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The Coin Vault Meet the Crew Series: Brent W.

Published: 06/28/2019
The Coin Vault Meet the Crew Series: Brent W.

“We are live in five, four, three, two, one…”

Brent has been saying those words in some form or fashion for 18 years. While starting out doing graphics in 2001, he has now worked himself into the Director of Engineering and Operations for The Coin Vault. So basically, he runs the show. Andy and Tyler would not be able to do what they do in front of the camera without Brent running things behind the camera.

From directing the show every other week to fixing, upgrading, maintenance, and system design, Brent is first and foremost an engineer that keeps everything we need to go...read more

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100 Greatest U.S. Modern Coins Series: 2000 P Sacagawea Dollar 'Goodacre Presentation' Variety

Published: 06/26/2019
100 Greatest U.S. Modern Coins Series: 2000 P Sacagawea Dollar 'Goodacre Presentation' Variety

In today’s coin climate, mention of modern coins occurs often. With the number of commemoratives, medals, and special edition sets being released from the United States Mint as of late, how could there not be such talk? But we would be remiss if we did not talk about one of the most popular modern coins that are released annually and perhaps has lacked the red carpet treatment because of it: the Native American, or Sacagawea, $1 coin.

Let us not forget the impact these small dollars had on the coin community from their release in 2000. As the Susan B. Anthony dollar was the last to be struck with the circulating denomination in 1981, this new dollar coin steeped in American history was to honor Sacagawea...read more

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Bill Passed For Women's Suffrage $1 Coin In 2020

Published: 06/24/2019
Bill Passed For Women's Suffrage $1 Coin In 2020

On June 4, 2019, a bill called the “Women’s Suffrage Centennial Coin Act” passed making it one step closer to being the second commemorative series to be lined up for 2020.

Originally introduced on April 30th by Tennessee Senator Marsha Blackburn, the bill (S.1235) was co-sponsored by all 25 women within the Senate. The bill introduces a design and production requirement in 2020 for a commemorative silver dollar honoring the 100th Anniversary of the passing of the 19th Amendment which gave women the right to vote for the first time. The design itself is to feature women in history who have worked directly with suffrage movement within the United States...read more

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United States Mint Releases 2019 $2 Rocketship Currency Note For Kids

Published: 06/19/2019
United States Mint Releases 2019 $2 Rocketship Currency Note For Kids

As we approach the official 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission (July 20, 1969) that placed the first man on the moon, the United States Mint continues its efforts to reach out to youngsters and potential future collectors. As coins have already been the focus of their efforts, they, in conjunction with the Bureau of Engraving and Printing, are releasing a currency note.

2019 $2 Rocketship

At noon on June 18th, the 2019 $2 Rocketship was released that features a Series 2013 $2 uncirculated Federal Reserve note with a serial number starting with 2019. Produced at both the Washington, D.C. and Ft. Worth, Texas facilities, these notes arrive in a colorful...read more

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100 Greatest US Modern Coins Series: 2014 Baseball Hall Of Fame Commemoratives

Published: 06/17/2019
100 Greatest US Modern Coins Series: 2014 Baseball Hall Of Fame Commemoratives

It is nearly halfway through the professional baseball season as summer approaches. Some may argue that this is the best time of year for sports as ballparks fill up even more so due to school being out. There is something quite special about the sounds, the smells, and the overall feel of attending America’s greatest pastime no matter which part of the country you are in.

So it makes quite a bit of sense that of all the commemoratives the United States Mint has produced, a modern commemorative featuring such a pastime would make its debut and revive the world that is modern U.S. commemoratives.

To delve deeper into this commemorative and...read more

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Like Father, Like Son(s): Father's Day Tribute

Published: 06/11/2019
Like Father, Like Son(s): Father's Day Tribute

A father and son relationship is perhaps one of the most important relationships there is. Cat Stevens even wrote a song about it in 1970 which just goes to show how important it has always been and will continue to be in future years to come.

The measure of a man often begins with the relationship he has with his father. Those who are fortunate to have such a strong relationship often triggers emulation. They look up to the person who has loved with sacrificed, remains a source of strength, and never lets you know how hard they have worked to sustain your needs. They want to be like the man they believe to be the strongest person they...read more

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