The easiest way to buy from the U.S. Mint is via their Web site, usmint.gov. You can also buy through the toll-free ordering line, 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468).What is the oldest US coin?
Interesting Coin History Facts. Oldest U.S. Coin. John Hull Silver Shilling (1652): John Hull was given permission to produce coinage by the General Court of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. He created the NE Shilling (New England Shilling) first, followed by the Willow Tree and Oak Tree coins. (Image Source)Is National Collectors Mint legitimate?
Therefore, the medals, tokens, and other products produced by National Collector's Mint are not legal tender in the United States or its territories. However, the National Collector's Mint does offer for sale some coins and banknotes that were minted or printed, respectively, by the U.S. government, and those coins and banknotes are legal tender.Where is the mint mark on an US coin?
Those early mint marks were stamped on the reverse, or tails side of coins. It was not until 1965, after the passage of the Coinage Act of 1965, that the uppercase letter denoting a coin's mint mark was moved to the obverse (heads) side where it is displayed today.