Mike Unser

2016 American Liberty Silver Medal Photos and VideoIt took less than 10 minutes on Tuesday, Aug. 23, for the United States Mint to sell its silver Liberty medals. We were able to get a partial order with three medals to go through, paid extra to have them shipped overnight, and we now have a video and some photos of them for review.

Struck in 1 ounce of silver to a .999 purity with proof finish, the U.S. Mint allotted 12,500 per medal from two mints, West Point and San Francisco. Buyers able to beat the rush could order two from each minting facility at $34.95 apiece. They’re now selling in the secondary market for close to 5x their issue price […]


US Mint Sales: Reagan $1 Cover DebutsLast Thursday, Aug. 18, the U.S. Mint released its 2016 Ronald Reagan $1 Coin Cover. The product for collectors holds two circulating-quality Reagan dollars from the first day of production at their minting facilities in Philadelphia and Denver.

This last issue in the American Presidency $1 Coin Cover Series logged four-day sales of 12,902, the quickest start since the 2015 John F. Kennedy $1 Coin Cover […]


2016-S Enhanced Uncirculated Native American $1 Coin Finishes, Values, Photos and Video2016 American $1 Coin and Currency Sets pair an exclusive 2016 Enhanced Uncirculated Native American $1 Coin from the U.S. Mint in San Francisco with an uncirculated Series 2013 $1 note designated for one the 12 Federal Reserve Banks.

This article presents photos of dollar coin and a color-coded graphic that illustrates its three finishes […]


Canadian 2016 Queen Elizabeth Rose Silver Coin PhotosThe Royal Canadian Mint generated a lot of buzz when it released the 2016 $3 Queen Elizabeth Rose Silver Proof Coin.

Containing 1/4 oz. of .9999 fine silver, the coin has added appeal with pink gold plating employed to bring out the color of the roses’ blooms […]


US Mint Sales: 2016 Presidential $1 Coin Sets DebutA week ago Tuesday, Aug. 9, the U.S. Mint introduced three-coin sets of 2016 Presidential dollars. They include circulating quality $1 coins depicting former Presidents Richard M. Nixon, Gerald R. Ford, and Ronald Reagan.

The set with coins from the Philadelphia Mint opened at 3,612 and the one with coins from the Denver Mint debuted at 3,364 […]

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2016 Standing Liberty Centennial Gold Quarter Images UnveiledThe United States Mint is another step closer to releasing its 2016-W Standing Liberty Centennial Gold Coin. Product details announced last week have joined new images of the 24k gold quarter.

Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the silver Standing Liberty quarter and featuring sculptor Hermon A. MacNeil’s original bare-breasted obverse and eagle reverse […]


US Mint Coin Production Soars in July 2016, Best Month in YearsU.S. coin production increased for a third straight month in July with United States Mint facilities in Philadelphia and Denver pressing over 1.8 billion coins for circulation, the most for a month than any since at least 2007 when CoinNews started tracking the data.

The U.S. Mint’s production surged 14.2% from June and jumped 8.5% from the same time a year ago […]


2016 American Liberty Silver Medal Limits and Images UnveiledToday, Aug. 11, the United States Mint published product details for the 2016 American Liberty Silver Medals, including images of the pair and their limits.

Launching Tuesday, Aug. 23, the two 1-ounce, .999 fine silver medal versions of last year’s 2015 $100 American Liberty High Relief Gold Coin are limited to 12,500 each and further restricted to 4 coins per household […]


US Mint Sales: Reagan Dollars Pull BackSales of U.S. Mint collector products grew slower during the first week of August following gains that peaked to a 2-1/2 month high in the last week of July.

Nearly a dozen of them actually moved backwards. Circulating-quality Reagan dollars led those declines […]


2016 Gold Standing Liberty Quarter Mintage AnnouncedLast week, the United States Mint revealed the release date of Sept. 8 for the 2016-W Standing Liberty Quarter Centennial Gold Coin.

Today, Aug. 9, the agency announced its mintage, ordering limit, specifications, packing and shipping timeline […]