February 11, 2014: US Mint Numismatic Sales, American Gold Eagle Demand, World Coin News

quarterWelcome to Coin Update!

We’re back for another round up of coin collecting news and articles from around the internet!

The weekly United States Mint numismatic product sales report includes a much slower start for the Warren G. Harding Presidential Dollars when compared to the prior release.

Mint News Blog covers the US Mint’s latest product release, a three coin set for the Great Smoky Mountains National Park Quarter. The post also includes mock up images provided by the Mint for the 2014 24 karat Gold Kennedy Half Dollar.

The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee is seeking a new member specially qualified by education, training, or experience in American history.

In this video, former US Mint Director Edmund Moy discusses American Eagle gold bullion coins sales.

Doug Winter shares a list of the ten most marketable New Orleans gold coins.

The second part of a spotlight on so-called dollars looks at five designs directly related to classic commemoratives issued for the same event.

The ANA has provided the list of Money Talks educational presentations scheduled for the upcoming Atlanta National Money Show.

An overview covering the variety of subjects, denominations, and shapes that have been used for Cook Islands commemorative coins.

The latest release in the Mongolian Endangered Wildlife Series features the Manual or Pallas’s Cat.

Coverage of the World Money Fair continues with some highlights from the Technical Forum.

And now for today’s notable auction. Here is the 1999 George Washington Commemorative $5 Gold Coin Set with the proof and uncirculated versions in the original US Mint packaging. The designs for the coin were created by Laura Gardin Fraser as a candidate for the 1932 Washington Quarter.

That’s it for another update. See you next time!

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