Mike Unser

US Mint's American Eagle Bullion Sales Rally in AugustSummer months are usually humdrum for United States Mint bullion sales but they’ve been screaming along this year.

As far as Augusts go, there is no better one for American Silver Eagles and just three stronger for American Gold Eagles — in 1998 and 1999 when demand soared during the Y2K scare and in 2011. These are considerable marks for an aged American Eagle coin series that launched in 1986 […]


2015 American $1 Coin and Currency Set PhotosThis article presents photos of the 2015 American $1 Coin and Currency Set with its enhanced uncirculated 2015 Native American $1 Coin from West Point and its Series 2013 $1 Federal Reserve note from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

Available for $14.95 with a product limit of 90,000 and an ordering limit of 5 per household […]


US Mint Sales: LBJ $1 Coins DebutHighlights from this week’s U.S. Mint sales report include first showings of the 2015 Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential $1 Coin and several updates on popular, recent product issues.

Dollars featuring LBJ, the 36th President of the United States, moved quicker out of the gate than those for John F. Kennedy […]


2015 American $1 Coin and Currency Set First-Day SalesEarly sales are in for the 2015 American $1 Coin and Currency Set. The United States Mint said 44,344, or 49.3% of the allotted 90,000, were claimed in the first day.

The sets launched on Monday at noon ET. A flurry of activity in buying them early paralyzed the Mint’s website […]


2015 Coin and Currency Set Ordering HiccupsAn affordable price, a key coin, a symbolic serial-numbered banknote, and a sellout in the prior issue set the stage today for a whirlwind of activity when the 2015 American $1 Coin and Currency Set launched.

A wave of collectors, dealers and flippers stormed the U.S. Mint’s website at 12 noon ET to order the new set. Many of them ran into a wall […]


2015 American $1 Coin and Currency SetA 2015 Native American $1 Coin from West Point and a Series 2013 $1 Federal Reserve note from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York make their eagerly awaited debut today.

The coin features a unique finish and the $1 bill bears a distinctive starting serial number of "911." They are available together within a joint United States Mint and Bureau of Engraving and Printing product called the 2015 American $1 Coin and Currency Set […]


New Nancy Reagan Gold Coin Designs ReviewedThe Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) met by teleconference Monday, Aug. 10, to look over a fresh set of candidate designs for next year’s $10 gold coins honoring Nancy Reagan.

Earlier designs went under the microscope in June, reviewed by the CCAC and Commission of Fine Arts […]


US Mint Sales: FDR Coin & Chronicles Set Gains LifeInterest in Coin & Chronicles Sets has widened beyond new releases for this year, the most recent sales figures from the United States Mint show.

Last week the U.S. Mint said that the latest set for Dwight D. Eisenhower sold out in about 15 minutes, and reported its sales at 16,820 units […]


US Mint Coin Production in July Tops 1.6 BillionUnited States Mint facilities in Philadelphia and Denver struck slightly fewer coins in July than the previous month but sharply more than a year earlier, circulating coin production figures published by the agency reveal.

U.S. Mint coining presses last month hammered out more than 1.6 billion in pennies, nickels, dimes, quarters, and dollars […]


US Mint Gold Coin Price Hikes LikelyWith gold posting strong gains in recent days, there’s a good chance that the United States Mint on Wednesday will increase prices on its collectible gold coins.

The agency last changed its prices on July 29, reducing them by as much as $50 for every ounce of gold they contained […]