Darrin Lee Unser

2017 Australian Coins for SeptemberCoins celebrating the platinum wedding anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh take center stage this month at the Perth Mint of Australia.

Also appearing in September are lunar coin program issues highlighting the 2018 Year of the Dog. Other new products include a Christmas star-shaped coin, a silver kangaroo coin and a wedge-tailed eagle gold coin […]


2017 Ellis Island Quarters ReleasedEllis Island is the latest national site honored in the United States Mint series of America the Beautiful Quarters®. Coins emblematic of the island in New Jersey launched today, Aug. 28, 2017, and are available in rolls and bags.

Ellis Island was the most active immigration station in the United States with operations running from 1892 to 1954 […]

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Flora and Fauna of Canada Depicted on 2017 $30 2 oz Silver CoinTwo ounces of 99.99% silver serve as the medium for a new coin from the Royal Canadian Mint. The 2017 $30 Flora and Fauna of Canada Silver Coin highlights iconic images one might find scattered throughout Canada.

Struck with a proof quality finish with 4,000 allotted, each 50 mm coin is issued to celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation […]


225th Anniversary 2017-S Enhanced Uncirculated Coin Set ReleaseA hot ticket product from the United States Mint debuts today with the release of the 2017-S Enhanced Uncirculated Coin Set. This limited-edition collection holds 10 unique coins from the San Francisco Mint. Each has an ‘S’ mintmark.

The product celebrates the 225th anniversary of the U.S. Mint and launches at noon ET for $29.95 […]


2017 Australian Coins for AugustKangaroos and koalas once again lead the charge of releases at the Perth Mint of Australia. The staple subjects are joined in August by debuting coins featuring Ghostbusters’ Stay Puft Marshmallow Man and Star Trek’s Captain Jean-Luc Picard,

Completing the line-up is new high-relief Norse Goddesses series coin depicting the giantess Hel […]


2017 Ozark Riverways 5 Oz Silver Uncirculated Coin ReleasedSilver enthusiasts take note. The U.S. Mint just released the 2017-P Ozark Riverways Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin.

Composed of five ounces of .999 fine silver, the 3-inch coin has a reverse design emblematic of Ozark National Scenic Riverways (www.nps.gov/ozar). The national park was established in 1964 to preserve 134 miles of the Current and Jacks Fork Rivers in the Ozark Highlands of southeastern Missouri […]


2017 Australian Collector Coins for JulyClassic themes dominate new collector coins released July 4 by The Perth Mint of Australia. Debuting strikes include koala gold coins and kangaroo silver coins along with wedge-tailed eagle and half sovereign issues.

They join a uniquely themed product highlighting the Diwali Festival and another depicting Slimer from the Ghostbusters™ entertainment franchise […]


2017-W Proof American Platinum Eagle Celebrates 20th AnniversaryCommemorating two decades since the annual series debuted, the United States Mint’s 20th anniversary 2017-W $100 Proof American Platinum Eagle goes on sale today, July 6, at noon ET.

In 1997, the U.S. Mint introduced .9995 fine Platinum Eagles in investor bullion and collector proof editions. Both types shared common designs until 1998 when the proof started its run of annually changing reverses. This year’s anniversary edition departs from […]


2017-W Uncirculated American Silver Eagle ReleasedToday, June 29, the United States Mint started accepting orders for the 2017-W Uncirculated American Silver Eagle. Produced annually, this year’s coin appears five months earlier than last year’s counterpart.

Its sales will be brisk in the early going. Last year’s special 30th anniversary edition scored first-day sales of 126,902 […]


2017-P Proof American Liberty Silver Medal ReleaseToday, June 14, the United States Mint makes available the 2017-P Proof American Liberty Silver Medal. Composed in 1 ounce of .999 fine silver, its price is $59.95.

The medal is one of five expected from the U.S. Mint this year as a part of its 225th anniversary celebration and appears as a counterpart to the 2017 American Liberty Gold Coin, which is the Mint’s best-selling gold collectible this year with sales to date of 22,594 […]