Mike Unser

BEP Accepting Applications for Free Currency ReadersCitizens and legal residents of the United States who are blind or visually impaired can now request a free currency reader from the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP).

An application form for those interested is available from the Bureau of Engraving and Printing website […]

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US Mint Sales: Baseball Coins Top 850K, Quarters Set DebutsLast week the United States Mint released one product, the 2014 America the Beautiful Quarters Circulating Coin Set.

Launched on Thursday, Nov. 13, the 10,804 sales start for the 10-coin set of circulating 2014 America the Beautiful Quarters is the quickest in the series […]

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2014 Kennedy 50c Product Sales as of Nov. 16New United States Mint sales figures show much more modest weekly gains across the three 50th Anniversary Kennedy Half-Dollar products that include a total of 7 coins in varying finishes and compositions.

Increases and the latest sales totals are in the table below, but keep in mind that they are […]

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Canadian 2015 $20 for $20 Silver Coin Subscription OpensThe Royal Canadian Mint is now accepting subscription orders for 2015-dated $20 for $20 silver coins.

Subscriptions, promotes the Mint, includes the "first-ever colored $25 for $25 coin and three $20 for $20 coins," plus free ground shipping within Canada and the US for all four coins […]

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2014 50th Anniversary Kennedy 50c Order Limits End Nov. 17Effective Monday, Nov. 17, 2014, at 12:01 AM, the United States Mint is lifting household order limits on the 2014 50th Anniversary Kennedy Half-Dollar Silver Coin Collection and theĀ 2014 50th Anniversary Kennedy Half-Dollar Uncirculated Coin Set.

Both products should get a bit of a sales boost without the ordering limits with businesses able to get more to market and sell […]

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US Mint Sales: Everglades Quarters and 5 Oz Coin DebutLast week the United States Mint released seven products featuring quarters and a silver coin with a design emblematic of Everglades National Park in Florida. All of them were among the Mint’s top weekly sellers.

Six products with Everglades quarters launched on Monday, Nov. 3. Available options include bags and rolls of circulating-quality coins struck in Philadelphia, Denver and San Francisco with […]

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2014-P Everglades 5 Oz Silver Coins Slower in Sales DebutSales of the collectible 2014-P Great Sand Dunes National Park Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin kicked off significantly slower than the prior four 2014-dated America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coins.

Its sales debut was weakened in an environment of plummeting silver prices and the end of a 10% discount […]

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50 Anniversary 2014 50c Kennedy Product Sales as of Nov. 9The United States Mint released new sales figures for its three 50th Anniversary Kennedy Half-Dollar products featuring 7 coins in varying finishes and compositions.

Orders slowed from a week earlier, expectantly so for the Kennedy silver coin collection as the days lengthen from its release on Oct. 28 […]

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US Mint Coin Production in October Tops SeptemberUnited States Mint production facilities in Denver and Philadelphia struck more coins in October than the previous month but less than a year earlier.

Figures show an October output of 1,168,780,000 in pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters for a 16.4% increase over the previous month and a decline of 4.2% from a year ago […]

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2014 Everglades 5 Oz Silver Uncirculated CoinEverglades National Park makes one of its final appearances on a collectible product from United States Mint with today’s release of a three-inch, five ounce silver coin bearing a reverse design emblematic of the site in Florida.

Just released is the 2014-P Everglades silver coin, the fifth and last issue of the year and the 25th overall from the Mint’s series of America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coins […]

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