75th Anniversary coin and medal program. The designs will be featured on a 24-karat gold coin and a silver medal. The common obverse design depicts an … Continue reading

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