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US Mint Releases Three-Coin Set of Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller Quarters

The United States Mint began accepting orders for the 2020 America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set honoring Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park in Vermont on October 20 at noon EDT. The set is priced at $11.50. The Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller Three-Coin Set includes one uncirculated quarter from the Philadelphia Mint, one uncirculated quarter from the Denver Mint, and […]

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United States Mint Announces Prices for Mayflower 400th Anniversary Coins

The United States Mint is setting prices for the Mayflower 400th Anniversary collector coin products in accordance with the table below: Prices for the Mayflower 400th Anniversary Gold Coins may be found on the 2020 Pricing of Numismatic Gold, Commemorative Gold, Platinum, and Palladium Products Grid here. The pricing grid can vary weekly dependent upon […]

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Final San Francisco 2020 American Eagle Silver Proof Coin With Classic ‘Heraldic Eagle’ Reverse on Sale Oct. 13

The United States Mint will open sales for the San Francisco-minted 2020 American Eagle One Ounce Silver Proof Coin (product code 20EM) on October 13 at noon EDT. This is the last time this coin will be available featuring the iconic “Heraldic Eagle” reverse design. The American Eagle One Ounce Silver Proof Coin is struck […]

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United States Mint Increases Prices for 2020 Silver Numismatic Products

The United States Mint is announcing pricing for United States Mint numismatic products in accordance with the table below: * * * About the United States Mint The US Mint was created by Congress in 1792 and became part of the Department of the Treasury in 1873. It is the Nation’s sole manufacturer of legal […]

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2020 United States Mint Annual Uncirculated Coin Set on Sale Nov. 30

Premium nickel from the West Point Mint will not be included   The 2020 United States Mint Uncirculated Coin Set (product code 20RJ) will be available for purchase starting on November 30, at noon (EDT). The set is priced at $25.25 USD. This is the final annual set to be released this year. Due to […]

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United States Mint Announces Mayflower 400th Anniversary Program Products

The United States Mint today announced the Mayflower 400th Anniversary products it will offer, including some in collaboration with The Royal Mint (UK). The products are expected to be available later this fall. The coin and medal designs come together to tell the story of the Mayflower’s historic voyage, the Pilgrims, and the impact the […]

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American Innovation $1 Coin 2020 Proof Set on Sale Oct. 8

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2020 American Innovation $1 Coin Proof Set (product code 20GA) on October 8 at noon EDT. The set is priced at $24.00. The American Innovation $1 Coin Program is a multi-year series featuring distinctive reverse designs that pay homage to America’s ingenuity and celebrate the […]

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America the Beautiful Quarters 2020 Circulating Coin Set on Sale Oct. 8

The United States Mint 2020 America the Beautiful Quarters Circulating Coin Set will be available for purchase beginning on October 8 at noon EDT. This is the final five-coin set in the America the Beautiful Quarters Program, which ends in 2021. This set contains five circulating coins from the Philadelphia Mint and five circulating coins […]

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United States Mint Unveils New American Silver Eagle, Gold Eagle Coin Reverse Designs

New designs will be featured on bullion and collectible coins in 2021   On Thursday, October 1, the United States Mint unveiled new reverse designs for bullion and collectible versions of American Eagle Gold and Silver Coins. 2021 marks the 35th Anniversary of the American Eagle coin program, and the new designs will begin appearing […]

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Connecticut American Innovation $1 Coin Rolls, Bags Available Sept. 29

The United States Mint will open sales for Connecticut American Innovation $1 Coins packaged in collectible rolls and bags beginning on September 29 at noon EDT. These new additions to the Mint’s product lineup contain uncirculated $1 coins from the Philadelphia and Denver facilities. Available product options and pricing are below: The reverse of the […]

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United States Mint Establishes Pricing for 2020 Numismatic Products

The United States Mint is announcing pricing for recurring and new United States Mint numismatic products in accordance with the tables shown below: American Innovation $1 Coins Connecticut (to be released September 29): Massachusetts (to be released October 29): Maryland (to be released November 23): South Carolina (to be released Winter 2020): George H.W. Bush […]

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United States Mint Opens Sales for Uncirculated Palladium Coin Sept. 24

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2020 American Eagle One Ounce Palladium Uncirculated Coin (product code 20EK) on September 24 at noon EDT. The coin contains one ounce of 99.95 percent palladium and is the collector version of the official United States Mint American Eagle One Ounce Palladium Bullion Coin, which […]

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Salt River Bay National Park Five Ounce Silver Unc. Coin on Sale Sept. 18

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin honoring Salt River Bay National Historical Park and Ecological Preserve in the U.S. Virgin Islands on September 18 at noon EDT. The coin is priced at $178.25 USD. Production of this five ounce silver coin is capped […]

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US Mint, Royal Mint Collaborate on Mayflower Anniversary Coins, Medals

The United States Mint and The Royal Mint (United Kingdom) have collaborated to create two limited-edition sets marking the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower voyage. The story of Mayflower is one that connects multiple communities, cultures, and countries. This transatlantic voyage brought 102 Pilgrims and migrants from Europe across the Atlantic and established a new […]

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World War II 75th Anniversary Coin, Medal Designs Announced by US Mint

The United States Mint has officially announced the designs for the 2020 End of World War II 75th Anniversary Coin and Medal Program. The designs will be featured on a 24-karat gold coin and a silver medal. The common obverse design depicts an eagle in flight grasping an olive branch, symbolizing peace, in its right […]

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US Mint Opens Sales of Colorized Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coins Aug. 28

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for colorized Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coins on August 28 at noon EDT. The colorization will be featured on the reverses of the Basketball Hall of Fame Silver Dollar and the Basketball Hall of Fame Clad Half Dollar. Mintage is set at 75,000 coins for each […]

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CCAC to Review Designs for Hidden Figures Congressional Gold Medals, Among Others

The United States Mint announces that the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will hold a telephonic public meeting September 22 and 23, 2020. The purpose of the meeting is to conduct business related to the CCAC’s responsibility to advise the Secretary of the Treasury on themes and designs pertaining to United States coinage. Agenda: Review […]

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Barbara Bush First Spouse Gold Coin on Sale August 20

The United States Mint will accept orders for the Barbara Bush First Spouse Gold Coin starting on August 20 at noon EDT. This product is one of several being offered to honor former President George H. W. Bush and First Spouse Barbara Bush in accordance with Public Law 116-112 (Link to PDF). Struck in one-half […]

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Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commemorative Silver Dollar on Sale August 18

The United States Mint will accept orders for 2020 Women’s Suffrage Centennial Silver Dollar products beginning at noon EDT on August 18, the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution of the United States, which gave women the right to vote. Available product options will be as follows: Introductory pricing […]

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United States Mint Releases Public Service Announcement Regarding Coin Shortage

The United States Mint has released the Public Service Announcement (PSA) below addressing the circulation issues causing the current coin shortage. In the PSA, Mint Director David J. Ryder asks the public to “help get coins moving by using exact change when making purchases, taking your coins to financial institutions, or turning them in for […]

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US Mint Making Changes to Meet Exploding Demand for American Gold, Silver Eagles

By Bullion Shark LLC …… As a result of the pandemic and its effects on the U.S. economy, which have resulted in the largest-ever decline in the gross domestic product (32.9%) in the second quarter of 2020 and tens of millions of unemployed–as well as rising silver and gold prices (with gold having reached several […]

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Collectors Polarized by US Mint’s Colorized Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coins

By Chris Bulfinch for CoinWeek ….. With the release of the United States Mint’s first colorized coins imminent, the debate over the merits of colorized coins is energized. “Woe to all of us,” begins the top post at the time of writing on a CoinTalk thread entitled “Colorized Coins from the U.S. Mint” that began […]

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US Mint Announces Designs for George H.W. Bush Presidential $1 Coin, Barbara Bush First Spouse Gold Coin

On Tuesday, July 28, the United States Mint officially announced the designs for the George H.W. Bush Presidential $1 Coin and the Barbara Bush First Spouse Gold Coin. Public Law 116–112 authorizes the Mint to strike and issue these coins. The obverse design of the Presidential $1 Coin honoring George H.W. Bush features his portrait […]

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Connecticut American Innovation $1 Reverse Proof Coin Available From United States Mint

The United States Mint began accepting orders for the 2020 American Innovation $1 Reverse Proof Coin honoring Connecticut on July 21 at noon EDT. The coin recognizes the Gerber Variable Scale, often called the most revolutionary engineering tool since the slide rule. Produced at the Mint’s facility in San Francisco, the Connecticut American Innovation $1 […]

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U.S. Mint Announces Price of Women’s Suffrage, Colorized Basketball Coins

By CoinWeek News Staff …. The United States Mint has announced its introductory and regular pricing for its three 2020 Women’s Suffrage Centennial commemorative program products, as well as for the colorized versions of the 2020 National Basketball Hall of Fame commemorative silver dollar and clad half dollar. Women’s Suffrage Centennial To commemorate the centennial […]

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Salt River Bay America the Beautiful Three-Coin Set on Sale July 10

The United States Mint will accept orders for the 2020 America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set honoring Salt River Bay National Historical Park and Ecological Preserve in the U.S. Virgin Islands beginning on July 10 at noon EDT. Priced at $11.50 USD, this three-coin set (product code 20AF) includes one uncirculated quarter from the Philadelphia […]

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U.S. Mint Announces 2020 American Innovation $1 Coin Program Designs

The United States Mint today officially announced the designs for the 2020 American Innovation $1 Coin Program. The new designs will appear on the reverses of $1 coins honoring innovations and/or innovators from Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maryland, and South Carolina. Mint Chief Engraver Joseph Menna created and sculpted the Maryland American Innovation $1 Coin design. Mint […]

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United States Mint Begins Sales of Kennedy Half Dollar Products June 1

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for rolls and bags containing 2020 Kennedy half dollar coins on June 1 at noon Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). Available product options include the following: Coins in both product options are circulating finish, but have never been placed in circulation. The coin rolls are wrapped in United […]

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CCAC to Review Designs for New Gold & Silver Eagle Reverses, Trump Medals

U.S. Mint also accepting applications for CCAC membership   The United States Mint announces that the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will hold a telephonic public meeting June 23, 2020. The purpose of the meeting is to conduct business related to the CCAC’s responsibility to advise the Secretary of the Treasury on themes and designs […]

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The 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Program – A Primer

  By Bullion Shark LLC …… Mark your calendars for June 4! That’s when the United States Mint will launch the highly anticipated 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame commemorative coin program. For only the third time in U.S. Mint history, a dome-shaped coin — in this case to resemble the shape of a basketball — […]

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United States Mint to Open Sales for 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coins June 4

Products in the United States Mint 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Program will go on sale June 4 at noon Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). Available options and pricing are below. Pricing for the $5 gold coins is based on the Mint’s “Pricing of Numismatic Gold, Commemorative Gold, and Platinum Products” table at catalog.usmint.gov/coins/gold-coins. […]

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America the Beautiful 5oz Silver Coin Honoring Weir Farm on Sale May 18

The United States Mint’s will accept orders for the 2020 America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin™ honoring Weir Farm National Historic Site in Connecticut beginning on May 18 at noon Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). Priced at $178.25, this coin’s reverse design portrays an artist, wearing a painter’s smock, painting outside Julian Alden Weir’s […]

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A Message to Its Customers From the United States Mint

The United States Mint’s highest priority continues to be the health, safety and well-being of our workforce, and we have implemented numerous measures to reduce the risk of employee exposure to COVID-19. These measures have understandably had an impact on the availability, on sale dates and delays in delivery of some of our numismatic products, […]

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A New Modern Rarity: 2020 (P) American Silver Eagles

By Bullion Shark LLC …… An unexpected modern rarity has emerged as a result of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on production of the United States Mint’s flagship silver bullion coin series, the American Silver Eagle. Most production of American Silver Eagle bullion coins is done at the U.S. Mint’s West Point Mint and […]

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United States Mint Announces New Product Sale Dates

The United States Mint has updated their online product schedule with the on sale dates for the following numismatic items: May 18: 2020 – ATB Weir Farm National Historic Site Rolls and Bags (20ABD-ABF, ARD-ARF) May 18: 2020 America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin™ — Weir Farm National Historic Site — Connecticut (20AK) […]

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United States Mint To Resume San Francisco Operations

The United States Mint facility at San Francisco will resume operations the morning of Monday, May 4, 2020, utilizing a reduced staffing plan in order to maintain social distancing. San Francisco operations were temporarily suspended on March 17, 2020, in order to reduce employee risk of exposure to COVID-19. This proactive measure was taken during […]

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Grab the Tinfoil: People on the Internet are Going Batshit Over 2020 Samoa ATB Quarter

By CoinWeek News Staff …. Did you know that the Roosevelt dime has Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin’s initials on it? Or that a series of Canadian banknotes feature the devil in Queen Elizabeth II’s hair? Did you know that if you fold a $20 bill just right (the basic design having been around since 1928), […]

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United States Mint Announces Design for 2020 Women’s Suffrage Centennial Silver Medal

On Tuesday, April 21, the United States Mint officially announced the design for the 2020 Women’s Suffrage Centennial Silver Medal. Developed in conjunction with the 2020 Women’s Suffrage Centennial Silver Dollar, this limited edition 99.9% silver medal will accompany the silver dollar celebrating the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment. “The United […]

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United States Mint Announces Design for 2020 Women’s Suffrage Centennial Silver Dollar

On Tuesday, April 21, the United States Mint officially announced the design for the 2020 Women’s Suffrage Centennial Silver Dollar, celebrating the milestone 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment. This distinctive silver dollar coin marks a signature achievement in our nation’s history. “This coin pays homage to the 19th Amendment’s adoption, and […]

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United States Mint to Resume West Point Operations

The United States Mint will resume limited production Tuesday morning, April 21 at the Mint facility at West Point. During the temporary suspension of operations at the West Point Mint, in consultation with local public health officials, a thorough cleaning of the facility was conducted in accordance with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) […]

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United States Mint 2020 Silver Proof Set on Sale April 17

The 2020 United States Mint Silver Proof Set (product code 20RH) will be available for purchase starting on April 17 at noon EDT. The set is priced at $63.25 USD. The 2020-dated set contains the following 10 coins from the United States Mint at San Francisco. The quarters, half dollar, and dime are 90 percent […]

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United States Mint Temporarily Shuts Down West Point Facility

Due to the increasing number of COVID-19 cases in Orange County, New York, and out of an abundance of caution, the United States Mint has temporarily suspended production at the Mint facility at West Point. This action is being taken to further reduce the risk of Mint employee exposure to COVID-19. The Mint will resume […]

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Privy Mark 2020-W America the Beautiful Quarters Coming From U.S. Mint April 6

  The period from May 8 to September 2, 2020, marks the 75th anniversary of the conclusion of World War II. In recognition of this significant anniversary, the United States Mint will manufacture “W” mint mark quarters that feature a special privy mark signifying the allied victory in World War II. Mint marks identify the […]

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2020 American Buffalo One Ounce Gold Proof Coin on Sale April 9

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2020 American Buffalo One Ounce Gold Proof Coin (product code 20EL) on April 9 at noon EDT. First issued in 2006, the American Buffalo One Ounce Gold Proof Coin was the first 24-karat gold proof coin ever struck by the Mint and is the collector […]

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CCAC to Review Designs for George H.W. Bush Presidential $1 Coin

The United States Mint announces that the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will hold a telephonic public meeting April 14, 2020. The purpose of the meeting is to conduct business related to the CCAC’s responsibility to advise the Secretary of the Treasury on themes and designs pertaining to United States coinage. The CCAC approved design […]

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1992 Silver Proof Sets – The Return to Silver

1992 Silver Proof Set By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS …… The year 1992 marked an important milestone for coin collectors who longed for the return of 90% silver Roosevelt dimes, Washington quarters, and Kennedy half dollars. For the first time since 1964, those three series were produced in 90% silver compositions and included in special […]

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Important Update on Product Release Dates From the United States Mint

As the global impact of COVID-19 continues to develop, the United States Mint has had to modify its product availability to ensure the health and safety of its employees across the nation. Below you will find the status of products currently still scheduled for release: The 2020 America the Beautiful Quarters Uncirculated Coin Set (20AA) […]

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A Message From United States Mint Director David J. Ryder

  As the global impacts of COVID-19 continue to evolve, my top priority remains the health, safety, and well-being of the United States Mint workforce – the men and women who work hard to ensure you receive the highest-quality products. As part of the Federal workforce we have and will continue to follow all guidance […]

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United States Mint 2020 America the Beautiful Quarters Uncirculated Coin Set Available March 24

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2020 America the Beautiful Quarters Uncirculated Coin Set™ (product code 20AA) on March 24 at noon Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). Priced at $16.00 USD, this 10-coin set consists of five uncirculated quarters from the Philadelphia Mint and five uncirculated quarters from the Denver Mint. The […]

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2020 American Eagle Gold Proof Coins on Sale Today

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for 2020 American Eagle Gold Proof Coins on March 19 at noon EST. American Eagle Gold Proof Coins are collector versions of the official United States Mint American Eagle Gold Bullion Coins. These coins are struck in 22-karat gold at the West Point Mint. The obverse design […]

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Weir Farm National Historic Site 2020 America the Beautiful Quarters Launch, Coin Forum Cancelled

In order to slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont (D) has signed an executive order banning all gatherings of more than 250 people. Additionally, many school systems in Connecticut have announced closures. In light of this, the United States Mint, in consultation with the National Park Service, has decided to cancel […]

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New Sale Date for 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coins

Introductory and Regular Pricing Also Announced   Due to the cancellation of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) basketball championship games, the Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coins that were scheduled to go on sale Saturday, April 4, 2020 from the United States Mint will now go on sale Thursday, April 9, 2020 at noon […]

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United States Mint Temporarily Closing Public Tours, Gift Shops, and Coin Store

The United States Mint is temporarily closing public tours of its facilities in Philadelphia and Denver beginning Monday, March 16. The Denver and Philadelphia Mint gift shops and the Washington, DC coin store will also be temporarily closed. This action is being taken to reduce the risk of Mint employees’ exposure to Coronavirus (COVID-19). According […]

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Barbara Bush First Spouse Coin, Medal Designs Recommended by CCAC

By CoinWeek News Staff …. On Tuesday, March 10, the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) held a meeting to discuss and review candidate designs for both the George H.W. Bush Presidential $1 coin and the Barbara Bush First Spouse gold coin and bronze medal. Both collectors coins were authorized by the President George H.W. Bush […]

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CoinWeek Podcast #129: PCGS Programs for Modern Coins 2020-2021

 CoinWeek Podcast #127: How Coin Writer Chris Bulfinch Sees the Hobby Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek Podcast on iTunes. This week on the CoinWeek Podcast, Joe Pielago, PCGS Business Development Manager, joins us to talk about his company’s plans to promote modern coin […]

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CoinWeek Podcast #129: PCGS Programs for Modern Coins 2020-21

 CoinWeek Podcast #129: PCGS Programs for Modern Coins 2020-21 Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek Podcast on iTunes. This week on the CoinWeek Podcast, Charles talks to Joe Pielago, Business Development Manager at PCGS (Professional Coin Grading Service), joins us to talk about his […]

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CCAC to Review Designs for George & Barbara Bush Coins & Medal, 2021 American Innovation Dollars

The United States Mint announces that the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will hold a two-day public meeting March 10-11 at U.S. Mint Headquarters, 801 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20220. The purpose of the meeting is to conduct business related to the CCAC’s responsibility to advise the Secretary of the Treasury on themes and […]

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United States Mint Hosts Ceremonial Strike of 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Program Coin

On Tuesday, February 25, United States Mint Director David J. Ryder hosted members and supporters of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame at a ceremonial striking of the 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame Silver Dollar Coin. During his remarks, Director Ryder stated that “every day, across the Nation, the United States Mint connects Americans […]

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2020 United States Mint Proof Set Available Feb. 27

New This Year: Premium 2020 Jefferson nickel from the West Point Mint   The 2020 United States Mint Proof Set® (product code 20RG) will be available for purchase starting on February 27 at noon EST. The set is priced at $32.00 and includes the following 10 coins from the United States Mint at San Francisco: […]

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US Mint Director David J. Ryder to Participate in ANA 2020 National Money Show

The United States Mint will be at booth #729 at the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) National Money Show on February 27, 2020, at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta, Georgia. Mint Director David J. Ryder will participate in the official ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday, February 27, at 9:15 a.m. (ET), followed by a product signing […]

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Set of 2020 America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Coins on Sale Feb. 20

The 2020 United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Set (product code 20AQ) will be available for purchase starting on February 20 at noon EST. The set features all five 2020 America the Beautiful Quarters minted in 99.9 percent silver at the San Francisco Mint. Their reverse designs honor the National Park of […]

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Andrew Jackson Presidential Silver Medal on Sale Feb. 24

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the Andrew Jackson Presidential Silver Medal (product code S807) on February 24 at noon EST. The medal is priced at $46.00 USD. Struck in 99.9 percent fine silver, the Presidential Silver Medal features Jackson’s portrait on the obverse with the inscriptions “ANDREW JACKSON,” “PRESIDENT OF THE […]

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2020 America the Beautiful Quarters 3-Coin Set Honoring National Park of American Samoa on Sale Feb. 18

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set™ containing coins honoring the National Park of American Samoa on February 18 at noon EST. Coins in the America the Beautiful Quarters set include one uncirculated quarter from the Philadelphia Mint, one uncirculated quarter from the Denver Mint, and […]

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BEP Introduces America’s Founding Fathers 2020 Currency Set

By Bureau of Engraving and Printing …… The Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) is pleased to introduce the America’s Founding Fathers 2020 Currency Set. Each set contains a Series 2017 $1 note and Series 2013 $2 note from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, featuring the portraits of George Washington and Thomas Jefferson, […]

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2020 Native American $1 Coin Products on Sale Feb. 12

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for product options containing the 2020 Native American $1 Coin on February 12 at noon EST. The theme of the coin is Elizabeth Peratrovich and Alaska’s Anti-Discrimination Law. The reverse design features a portrait of Elizabeth Peratrovich, whose advocacy was considered a deciding factor in the passage […]

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United States Mint to Launch 51st America the Beautiful Quarter Feb. 13

WHAT: The U.S. Mint will participate in an event to celebrate the release of the America the Beautiful Quarters Program coin honoring the National Park of American Samoa. The coin’s reverse image showcases a Samoan fruit bat mother hanging in a tree with her pup. Following the ceremony, $10 rolls of newly minted National Park […]

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NGC Celebrates First 2020-W Nickel

A special NGC attribution, as well as the NGC West Point Gold Star Label, are provided for no additional fee   The United States Mint has announced that a special 2020-W Proof nickel is included with all purchases of the 2020 United States Mint Proof Set, on sale February 27, 2020. This is the first […]

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Georgia American Innovation $1 Reverse Proof Coin on Sale Feb. 11

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2019 American Innovation $1 Reverse Proof Coin honoring Georgia on February 11 at noon EST. The coin recognizes the Trustees’ Garden, established by James Oglethorpe in the early 1730s. The reverse of the coin depicts a hand planting seeds in the inscription “Trustees’ Garden”, from […]

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American Samoa 5oz Silver America the Beautiful Uncirculated Coin on Sale Feb. 6

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2020 America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin™ honoring the National Park of American Samoa (product code 20AJ) on February 6 at noon EST. Production of this coin is capped at 20,000 units. There is no household order limit. The coin is priced at […]

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United States Mint Celebrates Carson City Mint Sesquicentennial

United States Mint Director David J. Ryder today joined officials of the state of Nevada and representatives of the Nevada State Museum to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the first coin produced at the Carson City Mint. Director Ryder reflected on the facility’s legacy: “The Carson City Mint holds a special place in the United […]

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National Park of American Samoa Quarter Products on Sale Feb. 3

The United States Mint will open sales for products featuring the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program coin honoring National Park of American Samoa on February 3 at noon EST. This is the first release of 2020 and the 51st overall in the program. Available product options are as follows: The Mint produces the coins in […]

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The 2016-W Silver Eagle from the West Point Mint Hoard Explained

By Bullion Shark LLC …… The West Point Mint Hoard of Silver Eagles. In a surprise move, the United States Mint announced in late 2019 that it had sold 183,781 2016-W American Silver Eagles in a closed bid sale. What made this announcement unusual is that before the announcement, the collecting community was unaware that […]

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The 2016-W Silver Eagle From the West Point Mint Hoard Explained

By Bullion Shark LLC ……   The West Point Mint Hoard of Silver Eagles. In a surprise move, the United States Mint announced in late 2019 that it had sold 183,781 2016-W American Silver Eagles in a closed bid sale. What made this unusual is that before the announcement the collecting community was unaware that […]

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United States Mint Releases Final Preamble Platinum Eagle Today

At 12:00 pm (EST) today, the United States Mint will release the third and final coin of the Preamble to the Declaration of Independence Platinum Eagle set. This one ounce .9995 platinum coin has a face value of $100 and is being offered for $1545. In this CoinWeek Streaming News video, Charles Morgan discusses the […]

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United States Mint Raises Prices on Numismatic Gold, Platinum, and Palladium Products

The United States Mint announces 2020 revisions to include price increases for the Platinum Proof coins within the Numismatic Gold, Commemorative Gold, Platinum, and Palladium Products Grid. US Mint Price Increases The complete 2020 Pricing of Numismatic Gold, Commemorative Gold, Platinum, and Palladium Products Grid will be available on a PDF Table Based on Spot […]

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Final Release in Preamble to Declaration of Independence Platinum Proof Coin Series on Sale Jan. 30

The United States Mint will release the third and final coin in its Preamble to the Declaration of Independence Platinum Proof Coin Series (product code 20EJ) on January 30 at noon EST. The theme of the coin is Pursuit of Happiness. The obverse design of the 2020 coin depicts Lady Liberty harvesting the fruits of […]

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United States Mint to Participate in Carson City Mint 150th Anniversary Celebration

Carson City Mint WHAT: Representatives from the United States Mint, the Nevada State Museum, and the State of Nevada will participate in a celebration to mark the 150th anniversary of the production of the first coin at the Carson City Mint in 1870. The event will include the ceremonial striking of a special sesquicentennial silver […]

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Upcoming 2020 “Happiness” American Platinum Eagle Concludes Lukewarm Three-Coin Run

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek ….. The 2020 “Pursuit of Happiness” Preamble to the Declaration of Independence Proof Platinum American Eagle marks the end of a three-year series produced by the United States Mint since 2018. The one-ounce platinum coins, struck at the West Point Mint and bearing a “W” mintmark, are being issued alongside […]

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CoinWeek Streaming News: 2020 America the Beautiful Quarter PROOF SET Released…

The 2020 U.S. Mint Release calendar continues at a busy pace this January with the release of the 2020 America the Beautiful Quarter Proof Set. In this CoinWeek Streaming News update, editor Charles Morgan discusses the set’s release and shows off two interesting items that he brought back from the 2020 Winter FUN Convention. The […]

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CoinWeek Streaming News: 2020 America the Beautiful Quarter PROOF SET Released…

  The 2020 United States Mint release calendar continues at a busy pace this January with the release of the 2020 America the Beautiful Quarter Proof Set. In this CoinWeek Streaming News update, editor Charles Morgan discusses the set’s release and shows off two interesting items that he brought back from the 2020 Winter FUN […]

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2020 America the Beautiful Quarters Proof Set on Sale Jan. 14

The United States Mint 2020 America the Beautiful Quarters Proof Set ™ (product code 20AP) will be available for purchase on January 14 at noon EST. Priced at $18.50 USD, the set contains five proof finish America the Beautiful Quarters® Program coins with reverse designs honoring the National Park of American Samoa (American Samoa), Weir […]

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2020 American Eagle 1 oz Silver Proof Coin on Sale Jan. 9

The United States Mint will accept orders for the 2020 American Eagle One Ounce Silver Proof Coin (product code 20EA) beginning on January 9, 2020, at noon EST. The coin is priced at $64.50 USD. The obverse design features sculptor Adolph A. Weinman’s full-length figure of Liberty in full stride, enveloped in folds of the […]

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New Jersey American Innovation $1 Reverse Proof Coin on Sale Jan. 7

The United States Mint will accept orders for the American Innovation™ $1 Reverse Proof Coin honoring New Jersey on January 7, 2020, at noon EST. The New Jersey $1 Coin recognizes the development of a lightbulb with a filament that could last 1,200 hours. The reverse design depicts an Edison bulb against an ornate background […]

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United States Mint Sets Prices for Upcoming 2019, 2020 Numismatic Products

The United States Mint is announcing pricing for U.S. Mint numismatic products in accordance with the list below: 2019 American InnovationTM $1 Reverse Proof Coin—New Jersey – $11.50 2019 American InnovationTM $1 Reverse Proof Coin—Georgia – 11.50 2020 America The Beautiful Quarters Proof SetTM – 18.50 2020 America The Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof SetTM – […]

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2020 American Samoa Quarter Preview

By Chris Bulfinch for CoinWeek ….. Though not the first coin to feature bats as a motif, the first new America the Beautiful National Parks quarter dollar to be released in 2020 certainly has a distinctive take on the flying mammal. Honoring the sensibly named National Park in American Samoa, the quarter will be released […]

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United States Mint Releases First Three Numismatic Products of 2020

By CoinWeek …..   On January 3 at noon ET, the United States Mint opened its 2020 numismatic product offerings with the release of three gift sets: Birth Set 2020, Happy Birthday Coin Set 2020, and Happy Birthday Currency Set 2020. The Birth Set 2020 is a unique gift idea to commemorate a birth in […]

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Georgia American Innovation $1 Coin Products on Sale Dec. 19

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for products containing American Innovation™ $1 Coins honoring Georgia on December 19 at noon EST. The Uncirculated coins are produced at the Mint’s Philadelphia and Denver facilities. Available product options are as follows: The Georgia American Innovation $1 Coin is the fourth and final coin in this […]

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US Mint News: CCAC Requests Applications for Membership

The United States Mint is accepting applications for membership to the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) for a new member specially qualified to serve on the CCAC by virtue of his or her education, training, or experience in numismatics. For more information, please contact Jennifer Warren, United States Mint Liaison to the CCAC; 801 Ninth […]

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The Year That Was: Winners and Losers at the US Mint in 2019

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek ….. The United States Mint had a busy year in 2019, which isn’t surprising given the amazing pace at which it has been producing new collectible coins and other products in recent years. The Mint’s catalog has been growing in size for many years now, and it’s stuffed annually with […]

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BEP Celebrates Chinese New Year with Year of the Rat 2020 $1 Note

Year of the Rat $1 Note features auspicious 8888 serial number prefix. By Bureau of Engraving and Printing …… In celebration of the upcoming Chinese Lunar New Year, the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) is pleased to announce the newest addition to its Lucky Money Collection – Year of the Rat 2020! The “rat” […]

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United States Mint Launches New Online Education Game “Map Mania”

The United States Mint launched its newest educational game Map Mania. This game teaches U.S. geography, helping students to learn the 50 states, state capitals, and state trivia based on the America the Beautiful Quarters® and 50 State Quarters programs. Map Mania is one of 12 free online educational games on the Mint’s Kids Site, […]

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Pennsylvania American Innovation $1 Reverse Proof Coin on Sale Dec. 5

The 2019 United States Mint American Innovation™ $1 Reverse Proof Coin honoring Pennsylvania will be available for purchase on December 5 at noon EST. The Pennsylvania $1 Coin recognizes the creation of a vaccine to prevent polio. The reverse design depicts an artist’s conception of the poliovirus at three different levels of magnification along with […]

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Jim Bisognani: Will the 2019-S Enhanced Reverse Proof Silver Eagle Beat the 1995-W?

An instant “rarity” sets the market aflutter, but perfection has its price   By Jim Bisognani – NGC Weekly Market Report …… In the early 1980s, many investors and coin collectors were keen on acquiring silver in coin or bar form for investment and speculation. The metals market was a mega business and millions of […]

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New Jersey American Innovation $1 Coin Products on Sale

The United States Mint began accepting orders for rolls and bags of uncirculated American Innovation $1 Coins honoring New Jersey on November 21 at noon EST. The coins are from the Mint’s Philadelphia and Denver facilities. Available product options are as follows: The New Jersey American Innovation $1 Coin is the third of four American […]

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The Coin Analyst: Chief Engraver Joseph Menna and the U.S. Mint’s Artistic Future

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ….. On February 4, 2019, U.S. Mint Director David J. Ryder appointed Joseph Menna – a New Jersey-raised artist and sculptor with almost 35 years’ professional experience — as the 13th Chief Engraver of the United States Mint. His appointment filled an important gap at the top of the Mint’s […]

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United States Mint’s Last America the Beautiful Quarters 3-Coin Set of 2019 on Sale Nov. 26

The United States Mint will release the final America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set™ of 2019 on Nov. 26 at noon EST. The quarters in this set (product code 19AH) pay homage to Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness in Idaho. This America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set consists of an uncirculated quarter from the […]

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Final Presidential Silver Medal of 2019 on Sale Nov. 18

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the John Quincy Adams Presidential Silver Medal (product code S806) on November 18 at noon EST. This is the sixth release in the Presidential Silver Medal series and the final medal of 2019. Priced at $39.95, this medal is struck in 99.9 percent fine silver and […]

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New Appointee Joins Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee

The United States Mint has announced the appointment of Dr. Lawrence S. Brown to the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) as a member representing the interests of the general public in the coinage of the United States. This appointment for a statutory term of four years will fill the vacancy on the CCAC created by […]

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Final 2019 America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin on Sale Nov. 14

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2019 America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin honoring Idaho’s Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness (product code 19AN) on November 14 at noon EST. The coin is priced at $154.95 USD and is the last five-ounce silver uncirculated coin of 2019. 2019 America […]

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Final 2019 America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin on Sale Nov. 14

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2019 America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin honoring Idaho’s Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness (product code 19AN) on November 14 at noon EST. The coin is priced at $154.95 USD and is the last five-ounce silver uncirculated coin of 2019. 2019 America […]

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2019 American Eagle 1oz Silver Enhanced Reverse Proof Coin on Sale Nov. 14

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2019 American Eagle One Ounce Silver Enhanced Reverse Proof Coin (product code 19XE) on November 14 at noon EST. The coin is priced at $65.95 USD. This coin has created a huge buzz in the collector and dealer community as everyone tries to figure out […]

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2019 American Eagle 1oz Silver Enhanced Reverse Proof Coin on Sale Nov. 14

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2019 American Eagle One Ounce Silver Enhanced Reverse Proof Coin (product code 19XE) on November 14 at noon EST. The coin is priced at $65.95 USD. This coin has created a huge buzz in the collector and dealer community as everyone tries to figure out […]

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Delaware American Innovation $1 Reverse Proof Coin on Sale Nov. 7

The 2019 American Innovation $1 Reverse Proof Coin honoring innovation from Delaware will be available for purchase on November 7 at noon EST. Delaware is the first state to be honored in this series. The coin has a frosted background, and a brilliant, mirror-like finish. Its reverse design features a silhouette of Dover native Annie […]

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New American Gold, Silver Eagle Reverses Coming in 2021

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek ….. The United States Mint has announced new reverse designs will be coming to the popular American Silver Eagle (ASE) and American Gold Eagle (AGE) coins in 2021. The silver and gold eagles, released in 1986 as the first coins of the United States Mint American Eagle bullion coin program, […]

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Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness Quarters on Sale Nov. 4

The United States Mint opens sales for products featuring the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program coin honoring Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness in Idaho on November 4 at noon EST. This is the fifth release of 2019 and the 50th overall in the program. Available product options are the following: The Mint produces […]

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Third 2019 United States Mint Youth-Oriented Product on Sale Oct. 31

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2019 Youth Coin and Currency Set™ (product code 19RX) on October 31 at noon EDT. This is the third of three new youth-oriented products the Mint is offering this year. There is a product limit of 25,000 for the 2019 Youth Coin and Currency Set. […]

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United States Mint to Launch Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness Quarter Nov. 6

WHAT: The United States Mint will hold the launch ceremony for the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program coin honoring Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness in Idaho on Wednesday, November 6, 2019, at 10 a.m. MT. $10 rolls of newly minted Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness quarters will be available for exchange […]

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Pennsylvania American Innovation $1 Coin Products on Sale Oct. 24

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for products containing American Innovation $1 Coins honoring Pennsylvania on October 24 at noon EDT. This is the second of four American Innovation $1 coins the Mint will release this year. The American Innovation $1 Coin Program is a multi-year series featuring distinctive reverse designs that pay […]

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2019 Limited Edition Silver Proof Set on Sale Today, Oct. 17

The 2019 United States Mint Limited Edition Silver Proof Set (product code 19RC) will be available for purchase beginning on October 17 at noon EDT. The set is priced at $149.95 USD. The following eight proof quality coins are included in the set: One American Eagle One Ounce Silver Proof Coin Five America the Beautiful […]

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CCAC to Review Designs for Washington Quarter Reverse, American Liberty Gold Coin, More

The United States Mint announces that the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will hold a public meeting, starting at 9:30 a.m. (EDT) on Tuesday, October 15, 2019, at U.S. Mint Headquarters, 801 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20220. The purpose of the meeting is to conduct business related to the CCAC’s responsibility to advise the […]

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2019 American Innovation $1 Coin Proof Set on Sale Oct. 11

The 2019 United States Mint American Innovation™ $1 Coin Proof Set (product code 19GA) will be available for purchase beginning October 11 at noon EDT. The set is priced at $20.95 USD. The four $1 coins in this set are produced at the San Francisco Mint. Their reverse designs celebrate significant innovations from Delaware, Pennsylvania, […]

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Modern Commemorative Coins: From Concept to Production

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek ….. When it comes to producing commemorative coinage in the bureaucratic realm of the U.S. government, officials at the United States Mint have relatively little wiggle room. While many world mints have a degree of operational autonomy and the liberty to produce creative, outside-the-box coinage – such as the colored […]

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United States Mint Unveils 2020 Native American $1 Coin Reverse Design

On Saturday, October 5, United States Mint Chief Administrative Officer Patrick Hernandez unveiled the reverse design for the 2020 Native American $1 Coin during the Alaska Native Brothers and Alaska Native Sisters Convention at Alaska Pacific University. The theme of the 2020 Native American $1 Coin design is Elizabeth Peratrovich and Alaska’s Anti-Discrimination Law. The […]

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America the Beautiful Quarters 2019 Circulating Coin Set on Sale October 9

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2019 America the Beautiful Quarters Circulating Coin Set™ (product code 19AC) on October 9 at noon EDT. The set is priced at $8.95 USD. The 2019-dated set includes 10 circulating quarters—five from the Philadelphia Mint and five from the Denver Mint–with reverse designs honoring Lowell […]

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United States Mint Unveils Anwar El Sadat Congressional Gold Medal Design

On Tuesday, September 17, the United States Mint unveiled the designs for the Anwar El Sadat Congressional Gold Medal in the Department of the Treasury’s historic Cash Room. United States Mint Director David J. Ryder unveiled the designs, and the ceremony was led by Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Management David Eisner. In attendance […]

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First 2019 American Innovation $1 Coin on Sale September 19

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for rolls and bags of American Innovation™ $1 Coins representing Delaware starting September 19 at noon EDT. This is the first of four 2019 American Innovation $1 Coins the Mint will release this year. The rolls and bags contain uncirculated coins from the United States Mint facilities […]

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United States Mint Unveils 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame Coin Designs

On Friday, September 6, the United States Mintunveiled designs for the 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame Coin Program during the 2019 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony at Springfield Symphony Hall in Springfield, Massachusetts. The designs will be featured on three dome-shaped coins: a $5 gold, a $1 silver, and a half-dollar clad. […]

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United States Mint Launches America the Beautiful Quarters San Antonio Missions Coin

New quarter celebrates the cultural and natural heritage of four San Antonio Missions     The United States Mint on Thursday, September 6 officially launched the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program coin honoring San Antonio Missions National Historical Park in Texas. This is the fourth quarter of 2019, and the 49th coin overall in the […]

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CCAC to Review Designs for 2020 American Innovation $1 Coins, Congressional Gold Medals

The United States Mint announces that the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will hold a public meeting, starting at 9:30 a.m. (EDT) on Wednesday, September 18, 2019, at U.S. Mint Headquarters, 801 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20220. The purpose of the meeting is to conduct business related to the CCAC’s responsibility to advise the […]

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United States Mint Reverse Proof Palladium Coins on Sale September 12

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2019 American Eagle One Ounce Palladium Reverse Proof Coin (product code 19EK) on September 12 at noon EDT. The coin was previously scheduled to go on sale September 5. Orders will be limited to one coin per household across all order channels for the first […]

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What Happens to the Washington Quarter After 2021? US Mint Weighs Its Options

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek ….. The end of the road is just around the corner for the America The Beautiful (ATB) Quarter series, a 12-year-long program in which 56 different national parks and monuments were showcased on the reverse of the Washington quarter. Since 2010, each of the 50 states, plus Washington, D.C., and […]

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United States Mint Releases 4th 2019 America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin Aug. 29

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2019 America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin™ honoring San Antonio Missions National Historical Park (product code 19AM) on August 29 at noon EST. The coin is priced at $154.95. The reverse of this coin pays tribute to the missions in a depiction of […]

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Accidental Early Release of 2019-W San Antonio Quarters Surprises Lucky Collector and PCGS

Coin surprisingly discovered in Texas a week before official release   Even though the 2019 America the Beautiful series San Antonio Missions National Historical Park quarter-dollars were not scheduled to be released into circulation until August 26, a lucky collector in Texas unexpectedly discovered rolls of them – including two coveted West Point Mint mark […]

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2019-W Palladium American Eagle Reverse Proof Coin Lands September 5

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek ….. The United States Mint is set to release the American Eagle 2019 One Ounce Palladium Reverse Proof Coin, the third installment of the popular palladium bullion coin series launched in 2017. The 2019 Palladium American Eagle, which contains one troy ounce of .9995-fine palladium, is the first of this […]

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Q & A with U.S. Mint Director David Ryder – CoinWeek Exclusive Video

  CoinWeek editor Charles Morgan caught up with U.S. Mint Director David Ryder at the American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money to discuss the wildly successful 2019-W coin program and how the Mint plans to continue to use “freemium” products in 2020 to grow its customer base. They also discuss changes that are coming […]

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United States Mint San Antonio Missions National Historical Park Quarters on Sale August 26

The United States Mint opens sales for products featuring the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program coin honoring San Antonio Missions National Historical Park in Texas on August 26. Available product options are: The Mint produces the coins in the rolls and bags at the Philadelphia, Denver, and San Francisco facilities. The three-roll set contains coins […]

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United States Mint Marks 50th Anniversary of Fourth Philadelphia Coining Facility

The United States Mint marked a historic milestone today: the 50th anniversary of its fourth and current minting facility in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In celebration of this milestone, on August 14, visitors had a rare opportunity to speak directly with Mint personnel who make our nation’s coins. The original “five-handed” shovel used for the groundbreaking of […]

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United States Mint Unveiled 2019 American Innovation $1 Coin Program Designs

The United States Mint (Mint) unveiled the official Coin Program designs today for the. The unveiling took place at the American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money in the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center. The $1 coins in this Coin Program feature distinctive reverse (tails) designs that pay homage to America’s ingenuity and celebrate the […]

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United States Mint & Royal Canadian Mint Heads to Sign Pride of Two Nations Sets at ANA World’s Fair of Money

United States Mint Director David J. Ryder will join Royal Canadian Mint President and CEO Marie Lemay to sign Certificates of Authenticity for the 2019 Pride of Two Nations Limited Edition Two-Coin Set on August 14, from 10:00 a.m. to noon, at the U.S. Mint booth (#1825) at the American Numismatic Association (ANA) World’s Fair […]

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Bureau of Engraving and Printing, United States Mint Together at ANA 2019 World’s Fair of Money

The Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) and the United States Mint will share booth #1825 at the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) World’s Fair of Money, August 13 – 17, 2019, at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois. United States Mint Director David J. Ryder and BEP Director Len Olijar will participate […]

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United States Mint Orders for 2019 American Liberty High Relief Gold Coin, Silver Medals Start August 15

The United States Mint is opening sales for both the 2019 American Liberty High Relief Gold Coin™ (product code 19DA) and the 2019 American Liberty High Relief Silver Medal™ (product code 19DB) on August 15 at noon EDT. The coin is struck at the West Point Mint, contains one ounce of 99.99 percent fine, 24-karat […]

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United States Mint Holiday Ornaments on Sale August 13

The United States Mint is releasing two products in anticipation of the upcoming holiday season: the 2019 Mighty Minters Ornament and the 2019 United States Mint Ornament. Both products will go on sale on August 13 at noon EDT. 2019 Mighty Minters Ornament (product code 19XC) This first-ever kids ornament from the Mint is a […]

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United States Mint to Release Reverse Proof American Innovation $1 Introductory Coin Aug. 14

Reverse Proof Coin News By CoinWeek News Staff …. On August 14, the United States Mint will release a Reverse Proof version of the introductory American Innovation $1 coin. Struck at the San Francisco Mint, the new coin will come with a special four-panel envelope package and a certificate of authenticity. A mintage and product […]

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James Monroe Presidential Silver Medal on Sale August 8

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the James Monroe Presidential Silver Medal (product code S805) on August 8 at noon EDT. This medal is the third of four .999 fine silver Presidential medals slated for release this year. The obverse of the James Monroe Presidential Silver Medal was designed by Moritz Furst. […]

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United States Mint to Accept Orders for San Francisco Mint American Silver Eagle Proof Coins August 6

The United States Mint will open sales for the American Eagle One Ounce Silver Proof Coin (product code 19EM) on August 6 at noon EDT. This coin is struck at the San Francisco Mint. American Eagle One Ounce Silver Proof Coins are struck on 99.9 percent fine silver blanks. For 33 years, the obverse of […]

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United States Mint Distributing Nine 2019 Proof Sets with Director’s Signature

United States Mint Director David Ryder signed nine 2019 United States Mint Proof Sets (19RG) during his visit to the San Francisco Mint on July 22. The sets will be randomly distributed through the Mint’s fulfillment center as orders are packaged and shipped to customers. Director Ryder’s signature appears on the product insert, the Certificate […]

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CCAC Selects Design Recommendations for 2020 Basketball Commemorative Coins

United States Mint also reveals possibility of colorized silver, clad commems   By CoinWeek News Staff ….. As the immortal rapper Kurtis Blow once sang, “Basketball is my favorite sport, I like the way they dribble up and down the court.” And in that spirit, on Wednesday, July 17, the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) […]

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United States Mint Selects 27 Artists for Artistic Infusion Program

On Wednesday, July 17, the United States Mint announced that 27 artists have been selected to participate in its Artistic Infusion Program (AIP) to enrich and enhance designs on U.S. coins. “We’ve selected diverse artists who represent every region of America, from coast to coast,” said Mint Director David J. Ryder. “Sixteen of the artists […]

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United States Mint to Release Special Set Feat. Native American $1 Coin & $1 Note July 24

The United States Mint will open sales for the 2019 Native American $1 Coin & Currency Set (product code 19NR) on July 24 at noon EDT. This unique set pairs one enhanced uncirculated 2019 Native American $1 Coin produced by the United States Mint at Philadelphia and one $1 Series 2017 note produced by the […]

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Apollo 11 $50 Currency Set Now Available From Bureau of Engraving and Printing

By Bureau of Engraving and Printing …… The BEP marks the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing with a special commemorative currency set. In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) is pleased to introduce the Apollo 11 $50 Currency Set! The […]

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CCAC to Review Designs for 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coins

The United States Mint announces that the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will hold a public meeting, starting at 9:30 a.m. (EDT) on Wednesday, July 17, 2019, at U.S. Mint Headquarters, 801 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20220. The purpose of the meeting is to conduct business related to the CCAC’s responsibility to advise the […]

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The U.S. Mint and NASA Celebrate Decades of Coins and Space

What’s been to Mars, the International Space Station, the Hubble Space Telescope, and the Kuiper Belt? The answer may surprise you – U.S. coins   U.S. coins have journeyed to the Hubble Space Telescope, the International Space Station, Mars, and even the Kuiper Belt. Image courtesy United States Mint Our coins have journeyed across space […]

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Silver Eagles & Maple Leaves: Historic Coin Set Celebrating Pride of Two Nations on Sale July 3

The United States Mint, in partnership with the Royal Canadian Mint, proudly announces the release of the 2019 Pride of Two Nations Limited Edition Two-Coin Set™ (product code 19XB) on July 3 at noon EDT. This beautifully rendered set is the first ever joint coin set between the United States Mint and the Royal Canadian […]

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CCAC to Review Designs for Congressional Gold Medals, Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coins

The United States Mint announces that the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will hold a public meeting, starting at 9:30 a.m. (EDT) on Tuesday, June 18, 2019, at U.S. Mint Headquarters, 801 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20220. The purpose of the meeting is to conduct business related to the CCAC’s responsibility to advise the […]

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Paper Money News: BEP Celebrates Moon Landing 50th Anniversary with 2019 $2 Rocketship

By Bureau of Engraving and Printing …… In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) is pleased to introduce the 2019 $2 Rocketship. The 2019 $2 Rocketship features an uncirculated, Series 2013 $2 Federal Reserve note, with a serial number beginning with “2019”. The […]

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United States Mint American Gold Eagle 2019 1oz Uncirculated Coin on Sale June 13

The United States Mint will open sales for the 2019 American Gold Eagle One Ounce Uncirculated Coin (product code 19EH) on June 13 at noon EDT. This coin is a collector version of the Mint’s American Gold Eagle Bullion Coin. Struck at the United States Mint at West Point, the obverse features a version of […]

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American Legion 100th Anniversary 2019 Proof Silver Dollar and Medal Set Now Available from US Mint

The United States Mint released the 2019 American Legion 100th Anniversary Proof Silver Dollar and American Veterans Silver Medal Set (product code 19CQ) on May 20. Priced at $99.95, this special set consists of one American Legion Proof Silver Dollar and one American Veterans Silver Medal, both of which contain 99.9 percent silver, and production […]

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U.S. Mint Providing Replacement Sleeve for 2019 Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Proof Half Dollar Set

All Apollo 11 50th Anniversary 2019 Proof Half Dollar Sets were assembled with an error on the product sleeve. The back of the outside packaging sleeve incorrectly shows Gilroy Roberts as designing and engraving both the obverse and reverse of the Kennedy half dollar. Roberts designed and engraved the obverse but Frank Gasparro designed and […]

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United States Mint Releases 2019 American Eagle 1oz Silver Uncirculated Coin May 29

The United States Mint opened sales for the 2019 American Eagle One Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin (product code 19EG) on May 29 at noon EDT. The coin is priced at $46.95. The American Eagle One Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin is the collector version of the Mint’s American Eagle Silver Bullion Coin. It bears the “W” […]

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United States Mint Released James Madison Presidential Silver Medal May 6

The United States Mint released Presidential Medals struck in .999 fine silver in honor of the nation’s fourth president, James Madison, on May 6 at noon EDT. This medal is the second of four silver presidential medals slated for release this year. The obverse of the James Madison Presidential Silver Medal (product code S804) features […]

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United States Mint Annual Set of Uncirculated Coins on Sale Today

Latest set is the third to include premium penny from West Point   The 2019 United States Mint Uncirculated Coin Set® (product code 19RJ) will go on sale starting on May 14 at noon (EDT). This annual collector favorite contains two folders with 10 coins each—one with coins from the United States Mint at Philadelphia […]

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United States Mint Opens Sales of Kennedy Half Dollar Products

The United States Mint is now accepting orders for collectible bags and rolls of 2019 Kennedy half dollar coins. The Mint began producing the Kennedy half dollar in 1964 to commemorate President John F. Kennedy’s life following his assassination in 1963. This coin is available for purchase in the following options: All product options contain […]

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United States Mint Releases Quarter Honoring Site Dedicated to Those Who Perished in WWII Marianas Campaign

On Monday, April 29, United States Mint Director David J. Ryder joined citizens of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands to launch the new America the Beautiful Quarters® Program coin honoring American Memorial Park. The 133-acre park is a tribute to the thousands of American and Marianas people who perished during the Marianas Campaign […]

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United States Mint Launch Ceremony for War in the Pacific National Historical Park Quarter May 3

WHAT: The United States Mint will launch the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program coin honoring War in the Pacific National Historical Park in Guam on Friday, May 3 at 10 a.m. Chamorro Standard Time (ChST). $10 rolls of War in the Pacific National Historical Park quarters will be available for exchange immediately following the ceremony. […]

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America the Beautiful Quarters Honoring American Memorial Park Now Available

The United States Mint is now accepting orders for products featuring the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program coin honoring American Memorial Park in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. The reverse design chosen for the Mint’s latest release depicts a young woman in traditional attire at the front of the Flag Circle and Court […]

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Candidate Designs for Mayflower Gold Bullion Coin, Platinum Eagle, Flowbee Dollar

By CoinWeek News Staff ….. The latest meeting of the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) started this morning at 9:30 am EST and will run until 4:45 pm today and from 10 am to noon tomorrow. Commissioned to advise the Secretary of the Treasury on the design of all U.S. coin and medal products struck […]

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2019 United States Mint Silver Proof Set Available April 17

Sales will open for the 2019 United States Mint Silver Proof Set® (product code 19RH) on April 17 at noon EDT. The set is priced at $54.95. The following proof finish coins from the United States Mint’s San Francisco facility make up the set: Five America the Beautiful Quarters® Program Coins honoring Lowell National Historical […]

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Mariana Islands 2019 America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set Avail. From United States Mint April 17

Latest set contains coins honoring American Memorial Park in Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands   The United States Mint will open sales for the America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set™ containing coins honoring American Memorial Park in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands on April 17 at noon EDT. The set (product code […]

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CCAC to Review Platinum Eagle, 2019 American Innovation $1 Coin Designs

The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will hold a two-day public meeting, starting at 9:30 a.m. (EDT) on Tuesday, April 16, and continuing at 10:00 a.m. (EDT) on Wednesday, April 17, 2019, at United States Mint Headquarters, 801 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20220. The purpose of the meeting is to conduct business related to […]

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PCGS Offers $5,000 Bounty for First Submitted Lowell Park W Mint Mark Quarter

Special designations available for West Point quarters submitted during first week and first 45 days of first discovery   The first person to submit for grading one of the 2019 “America the Beautiful” Lowell National Historical Park quarter-dollars with a West Point mint mark will receive a $5,000 reward from Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS). […]

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United States Mint 24-Karat Gold Buffalo Proof Coin on Sale April 12

The United States Mint will open sales for the 2019 American Buffalo One Ounce Gold Proof Coin (product code 19EL) on April 12 at noon EDT. The American Buffalo One Ounce Gold Proof Coin is a 24-karat gold proof coin struck by the Mint and is the collector version of the official United States Mint […]

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U.S. Mint Announces West Point Mint Mark Circulating Quarter Collectible

Two Million Each of 2019 America the Beautiful Coins Being Struck at West Point   The United States Mint announced today that it has released the first-ever circulating coins with West Point mint marks. Throughout the remainder of the year, two million each of the scheduled 2019 America the Beautiful Quarters® will be minted at […]

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America the Beautiful 5oz Silver Uncirculated Coin Honoring American Memorial Park on Sale April 4

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2019 America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin honoring American Memorial Park in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (product code 19AK) on April 4 at noon EDT. The coin is priced at $154.95 USD. The America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated […]

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Challenging the Status Quo: An Interview With U.S. Mint Director David J. Ryder

A Coin Analyst Exclusive By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ….. David J. Ryder, the 39th Director of the United States Mint, assumed his new role on May 31, 2018. Ryder has extensive professional experience relevant to running the Mint, having served in other government positions and spent over 20 years working for companies that develop […]

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United States Mint Hosts Public Design Competition for Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coins

The United States Mint invites artists from across the country to participate in the Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Design Competition. We have begun accepting applications today (March 19, 2019) as of 12:00 p.m. (ET). The application window will close at 12:00 p.m. (ET) on April 15, 2019. Public Law 115-343 authorizes the Secretary […]

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CCAC: New Appointee Joins Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee

The United States Mint today announced the appointment of Dr. Dean J. Kotlowski to the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC), as the member specially qualified by virtue of his education, training, or experience in American history. Dr. Kotlowski is a specialist in 20th-century U.S. political and policy history. He fills the vacancy created by the […]

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2019 United States Mint Proof Set Now Available

The 2019 United States Mint Proof Set® (product code 19RG) became available for purchase on March 1 at noon EST. The set is priced at $27.95. This year, each United States Mint Proof Set comes with a 2019-dated premium penny bearing a “W” mint mark for the West Point Mint where it was produced. This […]

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United States Mint to Issue American Eagle Gold Proof Coins March 7

The United States Mint will open sales for the 2019 American Eagle Gold Proof Coins on March 7 at noon EST. Product options are below. The individual coins and the four-coin sets are packaged in satin-lined burgundy velvet presentation cases housed inside a burgundy outer box. All options include a Certificate of Authenticity. Coin prices […]

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Silver Eagle Demand Exhausts U.S. Mint Supply

By Everett Millman – Gainesville Coins …… Since this past December’s swoon for stock markets around the globe, investor interest in precious metals has seen a resurgence. You would expect a rebound in sales after the United States Mint experienced sharply declining mintage totals for U.S. bullion coins in 2018, namely the American Silver Eagle. However, […]

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United States Mint Offers Lowell National Historical Park Coin Set Feb. 19

The United States Mint will release the America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set™ containing Lowell National Historical Park quarters on February 19 at noon EST. The set (product code 19AD) is priced at $9.95. America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Sets™ consist of an uncirculated quarter from the Philadelphia Mint, an uncirculated quarter from the Denver […]

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United States Mint Opens 2019 Native American $1 Coin Sales February 13

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for products containing the 2019 Native American $1 Coin on February 13 at noon EST. The coin celebrates the accomplishments of Native Americans in the Space Program. Available options and their prices are below. The 2019 Native American $1 Coin reverse design depicts renowned engineer Mary Golda […]

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United States Mint Announces New Products for Young Collectors

The United States Mint is pleased to announce a new family of youth products in 2019 – the Mint’s first new youth products in five years. There will be three new products for kids in 2019, featuring the Mighty Minters™ — Kendra, Timothy, Sophie, Lina, Alex, Eli, and Layla. They are fun, approachable, and wholesome […]

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Joseph Menna Named Chief Engraver of United States Mint

United States Mint Director David J. Ryder announced that Sculptor-Engraver Joseph “Joe” Menna has been named Chief Engraver of the United States Mint. Menna joined the Mint in 2005, and he brings 32 years of professional experience and classical training to the position. He was the first full-time digitally skilled artist hired by the United […]

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United States Mint Wins Awards at 2019 Berlin World Money Fair

  United States Mint Director David J. Ryder accepted two awards on behalf of the Mint February 2 at the World Money Fair in Berlin. The American Liberty 225th Anniversary $100 coin won in the Best Gold Coin category and the Boy’s Town Centennial silver dollar won Most Inspirational coin. “It is my great honor […]

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America the Beautiful 5oz Silver Coin Honoring Lowell National Historical Park on Sale Feb. 7

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2019 America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin honoring Massachusetts’s Lowell National Historical Park (product code 19AJ) on February 7 at noon EST. The coin is priced at $154.95. The America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coins are struck in .999 fine silver […]

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United States Mint Releases 1st 2019 America the Beautiful Quarters February 4

The United States Mint will release the America the Beautiful quarter honoring Lowell National Historical Park in Massachusetts on February 4 at noon EST. The reverse design honors Lowell’s role in the Industrial Revolution. The design depicts a mill girl working at a power loom with its prominent circular bobbin battery. A view of Lowell, […]

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United States Mint to Launch Lowell National Historical Park Quarter Feb. 6

WHAT: The United States Mint will officially launch the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program coin honoring Lowell National Historical Park on Wednesday, February 6, at 10 a.m. EST. The ceremony will take place at the Lowell Memorial Auditorium. The Lowell High School JROTC Honor Guard, Senior Class President, band, and chorus will participate in the […]

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United States Mint: Declaration of Independence Preamble Platinum Proof Coin Available Jan. 31

The United States Mint will release the second coin in its Preamble to the Declaration of Independence Platinum Proof Coin Series on January 31 at noon EST. Launched in 2018, this three-year platinum proof coin series features all new obverse designs created concurrently by one designer and a new common reverse design. The obverse of […]

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United States Mint to Release 1st of Four 2019 Presidential Silver Medals January 25

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the Thomas Jefferson Presidential Silver Medal (product code S803) on January 25 at noon EST. The medal is the first of four .999 fine silver presidential medals slated for release this year. The obverse of this medal depicts a side view of Jefferson’s head and shoulders. […]

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United States Mint Rolls Out Commemorative Coins Honoring 1st Manned Lunar Landing Jan. 24

The United States Mint will open sales for the 2019 Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Program on January 24 at noon EST. This unique four-coin program includes the Mint’s first reeded five-ounce proof silver dollar, a $5 gold coin, a silver dollar, and a half dollar. All coins are curved. This year, the Mint […]

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United States Mint Announces Historic Collaboration With Royal Australian Mint

The United States Mint has announced a collaborative project with the Royal Australian Mint. The two Mints will produce a commemorative coin set in celebration of the historic Apollo 11 Moon landing on July 20, 1969. The set will feature a U.S. Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Half Dollar paired with an Australian 50th Anniversary of the […]

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First Set of 2019 America the Beautiful Quarters on Sale January 15

The United States Mint will make a complete set of proof–finish 2019-dated America the Beautiful® Quarters available for purchase on January 15, at noon (EST). Coins in the 2019 United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters Proof Set™ (product code 19AP) honor Lowell National Historical Park (Massachusetts); American Memorial Park (Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana […]

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2019 American Eagle 1oz Silver Proof Coin Available January 10

The United States Mint will release the 2019 American Eagle One Ounce Silver Proof Coin (product code 19EA) on January 10, at noon (EST). The coin is priced at $55.95. This exquisite coin is struck on 99.9 percent fine silver blanks at the Mint’s West Point facility, where it is encapsulated and mounted in a […]

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United States Mint Begins New Year With Popular Special Occasion Sets

The United States Mint is kicking off a promising new year of coin products on January 3, 2019, at noon (EST). At that time, sales will open for the popular United States Mint Birth Set and the United States Mint Happy Birthday Coin Set. Both sets celebrate the special moments of life. The 2019 United […]

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Watch: The 2019 Apollo 11 Coin First Strike Ceremony

By CoinWeek News Staff …. On Thursday, December 13, the United States Mint held a striking ceremony for the 2019 Apollo 11 Moon Landing 50th Anniversary Commemorative silver and gold coins. Several invited guests–including the children of the first men to set foot on another world: Buzz Aldrin’s son Andy Aldrin; Michael Collins’ daughter Ann […]

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BEP Celebrates 1st Moon Landing With Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Engraved Print Collection

By Bureau of Engraving and Printing …… To mark the Apollo 11 moon landing’s 50th anniversary, the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) is pleased to announce the Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Engraved Print Collection! The Enrollment (subscription) Program launches Thursday, December 20, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. (ET). This collection features three beautifully engraved […]

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United States Mint Unveils 2019 Native American $1 Coin Reverse Design

The United States Mint officially unveiled the reverse design for the 2019 Native American $1 Coin in the 2018 winter issue of the National Museum of the American Indian’s eponymous quarterly magazine. The 2019 coin design celebrates American Indians in the Space Program. The reverse design depicts renowned engineer Mary Golda Ross writing calculations. Behind […]

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United States Mint to Release Introductory American Innovation $1 Coin Products Dec. 14

The United States Mint is pleased to announce the opening of sales on December 14, at noon (EST), for $1 coin products introducing the American Innovation $1 Coin Program. The new 15-year initiative honors innovators and innovations from each state, the District of Columbia, and the five U. S. territories: Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, […]

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Lucky Money Collection: BEP Celebrates Chinese New Year With Year of the Pig 2019

By Bureau of Engraving and Printing …… In celebration of the upcoming Chinese Lunar New Year, the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) is pleased to announce the newest addition to its Lucky Money Collection: Year of the Pig 2019! The “Pig” is one of 12 zodiac signs associated with the Chinese Lunar Calendar. Year […]

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United States Mint Opens Sales Nov. 15 for 5oz Silver America the Beautiful Block Island Coin

The United States Mint will release the America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin honoring Block Island National Wildlife Refuge (product code 18AN) on November 15 at noon Eastern Time (ET). The Philadelphia Mint produces America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coins in .999 fine silver. These coins measure three inches in diameter. […]

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United States Mint Releases Block Island America the Beautiful Quarter Nov. 13

The United States Mint will offer bags and rolls of quarters honoring Block Island National Wildlife Refuge in Rhode Island starting on November 13 at noon Eastern Time (ET). This coin is the fifth and final release of 2018 in the America the Beautiful Quarters Program. The Block Island National Wildlife Refuge quarter reverse design […]

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Two New Members Appointed to Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee

The United States Mint is pleased to announce the appointment of two new members to the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC). The two new members will fill vacancies created by the expiration of appointments. Samuel H. Gill was appointed to represent the interests of the general public, replacing Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Mr. Gill is a transportation, […]

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Watch the 2019 Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Design Unveiling

At 10:30 AM this morning, the United States Mint will unveil the design of the 2019 Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin. The coin is authorized by Public Law 114-282, which calls for the production of a curved $5 gold coin, curved $1 silver coins, curved half-dollar clad coins, and a curved 5-ounce $1 silver […]

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2018 America the Beautiful Quarters Circulating Coin Set ™ Available October 10

The United States Mint (Mint) will begin accepting orders for the 2018 America the Beautiful Quarters Circulating Coin Set ™ (product code 18AC)on October 10 at noon Eastern Time (ET). The set is priced at $8.95. The 2018-dated set includes 10 circulating quarters—five from the Philadelphia Mint and five from the Denver Mint—with reverse (tails) designs […]

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United States 2003-P Washington Quarter Dollar / Alabama State Quarter

Description – The 50 State Quarter Program The Washington quarter was introduced in 1932 and was intended to be a one-year circulating commemorative coin struck to honor the bicentennial of the birth of America’s first president, George Washington. After a one-year hiatus, in which no quarters were struck, the Washington design returned in 1934 and […]

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United States Mint Launches New Coin Educational Games

The United States Mint proudly announces the release of its newest educational game: Counting with Coins. This game teaches basic math concepts and coin identification for grades K-2 in a fun grocery store setting. Counting with Coins is one of six new games on the bureau’s redesigned H.I.P. Pocket Change website for children and educators, which re-launched in […]

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United States Mint Announces Temporary Sell Out of 2018 American Silver Eagles

CoinWeek Staff Reports….. The United States Mint emailed notice at 11 am Thursday morning that due to recent increased demand, the United States Mint has temporarily sold out of its inventory of 2018 American Silver Eagle Bullion Coins. All orders received prior to the notice would be shipped. The Mint’s bullion program has experienced a […]

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BEP and US Mint Merge E-Commerce for Better Customer Experience

US Mint Website to Include BEP Line of Collectible Products The Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) and the United States Mint (US Mint) have formed a strategic alliance to sell BEP numismatic products through the Mint’s e-commerce system beginning this fall. This collaboration will offer collectors, gift-givers, and other customers a better experience and […]

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US Mint’s First Palladium Proof Coin on Sale September 6

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2018 American Eagle One Ounce Palladium Proof Coin on September 6 at noon ET. The palladium proof coin is the first collector version of the official United States Mint American Eagle One Ounce Palladium Bullion Coin introduced in 2017. Each coin contains one ounce of […]

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Non-Cancelled Martha Washington Judd #2131 Obverse Die Offered for Sale

CoinWeek Staff Reports….. The United States Mint produced Martha Washington die to strike experimental patterns. In the Spring 2018 issue of Mint Error News Magazine, coin dealer Mike Byers confirms the existence of a non-canceled Martha Washington die in private hands. The die is the second reported example of a privately-held die of the design, which […]

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The Coin Analyst: The 50 State Quarters Program 20 Years Later

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek….. In 1999 the U.S. Mint launched the 50 State Quarters Program – the first modern circulating coin program with a new design on each coin that ran for an extended period until 2009. The series saw the issuance of 56 quarters – one for each state and U.S. territory plus […]

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The 2019 America the Beautiful Quarters – A Fine Crop of Designs

CoinWeek Staff Reports….. The United States Mint has unveiled the five designs that will be struck to mark the ninth year of the America the Beautiful Quarters Program. When the fifth and final design of 2019 is issued, the series will have grown to include 50 designs. The America the Beautiful Quarters Program began right after the […]

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U.S. Mint Reports First Day Sales of Washington-Adams Presidential Silver Medals

CoinWeek Staff Reports…. The United States Mint has announced first day sales totals for Presidential Silver Medals struck to honor George Washington and John Adams. The two silver medals debuted on August 16 at noon Eastern Time (ET), each priced at $39.95. The Mint reported first day sales of 5,466 for the George Washington Silver […]

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United States Mint Set to Release Presidential Silver Medals August 16

The United States Mint (Mint) will begin accepting orders for the George Washington Presidential Silver Medals (product code S801)and the John Adams Presidential Silver Medals (product code S802) on August 16 at noon Eastern Time (ET). Both Silver medals are priced at $39.95 each. The obverse (heads) of the George Washington Presidential Silver Medal features his portrait as designed by […]

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United States Mint to Display Three 1933 Double Eagles at ANA

Display will Include Previously Unknown Piece WASHINGTON – The United States Mint announced today that it will display three of the nation’s 1933 Double Eagle Gold Coins in booth 218 at the American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money in Philadelphia from August 14 to August 18. The display will feature two of the ten […]

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Make it Stop: Perhaps Worst Conceived US Coin Design Candidates Revealed

Commentary by Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ….. Please, make it stop! Put before the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) on Thursday, July 31 was a portfolio of designs for the first coin of an ill-conceived new supposedly circulating commemorative coin series that will be produced over the course of the next decade […]

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CoinWeek Podcast #103: Coin Design Highs and Lows with Heidi Wastweet

 CoinWeek Podcast #103: Coin Design Highs and Lows with Heidi Wastweet Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek Podcast on iTunes. Heidi Wastweet is an award-winning medallic artist. Over the course of her 30-year career, she has designed more than 1,000 coins, medals, and tokens, […]

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Reverse Proof Set Marks 50 Years of Proof Coin Production at the San Francisco Mint

NOTE – AS of Today July 25th, The set is still available and Has NOT sold out The United States Mint (Mint) began accepting orders for the 2018 San Francisco Mint Silver Reverse Proof Set  on July 23rd. The Mint is issuing this set to mark the 50th anniversary of proof coin production at the San […]

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CoinWeek Podcast #102: Confronting Counterfeit Coins with Beth Deisher

 CoinWeek Podcast #102: Confronting Counterfeit Coins with Beth Deisher Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek Podcast on iTunes. This week on the CoinWeek Podcast, former Coin World editor and head of ICTA’s Anti-Counterfeiting Taskforce Beth Deisher joins us to talk about the pernicious threat […]

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United States Mint 1oz Uncirculated American Gold Eagle Coin on Sale July 12

The United States Mint will open sales for the 2018 American Gold Eagle One Ounce  Uncirculated Coin (product code 18EH) July 12 at noon Eastern Time (ET). This coin is a collector version of the Mint’s American Gold Eagle Bullion Coin. Struck at the United States Mint at West Point, the obverse features a version […]

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CCAC Chooses America the Beautiful Quarters Designs for 2020-21

By CoinWeek News Staff ….. The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) held its most recent meeting at United States Mint headquarters last week to discuss designs for the final six entries in the long-running America the Beautiful Quarters program. Specifically, the Committee reviewed candidate artwork for the National Park of American Samoa, Weir Farm National […]

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United States Mint Launches Voyageurs National Park America the Beautiful Quarter

The United States Mint joined the National Park Service today to launch the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program coin honoring Voyageurs National Park in Minnesota. It is the third America the Beautiful ATB Quarter coin issued in 2018 and the 43rd release in the series. This latest ATB quarter  reverse design depicts a common loon […]

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United States Mint to Release Voyageurs National Park Quarters 3-Coin Set June 19

The United States Mint will open sales for the 2018 America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set™– Voyageurs National Park (product code 18AF) on June 19 at noon Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). This set includes one uncirculated quarter from the Philadelphia Mint, one uncirculated quarter from the Denver Mint, and one proof quarter from the San […]

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United States Mint Bags, Rolls of Voyageurs National Park Quarters Available June 11

Bags and rolls of United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters® Program coins honoring Voyageurs National Park in Minnesota will be available for purchase starting on June 11 at noon Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). The quarter’s reverse depicts a common loon with a rock cliff in the background. The inscriptions are “VOYAGEURS,” “MINNESOTA,” “2018,” and […]

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United States Mint Sets 2018 Release Dates for Several New Coins

2018 Silver Eagle and Palladium Proof Coins Among Anticipated Upcoming Releases By CoinWeek News Staff …. Over the weekend, the United States Mint added several new items to their official release schedule for 2018. July The Mint has two products scheduled for release in july. The 2018 American Gold Eagle one-ounce Uncirculated coin goes on […]

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United States Mint Voyageurs National Park Quarter Launch Ceremony June 14

WHAT: The United States Mint and the National Park Service will hold a launch ceremony for the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program coin honoring Voyageurs National Park in Minnesota. Event highlights include music performances by International Falls native Gavia Yount and local artist Darcy Sullivan. Additional ceremony participants include Boy Scouts of America Troop #150, […]

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Modern US Coins – CCAC to Discuss 2020 & 2021 America the Beautiful Designs

The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will hold a public meeting at 9:30 a.m. (ET) on Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at United States Mint Headquarters, in the Second Floor Conference Room, at 801 9th St. NW, in Washington, D.C. The purpose of the meeting is to conduct business related to the CCAC’s responsibility to advise […]

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Third 2018 America the Beautiful 5oz Silver Coin Available for Pre-Order from APMEX

Voyageurs National Park 5oz Silver Coin to be Released by the United States Mint June 14 APMEX is excited to announce the latest release in the extremely successful America the Beautiful Silver Bullion Coin™ series. The 2018 5 oz Silver ATB Voyageurs National Park marks the third coin of 2018. As the U.S. Mint’s 50 […]

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United States Mint Opens Sales of 2018 American Eagle Silver Uncirculated Coin May 24

The United States Mint will accept orders for the 2018 American Eagle One Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin (product code 18EG) on May 24 at noon Eastern Time (ET). The coin will sell for $46.95. The Mint has produced the American Eagle One Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin since 1986. It is the collector version of the […]

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United States Mint Annual Uncirculated Coin Set on Sale May 14

Sales will open for the 2018 United States Mint Uncirculated Coin Set® (product code 18RJ) on May 14 at noon Eastern Time (ET). This set contains two folders with 10 coins each—one with coins from the United States Mint at Philadelphia and the other with coins from the United States Mint at Denver. Each folder […]

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US Mint News – Request for CCAC Membership Applications

Pursuant to United States Code, Title 31, section 5135 (b), the United States Mint is accepting applications for appointment to the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) as a member representing the interests of the general public in the coinage of the United States. The CCAC was established to: Advise the Secretary of the Treasury on […]

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