Mike Unser

50th Anniversary Kennedy Half-Dollar Product Limits SetThe United States Mint has announced a 300,000 product limit for its upcoming four-coin 50th Anniversary Kennedy 2014 Half-Dollar Silver Coin Collection and a 200,000 product limit for its already released two-coin 50th Anniversary Kennedy 2014 Half-Dollar Uncirculated Coin Set.

In another bit of news, the U.S. Mint has upped the number of four-coin sets that are ready for shipping [...]

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2014-S Enhanced Uncirculated Kennedy Half-Dollar Laser TreatmentsA key coin within the four-piece 2014 50th Anniversary Kennedy Half-Dollar Silver Coin Collection is the 2014-S Enhanced Uncirculated Kennedy Half-Dollar.

We watched them getting made last month during our visit to the San Francisco Mint. An upcoming [...]

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US Mint Sales: Gold Coins Stronger, Hoover Set DebutsOn Thursday, Oct. 16, the United States Mint started selling Hoover Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Medal Sets. Holding an uncirculated quality 2014-P Herbert Hoover Presidential $1 Coin and a Lou Hoover First Spouse Bronze Medal, sales of the set opened at 399.

While unit levels weren’t exceedingly high, gold coins showed better strength. Fourteen of the [...]

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Jacqueline Kennedy First Spouse Gold Coin Mintage TripledThe United States Mint has announced mintage limits for next year’s First Spouse Gold Coins, keeping those honoring Elizabeth Truman, Mamie Eisenhower and Lady Bird Johnson at 10,000 like this year’s issues while boosting the two featuring Jacqueline Kennedy up to 30,000.

From 2011 to 2014, the U.S. Mint notes that sales of the 24-karat gold coins have been similar with fewer than [...]

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US Mint Sales: Core Sets and Silver Eagles LeadThe month-long dry spell for United States Mint product releases ends today with Hoover Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Medal Sets launching. Next week’s sales report will have it to talk about.

This week, it’s the basics once again. Core annual sets and Silver Eagles continued to lead sales, taking the top four selling spots [...]

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Doolittle Tokyo Raiders Congressional Gold Medal DesignsCandidate designs for the Congressional Gold Medal honoring Doolittle Tokyo Raiders have been created and reviewed in preparation for the United States Mint to strike it and produce bronze duplicates for sale to the public.

Public Law 113-106 awarded the gold medal to celebrate World War II members of the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders for outstanding heroism, valor, skill, and service to the United States in conducting the bombings of Tokyo [...]

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American Fighter Aces Congressional Gold Medal DesignsCandidate designs for the Congressional Gold Medal honoring American Fighter Aces have been crafted and reviewed in preparation for the United States Mint to strike it and create bronze duplicates for sale to the public.

Public Law 113-105 authorized the gold medal to collectively honor American Fighter Ace in recognition of their heroic military service and defense of our country’s freedom throughout the history of aviation warfare [...]

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US Mint Coin Production in September ClimbsUnited States Mint facilities in Philadelphia and Denver struck more coins in September than the previous month but fewer than a year earlier, circulating coin production figures published Thursday by the agency reveal.

Figures show a September output of 1,004,240,000 in pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters for a 10% pick up from the previous month and a dip of 8.7% from a year ago [...]

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US Mint Sales: Sold Out Products AdjustedThis week’s sales report from the United States Mint marks a second in a row without newly released products. There will be yet another before a new row is added to sales charts.

What is perhaps most interesting in the latest report is the number of sold out products that had their totals adjusted [...]

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Canadian 2014 $2 'Wait For Me, Daddy' Circulation Coin ReleasedCommemorating the 75th anniversary of the declaration of World War II, the Royal Canadian Mint has released into circulation the 2014 $2 Wait For Me, Daddy coin. It is also selling a 5-coin pack of them for $10.

On coin reverses is a design inspired by an iconic photograph of a tender moment in Canada during the Second World War [...]

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