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Tag: USA (Contemporary)

Why Did the US Mint Increase the Production of Circulation Coins in the Covid...

In the Covid year 2020, the US Mint produced over 24 percent more circulation coins than in the previous year: 15.5 billion coins, nearly a record. This is due to a constant shortage of cash in the USA. However, the Mint alone cannot solve this issue.

US Coin Honours Ralph Baer Inventor of Video Game Console

In the 70s and 80s video games where as popular as computer games today. The console and game idea were invented by German-American Ralph Baer. The U.S. Mint now dedicates a coin in the American Innovation $1 Coin Program to Baer.

These Are the First Women in the New US Mint Quarters Program

The US Mint will launch a new Quarters series in 2022: the American Women Quarters Program. Now the Mint announced the first five women to be honored during the first year.

Is the U.S. Mint Running Out Of Silver Blanks?

The enormous demand for silver products has led to a shortage of silver blanks. Even the U.S. Mint is impacted and explains what this means for collectors of US coins in 2021.

National Coin Week in the USA – Celebrate the Hobby!

The traditional National Coin Week of the USA starts on Sunday. If you don’t live in the USA, you’re probably wondering: what’s that? And why would such an idea be good for the hobby of coin collecting in your country, too?

US Coin “Moon Landing” Is Coin of the Year 2021

The US coin “50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing” is the winner of the Coin of the Year Award 2021. The concave-convex commemorative coin placed first in two categories.

A Former Slave Instead of a Slave Owner? – News in the Case of...

In 2016 it was decided that Harriet Tubman is to replace Andrew Jackson on the American $20 banknote. But then Trump came, and nothing changed. Under the Biden administration, things are now to move forward. However, the case has become a hotly debated issue.

U.S. Mint Releases New Platinum Commemorative Coins

The U.S. mint dedicates a new platinum proof coin series to the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. The 5 coins feature the five freedoms: freedom of religion, freedom of speech, freedom of press, the right to peaceably assemble and to petition the Government.

Hobbyists Sue Minnesota for Discriminating Coin Collectors

The Minnesota Coin Bullion Dealer Law was passed in 2013 introducing highly problematic regulations regarding coin trading. Now a lawsuit was filed to have the law declared unconstitutional by a group of small business investors and coin enthusiasts.

American Eagle 2021 Features New Reverse Designs

The United States Mint has unveiled new reverse designs for the 2021 American Eagle gold and silver coins. 2021 marks the 35th Anniversary of the American Eagle Coin Program, and the new designs featuring the national bird will begin appearing in midyear 2021.