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Catalog 979 is not your average catalog

Posted September 29, 2016

Catalog 979 is not your average catalog. This catalog is jam packed full of amazing deals for all levels of collector. For the modern collector, we have the NEW 2016 Proof Silver Eagle! For the rarity hunter, we have a Gorgeous Chocolate Brown 1794 Large Cent! For the type set... [Details]


Bombay Hook National Park Quarter

Posted September 17, 2015
bombay hook

The Bombay Hook Wildlife Refuge Quarter was released on September 14th 2015. This is the 29th quarter of the National Park series and the 4th for 2015. The reverse of the quarter depicts a couple of Great Blue Heron in the wildlife refuge. Bombay Hook has been known for it's... [Details]



Franklin Friday

Posted April 17, 2015
Franklin , History of Coins

  On This Day In 1790 Benjamin Franklin Died At The Age Of 84                 As we look back on the anniversary of his death, we remember Benjamin Franklin as a major player in our nation's history. He has been memorialized with statues and commemorative medals, but the biggest memorial... [Details]



It's Time Again For The Baltimore Coin Show

Posted March 26, 2015
Coins

                Well, We Know Spring Has Arrived Because The Baltimore Coin Show Is Back.                   You'll probably notice some nice new coins on our listings over the next few weeks. That's because we have two of our buyers at the Whitman Spring Coin Expo in Baltimore dealing with dealers... [Details]


Trying to Get Young Children Excited About Coins?

Posted March 13, 2015
History of Coins

The Mint Has Published Some Interesting Online Tools For Educating Kids About Coins In Fun And Engaging Ways                 First, the Mint has the History in Your Pocket (H.I.P.) site that has games, fun facts, videos, glossaries and brief history pages. It has a coin of the day along with... [Details]


A few emails we have received recently...

Posted February 24, 2015

These are just a few emails that we have received recently. 2015-02-20 15:42 Thank you - I received your voice mail today and apologize for missing the call.  I am truly appreciative of the way my order and time have been handled by Mount Vernon Coin.  It is hard to... [Details]



Will Our Coins Soon Be Made of Steel?

Posted January 30, 2015
Coins , Legislation , Steel

  House representatives from Ohio want to Make U.S. coins steel                 Cents and Sensibility, a bill that would require all U.S. cents, nickels, dimes and quarters to made from U.S. steel (with the cent being dipped in copper to retain its color), was reintroduced to the House of Representatives... [Details]