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Written by Robert L. Wilson

July 15, 2015 at 12:30 pm

Celebrate the Birthday of America’s 33rd President!

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Look for the 2015 Coin and Chronicles Set – Harry S. Truman on June 30th! This unique keepsake will feature a Presidential $1 Reverse Proof Coin—only available as a part of this set—along with a silver presidential medal, stamp and companion informational booklet. They are all displayed in a rich red folder covered in a soft-touch material with a handsome textured look that makes an excellent gift.

And did you know that Truman, a World War I veteran, led the effort to establish a single day of commemoration for citizens to come together and thank our military members for their service? Armed Forces Day, May 16, was created to celebrate the unification of all the branches of the military under the Department of Defense.

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Written by Robert L. Wilson

July 13, 2015 at 8:47 pm

2015 First Spouse Gold Coins – Mamie Eisenhower

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The second release in 2015, the Mamie Eisenhower First Spouse Gold Coins feature a portrait of Mamie Eisenhower, with the reverse featuring a woman’s hand holding up a political campaign button with the slogan “I Like Mamie,” referring to Mrs. Eisenhower’s popularity as first lady, her involvement in her husband’s presidential campaigns and the popular campaign slogan “I Like Ike.”

Image/Copy: U.S. Mint

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Written by Robert L. Wilson

July 10, 2015 at 10:07 am

2015 Dwight D. Eisenhower $1 Coin Cover

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The Dwight D. Eisenhower 2015 One Dollar Coin Cover is a special coin set featuring two $1 coins with circulating finishes. The Presidential coins are mounted on a display card and held inside an envelope with a U.S. Red, White, and Blue (Forever®) stamp postmarked May 5, 2015, Denison, TX – the day this Dwight D. Eisenhower $1 Coin Cover was issued by the U.S. Mint.

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Written by Robert L. Wilson

July 9, 2015 at 12:33 pm

Silver Proof Set 2015

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The 2015 Silver Proof Set contains 14 coins encased in three clear plastic lenses. These beautiful proof coins are specially minted to feature sharp relief, a mirror-like background and frosted foregrounds. You’ll display this set as a prized addition to your coin collection.

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Written by Robert L. Wilson

June 9, 2015 at 1:20 pm

Celebrate With These Special Collectibles

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It’s hard to imagine that President John F. Kennedy would have turned 98 years old this month. Born May 29, 1917, in Brookline, Mass., highlights of his brief time in office included the launch of Freedom 7, the Limited Nuclear Test Ban Treaty and establishment of the Peace Corps. He also appointed United States Mint Director Eva Adams, who served in the office until 1969.

Celebrate his birthday this year with special keepsakes like the 50th Anniversary Kennedy Half Dollar Silver Coin Collection! Released last year, it includes four Kennedy half dollars struck in 90 percent silver with four different finishes – one from each of the United States Mint facilities in West Point, Philadelphia, San Francisco and Denver. Perfect for any collector or a great gift for someone special!

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America the Beautiful 2015 Quarters Uncirculated Coin Set

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This 10-coin set contains five uncirculated America the Beautiful Quarters minted in Philadelphia and five minted in Denver. The 2015 set features America the Beautiful Quarters honoring Homestead National Monument of American in Nebraska, Kisatchie National Forest in Louisiana, Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina, Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge in Delaware and Saratoga National Historical Park in New York.
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Written by Robert L. Wilson

May 17, 2015 at 8:17 am

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