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Disney Dollars discontinued, experimental coin...
by Joe O'Donnell Also this week, former Coin World editor Beth Deisher advocated for historical U.S. women to appear on coins in addition to paper money, Paul Gilkes looked ahead to the release of the 2016-W Standing Liberty Centennial gold quarter dollar, and the coins of Jamaica featuring Bob Marley.
2016 Netherlands coins in ongoing series honor...
by Jeff Starck The first Dutch commemorative coin of 2016 also marks the debut of new technology from the Royal Dutch Mint. The Proof 2016 silver €5 coin from a series of coins honoring the Wadden Sea will be the first Dutch commemorative coin to feature what the Royal Dutch Mint calls the Line Phase Modulation technique.
Uncirculated 5-ounce silver quarter dollars bear...
by Paul Gilkes The America the Beautiful 5-ounce .999 fine silver quarter dollars struck at the Philadelphia Mint are issued in two versions — bullion and Uncirculated. Pricing for the bullion version is closely aligned with the daily fluctuations in the spot price of silver and the coins are sold only to authorized purchasers, while the collector version is Mint-marked and sold for a...
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Five-ounce silver bullion quarter dollars deserve...
by Scott Schechter An unusual corollary feature of the 2010 law authorizing the America the Beautiful Quarters series requires the U.S. Mint to make 3-inch 5-ounce .999 fine silver bullion versions with the same denomination. The silver 5-ounce coins are issued in two formats.
World mints issue coins celebrating Vikings, Nordic...
by Louis Golino Over the past seven months several world and private mints have launched new coin series that depict Nordic gods and Vikings, the Germanic Norse seafarers who ruled Scandinavia from the eighth to the 11th centuries. Though the series are independent of each other, they share a similar theme; several individual coins even celebrate the same subjects.