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Shenandoah Quarters and American Eagle Gold Proof Coins Debut Next Week

2014 American Eagle One Ounce Gold Proof Coin (US Mint image) Shenandoah National Park Quarter (US Mint image)Next week, the United States Mint is scheduled to debut the Shenandoah National Park Quarters in rolls and bags.  A few days later, American Eagle Gold Proof Coins will become available for ordering.

The Shenandoah Quarters are the second of five 2014-dated strikes to appear in the US Mint's America the Beautiful Quarters® Program. This series debuted in 2010 and features five new strikes annually each depicting a different reverse design emblematic of a selected site of national interest. Continue reading

$100 FOR $100 2014 Bald Eagle Fine Silver Coin

$100 Bald Eagle Fine Silver Coin (Royal Canadian Mint image)While the limited mintage lasts, the Royal Canadian Mint has available the $100 FOR $100 2014 Bald Eagle Fine Silver Coin.

This release marks the third issue of the Royal Canadian Mint's popular 'Exchange $100 for $100' series in which $100, 99.99% pure silver coins are sold at their legal tender face value. Mintage of this release is limited to only 50,000. Continue reading

2014 Lucky Loonie Fine Silver Coin

2014 Lucky Loonie Fine Silver Coin (Royal Canadian Mint image)Canada has much to celebrate with the closing of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games as the country can lay claim to twenty-five medals.

As part of the celebration, the Royal Canadian Mint offers the 2014 Lucky Loonie Fine Silver Coin. This release is struck from 99.99% pure silver and features the Canadian Olympic Team logo in color. Continue reading

2014 Presidential $1 Coin Proof Set To Appear

2014 United States Mint Presidential $1 Coin Proof Set™ (US Mint image)The one and only item scheduled to be released by the United States Mint in the next week is the 2014 United States Mint Presidential $1 Coin Proof Set™.

The set will go on sale beginning at Noon (Eastern) on Tuesday, February 18, 2014. Pricing of the Presidential $1 Coin Proof Set is listed as $18.95, plus the US Mint's standard shipping and handling charge of $4.95 per order. Continue reading

Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games Sterling Silver 3-Rouble Coins

Sochi 2014 Winter Games 3-Coin Subscription Collection #1Sochi 2014 Winter Games 3-Coin Subscription Collection #2All around the world, the focus is on Russia and the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games being held there.  With that in mind, it is not too surprising to find there are several numismatic releases issued to commemorate the occasion.

As a product partner, the Royal Canadian Mint has available the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games Sterling Silver 3-Rouble Coins issued by the Bank of Russia. Each of these Sochi Olympic Coins is composed of one ounce of sterling silver and featured in proof quality with designs emblematic of some of the most popular sports of the Olympic games. Continue reading

2014 Maple Leaf 1 oz Fine Silver Coin in Reverse Proof

2014 Maple Leaf Fine Silver Coin with Reverse ProofAvailable now from the Royal Canadian Mint is the collectible 2014 Maple Leaf 1 oz Fine Silver Coin.

Showcased on the reverse of the coin is a traditional maple leaf design featured in reverse proof.

The design, by Royal Canadian Mint engravers offers a single maple leaf in realistic detail. That detail is augmented by the reverse proof finish which is described as portraying brilliant raised elements on a frosted background. Continue reading

US Mint Release Three New Products Next Week Designed As Gifts

2014 US Mint Gift SetsThree new products will be released from the United States Mint next week with each designed as a unique gift option to help mark those special events of life.  The new releases include the 2014 Birth Set, the 2014 United States Mint Happy Birthday Coin Set and the 2014 United States Mint Congratulations Set.

All three go on sale on Tuesday, January 14, 2014 beginning at Noon (Eastern). Orders for any of the three options may be placed directly with the US Mint (once available) by visiting the website of www.usmint.gov or by calling 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468). Continue reading

January 2014 Gold Coin Release From Perth Mint

2014 Wedge-Tailed Eagle Gold Proof High Relief CoinThree new gold coin products appear from the Perth Mint of Australia in January offering collectors a variety of options to choose from.

Of the new releases, two are issued as part of the 2014 Year of the Horse Lunar Coin Program. The remaining strike marks an interesting addition to the Perth Mint line-up as it features a reverse design by an extremely well-known American artist.

More details on each of the new January 2014 Perth Mint Gold Coin products follows: Continue reading

2014 Civil Rights Act of 1964 Commemorative Silver Dollar Issued

2014 Civil Rights Act of 1964 Proof Silver Dollar (US Mint image)Available now from the United States Mint are the 2014 Civil Rights Act of 1964 Commemorative Silver Dollars. The commemoratives went on sale beginning at Noon (Eastern) today, January 2, 2014.

Included in the release are both a 2014 Civil Rights Act of 1964 Proof Silver Dollar and a 2014 Civil Rights Act of 1964 Uncirculated Silver Dollar. For a limited time, they are available at the introductory prices of $49.95 for the proof and $44.95 for the uncirculated. Continue reading