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U.S. Mint To Resume Silver Coin Sales After Running Out

Reuters | Paige Lavender | Posted 07.20.2015 | Politics

NEW YORK, July 17 (Reuters) - The U.S. Mint will resume sales of its popular 2015 American Eagle silver bullion coins on July 27 on an allocated basi...

Artists Find Full- and Part-Time Jobs at the US Mint

Daniel Grant | Posted 05.20.2016 | Arts
Daniel Grant

For most people, coins are just things that jingle in one's pocket, accumulate in jars or feed parking meters. They are occasionally counted after a purchase but rarely the subject of close examination. Try telling that to Joel Iskowitz, an artist at the U.S. Mint in Philadelphia since 2006.

Mint To Limit Coin Sales

Reuters | Posted 07.08.2013 | Business

(Adds market details, context) May 8 (Reuters) - The U.S. Mint will limit dealers' purchases of its "America the Beautiful" five-ounce...

Catherine New

These Stores Are Penniless And Loving It | Catherine New | Posted 04.10.2013 | Small Business

At Cheese Board Pizza in Berkeley, Calif., a slice of pizza comes to $2.73 (that's $2.50 plus tax.) But if you pay with $3, you’ll get a little bonu...

U.S. Mint To Hold Baseball Coin Competition

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 03.28.2013 | Politics

Soon one baseball lover will be able to turn his hobby into some coin. No, really. The United States Mint is holding an open competition for the de...

No More American Eagles?

Reuters | Posted 01.18.2013 | Business

NEW YORK, Jan 17 (Reuters) - U.S. Mint has suspended sales of its 2013 American Eagle silver bullion coins after running out of stock due to soaring i...

LOOK: An Actual $100,000 Bill

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 01.11.2013 | Business

It's not always about the Benjamins, baby. When it comes to cash, many of us believe the $100 bill, graced with Ben Franklin's face, is king. Not s...

A Pound of Quarters vs. a Pound of Dimes: Which Is Heavier, and Which Is Worth More?

Colm Mulcahy | Posted 03.04.2013 | Science
Colm Mulcahy

The first question seems unambiguous and straightforward, right? Bear in mind, however, the difficulty one experiences in real life when trying to purchase exactly one pound of bananas or peaches. Presumably the second can be settled if we can get our hands on the relevant figures.

The Death Of The Dollar Bill

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 11.28.2012 | Money

The dollar bill's days may be numbered. At least, that could be the case if one government watchdog had its way. A recent report from the Governmen...

PHOTOS: San Francisco Mint Turns 75!

Robin Wilkey | Posted 05.15.2012 | San Francisco

In San Francisco, 1937 was a big year. It was the year of the Bay Bridge, the Golden Gate Bridge and, 75 years ago today, the United States Mint a...

Goodbye Greenback? Just Say 'No.'

Randy DeCleene | Posted 04.24.2012 | Business
Randy DeCleene

Congress is considering legislation that would see the $1 bill replaced -- wiped out permanently -- by a coin. A heavy, clunky, old-fashioned coin that, if adopted, will soon be overburdening the pockets and purses of annoyed Americans everywhere. What's more, it will cost them dearly.

Leadership That's Right on the Money

Tom Fox | Posted 04.08.2012 | Politics
Tom Fox

There is no other commodity that really chronicles American history better than our currency and coins. So to go through this planning process with them, we can reconnect with their work and showcase why it's important and why they are valued.

Great Sand Dunes kicks Red Rocks' ass

Westword | Westword | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A few years back, visitors to Red Rocks had the opportunity to sign a petition suggesting that the famed amphitheater represent Colorado in the U.S. M...

Hawaii's New Quarter is More than Just Chump Change

Jim Noles | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Noles

Next week, the long-awaited Hawaii state quarter will jingle and jangle into hands, pockets, and coin purses across the United States.