This year's set contains 18 coins, each bearing the "S" mint mark. They include the six quarter-dollar coins honoring the District of Columbia and five U.S. territories, the four Lincoln Bicentennial One Cent Coins, the new Native American $1 Coin, the Jefferson nickel, Roosevelt dime, Kennedy half-dollar and four Presidential $1 Coins honoring past Presidents of the United States. Separating itself from the United States Mint Proof Set®, this set's quarters, half-dollar and dime are struck in 90% lustrous silver. Order your sets today!
The second of five 24-karat gold coins released in the 2009 First Spouse Gold Coin Series features Letitia Tyler, the first wife of John Tyler. The obverse features a portrait of Tyler and the reverse depicts Mrs. Tyler and two of her children behind their Cedar Grove Plantation, with the plantation building and fields visible in the distance. This coin is available in proof and uncirculated conditions. A bronze medal featuring the design can also be purchased. Visit the United States Mint Web site today!
The John Tyler $1 Coin Cover is the 10th in the American Presidency $1 Coin Cover Series. This limited-edition cover—only 40,000 will be produced—features two John Tyler $1 Coins from the first day of production. Each cover includes two $1 coins, one each from the United States Mint facilities at Philadelphia and Denver, on a handsome display card inside an envelope with a U.S. 44-cent Flag postage stamp. Click here to purchase!
|American Samoa Bags and Two-Roll Sets||7/27/2009|
|Guam Official First Day Coin Cover||7/28/2009|
|First Spouse One-Half Ounce Gold Coin—Julia Tyler||8/6/2009|
|Julia Tyler Bronze Medal 1 5/16"||8/6/2009|
There's a lot Plinky didn't know about American Samoa. But she knows things now because the American Samoa quarter is July's Coin of the Month! Click the link and see what she has to share!
Once again it's time for Making Cents, the quarterly e-newsletter for kids. The summer issue covers a new game (Lincoln Words), a new commemorative coin (honoring Louis Braille), two "quarters of the quarter" (Guam and American Samoa), and a new crossword puzzle that uses words from the articles in this issue. Check it out today!