The 1936 proof set was the first modern United States proof set.
The United States Mint releases the Franklin Pierce Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Jane Pierce medal set on June 24.
The U.S. Mint has released a 90% silver version of the new quarters proof set. It features each of the 5 America the Beautiful quarter designs for 2010.
Check out these 7 different coin collecting goals you’ll be able to finish over the summer.
The 1979 proof set comes in 2 varieties. Find out which one you have!
The 1981 proof set attracts much coin collector attention because proof sets that year were produced in 2 varieties: Type 1 is common, Type 2 is considerably scarcer and much more valuable.
The new quarters for 2010 are being released by the U.S. Mint in exciting America The Beautiful quarters coin sets.
The 1950 proof set was the first proof set made by the U.S. Mint since 1942. Featuring silver coins and the now-obsolete Lincoln wheat cent, the 1950 proof set is a popular coin set among coin collectors.
The 2010 proof set featuring the new America the Beautiful quarters is due out May 13.
The new penny in 2010 features a Union shield. Instead of having to look for these new coins in pocket change, you can now order rolls directly from the United States Mint.
Make sure you buy your 2009 United States proof sets from the U.S. Mint while you still can!
The first coin of any coin series is always among the most collected, so it’s no surprise that first-year coins are tops on many coin collectors’ want lists!
Double eagles are expensive gold coins, but they certainly are popular coins that people love to own.
Jefferson nickels are one of the oldest coin circulating today — and they’re among the easiest and cheapest coins to collect. Believe it or not, it’s still possible (with a bit of luck) to actually complete a set of Jefferson nickels right from pocket change!
The U.S. Mint will release the Millard Fillmore Presidential Dollar Coin & First Spouse Medal Set on March 26, 2010.
Mint sets and proof sets may seem to have some similarities, but these two types of mint coin sets are actually quite different from each other. Find out more about the differences between mint sets and proof sets.
Try this new twist on birth year coin set collecting: a conception year coin set! It’s the same basic idea as the birth year coin set, but for those of conceived the calendar year before we were born, it can represent an exciting and interesting goal in coin collecting.
Silver mint sets are great collectibles that contain old silver coins in uncirculated grades.
Be sure you check out the 2009 United States Mint District of Columbia & U.S. Territories silver proof set! Containing 6 proof silver quarters, it makes a handsome addition to any coin collection.
Only 7 million 1922 cent coins were made. Those without a D mintmark are even scarcer. The 1922 cent is a popular error coin — or variety, depending on your stance. But why is a hole for that coin being included in regular Lincoln cent albums? Here are one longtime collector’s opinions on the issue and what should be done about those pesky holes most of us can’t afford to fill in our Lincoln cent albums.
In all, there are 20 different Lincoln cents available for 2009. Of course, you will not find all these in circulation as the copper, satin-finish coins and the proof coins are all in collector’s sets. Here’s the scoop about 2009 Lincoln Bicentennial One-Cent Proof Sets.
So, what’s the story behind those scarce uncirculated 1982 and 1983 coins?
The Lincoln Chronicles proof set will be released on October 15th. This will be a BIG deal. Since there are truly limited quantities of these coins, there is lots of hype surrounding the release of the Lincoln Chronicles Proof Set.
With some of the ideas here, you will easily be able to start building a Lincoln Cent collection that will be sure to please your eyes AND conform to your budget!
The 2009 uncirculated coin set is big! 36 come in the 2009 uncirculated set. But along with a bigger set also comes a bigger price. Here’s complete info about the 2009 Uncirculated U.S. Coin Set from the U.S. Mint.