U.S. Mint officials met face-to-face Aug. 12 with secondary market distributors who buy bulk quantities of the bureau’s numismatic products.
Searching through rolls of U.S. dimes can produce some truly interesting discoveries.
Goldman recalls, "I actually had a 1933 $20 double eagle in my hands — for a couple of minutes."
For most coins, production ends with the strike. But Presidential and Native American dollars go through an additional step that generates the edge design.
In the whole of U.S. bullion coinage produced from 1986 to date, only five issues can be found with prooflike surfaces