Mike Unser

2016 Uncirculated Silver Eagle Scores First Day Sales of 126,902This year’s uncirculated American Silver Eagle with its anniversary edge lettering moved strong out of the gate.

Orders for the 2016-W American Eagle Silver Uncirculated Coin totaled 126,902 pieces in the first day, according to the United States Mint […]


US Mint 2017 Bullion Coins Launch Jan. 9; Production Ends for 2016sIt’s out with the old and in with the new again. 2017-dated American Eagle Gold, Silver and American Buffalo Gold Bullion Coins will launch on Jan. 9, the United States Mint announced Wednesday. They will be sold on an unallocated basis.

2017 American Platinum Eagles will be available in late January. The U.S. Mint said it will provide more details about their release at a later date […]


US Mint Sales: Circulating Quarters Set and Limited Edition Proof Set DebutTwo U.S. Mint products went on sale last week, a circulating coin set with quarters and a proof set with silver coins. Both were top weekly sellers.

The 8-coin silver set grabbed the top spot with 3-day sales of 19,266, or 38.5% of the limited 50,000. No set was issued last year. The 2014-dated release opened with 6-day sales of 20,529 before ending its run with 42,614 sold […]


US Mint Gold Coin Pricing Cuts Possible on Wed., Nov. 30On Wednesday, Nov. 30, the United States Mint may reduce prices on its suite of collector gold coins by as much as $50 for every ounce of gold they contain.

The agency’s collections of numismatic gold coins have prices that can change weekly depending on the trending value of gold […]


2016 Congratulations Sets for $54.95Today, Nov. 29, the United States Mint released its last 2016-dated special occasion set. Promoted as a great gift for weddings, anniversaries, retirement, graduations, and birthdays, the 2016 Congratulations Set is available for $54.95.

Held within its celebratory-themed folder is a 30th anniversary 2016-W Proof American Silver Eagle […]


Order Limit Lifted for 2016 Walking Liberty Gold CoinCollectors and dealers can order as many 2016-W Walking Liberty Centennial Gold Coins as they want. The United States Mint on Monday lifted their household order restriction of three coins.

Released on Nov. 17, the gold half-dollar’s four-day sales reached 46,956 coins for 67.1% of the possible 70,000. Another sales update […]


US Mint Sales: Gold Walking Liberty; Fort Moultrie Quarters DebutMore than a half-dozen United States Mint products went on sale last week, including quarters commemorating Fort Moultrie in South Carolina and the gold Walking Liberty half-dollar. All of them were among the U.S. Mint’s top weekly sellers.

The West Point Mint-struck Walking Liberty Centennial Gold Coin was released on Thursday for $865. First-day sales hit 43,728 coins. Another 3,228 sold over the weekend […]


U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew Medal Designs RecommendedAlong with coins, the United States Mint has produced medals since the early days of the nation. On Thursday, Nov. 17, the U.S. Mint unveiled possible designs for a medal honoring Jacob Lew, the 76th and current secretary of the Treasury Department.

Four obverse and five reverse designs were presented for review before the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee and the Commission of Fine Arts […]


2016 Gold Walking Liberty Half-Dollar LaunchThe United States Mint is selling the much-anticipated 2016-W Walking Liberty Centennial 1/2 Ounce Gold Coin beginning at noon ET today, Nov. 17. This collectible appears 100 years after the original Walking Liberty half-dollar debuted, and it is the last of three gold coins for this year to celebrate designs issued in the 1916 renaissance of American coinage.

Unlike its century-old predecessor with its composition of 90% silver and 10% copper, the centennial edition is in .9999 fine 24-karat gold […]


US Mint Sales: Products Move QuickerOverall, United States Mint products saw their best week-over-week gains since early October. Nearly 64% of them posted stronger sales.

And for a third week in a row, the same products in the same order held the top three sales spots — the 2016 Proof Set, 2016 Proof Silver Eagle and the 2016 Silver Proof Set […]