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The last LNVS meeting of the year will be this Saturday, November 14th. The 5th Annual Turkey Race will be taking place and we are having a special raffle featuring a 1914-D $2.50 Gold Indian Coin. Raffles, door-prizes, special refreshments, coin supplies, presentations and lots of fun. My Nephew and I won a great prize last meeting, just one of many! The doors open at 2pm for our bourse and social hour. Dealers in good standing with the club are available to buy, sell, or trade coins, precious metals, and collectibles. The meeting starts at 3pm, everyone is welcome! Come spend a couple of hours with us and bring the Kids! FREE ADMISSION and plenty of parking. We meet at the Charleston Heights Art Center which is located at 800 S. Brush St near the intersection of Charleston & Decatur. It sits one block behind Arizona Charlies Casino on Decatur. Feel free to call me for more information. Robbie Wilson 702-518-0218
Based on the design of the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program, the 2015 Blue Ridge Parkway Uncirculated Five Ounce Silver Coin is truly a treasure fit for any coin collection.
The third release of 2015 and the 28th overall in the America the Beautiful Quarters® program, the reverse (tails) design depicts the grace and curvature of the road hugging the side of a mountain, with the North Carolina state flower in the foreground. Inscriptions are “BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY,” “NORTH CAROLINA,” “2015” and “E PLURIBUS UNUM.”
Established as a national site in 1936, Blue Ridge Parkway is a scenic byway stretching 469 miles along the crest of the Blue Ridge Mountains through North Carolina and Virginia, featuring attractions, recreation and historical sites.
Made from 99.9% fine silver at the U.S. Mint at Philadelphia, a limited quantity will be produced. Order your Blue Ridge Parkway Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin today!
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The United States Mint today successfully launched its 2015 Coin and Chronicles Set—John F. Kennedy.
The Mint sold 25,000 sets via its website in the first 10 minutes of sales which began at 12 noon, Eastern Time. All of the Mint’s systems performed as expected. After the first hour, sales totaled over 40,000 units. The Mint will begin shipping the first 25,000 sets from its fulfillment center immediately and anticipates all customer orders will be fulfilled by early October. The Mint continues to closely monitor sales of the product. Get yours before they’re gone. Click here!
2015 Coin & Chronicles Set – John F. Kennedy
This limited-edition Coin and Chronicles set – only 50,000 will be produced – honors President John F. Kennedy, who served as our 35th President from 1961 – 1963. The United States Mint Coin and Chronicles Set honoring Kennedy features one reverse proof finish 2015 John F. Kennedy Presidential $1 Coin with a “P” mint mark – this coin is only available in this set, one John F. Kennedy Presidential Medal struck in .999 fine silver, one U.S. postage stamp issued in 1964 to pay tribute to President Kennedy and an information booklet including images from his life and presidency.