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Archive for March 2012

Gold Facts | 1848

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Written by Robert L. Wilson

March 30, 2012 at 8:30 am

U.S. Mint Sub-Treasury & Mint Construction S.F. Circa 1876 Part IV

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Historic American Buildings Survey A. J. Wittlock, Photographer March 1940 COMMERCIAL STREET VIEW – U. S. Sub-Treasury & Mint, 608 Commercial Street, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

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Written by Robert L. Wilson

March 29, 2012 at 9:59 am

U.S. Mint Sub-Treasury & Mint Construction S.F. | Circa 1876 Part III

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Historic American Buildings Survey Nelson Collection, McCoy Label Co., S.F. Circa – 1876 VIEW DURING ERECTION – U. S. Sub-Treasury & Mint, 608 Commercial Street, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

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Written by Robert L. Wilson

March 28, 2012 at 8:28 am

U.S. Mint Sub-Treasury & Mint Construction S.F. Circa 1876 Part II

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Historic American Buildings Survey Nelson Collection, McCoy Label Co., S.F. Circa 1876 VIEW DURING ERECTION – U. S. Sub-Treasury & Mint, 608 Commercial Street, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540

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Written by Robert L. Wilson

March 27, 2012 at 8:27 am

U.S. Mint Sub-Treasury & Mint Construction S.F. | Circa 1876 Part I

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Historic American Buildings Survey Nelson Collection, McCoy Label Co., S.F. Circa 1876 VIEW DURING ERECTION – U. S. Sub-Treasury & Mint, 608 Commercial Street, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

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Written by Robert L. Wilson

March 26, 2012 at 8:26 am

Boy Swallows Coin

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A coin swallowed by a small boy in China has been successfully removed by doctors after five days.   Check out the video here.

Written by Robert L. Wilson

March 23, 2012 at 7:23 am

Whitman Baltimore Expo | March 2012

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The Whitman Coin & Collectible Baltimore Expo is this week, starting today March 22 for Dealer set up and ending March 25.  It’s going to be an action packed weekend.  Admission is free, but early bird passes are available for a fee, so if you want to get a jump on things pick one up.  The official auction company for the show will be Stacks Bowers Galleries.  Be sure to check the schedule so you don’t miss out on anything!

2012 “Return to Monticello” Nickel | Proof

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Here we have the proof 2012 “Return to Monticello” Nickel.  To learn more about proof coins click here.

Obverse
Designer:  Jamie Franki
Engraver:  Donna Weaver
Description:  bears a new image of President Thomas Jefferson based on the Rembrandt Peale painting of 1800

Reverse
Designer:  Felix Schlag
Engraver:  Felix Schlag
Description:  restored 1938 design of President Jefferson’s Virginia home of Monticello.

Image: U.S.Mint

Weighing Gold | U.S. Mint

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Weighing gold — U.S. Mint
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

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Written by Robert L. Wilson

March 20, 2012 at 8:20 am

2012 American Buffalo One Ounce Gold Proof Coin

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Now is the time! Take your collection to the next level with the striking beauty of the 2012 American Buffalo One Ounce Gold Proof Coin. Get your piece of American history from the United States Mint – the authentic source.
These lustrous coins are among the world’s purest gold coins and are based on the original 1913 Type I Buffalo nickel. Don’t wait to get yours. Order Today!

Written by Robert L. Wilson

March 19, 2012 at 8:19 am

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