Mike Unser

US Mint Sales: 2017-W Uncirculated American Gold Eagle Sold OutThe U.S. Mint’s latest sales report is abbreviated with the number of products listed down to 248 from 302. Most all of the missing products have not sold out so those should come back next week with refreshed totals.

One coin that is gone for good is the 2017-W $50 Uncirculated American Gold Eagle. Its sales hadn’t been moving a lot lately and the Mint pulled it from its catalog […]


George Rogers Clark Quarter PhotosSeveral coin events kick off next week to celebrate George Rogers Clark National Historical Park, the area where Clark led his men to take Fort Sackville from the British during the American Revolution.

On Monday, Nov. 13, the quarter commemorating the park launches into circulation and the United States Mint begins selling them in rolls and bags. The next day, on Nov. 14, the U.S. Mint and National Park Service will introduce the quarter in an official ceremony […]


US Mint Sales: Enhanced Uncirculated Sets Climb to 210,789It’s been three weeks since the U.S. Mint launched a new product. The latest sales stats reflect that with flagship coins and sets topping their list of weekly bestsellers. A scattering of some more recent releases follow.

In products that have become unavailable within recent weeks, the 2017 Limited Edition Silver Proof Set dropped 102 to 49,212 while the […]


US Mint Sales: 2017 Limited Edition Silver Proof Sets Dips to 49,314Sales of the closely watched 2017 Limited Edition Silver Proof Set dropped by 655 units for a new total of 49,314 sets, according to the latest figures from the United States Mint.

Released four weeks ago with virtually all 50,000 sets claimed within the first 32 hours, the U.S. Mint has been consolidating orders against returns and cancellations […]


Bob Dole Congressional Gold Medal DesignsDesigns for the congressional gold medal honoring World War II veteran and former U.S. Senate majority leader Bob Dole were unveiled and then reviewed Oct. 25 by the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC).

The CCAC advises the Secretary of the Treasury on themes and designs pertaining to all United States coins and medals […]


US Mint Sales: American Liberty Medal Set at 22,648More than half of the 2017 American Liberty Silver Medal Sets are still available, according to the latest sales figures from the United States Mint.

Released last Thursday, Oct. 19, the anniversary product registered first-day sales of 16,794 sets. The U.S. Mint on the 20th lifted the […]


2018-2020 Proof American Platinum Eagle DesignsThe United States Mint on Monday, Oct. 23, announced designs for the next three years of proof American Platinum Eagles.

These collectibles mark a change from the past. Since debuting in 1997, the program of 1-ounce .9995 platinum coins has shared the same obverse portrait of Liberty while featuring different reverse designs. Switching it around, coins in 2018, 2019 and 2020 will have varying obverses and a common eagle in flight reverse […]


2018 Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin DesignsThe United States Mint today unveiled the winning designs for $5 pink gold, $1 silver and 50c clad 2018 Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coins. The unveiling ceremony happened at the Breast Cancer Research Foundation’s headquarters in New York.

Emily Damstra, a member of the U.S. Mint’s Artistic Infusion Program, created the designs that will be shared among the three coins […]


US Mint Product Highlights for 2018On Wednesday, Oct. 18, the United States Mint published its product schedule for 2018. There are the usual listings of annual sets, quarters, dollars and precious metals coins; and then there are unique products you don’t see every year.

The U.S. Mint offered some product insights during its second annual Numismatic Forum Oct. 17 at its headquarters in Washington, DC. In summary […]


US Mint Sales: Core 2017 Sets Most SoughtCore annual sets were the strongest numismatic sellers last week, according to the latest batch of sales figures from the United States Mint. The 2017 Proof Set led them all, advancing by more than 13,000 to top the 400,000 milestone.

Two weeks ago marks the release date of the 2017 Limited Edition Silver Proof Set. Its official sellout […]