Mike Unser

US Mint Sales: 2018 Circulating Quarters Set DebutsThe U.S. Mint’s newest product for collectors, a set of 10 circulating quarters with five from Denver and five from Philadelphia for $8.95, was its strongest weekly seller.

Released last Wednesday, Oct. 10, the set scored five-day sales of 12,758 for the second best debut in the product line to date […]

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2018-W $25 Proof American Palladium Eagle Photos and VideoDespite the hefty launching price of $1,387.50 and an ordering limit of one coin per household, the West Point Mint struck proof 2018 American Palladium Eagle lasted less than five minutes from its Sept. 6 launch before becoming available.

In the secondary market today, it’s hard to find ungraded examples for under $2,300 and coveted 70s are selling for as much as $2,900 — more than twice the issue price […]


2019 Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Designs RevealedThe United States Mint pulled back the curtains today to unveil information and final designs for the curved Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coins that launch on Jan. 24, 2019.

An event revealing the designs kicked off minutes ago at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C. […]


US Mint Sales: Breast Cancer Coin & Stamp Set DebutsThe 2018 Breast Cancer Awareness Coin and Stamp Set hasn’t rung in a ton of orders so far, the latest sales figures from the United States Mint show.

Released a week ago Monday, Oct. 1, for $39.95, the set contains a proof 2018 Breast Cancer half dollar and a 2014 Breast Cancer Research stamp […]

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2019 Apollo 11 Coin Design Unveiling Ceremony Oct. 11On Thursday, Oct. 11, the United States Mint will unveil designs for the 2019 Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coins at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C.

The ceremony is open to the public and will also be live-streamed from the museum and recorded for a later showing on NASA TV […]

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2020 Weir Farm Quarter Design Recommended by CCAC and CFAFinal design recommendations have been made for the 2020 America the Beautiful quarter dollar honoring Weir Farm National Historic Site in Connecticut.

In June, the United States Mint submitted 15 proposed designs for the quarter but those failed to receive recommendations unlike other quarter designs for 2020. Suggested changes were made and those resulted in seven revised designs […]


U.S. Mint Strikes 976.82 Million Coins for Circulation in SeptemberThe pace of producing United States coins for circulation picked up in September after slowing to an eight-month low in August but it ran slower than a year earlier, according to manufacturing figures published today, Oct. 4, by the U.S. Mint.

Nearly 977 million in cents, nickels, dimes, and quarters were pressed for circulation last month, lifting the year-to-date production total to more than 10.1 billion coins […]


US Mint Sales: 2018 Breast Cancer Awareness Coins UpThe latest United States Mint sales report isn’t altogether different from the previous one — the same annual sets and American Silver Eagles were top weekly sellers.

Elsewhere, Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coins shined some in this round. They logged combined gains of 752 compared to last week’s stats which had them up by just 246 […]


2019 American Liberty HR 1oz Gold Coin and 2.5oz Silver Medal Candidate DesignsThe United States Mint has unveiled information about and design candidates for the high-relief 2019 American Liberty Gold Coin and Silver Medal.

Look forward to a larger medal next year. It will be unique — a first in modern history for the U.S. Mint, struck in 2.5 ounces of .999 silver to a diameter of about 2 inches […]


Breast Cancer Awareness Coin and Stamp Set AvailabilityAt noon ET today, Oct. 1, the United States Mint will begin sales of the 2018 Breast Cancer Awareness Coin and Stamp Set.

Priced at $39.95, the 25,000 limited-edition set contains one 2018-S 50c Proof Breast Cancer Awareness Coin from the U.S. Mint and one 2014 Breast Cancer Research Forever® Stamp from the U.S. Postal Service […]