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U.S. Mint announces details of Kennedy anniversary coins

Over the next several months the U.S. Mint will be rolling out three new products in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy half dollar. Marc Landry, the Mint’s Acting Associate Director of Sales and Marketing, outlined the Mint’s plans for the sale of these items during a teleconference on Wednesday, July 16, 2014.
Written by Lauren Springli at 00:00

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Three reasons why the National Baseball Hall of Fame Coins are likely to be a four bagger

Not only do we believe that the National Baseball Hall of Fame coins will be a hit due to their unique domed shape and wide appeal to baseball fans, but we also anticipate that the current interest in gold and silver by investors and collectors alike will help to attract individuals to these significant coins.
Written by Tony Davis at 00:00

Check out the story of the 1913 Liberty Head nickel on 'Mysteries at the Museum'

The Travel Channel series "Mysteries at the Museum" will feature the story of Samuel Brown and the five 1913 Liberty Head Nickels on this week's new episode.
Written by Jake Sherlock at 00:00

YN Wins Kids Baseball Challenge Design Contest

At noon, October 31, the U.S. Mint announced its winners of the Kids Baseball Challenge Design Contest. Walter J. G. Waholek, a 14-year-old ANA Young Numismatist from Mayfair in Northeast Philadelphia, was notified directly by phone by the Deputy Director of the U.S. Mint, Richard A. Peterson, from his office in Washington D.C. that he was the grand prize winner in the Mint’s Baseball Hall of Fame "Kids batter up challenge Design contest."
Written by American Numismatic Association staff at 00:00

Confederate coinage: The story of four unique coins struck at the New Orleans Mint

In 1861, the New Orleans Mint produced half-dollar coinage for three separate governments. One of those governments included the Confederate States of America, which produced four coins.
Written by Brandon Ortega at 00:00

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