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Now available: Graded 2017 Limited Edition Silver Proof Sets!


Order a 2017 ANA Show Panda and Get a Free ANA Membership!

2017 High Relief Dragon and Phoenix: Sold out at the Mint but available at MCM!

Mintage of 1,500: 1 oz. Silver Time Capsule coins come with a real time capsule!

Free MS70 Silver Eagle with purchase of a Mercanti, Jones, and Moy Set!


Mother’s Day Gift: For the mom with a heart of gold (or silver!)

“Mothers hold their children’s hands for a short while, but their hearts forever.”
2017 Heart-Shaped Proofs: Order by May 5th for Mother’s Day arrival! 

On May 14th, thousands of flowers will be delivered, phone calls will be made and cards will be received — all celebrating the millions of mothers all over the world.  

2017 China Mothers Day Heart-Shaped Panda 30g Silver Proof NGC PF70 UC Early Releases (Exclusive Great Wall Label)

This Mother’s Day, surprise mom with a gift that will last. ModernCoinMart is excited to offer 2017 China Mother’s Day Heart-Shaped Panda Proofs!

Both 30g silver and 8g gold heart-warming releases feature a mother panda with two young cubs aside a blooming carnation — a popular Mother’s Day flower. Below each Panda family is the inscription, ”Mother’s love is forever” written in both English and Mandarin.  

2017 China Mothers Day Heart-Shaped Panda 8g Gold Proof NGC PF70 UC Early Releases (Exclusive Great Wall Label)

Proofs that have been certified by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation are available in PF69 and PF70 condition and have been awarded the coveted Early Releases designation. To ensure your gift is remembered, MCM has paired certified options with one of two exclusive labels — our Great Wall and Panda label! 

2017 China Mothers Day Heart-Shaped Panda 30g Silver Proof GEM Proof Original Government Packaging

2017 China Mothers Day Heart-Shaped Panda 8g Gold Proof GEM Proof Original Government Packaging

As China’s first-ever heart-shaped medal, collectors must act quickly if they wish to secure one of these special Mother’s Day releases! With only 1,000 30g silver proofs and 100 8g gold proofs created, only those who act quickly will be able to present this glimmering gift to their beloved mothers. 

Hurry, place your order before May 5th to ensure delivery before Mother’s Day!

Show mom you care today!

2017 Berlin World Money Fair Pandas: Sold Out + Limited Mintage!

2017 China Berlin World Money Fair Silver Pandas

New 8g and 1 oz. Silver Pandas Sold Out at the Show!

The China Mint’s Silver Show Pandas were back in Berlin this year for the annual World Money Fair (WMF). Alongside their standard 1 oz. Silver WMF Panda, the Mint showcased a brand new offering – their first-ever 8g Silver Berlin WMF Show Panda! Like the larger 1 oz. Silver Panda, it has a mintage of only 1,000. By the show’s end, both options had sold out!

2017 China 8g Silver Berlin World Money Fair Panda Proof NGC PF70 UC (Exclusive Panda Label)

Thankfully, ModernCoinMart (MCM) was able to secure a very small portion of this mintage and bring it to the U.S., where they are available on their website right now. Take a look at their selection, where you will find options certified by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation in Proof 69 and 70, with two exclusive labels — the Panda label and the Great Wall label.

2017 China 1 oz. Silver Berlin World Money Fair Panda Proof NGC PF70 UC (Exclusive China Label)

Don’t miss out on this exciting chance to be a part of the 2017 Berlin World Money Fair with these all-new Silver Pandas!

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Bring home the Smithsonian legacy in a new silver proof set!

Bring home the Smithsonian legacy in a new silver proof set!

The Smithsonian Institution is one of the greatest establishments in the United States. But where did this colossus of cultural collections come from? And how did it come to be?

The tale is as fascinating as it is revealing. And it began nearly 190 years ago, when James Smithson, a wealthy British chemist and mineralist, passed away in 1829.

He left his sizable estate to his nephew, Henry James Dickinson. But when Dickinson died several years later without an heir, a stipulation in Smithson’s will went into effect.

Set of 2 – 1838 Smithsonian Founders Silver Proofs NGC PF70 UC (Smithsonian Founders Labels)

All of his assets would go “to the United States of America, to found at Washington, under the name of the Smithsonian Institution, an establishment for the increase and diffusion of knowledge…”

Smithson’s final wish was graciously accepted by the U.S. Congress, which requested that the monies sent would be newly struck Gold Sovereigns — bearing the profile of the recently-crowned Queen Victoria.

The Royal Mint went to work, and soon 104,960 1838 British Gold Sovereigns were loaded on a ship bound for America.

Once Smithson’s treasure arrived, that coinage was shipped to the U.S. Mint in Philadelphia, where it was melted down and turned into 1838-dated $10 U.S. “Liberty” Gold Eagles — equaling more than $11 million in today’s money!

Now you can own .999 pure silver versions of the 1838 British Sovereign and U.S. Liberty Eagle — two gold coins that built the original Smithsonian Institution!

Add a piece of this incredible true story to your collection — with two dual-dated .999 pure silver proofs struck by the Commonwealth Mint, each modeled after the coins that made the founding of the Smithsonian Institution possible.

Officially evaluated by the Queen’s Assay office and approved by the Smithsonian Institution, this historic Silver Founder’s Two-Proof Set comes in a beautiful black lacquered wooden box, featuring a pewter engraving of the original Smithsonian Castle.

The coins enclosed will be graded as either Gem Proofs or perfect Proof 70 Ultra Cameo (PF70UC) coins by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation — each sonically sealed in individual acrylic cases with distinctive “Founder’s Set” labels, specially-designed for this occasion!

Order yours today! Only a very limited number of these sets will be minted and released. So don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to bring this 190-year-old story home!

Explore the history of the Smithsonian NOW!

Star Wars Ships Series: Millennium Falcon coins are here!

Silver Millennium Falcon Coins

Begin Your Fleet with the First Coin in the Star Wars Ships Series!

Launching the New Zealand Mint’s latest Star Wars Ships coin series, the Millennium Falcon is depicted in all its glory! View the freighter like never before with a detailed, colorized, top-down blueprint displayed over 40mm of .999 fine silver.

2017 Niue Star Wars Ships – Millennium Falcon 1 oz. Silver Colorized Proof $2 GEM Proof (Original Government Packaging)

2017 Niue Star Wars Ships – Millennium Falcon 1 oz. Silver Colorized Proof $2 NGC PF70 UC Early Releases (Exclusive Star Wars Label)

This famous, heavily modified Corellian YT-1300f light freighter is known in the Star Wars universe for its military-grade hyperdrive that is among the fastest in the galaxy. Captained by the infamous smugglers Han Solo and Chewbacca, the ship is capable of attaining 0.5 past lightspeed, and according to Solo, ”made the Kessel Run in less than twelve parsecs.” When captained by Lando Calrissian, it was even responsible for the destruction of the second Death Star!

2017 Niue Star Wars Ships – Millennium Falcon 1 oz. Silver Colorized Proof $2 NGC PF70 UC Early Releases (Black Core Holder – Exclusive Star Wars Label)

With a mintage of only 10,000, this stellar Millennium Falcon 1 oz. silver coin comes in either high-quality Star Wars themed packaging, or graded by NGC as PF69 UC and PF70 UC. You have the option to secure certified coins for your collection in white or black cores, with the Early Releases designation and ModernCoinMart (MCM) exclusive Star Wars labels.

Prepare to make the jump to lightspeed by adding one of the fastest ship in the galaxy to your collection!

Land the Millennium Falcon in your collection NOW!

1 oz. Silver Chinese Moon Pandas almost sold out!

2016 Moon Pandas Are Almost Gone

This could be your last chance to add a Moon Panda to your collection!

These Moon Pandas were created to honor one of the most celebrated traditions in Chinese culture, the Moon Festival! During the Moon Festival, families gather together to celebrate another year of plenty and blessings.

2016 China 1 oz. High Relief Proof Gold Panda – Moon Festival Medal NGC Gem Proof

The Moon Festival Panda medals are available in 1 oz. gold and 1 oz., 2 oz., & 10 oz. silver. You have to act quickly if you want to secure the medals you need for your collection — the 1 oz. Silver Moon Festival Pandas are nearly sold out!

2016 China 2 oz. High Relief Proof Silver Panda – Moon Festival Medal NGC PF70 UC

After the first release of the series in 2015, which boasted actual gold from space, collectors eagerly awaited the 2016 release.

See what others are saying about 2016 Moon Pandas!

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