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Wednesday, March 24, 2010

2010 Boy Scouts of America Silver Dollar Coin

The keys to coin collecting are condition, rarity and the size of the potential collector base. This magnificent new silver dollar has been issued for the centennial of the Boy Scouts of America. Since 1910 over 100 million people have been in the Boy Scouts and about 4 million families are involved in the organization today. This ensures a healthy demand from coin collectors, investors, gift buyers and people with ties to the Boy Scouts.
These coins have been certified perfect Proof 70, the highest state of preservation any coin can achieve. Only 1% or 2% of the coins produced have the full strike and flawless surfaces required to be considered a perfect and can be certified in a PR70 holder.

Monday, March 8, 2010

The Final Mintage totals for the 2009 American Silver Eagle

The United States mint has just reported the final mintage totals for the 2009 American silver eagle. They produced 30,459,000 coins the highest number in the 24-year history of the program. This is 48% higher than the previous record high of 20,583,000 set in 2008. The lowest mintage was 3,603,386 in 1996.