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July 2008 Highlights.
1. American Buffalo Proof and Uncirculated Coins
Image of American Buffalo Proof and Uncirculated Coins.

The American Buffalo One Ounce Gold Proof Coin Program was launched in 2006. Now, for the first time, American Buffalo Gold Coins are available in both proof and uncirculated versions in four sizes - one ounce, one-half ounce, one-quarter ounce, and one-tenth ounce - as well as a four-coin set, which contains one coin in each size. Order yours today!


2. American Eagle Platinum Uncirculated Coins
Image of American Eagle Platinum Uncirculated Coin.

The reverse design of the 2008 coins features the final design in the three-year series titled “The Foundations of American Democracy,” which honors the Judicial Branch of the United States government. The image depicts a rendition of Lady Justice, a classic symbol dating back to Greek and Roman times. Each spectacular satin-like 2008 American Eagle Platinum Uncirculated Coin contains 99.95 percent pure platinum and comes in four sizes – one ounce, one-half ounce, one-quarter ounce, one-tenth ounce - as well as a four-coin set, which contains one coin in each size. You don’t want to miss out on this spectacular coin!


3. 2007 James Madison Historical Signature Set
Image of 2007 James Madison Historical Signature Set.

The United States Mint Presidential $1 Coin Historical Signature Set – James Madison – is the fourth in this new collection. This product features a proof version of the Presidential $1 Coin which is extraordinarily brilliant, with sharp relief and a mirror-like background. The coin is paired with a Presidential intaglio print from the Bureau of Engraving and Printing. The product is presented in a textured, leather-like folder which opens to reveal the intaglio print and the official Presidential signature. A Certificate of Authenticity accompanies each United States Mint Historical Signature Set. Make sure to collect them all!


4. Before the Nickel
Image of 3 Cent Nickel with woman's head facing left wears a tiara labeled "Liberty"

Interestingly, the five-cent coin we now call a nickel was not the first coin to use the metal after which it’s named. For July, the United States Mint H.I.P. Pocket Change™ Coin of the Month presents a three-cent nickel from the time of the Civil War. Learn about this coin and the many others that used nickel.


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