American Eagle Coin Blog http://www.american-eagle-coin.com Fri, 21 Nov 2008 00:03:45 +0000 http://backend.userland.com/rss092 en Abraham Lincoln Commemorative Silver Dollar Coin Designs Unveiled on 145th Anniversary of the Gettysburg Address GETTYSBURG, Pa. - United States Mint Deputy Director Andrew Brunhart today unveiled designs for the 2009 Abraham Lincoln Commemorative Silver Dollar during the annual Dedication Day Ceremony at Soldiers' National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.  The unveiling took place on the 145th anniversary of the dedication of Soldiers' National Cemetery, where ... http://www.american-eagle-coin.com/silver-coins/abraham-lincoln-commemorative-silver-dollar-coin-designs-unveiled-on-145th-anniversary-of-the-gettysburg-address.html United States Mint Offers “Last Chance Sale” to Clear Warehouse Shelves WASHINGTON - The United States Mint is moving its products to a new fulfillment center and will use the opportunity to clear its shelves and offer several coins, coin sets, bags and rolls for the last time to customers.  Additionally, the United States Mint is discontinuing several products that will ... http://www.american-eagle-coin.com/coin-articles/united-states-mint-offers-%e2%80%9clast-chance-sale%e2%80%9d-to-clear-warehouse-shelves.html Eighth Presidential $1 Coin Released Into Circulation November 13 WASHINGTON - Who was the first President born in the United States?  The answer may surprise you.  It was Martin Van Buren, and on November 13, 2008, the United States Mint will release into circulation a Presidential $1 Coin in his honor. http://www.american-eagle-coin.com/coin-articles/eighth-presidential-1-coin-released-into-circulation-november-13.html Presidential $1 Coin Honoring “The Red Fox of Kinderhook” Available November 13 WASHINGTON - Presidential $1 Coins struck in honor of Martin Van Buren will go on sale November 13, 2008, at noon Eastern Time.  Dubbed "The Red Fox of Kinderhook" for his red hair, political acumen and birthplace in New York, Martin Van Buren is the eighth President honored in the ... http://www.american-eagle-coin.com/coin-articles/presidential-1-coin-honoring-%e2%80%9cthe-red-fox-of-kinderhook%e2%80%9d-available-november-13.html Final Coin in United States Mint’s 50 State Quarters Program Available November 3 WASHINGTON - The United States Mint closes the book on one of the most successful coin programs in U.S. history on November 3, 2008, when the final commemorative quarter-dollar coin in the 50 State Quarters® Program, honoring Hawaii, is released into circulation.  At noon Eastern Time the same day, customers ... http://www.american-eagle-coin.com/coin-articles/final-coin-in-united-states-mint%e2%80%99s-50-state-quarters-program-available-november-3.html 2008 American Eagle Platinum Coins Back on Sale at US Mint The United States Mint surprised collectors Friday with the return of both proof and uncirculated 2008 American Eagle Platinum coins carrying the “W” mintmark. And even better, the new prices are substantially lower than those from 2007 or in mid 2008. Both platinum series of coins were pulled from the Mint’s ... http://www.american-eagle-coin.com/platinum-coins/2008-american-eagle-platinum-coins-back-on-sale-at-us-mint.html Give the Gift of Platinum and Gold from the United States Mint 2008 Gift Catalog Washington - Enrich your holiday season with collectible platinum and gold coins from the United States Mint 2008 Gift Catalog, scheduled for release on October 27, 2008.  The catalog includes a sneak preview of one of the most eagerly anticipated United States Mint products in recent years - the 2009 ... http://www.american-eagle-coin.com/coin-articles/give-the-gift-of-platinum-and-gold-from-the-united-states-mint-2008-gift-catalog.html Last Chance to Order Bald Eagle Commemorative Coins WASHINGTON - Time is running out to order Bald Eagle Commemorative Coins.  The United States Mint announced today that it will stop sales of the coins struck to celebrate the recovery of our national emblem, the American Bald Eagle, on Dec. 12, 2008, at 5 p.m. (ET).  Surcharges collected from ... http://www.american-eagle-coin.com/coin-articles/last-chance-to-order-bald-eagle-commemorative-coins.html U.S. Mint Halts Production of Two American Eagle Gold Coins - Coin News The United States Mint halted production and will no longer ship 2008 one-half ounce and one-quarter ounce American Eagle gold coins to authorized dealers, it was announced Monday. Additional gold and platinum coins will be halted when their blank inventories are depleted. “Due to the extreme fluctuating ... http://www.american-eagle-coin.com/general-coin-blog/us-mint-halts-production-of-two-american-eagle-gold-coins-coin-news.html United States Mint Unveils 2009 Presidential $1 Coin Designs WASHINGTON - The United States Mint today released the four new portraits that will appear on the obverse (heads side) of Presidential $1 Coins in 2009.  The coins honor former Presidents William Henry Harrison, John Tyler, James K. Polk and Zachary Taylor. "We hope Americans not only appreciate the aesthetic qualities ... http://www.american-eagle-coin.com/coin-articles/united-states-mint-unveils-2009-presidential-1-coin-designs.html