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Budget cuts at U.S. Mint hit collectors in early 1980s
New collectors are often puzzled by the fact that the U.S. Mint did not produce Uncirculated Mint sets for the years 1982 and 1983.
Mar 11, 2015
Gold Commission recommendations set stage for bullion coins
1980 Gold Commission's recommendations set the stage for the American Eagle gold bullion program.
Oct 2, 2014
Early arrival at the Denver Mint in 1982 uncovered information
An early arrival at the ceremonial first strike of the Uncirculated version of the 1982 George Washington commemorative half dollar paid dividends.
Dec 12, 2014
Cash in Your Coins second edition expanded
Taxes. No one wants to pay them. But the reality is they exist.
Sep 16, 2014
Austrian Mint celebrates 25 years of Philharmonic gold coin
The Austrian Mint is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the launch its Philharmonic gold bullion coin.
Sep 5, 2014
Adna Wilde makes history at 1982 striking event
the George Washington commemorative half dollars.
Jan 9, 2015
Sacagawea Proof gold dollar production stopped
Did the United States Mint have the legal authority to strike Proof versions of the Kennedy half dollar in .9999 fine gold earlier this year?
Oct 10, 2014
1982 Washington commem first assignment for Elizabeth Jones
1982 commemorative honoring the George Washington’s birth was the first assignment for the new Mint chief sculptor-engraver Elizabeth Jones.
Aug 27, 2014
Battle of wits waged in Congress over 1984 Olympic coin program
Battle of wits waged in Congress over the number of coins for the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic program.
Aug 28, 2014
Half dollar history unfolds but coordinating coverage challenging
Providing timely coverage of ceremonial first strikes of the first modern commemorative coin presented a nightmarish challenge for Coin World in 1982.
Nov 12, 2014