The 2011 Mint Set: Great For Collecting Uncirculated Coins

Collecting each of the coins from 2011 is made easier by purchasing a 2011 mint set. The 2011 mint set contains uncirculated coins representing each of the designs and denominations the United States Mint has made for the year. 2011 is going to be another busy year for the United States Mint, so buying a set of coins for the year is one of the most convenient ways to keep up with the action. The 2011 United States mint set costs $31.95.   … [Read more...]

2009 Uncirculated U.S. Coin Set

One of the most-anticipated coin sets of the year has been released.As of October 1st, you can now order the 2009 uncirculated coin set.The 2009 uncirculated coin set is big! Thirty-six coins (yes, 36!) come in the 2009 uncirculated set.That includes 18 coins from the Denver mint and 18 coins from the Philadelphia mint.The bigger set, however, also means a bigger price than last year's set. The 2009 uncirculated coin set costs $27.95, compared to $22.95 for the 2008 uncirculated … [Read more...]

Native American Coins – American Indians Featured On U.S. Commemorative Coins

The U. S. Mint is honoring Native American figures, history, and culture with a special Native American Dollar Coin Program.The  program, which began in 2009, runs concurrently with the remainder of the Presidential dollar program.The Native American Dollar Coin Program has sparked a lot of interest in Native Americans, also referred to as American Indians, as represented in the coin collecting world.In fact, Native Americans and Native American culture have long been honored on … [Read more...]

Native American Coins In Circulation

Native Americans have long been honored on United States coins.In fact, some of our nation's most popular coins have featured Native Americans or Native American culture in one form or another.The United States Mint has begun minting Native American dollar coins.This has inspired interest in Native American coins.There are, in fact, several U.S. coins in circulation which feature Native Americans.Here's a sampler...  … [Read more...]

Native American Dollar Coins Go Into Circulation January 2009

New from the United States Mint in 2009 is the Native American dollar coin.Designed for regular circulation, the 2009 Native American dollar coin is a program that features various images of Native American culture, people, events, and history. The Native American dollar coin will feature an image of the famous Shoshone Native American woman named Sacagawea; she has been gracing the front of the "golden dollar" since 2000. The reverse will feature one new design each year. 2009's … [Read more...]