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Archive for May 2016

Honoring Those Who Have Served.

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This Memorial Day, the United States Mint honors the women and men who made the ultimate sacrifice in service to our country. Please join us in recognizing our active servicemembers, veterans, and patriots who gave their lives defending freedom, justice, and peace.

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Written by Robert L. Wilson

May 30, 2016 at 4:08 pm

Posted in Coins, U.S. Mint

What Dad really wants for Father’s Day (Hint: It’s not a tie.)

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Surprise Dad with the Perfect Gift.

This year, give the dad in your life what he really wants–a memorable, lasting gift from the United States Mint. We’re excited to present our Father’s Day 2016 collection that rounds up his favorite products so that you can easily find the perfect gift for him. Whether he’s a sports fanatic, a history buff, an outdoorsman, or a fan of America’s presidents, you’ll be able to find exactly what he wants with our Father’s Day Gift Guide.

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Written by Robert L. Wilson

May 23, 2016 at 2:50 pm

Posted in Coins, Holiday, U.S. Mint

2016 United States Mint Uncirculated Coin Set

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2016 United States Mint
Uncirculated Coin Set

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United States Mint uncirculated coins are struck on special presses using greater force than circulating coins, producing a sharp, intricately detailed image.

The 2016 United States Mint Uncirculated Coin Set contains two folders of 13 coins each, for a total of 26 coins. One folder is from the United States Mint at Philadelphia bearing the “P” mint mark and the other folder is from the United States Mint at Denver, bearing the “D” mint mark.

Each folder includes uncirculated versions of the following 2016-dated coins – three Presidential $1 Coins honoring Presidents Richard M. Nixon, Gerald R. Ford and Ronald Reagan, five quarters from America the Beautiful Quarters® Program featuring Shawnee National Forest (IL), Cumberland Gap National Historic Park (KY), Harpers Ferry National Historical Park (WV), Theodore Roosevelt National Park (ND), and Fort Moultrie (Fort Sumter National Monument) (SC), a Native American $1 Coin, a Kennedy half dollar, a Roosevelt dime, a Jefferson nickel, and a Lincoln penny.

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Written by Robert L. Wilson

May 18, 2016 at 3:15 pm

Posted in Coins, U.S. Mint

2016 Gerald R. Ford $1 Coin Cover

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This unique product combines the best of two hobbies – coin collecting and stamp collecting. Two Gerald R. Ford $1 coins from first day of production at the United States Mints in Philadelphia and Denver are presented in a colorful envelope with the portrait of the President on the front. A postmark of Ann Arbor, Michigan honors the place of Ford’s Presidential library. Both sides of each coin are visible in the packaging. Start a new collection today!

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Written by Robert L. Wilson

May 17, 2016 at 3:45 pm

Posted in Coins, U.S. Mint

Second Stop on Our Road Trip: Cumberland Gap National Historical Park

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CUMBERLAND GAP NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK

Celebrate the splendor and beauty of American land with the whole family and find adventure together!

Explore Cumberland Gap

Written by Robert L. Wilson

May 16, 2016 at 3:38 pm

Posted in Coins, U.S. Mint

Presidential Words Of Wisdom

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The graduation commencement address is a long-standing tradition celebrating student accomplishments and marking memorable eras in history. As your graduate embarks on life’s next adventure, help them remember the unique achievements that define the ceremony.

Explore this collection of diverse products—specially curated by the United States Mint—and find gifts as extraordinary as your graduate.

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Written by Robert L. Wilson

May 16, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Posted in Coins, U.S. Mint

April Favorite Products!

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Don’t miss these new products from the United States Mint

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Written by Robert L. Wilson

May 10, 2016 at 3:52 pm

Posted in Coins, U.S. Mint

National Military Appreciation Month

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The members of our Armed Forces work tirelessly to defend our Nation at home and abroad. As Americans, we find unity in their proud tradition of service. This May, in recognition of National Military Appreciation Month, the U.S. Mint will shine the spotlight on its large collection of military-inspired products saluting the momentous history of our Armed Forces.

Visit the collection today, and check back each month as we highlight the remarkable and historic achievements of each military branch.

 

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Written by Robert L. Wilson

May 6, 2016 at 3:54 pm

Posted in Coins, U.S. Mint

Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin Cumberland Gap National Historical Park

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Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin Cumberland Gap National Historical Park

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The 2016 America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin™ – Cumberland Gap National Historical Park represents a contemporary design using the latest in modern digital and manufacturing technology. United States Mint Artistic Infusion Program Designer Barbara Fox’s reverse (tails) features a frontiersman gazing across the mountains to the West. Many pioneers used Cumberland Gap on their journey into the western frontiers of Kentucky and Tennessee.

Each coin contains five troy ounces of .999 fine silver. This large, lustrous coin will make a welcome addition to your collection. Each coin is encapsulated and presented in a black presentation case, and accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity. Order yours today!

 

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Written by Robert L. Wilson

May 5, 2016 at 3:57 pm

2016 Cumberland Gap National Historical Park Three-Coin Set

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Pay tribute to the natural beauty of the Appalachian mountain country and lush vegetation found in Cumberland Gap National Historical Park with this three-coin set. Along with a beautiful image of Cumberland Gap, you’ll receive three Cumberland Gap National Historical Park Quarters – one with a proof finish from the United States Mint facility in San Francisco and uncirculated finishes from the United States Mint facilities in Philadelphia and Denver. This is the second quarter to be issued in 2016 and the 32nd overall in the America the Beautiful Quarters Program®. Available today!

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Written by Robert L. Wilson

May 2, 2016 at 4:01 pm

Posted in Coins, U.S. Mint

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