Mike Unser

2019 American Eagle and Buffalo Bullion Coins Launch Jan. 7Most American Eagle and Buffalo bullion coins for 2019 launch Monday, Jan. 7, the United States Mint told its network of distributors. Orders they place on that Monday will be available for pick up by Thursday, Jan. 10, the agency added.

Available issues will include 2019-dated gold, silver and platinum coins — specifically, American Gold Eagles, American Silver Eagles, American Platinum Eagles, and American Gold Buffalos […]

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2018 American Innovation $1 Coin ImagesIn preparing to launch new products on Dec. 14, the United States Mint unveiled images this week of the first dollar from its multi-year program of American Innovation $1 Coins.

Designed by Justin Kunz and sculpted by Phebe Hemphill, series dollar obverses (heads side) depict the Statue of Liberty in profile with inscriptions "IN GOD WE TRUST" and "$1" […]

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US Mint Sales: Block Island 3-Coin Set DebutsOne United States Mint product launched last week, a three-coin set of Block Island National Wildlife Refuge quarters, and it was the Mint’s best weekly seller.

Released Tuesday, Nov. 27, the collectible includes an uncirculated quarter from the Philadelphia and Denver Mints and a proof quarter from the San Francisco Mint […]

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2018 American Innovation Dollars Launch Dec. 14The United States Mint will soon introduce the first $1 coin in a multi-year program honoring American innovation and innovators.

On Dec. 14, the U.S. Mint will release an individual proof and rolls and bags of uncirculated 2018 American Innovation dollars […]

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US Mint Sales: Gold Coins Pick UpUnited States Mint annual sets and American Silver Eagles worked their way into the top sales spots after falling back a week earlier to newly released Block Island quarter and coin products.

Elsewhere, overall sales of the U.S. Mint’s gold coins saw stronger weekly gains — their best in several months, actually. 2018-dated proof American Eagles and Liberty coins led the way […]

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Federal Reserve Orders 7 Billion Banknotes for 2019U.S. currency production in 2019 is expected to reach just over 7 billion notes valued at more than $206.9 billion, based on a Federal Reserve order submitted to the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP).

Most of the banknotes will be $1s, $20s and $100s. In a bit of a surprise, orders for $2s have been placed for the first time since 2016 […]

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US Mint Sales: Block Island Quarters and 5 Oz. Coin DebutThe latest U.S. Mint sales figures include first results for the new collector coins depicting Rhode Island’s Block Island National Wildlife Refuge.

Released last week on Tuesday, Nov. 13, the Block Island quarter is the last of five 2018-dated issues. Available products include rolls and bags of quarters from Philadelphia, Denver and San Francisco with mint marks of ‘P’, ‘D’ and ‘S’ […]

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Photo of Clad 2018-D Uncirculated Cumberland Island National Seashore Quarter - ReverseThe pace of producing United States coins for circulation rose for second straight month in October after slowing to an eight-month low in August but it ran a bit slower than a year earlier, according to manufacturing figures released this month by the U.S. Mint.

Mint figures also offer first-time mintages for Georgia’s Cumberland Island quarter, the fourth of five 2018-dated quarters with unique designs […]

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U.S. Mint Product Highlights for 2019The United States Mint published this week its product schedule for 2019. There are the regular listings of quarters, half-dollars, dollars, American Eagle coins, and annual sets; and then there are unique products that you don’t see every year like the curved-shaped Apollo 11 commemoratives.

It appears that exact release dates will be published quarterly as products shown beyond March are simply listed with dates of "SPRING 2019," "SUMMER 2019," or "FALL 2019." There are also about two-dozen TBDs for product release dates that are yet to be determined […]

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2019 America the Beautiful Quarter Images and Release DatesThe United States Mint published images and release dates for the five 2019 quarters that recognize four national historical parks and one wilderness respectively located in Massachusetts, Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, Texas and Idaho.

They represent the 46th through 50th coins from the U.S. Mint’s program of America the Beautiful Quarters® […]

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