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2012 Kennedy Half Dollar Coins are now available for ordering from the United States Mint in both bags and two-roll sets. Both options went on sale beginning at Noon (Eastern) today, May 15, 2012. The 200-Coin Bags contain 100-circulation quality Kennedy Half Dollars from the United States Mint’s facility in Philadelphia and 100-circulation quality Kennedy […]

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2015 US Marshals Service Commemorative Coins

by US Coins Today on April 7, 2012

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As expected, the US Marshals Service 225th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act has became law. President Obama signed his name to the legislation, numbered H.R. 886, on Monday, April 2, 2012, and it became Public Law 112-104. Beginning in 2015, the Secretary of the Treasury is now required to mint up to 1.35 million commemorative coins in […]

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The United States Mint has issued bags and rolls of the second 2012-dated America the Beautiful Quarter®. Beginning at Noon, Eastern, on April 2, 2012, buyers were able to order 100-coin bags or two-roll sets of the Chaco Culture National Historical Park Quarter. These new strikes are the twelfth released overall in the America the […]

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US Marshals Service Commemorative Coin Act

by US Coins Today on March 17, 2012

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Only a few steps remain for the US Marshals Service 225th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act to become law, as an updated version just passed in the Senate Thursday, March 15, and the original version passed in the House Thursday, December 15. Based on expectations, collector proof and uncirculated $5 gold, $1 silver and 50c clad […]

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Today, February 9, 2012, beginning at Noon (Eastern), the United States Mint has made available the 2011 Chickasaw Silver Uncirculated Coin. This strike marks the last 2011-dated issue of the US Mint’s America the Beautiful Five Ounce Uncirculated Coin™ series. Each Chickasaw Silver Uncirculated Coin is composed of five ounces of .999 fine silver and […]

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Today, February 3, 2012, at Noon (Eastern), the United States Mint officially released the first America the Beautiful Quarter® of the year in both bags and two-roll sets. The El Yunque National Forest Quarter Two-Roll Sets and the El Yunque National Forest Quarter 100-Coin Bags are now available for $32.95 and 34.95, respectively. Included in […]

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The first American quarter for 2010 and the first in a new series entered circulation on April 19, 2010. It is just one of five newly designed quarters this year and one of 56 through to 2021. Immediately prior to its launch, the United States Mint released uncirculated images of all the 2010 quarters, as […]

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2010 Commemorative Coins Information

by US Coins Staff on January 31, 2010

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While its primary function is to provide circulating coinage, every year the United States Mint also strikes special commemorative coins whose purpose is not only to celebrate and honor selected people, places and events, but to provide additional funds for organizations related to the theme of the coin created — as dictated by law. There […]

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2010 First Spouse Gold Coins Information

by US Coins Staff on January 23, 2010

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Issued as a companion to the Presidential Dollar series, the 2010 First Spouse Gold Coin series is also in its fourth year of production. Meant to honor former American first spouses, each coin is struck from one-half ounce of gold by the United States Mint. The four coins to be issued for 2010 include the […]

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2010 America the Beautiful Quarters Information

by US Coins Staff on January 15, 2010

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The United States Mint is debuting a completely new series of circulating coins this year with the America the Beautiful Quarters Program. Following on the heels of the highly successful 50 State Quarters Program and the D.C. & U.S. Territories Program, it also follows the same format. The complete program will consist of 56 new […]