2010 Lincoln Dollar Coins, Canadian Collector Coins, Gold Exhibit

Welcome back to Something About Coins! The U.S. Mint published details concerning the launch of the President Lincoln dollar coins, as seen in the first two articles. Other articles promote the Royal Canadian Mint's latest commemorative coins and a coin from a private mint featuring a meteorite. The last article reveals highlights of the incredible gold exhibition that is showing now at The Field Museum in Chicago. Enjoy!

Abraham Lincoln Presidential $1 Coin Launch Ceremony Details, CoinCollectingNews.org
Presidential $1 Coins bearing the image of one of our Nation's most admired leaders will enter into circulation on November 18. In honor of the release of the new Abraham Lincoln Presidential $1 Coin, the United States Mint invites the public to a launch ceremony on November 19, to be held at President Lincoln's Cottage on the grounds of the Armed Forces Retirement Home in Washington, D.C. The ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. Eastern Time. The Abraham Lincoln Presidential $1 Coin is the 16th release in the United States Mint Presidential $1 Coin ... Click for coin article

Lincoln's Image to Grace $1 Coin, nbcwashington.com
A former president is getting some face time with the nation's money. On November 18, the United States Mint will introduce the new Presidential $1 Coin bearing Abraham Lincoln's visage. In honor of the release of the new coin, the public is invited to a launch ceremony on November 19. The event will be held at President Lincoln's Cottage on the grounds of the Armed Forces Retirement Home in Washington, D.C. Though many people have probably ... Click for coin article

Royal Canadian Mint Launches Final 2010 Collector Coins, CoinNews.net
Collectors from Canada and around the world can thank the Royal Canadian Mint for a bumper crop of new and exciting 2010 collector coins as the fall weather cools and the shopping season heats up. "The Royal Canadian Mint is pleased to offer products which appeal to traditional collectors as well as encourage new customers to experience the pleasure of owning exquisitely crafted coins with meaningful themes," said Ian E. Bennett, President and CEO of the Royal Canadian Mint ... Click for coin article and images

"Out Of This World" HAH 280 Meteorite Antiqued Silver Coin Released, eurocollections.blogspot.com
Issued by Coin Invest Trust, who has brought us such innovative and highly sought-after collector coins as the Tiffany Art Glass 2oz Silver Coin Series, the 2010 $5 Barack Obama & Martin Luther King Silver Coin Pair and 2009 $1 Lucky Star Gold Coin, this uniquely eye-catching antiqued silver coin has been struck in honour of the HAH 280 Meteorite - thought to be one of the sources of life on Earth. Discovered by a meteorite hunter in 2000 in Jabal al Gharb in the Hammadah al Hamra region in Libya ... Click for coin article

Holiday Packaged Coin Sets are Often Overpriced, jaxobserver.com
It's begun… again. At this time every single year, one day I'll walk to the mailbox, open it and wonder if I accidentally received the mail for the entire neighborhood. After months of average mail delivery, I discover I have been inundated with scores of catalogs. That will continue for almost two months. It's the holiday season and I believe that no one told the catalog companies that we're still in a bit of an economic downturn. My first mail delivery netted 18 catalogs. Today, over a dozen more arrived. A few are from companies I've seen, but we've ordered ... Click for coin article

Exhibition Reveals Art and Science behind this Dazzling Icon of Wealth, fieldmuseum.org
One of the rarest and most highly prized minerals in the world is on display in a dazzling, comprehensive exhibition at The Field Museum (October 22 – March 6, 2011). Gold, the exhibition, explores the historical fascination with this enduring symbol of wealth, beauty, and power. One of the most wide-ranging exhibitions ever on this valued mineral, Gold features a dramatic array of 560 extraordinary geological specimens and cherished objects from around the world – 57 natural specimens, 147 culture-based pieces, 329 coins, and 28 gold bars and ... Click for coin article

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