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Archive for September 2008

Gold Hits $900 An Ounce

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After a very rough month gold has made its way back to the $900 mark.  What will next month hold in store for this precious metal.

Written by Robert L. Wilson

September 23, 2008 at 5:23 pm

Posted in Precious Metals

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2006 Old San Francisco Mint Uncirculated Silver Dollar

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The 2006 Old San Francisco Mint Uncirculated Silver Dollar had a maximum mintage of 500,000 coins.  This included both proof and uncirculated versions.  It was minted at the U.S. Mint Facility in San Francisco, California.  Being brought into existence by Public Law: 109-230.  This mint was often called “The Granite Lady.”

Obverse
Designer: Sherl J. Winter
Description: A rendition of the Old Mint originally prepared for the San Francisco Mint Medal.

Reverse
Designer: George T. Morgan
Description: A replica of the 1904 Morgan Silver Dollar eagle reverse.

Written by Robert L. Wilson

September 14, 2008 at 3:35 pm

2006 Old San Francisco Mint Proof Silver Dollar

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The 2006 Old San Francisco Mint Proof Silver Dollar had a maximum mintage of 500,000 coins.  This included both proof and uncirculated versions.  It was minted at the U.S. Mint Facility in San Francisco, California.  Being brought into existence by Public Law: 109-230.  This mint was often called “The Granite Lady.”

Obverse
Designer: Sherl J. Winter
Description: A rendition of the Old Mint originally prepared for the San Francisco Mint Medal.

Reverse
Designer: George T. Morgan
Description: A replica of the 1904 Morgan Silver Dollar eagle reverse.

Written by Robert L. Wilson

September 11, 2008 at 4:28 pm

2008 John Quincy Adams Presidential Dollar

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The U.S. Mint is proud to present the John Quincy Adams Presidential Dollar.

Designer:  Don Everhart

Engraver:  Don Everhart

Description:  Features an image of John Quincy Adams with the inscriptions “John Quincy Adams”, “6th President” and “1825 – 1829.”

Written by Robert L. Wilson

September 7, 2008 at 7:19 pm

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