Mike Unser

Ronald Reagan Presidential $1 Coin Design CandidatesDesigns for the 2016 Ronald Reagan Presidential $1 Coin went under the microscope Thursday as the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) reviewed candidates and made their recommendation.

In a lengthened session held Thursday in conjunction with ANA’s National Money Show in Portland, the panel of CCAC members looked over and commented on eight proposed Reagan dollar designs […]


2015 Homestead 5 Oz Silver Uncirculated CoinHomestead National Monument of America makes one of its final appearances on a United States Mint collectible product with today’s release of a three-inch, five ounce silver coin depicting a reverse design emblematic of the site in Nebraska.

This just released 2015-P Homestead silver coin is the first of five this year and the 26th overall from the Mint’s series of America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coins […]


US Mint Sales: Homestead Quarters; Truman $1 Covers DebutSeven new products popped onto the United States Mint’s weekly sales report. They include rolls and bags of quarters bearing a design emblematic of Homestead National Monument of America and a coin cover with Presidential dollars depicting Harry S. Truman.

Six products containing circulating-quality Homestead quarters launched on Tuesday, Feb. 24. Available options include rolls and bags of quarters struck in Philadelphia, Denver and San Francisco with mint marks of ‘P’, ‘D’ and ‘S’ […]


US Marshals Coin Sales in Fourth Full WeekSales of U.S. Marshals Service commemorative products advanced by 7,368 coins during their fourth full week of release, the latest United States Mint sales figures show.

Their 32-day total hit 217,495 coins for a revenue haul of more than $16.5 million. Keeping to typical commemorative trends, fewer coins are selling as the date from their release lengthens. A sales bottom should form soon […]


US Mint Bullion Sales Quieter in FebruaryUnited States Mint sales of American Eagle gold and silver coins slowed in February, taking an expected break from the quickened pace in January when newly 2015-dated editions launched.

Bullion coin sales happened in a backdrop of tumbling gold and silver prices with futures for the month falling 5.2% for gold and 3.8% for silver after scoring soaring gains in January […]


US Mint Sales: Sets and Quarter Products StrongerUnited States Mint weekly sales picked up with 87 collectible products scoring stronger totals compared to 57 in the prior report.

New America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Sets started with 3-day sales of 46,681. They also helped pull collectors’ interest and their money to other major clad sets, silver sets, three-coin quarter sets […]


Intro Pricing on US Marshals Commemoratives Ends Mar 2United States Mint introductory prices end in less than a week for U.S. Marshals Service 225th Anniversary Commemorative Coins.

Their introductory sales period closes on Mar. 2 at 3 p.m. EST, when regular pricing takes effect […]


2015 Quarters Silver Proof Set Sales Open at 46,681Starting sales of new America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Sets outperformed those from a year earlier, the latest United States Mint figures show.

This year’s set kicked off with opening 3-day sales of 46,681. In half the time, that’s already higher than […]

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Ronald and Nancy Reagan Coins for 2016The United States Mint in 2016 will strike and sell coins featuring portraits of Ronald Reagan, the 40th President of the United States (1981-1989), and his wife Nancy.

Their commemoration breaks expectations as neither were included with original design candidates for 2016 Presidential $1 Coins and 2016 First Spouse Gold Coins […]


2015 America the Beautiful Quarters Proof Set PhotosTwo America the Beautiful Quarters proof sets launched this month — the clad set on Feb. 3 for $14.95 and the silver set this past Friday for $31.95. This article offers a short photo overview of the earlier released clad proof set.

Nearly everyone likes proof coins, making sets of them popular. Struck at the United States Mint in San Francisco, they’re more […]