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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 & 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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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NGC Celebrates First 2019-W Cent With Special Attribution

A special NGC attribution and label are among the ways coin collectors can recognize this historic US Mint release. Special submission instructions must be followed. See the “Submission Instructions” section of this article * * * The United States Mint has announced that a 2019-W Proof Cent will be included with all purchases of the […]

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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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United States Mint 2018 American Buffalo 1oz Gold Proof Coin on Sale May 10

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2018  One Ounce American Buffalo Gold Proof Coin (product code 18EL) on May 10 at noon Eastern Time (ET). The Mint introduced the One Ounce American Buffalo Gold Proof Coin in 2006. It is the first 24-karat gold proof coin ever struck by the Mint […]

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Sales Open for Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin Honoring Wisconsin’s Apostle Islands National Lakeshore April 13

The United States Mint will release the second America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin™ of the year on April 13 at noon Eastern Time (ET). The coin (product code 18AK) honors Apostle Islands National Lakeshore in Wisconsin. The Philadelphia Mint produces America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coins™ in .999 fine silver. […]

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Leaving CCAC

By CoinWeek News Staff …. On Thursday, April 5, the United States Mint announced that basketball star, philanthropist and well-known coin collector Kareem Abdul-Jabbar will be leaving the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC). Citing personal obligations, the six-time NBA champion and arguably one of the greatest basketball players of all time will stay a member […]

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U.S. Mint Apostle Islands National Lakeshore Quarter Launch Ceremony April 11

WHAT: The United States Mint and the National Park Service will launch the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program coin honoring Apostle Islands National Lakeshore in Wisconsin on Wednesday, April 11, 2018, at 10 a.m. CDT. The ceremony will take place at the Legendary Waters Resort in Red Cliff. The Bayfield High School Choir, Red Cliff […]

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Apostle Islands National Lakeshore Quarter Available from U.S. Mint April 9

The United States Mintwill offer bags and rolls of quarters honoring Apostle Islands National Lakeshore in Wisconsin starting on April 9 at noon Eastern Time (ET). The quarter’s reverse design depicts the sea caves at Devils Island with the lighthouse in the background and a kayaker paddling in the foreground. The inscriptions are “APOSTLE ISLANDS,” […]

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A Look at Sales and Grades of 1st Quarter 2018 Major U.S. Mint Releases: Numismatic Precious Metals

By CoinWeek Staff Reports ….   With the beginning of the second quarter of calendar year 2018 just a few days away, we thought we’d take a look at how the year’s major U.S. Mint Releases are faring. We take a look at sales figures as reported by the Mint (3/25) and, when applicable, population reports […]

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CCAC Selects Designs for 2019 American Legion Commemorative Coins

By CoinWeek News Staff ….   On Tuesday, March 13, the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) held its second public meeting of 2018. The agenda included the review and recommendation of designs for the 2019 American Legion centennial Commemorative Coin Program and the discussion of design concepts for Native American $1 Coins for 2021 through […]

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United States Mint Updates Collectible Coin Return Policy

The United States Mint announces an update to its Numismatic Customer Return Policy to address the issue of excessive returns. For many years, the U.S. Mint has been pleased to offer customers the option of returning any Mint product for exchange or refund within seven days of purchase for any reason and without restriction. A […]

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U.S. Mint Begins Sales of Kennedy Half Dollar Product Options March 20

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for collectible bags and rolls of 2018 Kennedy Half Dollar coins on March 20 at noon Eastern Time (ET). Available product options and their prices are as follows: All product options contain circulating finish Kennedy Half Dollars from the Denver Mint and the Philadelphia Mint facilities that […]

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Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coins Next Big March Release from U.S. Mint

By CoinWeek …. The big release this month from the United States Mint is the 2018 Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Program. Available for order starting at noon Eastern Time on Thursday, March 15, the program is perhaps most notable for including the Mint’s first-ever pink gold coin. Of course, the Mint is offering more than […]

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U.S. Mint to Issue Commemorative Breast Cancer Awareness Coins March 15

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for product options in the 2018 Breast Cancer Awareness Coins Program beginning on March 15 at noon Eastern Time (ET). Public Law 114-148—the Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin Act—authorizes this three-coin program in recognition of America’s fight against breast cancer. The program includes a clad coin, a […]

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U.S. Mint to Release Annual Proof Coin Set March 6

The 2018 United States Mint Proof Set (product code 18RG) will be available for purchase beginning on March 6 at noon Eastern Time (ET). Priced at $27.95, this year’s set includes the following coins from the San Francisco Mint: Five America the Beautiful Quarters® Program coins honoring Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore (Michigan); Apostle Islands National […]

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2018 U.S. Mint America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Set Avail. Feb. 22

Sales will open for the 2018 United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Set ™ (product code 18AQ) on February 22 at noon Eastern Time (ET). The five quarters in this set—all struck in 90 percent silver at the San Francisco Mint—have reverse designs honoring Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore (Michigan), Apostle Islands National Lakeshore […]

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U.S. Mint to Release Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore 3-Coin Set Feb. 20

The United States Mint will accept orders for the 2018 America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set-Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore (product code 18AD) beginning February 20 at noon Eastern Time (ET). This set includes an uncirculated quarter from the Philadelphia Mint, an uncirculated quarter from the Denver Mint, and a proof quarter from the San Francisco […]

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Jim Thorpe Dollar: 2018 Native American $1 Coin Products on Sale Feb. 15 From U.S. Mint

Sales will open for United States Mint product options featuring the 2018 Native American $1 Coin on February 15 at noon Eastern Time (ET). Since 2009, this $1 coin has displayed an annually-changing reverse design that recognizes the important contributions made by Indian tribes and individual Native Americans to the history and development of the […]

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2018 American Eagle Platinum Bullion Coins Available Feb. 12 to Authorized Purchasers

Order limits dropped from Proof coin, Pictured Rocks 5oz Silver Bullion Coin release date also announced By CoinWeek News Staff …. As of today, February 12, the United States Mint is offering the 2018 American Platinum Eagle Bullion Coin for sale to its authorized purchasers. Sales will be allocated each month, and after the current […]

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Modern US Coins – CCAC to Review Designs for 2019 American Legion Commemorative Coin

In addition to the American Legion commemorative, Native American $1 Coin design concepts for 2021 are also on the agenda The United States Mint announces a Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) public meeting scheduled for March 13, 2018. Date: March 13, 2018. Time: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. EST Location: Second Floor Conference Room, United […]

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Modern US Coins – U.S. Mint Launches 41st America the Beautiful Quarter

First quarter dollar of 2018 honors Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore The United States Mint joined the National Park Service (NPS) today to celebrate the release of the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program coin honoring Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in Michigan. The coin is the first of five America the Beautiful Quarters to be issued in […]

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United States Mint – February Product Release Slate Analyzed

By CoinWeek …. In 2018, the Mint is trying something different. At last year’s forum, representatives of the United States Mint revealed a far more complete 2018 product rollout schedule than they had provided in the past. They did so in order to help dealers and collectors make more informed purchasing decisions and better allocate […]

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U.S. Mint to Release 1st 2018 America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Coin Feb. 9

The United States Mint will open sales for the 2018 America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin – Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore (product code 18AJ) on February 9 at noon Eastern Time (ET). Struck in .999 fine silver at the Philadelphia Mint, the America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coins are unique in […]

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U.S. Mint Issues One-Tenth Ounce American Liberty Gold Proof Coin Feb. 8

The United States Mint is pleased to announce the release of the 2018 American One-Tenth Ounce Liberty Gold Proof Coin (product code 18XD) on February 8 at noon Eastern Time (ET). Produced at the West Point Mint, the obverse of this 24-karat gold coin features a profile of Liberty wearing a crown of stars and […]

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U.S. Mint Announces Pricing for Breast Cancer Pink Gold Commemorative Coins

By CoinWeek News Staff ….   On Tuesday, January 30, the United States Mint announced pricing for the silver $1 and clad half dollar 2018 Breast Cancer Coin Awareness commemorative . Prices for the gold $5 commemorative are determined by the Mint’s Numismatic and Commemorative Gold and Platinum Products pricing grid, available on its website, […]

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First 2018 America the Beautiful Quarters Program Coin on Sale Feb. 5

41st America the Beautiful Quarters captures natural beauty of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore The United States Mint will offer bags and rolls of quarters honoring Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in Michigan starting on February 5 at noon Eastern Time (ET). This is the first of five quarters that will be released this year and the […]

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David Motl to Retire from United States Mint Effective January 31; Dave Croft Named Acting Director

The United States Mint today announced that David Motl will retire from Federal Service on January 31, 2018, and Dave Croft, currently serving as Acting Chief Administrative Officer, will assume the duties of Acting Director of the Mint, and senior career official of the Mint. “It’s been an honor and a pleasure to lead this historic […]

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U.S. Mint to Launch Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore Quarter Feb. 7

WHAT: The United States Mint and the National Park Service (NPS) will launch the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program coin honoring Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in Michigan on Wednesday, February 7, 2018, at 10 a.m. ET. The ceremony will be held at the Mather Elementary School Auditorium. Additional event highlights include a performance by the […]

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United States Mint Resumes Mutilated Coin Redemption Program

The United States Mint is resuming its Mutilated Coin Redemption Program. Established under the authority of 31 U.S.C. § 5120, the program provides an avenue through which individuals and businesses can exchange bent and partial coins (commonly referred to as “mutilated coins”) for reimbursement. In 2015, the Mint suspended the program to assess the security […]

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Newly Announced US Mint Silver Medal Program Is Just Bullion

  By Donald Scarinci – CCAC Member, donaldscarinci.com …… Last week, after years of prodding by members of the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) and the collector community, the United States Mint finally announced a medal program. Unfortunately, it is nothing more than a bullion sales program and is likely to do more to discourage […]

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U.S. Mint Releases First Coin in New Platinum Proof Coin Series January 25

The United States Mint will open sales for the 2018 Preamble to the Declaration of Independence Platinum Proof Coin (product code 18EJ) on January 25, 2018, at noon Eastern Time. This coin is the first release in the three-year (2018-2020) Preamble to the Declaration of Independence Platinum Proof Coin Series. The series features all new […]

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Sales of 2018 Proof Silver Eagle Coins Show Idiosyncrasies of Mint Figures

By CoinWeek Staff Reports ….   According to their latest sales figure update, the United States Mint has sold 226,506 2018-W Proof American Silver Eagles as of Sunday, January 14. But that doesn’t take into account the 166 bulk boxes it has sold as part of its second year of a new bulk packaging program. […]

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Bob Dole Receives Congressional Gold Medal

Former U.S. Senator Robert Joseph “Bob” Dole received a Congressional Gold Medal on January 17 during a ceremony in the Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol. Dole was presented the medal in recognition of his service to the nation as a soldier, legislator, and statesman. Bob Dole proudly served the people of Kansas in Congress for […]

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U.S. Mint to Offer 2018 America the Beautiful Quarters Proof Set Jan. 23

Sales will open for the 2018 United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters Proof Set ™ (product code 18AP) on January 23, 2018, at noon Eastern Time (ET). This year’s set–priced at $15.95–consists of five proof-finish America the Beautiful Quarters® Program coins that honor Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore (Michigan), Apostle Islands National Lakeshore (Wisconsin), Voyageurs National […]

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U.S. Mint to Offer 2018 World War I Silver Dollar & Companion Medal Sets Jan. 17

The United States Mint will open sales for the 2018 World War I Centennial Silver Dollar and the World War I Centennial Silver Dollar and Medal Sets on January 17 at noon Eastern Time. Product information is below: The introductory sales period ends on February 20, 2018, at 3 p.m. ET, when regular pricing takes […]

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U.S. Mint Gold & Silver Bullion Coin Sales Down Two Years in a Row

By CoinWeek News Staff ….   The last two years have seen quite the drop-off of sales of the United States Mint’s bullion coins. Many have speculated why; a clue lays perhaps in the years involved below. But for one reason or another, demand has dropped since the high water mark of 2015. And while […]

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U.S. Mint Releases 2018 Native American $1 Coin Reverse Design

The United States Mint officially announced the reverse design of the 2018 Native American $1 Coin. The coin’s theme pays homage to sports legend Jim Thorpe. The 2018 reverse design depicts Jim Thorpe, with the foreground elements highlighting his football and Olympic achievements. Inscriptions are “JIM THORPE,” “WA-THO-HUK” (Thorpe’s Sac and Fox tribe name), “UNITED […]

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United States Mint Publishes Final Rule on Exchange of Mutilated Coins

Under the authority of 31 U.S.C. § 5120, the United States Mint established a program by which people and businesses could exchange bent and partial coins (commonly referred to as “mutilated coins”) for reimbursement. In November 2015, the United States Mint suspended the program to assess its security and to develop additional safeguards to enhance […]

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U.S. Mint Announces Pricing for 2018 WWI Centennial Silver Dollar Products

By CoinWeek News Staff ….   The United States Mint announced its pricing Monday for the 2018 World War I Centennial Commemorative Silver Dollar and the five accompanying silver medals honoring the branches of the U.S. military active in the war. All related 2018 WWI Commemorative products will be available from the Mint starting January […]

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U.S. Mint Hosts Ceremonial Strike of New 2018 World War I Centennial Silver Dollar

Congressionally Authorized Coin Honors America’s Veterans of World War I By United States World War One Centennial Commission ……   On Tuesday, November 28, the United States Mint hosted a ceremonial strike of the 2018 World War I Centennial Silver Dollar honoring the 100th anniversary of American participation in World War I. Gerald York, grandson […]

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George Rogers Clark National Park 5oz Silver Uncirculated Coin on Sale Dec. 5

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2017 America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin honoring George Rogers Clark National Historical Park (product code 17AN) on December 5 at noon Eastern Time (ET). The America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coins replicate the designs featured on the United States Mint […]

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US Coin Profile – 2015 High Relief 24K Gold Coin

Description: On July 30, 2015, the United States Mint will issue a 1 ounce .9999 gold coin struck in high relief and bearing the notional denomination of $100. This high relief gold coin was not specifically authorized by Congress, but instead will be issued under the authority granted under 31 U.S.C. § 5112(i)(4)(C), which gives […]

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U.S. Mint to Release Circulating America the Beautiful Quarter 10-Coin Set Nov. 21

  The United States Mint will open sales for the 2017 America the Beautiful Quarter Circulating Coin Set™ (product code 17AC) starting on November 21 at noon Eastern Time (ET). This year’s set includes 10 circulating quarters–five from the Philadelphia Mint and five from the Denver Mint–with reverse designs honoring Effigy Mounds National Monument (Iowa), […]

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U.S. Mint Launches Final 2017 America the Beautiful Quarter Near Banks of the Wabash

New quarter shines the spotlight on George Rogers Clark National Historical Park in Indiana The United States Mint held a ceremony on Tuesday, November 14 near the Wabash River to officially launch the George Rogers Clark National Historical Park quarter, the 40th release in the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program and the final coin of […]

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U.S. Mint Releases George Rogers Clark National Park Quarters Products Nov. 13

United States Mint products featuring America the Beautiful Quarters® Program coins honoring George Rogers Clark National Historical Park will be available for purchase starting on November 13 at noon Eastern Time (ET). The coin’s reverse design features George Rogers Clark leading his men through the flooded plains approaching Fort Sackville with the inscriptions “GEORGE ROGERS […]

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U.S. Mint Shines Spotlight on George Rogers Clark National Historical Park Nov. 14

WHAT: The United States Mint will hold its official launch ceremony for the George Rogers Clark National Historical Park quarter on Tuesday, November 14 at 10:00 a.m. (ET). Event highlights include performances by the George Rogers Clark Fife and Drum Corps and Vogel Elementary School Choir. United States Mint Artistic Infusion Program artist Frank Morris, […]

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CCAC Approves Designs for Bob Dole Congressional Gold Medal

By CoinWeek News Staff …..   On Wednesday, October 25, the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) convened for a brief, one-hour public meeting to discuss and approve designs for the Bob Dole Congressional Gold Medal. Public Law 115-60, which authorized the Treasury and the United States Mint to strike the medal, was introduced to the […]

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Filipino Veterans of World War II Receive Congressional Gold Medal

Filipino Veterans of World War II received a Congressional Gold Medal today during a ceremony in Emancipation Hall of the U.S. Capitol. It was awarded collectively to those who served honorably in an active duty status between July 26, 1941, and December 31, 1946 under the command of the United States Army Forces in the […]

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U.S. Mint Announces New One Ounce Platinum Proof Coin Series

Multi-year series features designs inspired by the Declaration of Independence The United States Mint announced today that it is launching a three-year platinum proof coin series starting in 2018 and continuing through 2020. The three-year program, titled “Preamble to the Declaration of Independence Platinum Proof Coin Series”, will feature newly-designed one ounce proof coins struck […]

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Breast Cancer Research Foundation, Congresswoman Maloney Unveil Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin

Coins will be available for sale in early 2018 with proceeds supporting breast cancer research By Breast Cancer Research Foundation ……   On October 22, during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) joined Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) President & CEO Myra Biblowit, BCRF Chief Mission Officer Dr. Marc Hurlbert, Director at […]

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Second United States Mint Forum Casts Mint Marketing Behemoth in New Light

  By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ….. On October 16, 2017, the United States Mint convened a second gathering of numismatic industry stakeholders in order to share information and ideas to reinvigorate the hobby. Titled “The Road Ahead”, the forum was the centerpiece of the Mint’s efforts to foster a dialogue. The […]

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U.S. Mint Reveals New Coin Product Release Schedule for Spring 2018

By CoinWeek News Staff …. At the United States Mint Forum, held at Mint headquarters in Washington D.C. on Tuesday, October 17, Numismatic Program Manager Ann Bailey delivered a presentation on next year’s upcoming numismatic product releases, at the end of which she promised that the first quarter schedule would appear on the Mint’s website […]

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Modern US Coins – CCAC to Review Apollo 11, America the Beautiful Quarters Designs

The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will hold a public meeting at 9:00 a.m. (ET) on Wednesday October 18, 2017, 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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US Mint News – 2017 American Liberty Silver Medal Set on Sale Oct. 19

  The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the American Liberty 225th Anniversary Silver Four-Medal Set (product code 17XD) on October 19 at noon Eastern Time (ET). The set is the fourth and final product released this year to mark this milestone in the bureau’s history. Minted in 99.9 percent silver, each medal […]

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U.S. Mint Announces World War I Centennial Silver Medal Designs

The United States Mint has revealed the obverse and reverse designs for five silver medals that will be issued in conjunction with the 2018 World War I Centennial Silver Dollar. Each medal, composed of 90 percent silver, pays homage to branches of the U.S. Armed Forces that were active in World War I. Design descriptions […]

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U.S. Mint Unveils Winning Designs for World War I Centennial Silver Dollar

The United States Mint unveiled the winning designs in the World War I Centennial 2018 Commemorative Coin Design Competition on Monday, October 9. The unveiling took place during the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Annual Meeting and Exposition at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. The designs, by LeRoy Transfield […]

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U.S. Mint News – Trump Nominates David Ryder as 39th Mint Director

Household order limits also lifted on the Mint’s 2017 Silver Proof Set By CoinWeek News Staff …. In a press release dating from from October 5, the White House announced that President Trump has nominated David J. Ryder for the position of Director of the United States Mint, a role that officially has went unfilled […]

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U.S. Mint News – 2017 Limited Edition Silver Proof Set Available Oct. 5

Sales will open for the 2017 United States Mint Limited Edition Silver Proof Set™ (product code 17RC) beginning on October 5 at noon Eastern Time (ET). This set is priced at $139.95 and includes the following eight proof quality coins: One American Eagle One Ounce Silver Proof Coin; Five Quarters from the America the Beautiful […]

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U.S. Mint to Unveil Designs for Commemorative Coin Honoring World War I Vets

WHAT: The United States Mint will unveil the winning designs in the World War I Centennial 2018 Commemorative Coin Designs Competition on Monday, October 9, opening day of the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Annual Meeting and Exposition at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. The coin designs will be […]

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CCAC Approves 2019 ATB Quarter, OSS Gold Medal Designs

Committee member Donald Scarinci serves as guest Chair By CoinWeek News Staff …. The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) held an open meeting at the United States Mint on Tuesday, September 19 in which interested members of the public were invited to attend or to listen in on a teleconference line. Two primary items were […]

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US Mint News: First Look at American Eagle Palladium Bullion Coin

By CoinWeek News Staff …. On Wednesday, September 20, Michael White, of the Office of Corporate Communications for the United States Mint shared the first images of the soon-to-be-released 2017 American Eagle Palladium Bullion Coin. [[images?]] The palladium coin, a first in this metal for the U.S. Mint, will be available for order by a […]

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U.S. Mint Launches New Palladium Bullion Coin Sept. 25

The United States Mint has announced that it will begin sales of a one-ounce American Eagle Palladium Bullion Coin to Authorized Purchasers on September 25. As with American Eagle Gold and Silver Bullion Coins, American Eagle Palladium Bullion Coins will be made available through the U.S. Mint’s Authorized Purchaser network. Authorized Purchasers consist of major […]

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U.S. Mint Ellis Island Quarters 3-Coin Set on Sale September 14

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2017 America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set™ -Ellis Island (product code 17AM) on September 14, at noon Eastern Time (ET). Priced at $9.95, this set contains two uncirculated Ellis Island quarters – one from the Philadelphia Mint and one from the Denver Mint – and […]

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U.S. Mint News – Four Piece Silver Medal Set Pricing Announced

By CoinWeek News Staff …. According to the Federal Register on Tuesday, September 12, the United States Mint has announced its price for the 2017 American Liberty 225th Anniversary Four-Piece Silver Medal Set. The initial retail price for each set is $199.95 USD. The set will be available for order on the Mint’s website on […]

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U. S. Mint Joins National Park Service on “Island of Hope” to Release Newest Quarter

The United States Mint and the National Park Service (NPS) today launched the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program New Jersey quarter honoring Ellis Island, the historic gateway for millions of immigrants seeking new opportunities and experiences in America. The quarter’s reverse design depicts an immigrant family approaching Ellis Island with a mixture of hope and […]

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Ellis Island 2017 America the Beautiful 5oz Silver Coin Available Sept. 7

  The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2017 America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin honoring Ellis Island (product code 17AM) on September 7 at noon Eastern Time (ET). The reverse design depicts an immigrant family approaching Ellis Island with a mixture of hope and uncertainty. The hospital building can […]

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U.S. Mint Opens Sales for Ellis Island Quarter Rolls and Bags August 28

The United States Mint will open sales for products featuring America the Beautiful Quarters® Program coins honoring Ellis Island starting on August 28 at noon Eastern Time (ET). The coin’s reverse design depicts an immigrant family approaching Ellis Island with a mixture of hope and uncertainty. The hospital building can be seen in the background. […]

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State of the Mint – U.S. Mint Numismatic Coin Sales as of Aug. 13, 2017

By CoinWeek News Staff….   Current numismatic coin sales figures* from the U.S. Mint. Products listed are currently available for purchase at the U.S. Mint. Items labeled ‘Out of Stock’ or ‘Sold Out’ on usmint.gov are not listed below. Sales figures for items older than 2010 are omitted from the Mint’s online records and therefore not […]

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State of the Mint – U.S. Mint Numismatic Coin Sales as of Aug. 6, 2017

By CoinWeek News Staff….   Current numismatic coin sales figures* from the U.S. Mint. Products listed are currently available for purchase. Items labeled ‘Out of Stock’ or ‘Sold Out’ on usmint.gov are not listed below. Sales figures for items older than 2010 are omitted from the Mint’s online records and therefore not included here. Listings change […]

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US Mint News – American Liberty Silver Medal Set Gets Oct. Release Date

Limited Edition Silver Proof Set, final 2017 ATB issues also scheduled By CoinWeek News Staff …. The United States Mint has scheduled their deluxe offering of this year’s American Liberty 225th Anniversary four silver medal set for October 19, according to the Mint’s online catalog. Other items, including the 2017 Limited Edition Silver Proof Set […]

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U.S. Mint Releases Enhanced Uncirculated Coin Set August 1

The United States Mint will accept orders for the 225th Anniversary Enhanced Uncirculated Coin Set™ (product code 17XC) on August 1 at noon Eastern Time (ET). Struck in celebration of the Mint’s 225th anniversary, this set contains 10 coins with an enhanced uncirculated finish featuring a combination of laser-frosted areas and an unpolished field that […]

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U.S. Mint, BEP to Participate in World’s Fair of Money in Denver

The United States Mint and the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) will share booth #478 at the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) World’s Fair of Money, August 1 – 5, 2017, at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colorado. As the Nation’s producers of currency and coins, BEP and the Mint have made history by […]

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U.S. Mint, BEP to Participate in World’s Fair of Money in Denver

The United States Mint and the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) will share booth #478 at the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) World’s Fair of Money, August 1 – 5, 2017, at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colorado. As the Nation’s producers of currency and coins, BEP and the Mint have made history by […]

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Third 2017 America the Beautiful 5oz Silver Uncirculated Coin on Sale July 11

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2017 America the Beautiful 5oz Silver Uncirculated Coin-Ozark National Scenic Riverways (product code 17AL) on July 11 at noon Eastern Time (ET). The reverse of the America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coins features the same designs that appear on their America the Beautiful […]

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Third 2017 America the Beautiful 5oz Silver Uncirculated Coin on Sale July 11

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2017 America the Beautiful 5oz Silver Uncirculated Coin-Ozark National Scenic Riverways (product code 17AL) on July 11 at noon Eastern Time (ET). The reverse of the America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coins features the same designs that appear on their America the Beautiful […]

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U.S. Mint Corrects Silver Eagle Bullion Coin Branch Mint Information

By CoinWeek ….   Bullion coins are precious metal assets whose purity and standardization is guaranteed by a government authority. This purity and standardization (commodification, if you will) allows people to buy and sell bullion coins in ways that make them more useful as investment products. This appeal to the investment buyer in turn makes […]

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U.S. Mint Releases 20th Anniv. American Eagle Platinum Proof Coin July 6

The United States Mint will accept orders for the 2017 20th Anniversary One Ounce Platinum American Eagle Proof Coin (product code 17EJ) on July 6 at noon Eastern Time (ET). The Mint made numismatic history on June 6, 1997, when it introduced its first legal tender Platinum American Eagle Proof Coin. To commemorate the 20th […]

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U.S. Mint Releases 20th Anniv. American Eagle Platinum Proof Coin July 6

The United States Mint will accept orders for the 2017 20th Anniversary One Ounce Platinum American Eagle Proof Coin (product code 17EJ) on July 6 at noon Eastern Time (ET). The Mint made numismatic history on June 6, 1997, when it introduced its first legal tender Platinum American Eagle Proof Coin. To commemorate the 20th […]

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U. S. Mint Opens Sales for Uncirculated American Silver Eagle Coin June 29

The United States Mint will accept orders for the 2017 American Eagle One Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin (product code 17EG) on June 29 at noon Eastern Time (ET). The American Eagle One Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin is a collector version of the Mint’s American Eagle Silver Bullion Coin. Struck at the West Point Mint, its […]

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Ozark Riverways Quarter 3-Coin Set Available June 26 from U.S. Mint

The United States Mint will accept orders for the 2017 America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set™ – Ozark National Scenic Riverways (product code 17AF) on June 26 at noon Eastern Time (ET). The reverse design of the quarters in this set depicts Alley Mill, a steel roller mill built in 1894. This merchant mill was […]

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Candidate Designs Revealed for Upcoming Commemorative Coins, Gold Medals

By CoinWeek News Staff …. The United States Mint recently revealed design candidates for a number of coin and medal programs, including the 2019 and 2020 Native American $1 coins, the 2019 Apollo 11 50th Anniversary commemorative coin program, and the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) and Filipino Veterans of World War 2 Congressional Gold […]

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“Divisive” 2017 American Liberty Silver Medal Outperforms 2016 Versions*

*A lack of a mintage limit may have helped By CoinWeek News Staff …. First day sales of the 2017 American Liberty U.S. Mint 225th Anniversary Silver Medal totaled 26,833 units, according to Todd Martin, Deputy Chief of the Office of Corporate Communications of the United States Mint. In light of the “controversy” over the […]

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Ozark National Scenic Riverways Featured on Latest U.S. Mint Quarter

Representatives of the United States Mint and the National Park Service today celebrated the release of the America the Beautiful Quarters® program coin honoring Ozark National Scenic Riverways in Missouri. The quarter’s reverse design depicts Alley Mill, a steel roller mill built in 1894. This merchant mill was used to convert wheat into flour. Much […]

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Modern US Coins – CCAC to Discuss Apollo 11 Commem, Filipino Veterans Medal Designs June 21

A possible 2018 American Liberty 24-karat gold fractional coin also on the meeting’s agenda Pursuant to United States Code, Title 31, section 5135(b)(8)(C), the United States Mint announces the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) public meeting scheduled for June 21, 2017. Date: June 21, 2017. Time: 9:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. EST Location: Second Floor […]

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Ozark National Scenic Riverways Quarter Products Avail. from U.S. Mint June 5

The United States Mint will accept orders for products with the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program coin honoring Ozark National Scenic Riverways in Missouri starting on June 5 at noon Eastern Time (ET). The coin’s reverse design depicts Alley Mill, a steel roller mill built in 1894. This merchant mill was used to convert wheat […]

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U.S. Mint Releases Statement on American Eagle Silver Bullion Branch Mint Attribution

By way of background, while most American Eagle silver bullion coins have been minted at the West Point Mint, to meet demand the United States Mint has sometimes produced these coins at the Philadelphia and San Francisco Mint facilities. It is important to note that the Mint offers bullion coins through Authorized Purchasers to provide […]

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2017 American Gold Eagle Uncirculated Coin Available June 1

The United States Mint will open sales for the 2017 American Eagle One Ounce Gold Uncirculated Coin (product code17EH) on June 1 at noon Eastern Time (ET). This coin is a collector version of the Mint’s American Eagle Gold Bullion Coin. Struck at the United States Mint at West Point, the obverse features a version […]

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U.S. Mint Announces Plans to Discontinue Mail Orders

On Friday, May 26, the United States Mint today announced that it is discontinuing all mail orders effective September 30, 2017. The Mint will return any mail orders received after September 30 with instructions for placing orders online or by phone. The consumer products industry is increasingly adopting Web-based sales channels, including mobile applications, that […]

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