Mike Unser

2018 America the Beautiful Quarter and Coin DesignsThe United States Mint kicked off August by unveiling the final reverse designs for its 2018-dated America the Beautiful Quarters® and counterpart America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Coins.

2018 marks the ninth year of coins commemorating national parks and other national sites in the United States and its territories […]


2017 American Liberty Silver Medal Set Gets Oct. 19 Release DateThe United States Mint recently published images and a release date for its 2017 American Liberty Silver Medal Set. Those attending the ANA’s World’s Fair of Money in Denver Aug. 1 to 5 had the opportunity to see the set up close.

Everyone else will have to wait a few months with its release scheduled for Oct. 19 at noon ET […]


Last Chance at U.S. Mint Presidential $1 Coin ProductsThis is the last year to buy Presidential $1 Coins and related products, the United States Mint announced in a brochure that was snail-mailed to customers this month.

Coins honoring former U.S. presidents and their spouses debuted in 2007 as directed by Public Law 109-145. The series ran for 10 years, ending in 2016 with the last pieces celebrating Ronald and Nancy Reagan […]


US Mint Sales: 2017 Proof Platinum Eagle Nearing Sellout?The United States Mint saw increased buying activity last week, according to the latest sales report which shows 215 of 292 products outperforming their prior weekly gains.

The U.S. Mint’s newest release, the 225th Anniversary 2017-S Enhanced Uncirculated Coin Set, obviously pulled more eyes to extra products […]

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2017-S Enhanced Uncirculated Coin Set Sales at 96.7% of MaximumNew sales figures from the United States Mint show that there’s not a lot of remaining 2017-S Enhanced Uncirculated Coin Sets.

Collectors and dealers scooped up 217,514 sets, or 96.7% of the possible 225,000. That leaves 7,486 left, and that was as of Sunday, Aug. 6 […]


225th Anniversary 2017-S Enhanced Uncirculated Coin Set PhotosThis article presents photos of a United States Mint 225th anniversary product, the 2017-S Enhanced Uncirculated Coin Set.

Released Tuesday, Aug. 1, the San Francisco Mint-produced product includes 10 clad coins that feature enhanced uncirculated finishes […]


US Mint Sales: 2017-S Enhanced Uncirculated Set ReturnsSales reopened early morning Thursday for the 225th Anniversary 2017-S Enhanced Uncirculated Coin Set.

The set of 10 coins launched on Tuesday and became unavailable within 7 minutes. There’s no telling how long they will last this time. A maximum of 225,000 will be sold […]


US Mint Sales: 87.7% of 2017 Proof Platinum Eagles SoldFor most of this month, watching the performance of the 20th anniversary 2017-W Proof American Platinum Eagle has been the highlight in weekly sales reports.

Another 731 sold through its second full week of release, lifting its 18-day sales total to 8,775 coins for 87.7% of the possible 10,000 mintage […]


President John F. Kennedy Commemorative Coin Act IntroducedCompanion House and Senate bills are seeking silver dollars to commemorate John F. Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States. Kennedy served from January 1961 until his assassination in November 1963.

Named theĀ "President John F. Kennedy Commemorative Coin Act," the House (H.R.3274) and Senate (S.1568) bills call for up to 500,000 silver dollars with designs […]


$29.95 for 2017-S 225th Anniversary Enhanced Uncirculated Coin SetThe United States Mint will charge $29.95 for its special set of 10 enhanced uncirculated coins. News of the price came Friday morning in the form of an updated product page. The set goes on sale Aug. 1 at noon ET.

Celebrating the Mint’s 225th anniversary, it contains the same base metal coins as those within the 2017 Proof Set. That set is $3 less at $26.95 […]