This is a unique 3oz pure silver coin engraved with one of the greatest heroes of the Rebellion, Han Solo, frozen in carbonite. The coin has been shaped like a bar to accommodate a full-length version of the frozen Han as he appeared in the 1980 movie Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back. An antiqueContinue reading “Han Solo In Carbonite Silver Coin”
Keep an eye out for a shiny new quarter with a raised image of fruit bats. Pictures of the coin hit the internet this week and social media is “going batty” over the cute currency. As part of the U.S. Mint’s America the Beautiful Quarters Program, the new National Parks quarter dollar celebrates American SamoaContinue reading “People Are Going Batty Over This New Quarter”
A penny that a Massachusetts teenager found in his change from lunch money could be worth as much as $1.65 million when it is auctioned off. The 1943 Lincoln penny is made up of copper and has been described as the “most famous” coin made in error, according to Heritage Auctions, which is auctioning offContinue reading “Holy Grail Found: Rare Penny Might Be Worth $1.7M After It Was Found In Boy’s Lunch Money”
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Big Mac, McDonald’s unveiled the MacCoin, a limited edition global currency backed by the internationally iconic Big Mac that fans across the world can get their hands on starting August 2 to share, collect or redeem. Beginning at lunch time on August 2, customers can receive a MacCoinContinue reading “McDonald’s Unveils Collectible, Limited Edition MacCoin To Celebrate 50 Years of The Big Mac”
Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew, Deputy Treasury Secretary Sarah Bloom Raskin and United States Mint (Mint) Principal Deputy Director Rhett Jeppson today unveiled designs for the 2017 American Liberty 225th Anniversary Gold Coin in the historic Department of the Treasury’s Cash Room. The ceremony, led by Mint Chief of Staff Elisa Basnight, kicked off a year-longContinue reading “United States Mint Unveils 2017 American Liberty 225th Anniversary Gold Coin”
Ally announced that it has placed Ally Lucky Pennies that could be worth $1,000 each in 10 cities around the country. The initiative seeks to demonstrate the importance of valuing every cent, while encouraging Americans to look for opportunities to save. The multi-city search invites people in these cities to be on the lookout forContinue reading “Ally Lucky Pennies Placed In 10 U.S. Cities May Be Worth $1,000 Each”
In a letter to the American people, Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew today announced plans for the new $20, $10 and $5 notes, with the portrait of Harriet Tubman to be featured on the front of the new $20. Secretary Lew also announced plans for the reverse of the new $10 to feature an imageContinue reading “Harriet Tubman To Replace Andrew Jackson On The $20 Bill”
Artist Paolo Curcio craves tiny bas-relief sculptures into coins—a traditional art form known as the hobo nickel. Curcio’s coins feature intricately detailed hobos, skulls and a variety of pop culture characters. Plastic castings of his works are available online.