Austrian Mint’s Astronomy Coin

If you are looking for an interesting coin to add to your collection, you may want to consider the Austrian Mint's Astronomy Coin. This unique coin, available from the Austrian Mint, is part of an international celebration of astronomy, meant to coincide with the 400 year anniversary of the making of Galileo's telescope. World Mint Coins has the specifications and images you need for this colorful piece.

Austrian Year of Astronomy 25 Euro Coin
 

What makes this coin truly unique is that it is composed of an outer ring of silver and an inner pill of Niobium. Niobium's unique properties allow it to be colored easily, and for the astronomy coin they chose yellow.

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2009 Lincoln Coins

2009 is a banner year for those interested in Abraham Lincoln as the US Mint has provided several 2009 Lincoln Coins to celebrate the bicentennial of his birth. World Mint Coins is your source for all the information you need to enjoy these limited availability tributes to the 16th President of the United States.

2009 Lincoln Commemorative Silver Dollars

Proof Lincoln Silver Dollar

Lincoln Silver Proof

Uncirculated Lincoln Silver Dollar

Lincoln Silver Uncirculated

   


2009 Lincoln Bicentennial Cents

Lincoln Cent Birthplace
Lincoln Cent Formative Years
Lincoln Cent Professional Life
Lincoln Cent Presidency

 

While the Lincoln Silver Dollars sold out from the Mint in a remarkably short time after meeting their minting limit, most of the buzz appears to center around the Bicentennial Cents.

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2009 First Spouse Coins

World Mint Coins is proud to announce that we have the information, images and specification you need for the 2009 First Spouse Gold Coins released by the US Mint. As of today, only the Anna Harrison coin has been released, but the Letitia Tyler coin will be available on June 4.


2009 First Spouse Coins
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2009 Anna Harrison First Spouse Gold Coin
2009 Letitia Tyler First Spouse Gold Design
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2009 Julia Tyler First Spouse Gold Design
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2009 Sarah Polk First Spouse Gold Design
Sarah
Polk
2009 Margaret Taylor First Spouse Gold Design
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Spread out through the rest of the year will be Julia Tyler, Sarah Polk, and Margaret Taylor. These coins have a face value of $10, but of course their true value is in the one half ounce of gold they contain.

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2009 Presidential $1 Coins

The John Tyler Presidential $1 Coin coin will be released on May 21. With that occurring just around the corner, we at World Mint Coins thought you might like to review the Presidential coins that the US Mint has scheduled for 2009.


2009 Presidential $1 Coins*

Harrison Presidential $1
John Tyler Presidential $1 Coin
James K. Polk Presidential $1 Coin
Zachary Taylor Presidential $1 Coin

 

William Henry Harrison's coin was issued on February 19th. The US Mint held a ceremony at Harrison’s Virginia home at the Berkeley Plantation. As the mint has traditionally done, thousands of newly struck coins were given away free to children, while adults were allowed to exchange for $1 rolls.

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Harrison Presidential Coin

World Mint Coins is pleased to offer a William Henry Harrison Presidential $1 Coin page, complete with images, specifications and coin information.

Harrison Presidential $1

 

Released on February 19, 2009, the William Henry Harrison Presidential $1 Coin celebrates the shortest presidency in US history. Serving only 32 days before his death, Harrison is remembered more for his achievements before being elected than those completed while in office. Continue reading

D.C. & US Territories Quarters

World Mint Coins has recently updated its pages on the 2009 D.C. & US Territories Quarters program. These coins are a continuation of the successful State Quarter program that ended in 2008 from the US Mint.


2009 D.C. & US Territories Quarters
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District of Columbia Quarter

Commonwealth of Puerto Rico Quarter
Guam Quarter
American Samoa Quarter
U.S. Virgin Islands Quarter
Northern Mariana Islands

The D.C. and Puerto Rico quarter have already been released this year, and the Guam Quarter is set to come out on May 26. The American Samoa, US Virgin Islands and Northern Marian Islands quarters will follow later on this year. Continue reading

Louis Braille Commemorative Coins

New to World Mint Coins is the addition of commemorative Louis Braille Bicentennial Silver Dollar Coin information, images and coin specifications.

Proof Braille Silver Dollar
Uncirculated Braille Silver Dollar

 

Struck by the United States Mint in proof and uncirculated options, these coins celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Louis Braille, the inventor of the system of reading and writing for the blind.

The US Mint first released the Braille designs and a prototype in July 2008 during the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) annual convention in Dallas, Texas. Continue reading

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