Posts tagged 'Coin History'

Breaking News: David J. Ryder Leaves the U.S. Mint

Breaking News: David J. Ryder Leaves the U.S. Mint

October 1, 2021
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Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury announced Alison Doone as the new Acting Director of the U.S. Mint.
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Ed Moy’s Top Three Favorite Coins from the U.S. Mint

December 16, 2020
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We recently caught up with the former U.S. Mint Director to chat about all things coins. Below, we detail Moy’s professional journey leading up to, during, and following his tenure as the 38th Director of the United States Mint, in addition to exploring three of his all-time favorite U.S. Mint coins.
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Who is on the Dime?

December 18, 2018
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The dime with President Franklin D. Roosevelt is so ordinary in today's world that it's easy for it to be overlooked or even taken for granted.
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Why won't they kill the penny?

September 12, 2017
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Love it or hate it, the penny has been around in American for quite some time. But when was the last time you actually used a penny?
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The Evolution of Lady Liberty On American Coinage

August 30, 2017
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Lady Liberty through has been used to define an ideology of an entire nation. Learn how she has been depicted through the years in American Coinage.
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The 1933 Double Eagle Gold Coin: A Modern Treasure with an Intriguing Heritage

April 4, 2017
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The 1933 double eagle is one of the most valuable and controversial coins the history of American coinage. Learn the backstory about the holy grail of coins.
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Barber half dollars are rare coins many collectors seek to own

October 18, 2012
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Coin hobbyists and serious investors alike know about the U.S. Barber series of coins. The half dollar of this series has an especially interesting history.
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A look at some of the world's most expensive silver & gold coins

August 21, 2012
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From the Brasher Doubloon to the 1794 Flowing Hair Dollar, there is no shortage of rare and desirable coins out there in the world.

The History of the New Orleans Mint That Produced Many Gold & Silver Coins

June 8, 2012
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New Orleans, Louisiana is a city rich in history that was founded in 1718. One can be certain that a great deal of gold from Mexico flowed through its port on the Mississippi River long before it got its Mint in 1835.
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The Fascinating Design History of Standing Liberty Quarters

June 7, 2012
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When it comes to rare silver coins, the Standing Liberty quarter is certainly one that has garnered a lot of attention from collectors and historians through the years.