Mint Multiple Coin August
The United States Mint pulled out all the stops
in the final week of August with the launch of
several new coin products and the resumption of
American Eagle gold coin sales to authorized
dealers. The active week concludes with the
Mint’s ceremonial release of the newest state
quarter at the Alaska State Fair on Friday.
The scope of the Mint’s releases are best seen
through a summarization of published articles
that were released toward the end of August.
2008 U.S. Mint Silver Proof Sets Arrive August
The 2008 United States Silver Proof Set™ will be
offered by the U.S. Mint Tuesday, August 26 at
noon (ET). The 14 coin proof set carries the
same $44.95 price tag as the 2007 sets, and no
order limits are in place.
Each coin in the set bears the “S” mint mark,
denoting they were manufactured at the United
States Mint at San Francisco.
This year’s set includes the final five
commemorative quarters to be issued in the
United States Mint’s 50 State Quarters® Program…
Alaska State Quarters in Bags and Rolls
The newest state quarters honor Alaska with bags
and rolls of the coins available Monday from the
United States Mint.
Collectors can order 100- and 1,000-coin quarter
bags or two-roll sets with 40 coins each from
the U.S. Mint facility at Denver and
The Alaska state quarter is the 49th, and second
to last coin released in the United States Mint
50 State Quarters® Program. The popular program
began in 1999…
Andrew Jackson Individual Proof $1 Coins
The Andrew Jackson Individual Proof $1 Coin will
be available through the United States Mint
Thursday, August 28, at 12 noon (ET).
Andrew Jackson was was the seventh President of
the United States and the special individual
proof coins honoring his presidency are priced
at $5.95 each.
US Mint Resumes Limited American Eagle Gold Coin
Overwhelming demand forced the United States
Mint to suspend one-ounce American Eagle gold
coin sales to their network of Authorized
Purchasers on August 17.
The suspension of the investment gold coins has
been lifted — at least on a limited basis,
according to a U.S. Mint memo to its authorized
dealers on August 22.
Alaska State Quarter to Roll Out at State Fair,
Public Coin Forum
The ceremonial launch of the commemorative
Alaska state quarter will occur at the Alaska
State Fair, the United States Mint announced
The Alaska state quarter is the 49th coin in the
popular United States Mint 50 State Quarters®
The reverse or tails side of the coin features a
grizzly bear emerging from the water clutching a
salmon in its jaws. The North Star is depicted
above the inscription “The Great Land.”
Jackson Liberty First Spouse Gold Coins Arrive
Jackson Liberty First Spouse gold coins will be
available from the United States Mint on
Thursday, August 28.
The 1/2-ounce proof and uncirculated versions
are priced at $619.95 and $599.95, respectively.
Both versions have a face value of $10, are
composed of 24-karat gold, and have a total
mintage of 40,000.
The current prices are the same as the Louisa
Adams and Elizabeth Monroe spouse gold coins,
even though gold has come down in price