Tuesday, January 04, 2011
U.S. Mint Ends Satin Finish for Uncirculated Coin Sets
Satin finish to be discontinued; brilliant finish reinstated
(US Mint Press Release) WASHINGTON - The United States Mint today announced that it is discontinuing the satin finish on numismatic uncirculated coins produced for the United States Mint Uncirculated Coin Set® and other products. Instead, beginning in 2011, uncirculated-quality coins will feature a brilliant finish.
The United States Mint began using the satin finish for its uncirculated coins in 2005 to be consistent with . . .
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