Mike Unser

American Palladium Eagle Debuts on Sept. 25, 2017Investors and collectors can soon start ordering a brand new United States Mint product, the American Eagle Palladium Bullion Coin. The U.S. Mint will begin selling the bullion piece to Authorized Purchasers (AP’s) on Monday, Sept. 25.

How many will be available is unknown. There are limits. Namely, the U.S. Mint will accept AP orders for the 1-troy ounce, .9995 palladium coins on an allocated basis and […]


US Mint Sales: Ellis Island 5 Oz Coin DebutsThe United States Mint’s newest 5-ounce collectible was its best weekly seller. Celebrating the New Jersey portion of Ellis Island, the 3-inch coin launched on Sept. 7 for $149.95.

It moved out of the sales gate quicker than other issues released so far this year — even with two fewer days of totals in its first reported sales window […]


2017 American Liberty Silver Medal Set Price is $199.95United States Mint pricing has been announced for the upcoming 2017 American Liberty Silver Medal Set. The set of four 1-ounce .999 fine silver medals will be $199.95, according to a U.S. Mint memo published today on the Federal Register, the official source of notices by government agencies and a daily journal of their proceedings.

The memo is dated Thursday, Sept. 7, when LBMA silver was $17.79 an ounce, which indicates the Mint at that time was comfortable with a premium over spot of $32.20 per medal […]


US Mint Sales: Ellis Island Quarters DebutEarly U.S. Mint sales figures are now available for quarters commemorating Ellis Island, the gateway from 1892 to 1954 for over 12 million immigrants to the United States.

Released last week on Monday, Aug. 28, the Ellis Island quarter is the fourth of five 2017-dated issues. Its reverse depicts an immigrant family approaching Ellis Island with a mixture of hope and uncertainty […]

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US Mint Sales: More Adjustments for Uncirculated Set and Platinum EagleThe latest round of U.S. Mint sales stats shows more downward adjustments for the proof Platinum Eagle and the Enhanced Uncirculated Coin Set.

Figures released through Aug. 27 have the 10-coin Enhanced Uncirculated Set dropping by 23,969 to 187,304 sets […]


Ellis Island Quarter PhotosEvents in the last week of August will introduce a quarter depicting Ellis Island, the gateway from 1892 to 1954 for over 12 million immigrants to the United States.

On Monday, Aug. 28, the quarter commemorating the site launches into circulation and the U.S. Mint begins selling them in roll and back products […]

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US Mint Sales: 2017-S Enhanced Uncirculated Sets SeesawingUnited States Mint sales of the 225th anniversary 2017 Enhanced Uncirculated Coin Set are swinging up and down as apparent returns and cancellations outweigh new orders.

Figures released Aug. 20 by the U.S. Mint showed their sales at 211,273 sets, representing a decline of 12,037 sets from a week earlier when the Mint reported selling 223,310 sets. The Mint allotted 225,000 sets — a total that pays tribute to the agency’s 225th anniversary […]


U.S. Coin Production Tops 1.25B in JulyThe United States Mint produced more than 8.8 billion coins through the first seven months of this year, lifted by the over 1.25 billion coins minted in July.

Last month’s production pace was a tad quicker than in June, but sharply lower than a year earlier when the Mint made the most coins for a month than any since at least 2007 when CoinNews started tracking the data […]


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 […]