2011 Native American Dollars, ATB Quarters

Welcome to Something About Coins! The U.S. Mint launched the 2011 Native American Dollars today and announced two launch ceremonies for their America the Beautiful (ATB) Quarters. Two of the Mint's Authorized Purchasers (AP's) sold their 2010 ATB Silver Bullion Coins at remarkably low prices. Speaking of prices, the Mint raised prices for the 2011 Medal of Honor coins. Another 1992-P cent with a close AM was found, and David Ganz explains grading coins. Enjoy!

US Mint Officially Launches 2011 Native American $1 Coin, worldmintcoins.com
The United States Mint today officially launched the 2011 Native American $1 Coin. The original release was scheduled for January 12, 2011, but the Mint was forced to cancel that event owing to a string of bad winter weather in the area during that time. So, the Mint rescheduled the release for today. The event began at 10:30 AM (Eastern Time) and was ... Click for coin article

US Mint 2011 ATB Quarters Ceremony Release Dates and Locations, coincollectingnews.org
The US Mint on Thursday published ceremony release dates and locations for the second and third 2011 America the Beautiful Quarters® which honor Glacier National Park in Montana and Olympic National Park in Washington. The ceremonies do not mark when the quarters will begin to enter circulation via Federal Reserve Banks ... Click for coin article

2010 America the Beautiful Silver Bullion Coins Available Near Cost, silvercoinstoday.com
Two United States Mint Authorized Purchasers (AP's) have started selling their inventory of 2010 America the Beautiful Silver Bullion Coins at a price that is near the cost of the five ounces of silver within each piece. Jack Hunt Coin Broker (JHCB) is offering a set of five for $949.00 ($860.20 plus $88.20 for shipping) and Manfra, Tordella & Brookes (MTB) ... Click for coin article

US Mint to Increase Medal of Honor Gold and Silver Coin Prices, coinnews.net
The United States Mint on Monday at 5:00 PM ET will discontinue the introductory prices for the 2011 Medal of Honor Commemorative Coins. Each of the commemoratives will have their prices raised by $5, an amount and percent increase much more noticeable on the silver dollars than on the more expensive $5 gold pieces. However, sales ... Click for coin article

Close AM cent found by reader, numismaticnews.net
A fourth specimen of the elusive 1992 Philadelphia Lincoln cent struck with a “Close AM” (of AMERICA) design style reverse has been reported to this author. Numismatic News reader Robert Menke found it while he was recently searching circulated rolls of Lincoln cents obtained from a local bank. The coin has the potential to be worth $5,000 ... Click for coin article

Grading Coins, numismaster.com
Virtually every coin that you buy as an investment, and probably every coin that you seriously collect, has something in common: you have probably graded it. You may have called it “uncirculated” or found an adjective to describe the quality in better terms; you may have assigned it a number that is intended to be descriptive of its relative quality ... Click for coin article

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