2012 United States Mint Proof Set® (US Mint image)

The United States Mint has released the 2012 United States Mint Proof Set® for sale to the public. The 2012 Proof Sets went on sale beginning at Noon (Eastern) on Monday, May 7, 2012.

Pricing for the set is listed at $31.95, plus the US Mint's standard shipping and handling charge of $4.95 per order. There are a total of fourteen coins included as part of the set each struck to proof quality at the US Mint's facility in San Francisco.

The fourteen coins of the set are:

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2012 Presidential $1 Coin Uncirculated Set™ (US Mint image)

Today, May 1, 2012, the United States Mint released the 2012 Presidential $1 Coin Uncirculated Set™ for sale to the public. The annual set is available for $16.95, plus the US Mint's standard shipping and handling charge of $4.95 per order.

Included as part of the set are two uncirculated quality examples of each of the 2012 Presidential $1 Coins (for a total of eight coins) including the Chester Arthur Presidential $1 Coin, the Grover Cleveland (1st Term) Presidential $1 Coin, the Benjamin Harrison Presidential $1 Coin and the Grover Cleveland (2nd Term) Presidential $1 Coin. One of each of the coins was struck at the US Mint's facility in Philadelphia with the second example of each struck at the US Mint's facility in Denver.

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Chester-Arthur-Presidential-Coin-Bags

100-Coin Bags of Chester Arthur Presidential $1 Coins are now available to order directly from the United States Mint. Each bag is priced at $111.95, plus the US Mint's standard shipping and handling charge of $4.95 per order.

Buyer's have the choice of a bag containing 100-circulation quality strikes from the US Mint's facility in Philadelphia or 100-circulation quality strikes from the US Mint's facility in Denver. These coins are struck to circulation quality but have never actually been released into circulation.

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2012 American Silver Eagle San Francisco Two-Coin Set

The United States Mint has published a release date for a new set that will undoubtedly be of interest to many collectors. According to the Product Schedule available on the US Mint's website, the 2012 American Silver Eagle San Francisco Two-Coin Set will be released for sale to the public beginning on June 7, 2012.

Along with that release date, additional information on the set has been trickling out from the US Mint. The new San Francisco set will contain two different versions of the 2012 American Silver Eagle struck to proof quality at the US Mint's facility in San Francisco. [click to continue…]

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2012 Native American $1 Coin

Rolls and boxes of 2012 Native American $1 Coins were released by the United States Mint on Thursday, April 26, 2012, and the bureau announced that it would also offer bags of the coins beginning on May 14, 2012.

This year's dollar features the fourth reverse design since 2009 when the Native American $1 Coin Act kicked in, which charges the US Mint with annually changing reverses to celebrate the different contributory aspects of Indian tribes and individual Native Americans. 2012 Native American $1 Coins feature a reverse design by Thomas Cleveland which depicts a Native American and horse. [click to continue…]

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2012 Presidential $1 Coin Proof Set

Issued by the US Mint on Tuesday, April 24, is the 2012 Presidential $1 Coin Proof Set for a price of $18.95 -- a $1 decrease from last year's set. This annual numismatic product contains four proof quality $1 coins celebrating the 21st to 24th Presidents of the United States.

Proof quality is a standard production process used by the US Mint which results in highly detailed coins that appear with mirrored backgrounds. This technique and result is preferred by many coin collectors. [click to continue…]

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2012 America the Beautiful Quarters Uncirculated Ten-Coin Set

Now available is the 2012 America the Beautiful Quarters Uncirculated Ten-Coin Set for a price of $12.95, marking a pricing reduction of $9 from the two prior annual sets which are still on sale at a price of $21.95 each.

Released by the United States Mint on Tuesday, April 24, 2012, the set includes ten uncirculated coins of all this year's quarters. These include those honoring El Yunque National Forest in Puerto Rico, Chaco Culture National Historical Park in New Mexico, Acadia National Park in Maine, Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park in Hawaii and Denali National Park and Preserve in Alaska. [click to continue…]

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One-Ounce 2012 Proof American Eagle Gold Coin

Available now are proof versions of the 2012 American Eagle Gold Coins. Released by the United States Mint in five products on Thursday, April 19, beginning prices range from a low of $215.50 for the smallest Eagle to a high of $3,585.50 for the set containing one of each sized Eagle. Coin prices, however, can change weekly depending on the market value of gold as each of the American Eagles is struck in 22-karat gold.

These coins are produced for coin collectors at the United States Mint in West Point and carry the 'W' mintmark. [click to continue…]

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2012 America the Beautiful Three-Coin Set - Chaco Culture National Historical Park (US Mint image)

Today, April 17, 2012, the United States Mint released the 2012 America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set™ - Chaco Culture. This set contains three different examples of the Chaco Culture ATB Quarter which is the second 2012-dated strike to appear as part of the US Mint's America the Beautiful Quarters® Program.

Each three-coin set may be purchased for $9.95, directly from the US Mint while supplies last. The Mint's standard shipping and handling charge of $4.95 per order applies.

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2012 Proof American Silver Eagle (US Mint image)

The United States Mint has released the 2012 American Eagle Silver Proof Coins. These strikes went on sale beginning at Noon (Eastern) on Thursday, April 12, 2012.

Buyers may purchase the 2012 Proof Silver Eagles for $59.95, plus the Mint's standard shipping and handling charge of $4.95 per order. No household order limit is in place on the coins.

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21st American Presidency $1 Coin Cover Featuring President Chester Arthur

The 21st release in the American Presidency $1 Coin Cover Series debuted Monday, April 9, when the 2012 Chester Arthur $1 Coin Cover was launched by the US Mint at a price of $19.95.

Created specifically for collectors, the coin cover includes two Presidential $1's featuring Chester Arthur -- the same dollars released in boxes and rolls on Thursday.

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2015 US Marshals Service Commemorative Coins

by US Coins Today on April 7, 2012

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US Marshals Service

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 honor of the 225th anniversary of the establishment of the Nation's first Federal law enforcement agency, the US Marshals Service. [click to continue…]

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