Archive for October 2011
Hope you get all treats and no tricks! Happy Halloween from The|Coinologist!
The U.S. Mint servers were having a hard time keeping up when the gates opened at noon ET yesterday. The American Eagle 25th Anniversary Silver Coin Set has gone on wait list status. This is what appears on the site now:
“Waiting List Notice: The number of orders we have taken meets the maximum limit for the 2011 American Eagle 25th Anniversary Silver Coin Set. You may still place an order for this product, which will go on a waiting list. If a product becomes available due to an order cancellation, we will fulfill orders from the waiting list on a first-in, first-served basis. We cannot provide information about your position on the waiting list.
When we place your order on the waiting list, we will send you an order receipt. This is not a guarantee that you will receive your order. If we are not able to fulfill your order, you will receive a cancellation or sold-out notification. If you paid by check, you will receive a refund.”
This set was almost a sure thing to sell out. Now we can sit back and see what the secondary market does to the price of these beautiful coins.
Image: U.S. Mint
Visitors to Glacier National Park can explore 700 miles of trails that wind through forests, alpine meadows, mountains, and around lakes. Celebrate the beauty of this national treasure with this spectacular five-ounce, three-inch silver coin. The coin’s reverse depicts a classic view of the northeast slope of Mount Reynolds towering in the distance, while a mountain goat climbs over the rocky slopes of the park’s high country. The obverse features the classic 1932 portrait of George Washington by John Flanagan, restored to bring out subtle details and the beauty of the original model. This uncirculated quality coin is a treasure that will be cherished for years to come! Add it to your collection today!.
Here’s an American company that has made the 100 year club. Hauser & Miller located in St. Louis, MO, has been refining precious metals since 1909. “Fair, competitive, and fast returns have marked our philosophy for over 100 years. Our reputation in the industry is unrivaled.” They work with precious metals and are masters at fabricating many different metals. These are the places that you should be taking your scrap gold or silver to, not the “We Buy Gold” guy on the corner!
To commemorate the 25th Anniversary of the American Eagle Silver Coin Program, the United States Mint is proud to present this unique limited-edition set of five one-ounce American Eagle Silver Coins. This special American Eagle Silver Five-Coin Set is an exquisite collection that captures the essence and beauty of these cherished coins – in stunning proof, reverse proof, uncirculated and bullion qualities minted by the Department of the Treasury, United States Mint facilities at West Point, San Francisco and Philadelphia. The set contains one each of the following 2011 dated coins:
- American Eagle Silver Uncirculated Coin – mint mark: “W” (West Point)
- American Eagle Silver Proof Coin – mint mark: “W” (West Point)
- American Eagle Silver Reverse Proof Coin – mint mark: “P” (Philadelphia)
- American Eagle Silver Bullion Coin – no mint mark
- American Eagle Silver Uncirculated Coin – mint mark: “S” (San Francisco)
All five coins are encapsulated and packaged in a single custom-designed, highly polished, lacquered hardwood presentation case and accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity.
2011 American Eagle 25th Anniversary Silver Coin Set – Product Limit: 100,000
This product will be available for sale
on October 27, 2011 at 12:00 Noon (ET).
It’s time to start thinking about the F.U.N. show coming up this January. I attended last years show and it was great. This year it has moved back to Orlando, I’m sure by popular demand. For more information and some FUN topics click here!
Image: Florida United Numismatists Inc.
Surrender at Vicksburg, Miss., on July 4, 1863, coupled with the fall of Port Hudson, La., and Robert E. Lee’s loss at Gettysburg, Pa., signaled the beginning of the end of the Confederacy and the Civil War. With the fall of Vicksburg, Maj. General Ulysses S. Grant accomplished one of the most successful military victories in history. The set includes one uncirculated Vicksburg National Military Park quarter each from the United States Mint at Philadelphia and Denver, as well as a proof quarter from the United States Mint at San Francisco. Order today and learn about the history of Vicksburg!.
Image/Text: U.S. Mint