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March 2008 Highlights.
1. 2008 American Eagle Gold Proof Coins Now Available!
Image Shows 2008 American Eagle Gold Proof Coins.

The ever-popular American Eagle Gold Proof Coins went on sale this month. You can enjoy these coins in one ounce, half-ounce, quarter-ounce or tenth-ounce sizes, or all at once in a four-coin set! Coins are packaged in a blue velvet, satin-lined presentation case and are accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity signed by the Director of the United States Mint. Order these coins today for someone you love, or for your own collection!


2. Final United States Mint 50 State Quarters Silver Proof Set™ On Sale
Image of United States Mint 50 State Quarters Silver Proof Set ™.

The 2008 United States Mint 50 State Quarters Silver Proof Set™ includes all five new quarters issued in 2008 through the 50 State Quarters® Program in stunning 90 percent silver. This final set honors the last five states to be admitted into the Union: Oklahoma's "Scissortail Flycatcher," New Mexico's "Land of Enchantment," Arizona's "Grand Canyon State," Alaska's "The Great Land," and Hawaii's "King Kamehameha I." This set is available for $25.95. Order yours today!


3. American Eagle Silver Uncirculated Coin Available Now
Images of American Eagle Silver Uncirculated Coin.

The 2008 American Eagle Silver Uncirculated Coin is a new favorite among coin collectors since its release in 2006. This collectible version of the American Eagle Bullion Coin features the "W" mint mark from the United States Mint at West Point and is priced between the proof and bullion investment version of the coin. Enjoy this silver coin today!


4. Come Inside!
Collage photos of Mint Facilities with words "Inside The United States Mint."

A new feature on the United States Mint H.I.P. Pocket Change™ Web site is called "Inside the United States Mint," and it provides information on all of the United States Mint facilities.

Each of the facilities that make up the United States Mint is described for you, answering questions such as: Why does it exist? When was it built? Is it still in the original building? What interesting things have happened there? What do they make now?
These brand new H.I.P. Pocket Change pages cover the facilities at San Francisco, Denver, Fort Knox, Philadelphia, and West Point. Stop by and come inside!


5. The Eagles Are Flying
Image of Bald Eagle Commemorative Coins.

Bald eagles are flying in greater numbers thanks to efforts to preserve this once-endangered species. Celebrate their recovery with the Bald Eagle Commemorative Half-Dollar, presented as the Coin of the Month for March!

For more information about this coin, take a look at the Coin News section of the United States Mint H.I.P. Pocket Change™ Web site for kids.

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Image Shows 2008 American Eagle Gold Proof Coins. Image of United States Mint 50 State Quarters Silver Proof Set ™. Images of American Eagle Silver Uncirculated Coin. Collage photos of Mint Facilities with words "Inside The United States Mint." Image of Bald Eagle Commemorative Coins.
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