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August 2008 Highlights
1. 2008 United States Mint Uncirculated Set®
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The 2008 United States Mint Uncirculated Coin Set® includes two folders containing 14 coins each, one from the United States Mint at Denver and the other from the United States Mint at Philadelphia, for a total of 28 coins.

Uncirculated coins are struck on special presses using greater force than circulating coins, producing a sharp, intricately detailed image, and feature the satin finish introduced in 2005. The coins are sealed in blisters and displayed in a folder. One folder contains coins bearing the “P” (Philadelphia) mint mark and the other contains coins bearing the “D” (Denver) mint mark. Order yours today!


2. 2008 United States Mint Annual Uncirculated Dollar Coin Set™
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This 2008 United States Mint Annual Uncirculated Dollar Coin Set™ features uncirculated versions of the circulating dollar coins produced by the United States Mint in 2008: the four Presidential $1 Coins from the United States Mint at Philadelphia, a Sacagawea Golden Dollar from the United States Mint at Denver, and the stunning American Eagle Silver Dollar Coin produced at the United States Mint at West Point. The special packaging allows the coins to rotate and includes a Certificate of Authenticity as part of the product package. You can enjoy this unique and exciting product now!


3. 2008 United States Mint Silver Proof Set™
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The 2008 United States Mint Silver Proof Set™ contains 14 coins, each bearing the "S" mint mark of the United States Mint at San Francisco. Included in this set are four Presidential $1 Coins honoring past Presidents of the United States: James Monroe, John Quincy Adams, Andrew Jackson and Martin Van Buren; the final five quarters from the 50 State Quarters® Program: Oklahoma, New Mexico, Arizona, Alaska and Hawaii; and the Lincoln cent, Jefferson nickel, Roosevelt dime, Kennedy half-dollar, and Golden Dollar featuring Sacagawea. Distinguishing this collection are the dime, half-dollar and five state quarters, all of which are produced in lustrous 90% silver.


4. Profile of President Jackson
Circular image of President Jackson

The seventh President of the United States takes his place on the Presidential $1 Coin this month. The coin, which features this charismatic leader also known as “Old Hickory,” is presented to kids as the United States Mint H.I.P. Pocket Change™ Coin of the Month for August.


5. Jump-Start the School Year
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Teachers – here’s a quick guide to some of the exciting educational tools found on the United States Mint’s Web site: the Back-to-School 2008 page. This quick read highlights games, cartoons, lesson plans and more that you can use in your own classroom!

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