Mike Unser

2013 Mint Set Sales End at 52-Year LowSales of the 2013 United States Mint Uncirculated Coin Set, or 2013 Mint Set, ended this week with its product page now tagged with "sold out."

U.S. Mint reporting last had its sales at 368,553, which is the lowest total since the 1961 Mint Set ended with sales of [...]


2014 Baseball Silver Dollar Sales Changed, First Move in 4 MonthsNew United States Mint figures offer updated sales for the curved 2014 National Baseball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coins, to include different totals for the silver dollars — their first change in four months.

Issued in $5 gold, silver dollar and 50c clad and in proof and uncirculated finishes, the commemorative coins celebrate the diamond anniversary of the National Baseball Hall of Fame [...]


50th Anniversary Kennedy Half-Dollar Sales to Aug. 17, 2014New U.S. Mint sales figures are in for the 2014 50th Anniversary Kennedy Half-Dollar products.

Sales of the Kennedy Half Dollar Uncirculated Coin Set total 116,937 through its first 25 days of release, having launched on July 24. Released on Aug. 5, the first 13 days of sales for the dual-dated [...]


It's No Longer Just About Kennedy Coins... Popular Coin News StoriesNews about 50th anniversary Kennedy coins continued to capture collectors’ attention but other stories vied for the weekly Most Read.

CoinNews’ readership almost normalized without headlines of new Kennedy coins to compete against summer and back-to-school activities [...]

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US Mint Sales: Kennedy Half-Dollar Clad Sets SteadyDemand is steady for 50th Anniversary Kennedy Half-Dollar Uncirculated Coin Sets.

Orders for the two-coin coin clad sets hurdled 100K to land at 112,134 as of Sunday. Buying activity actually picked up in their second full week of release, rising 14,479 compared to 13,062 during their first full week of sales [...]


Theodore Roosevelt Coin and Chronicles Set Sells OutAvailability of the 2013 Theodore Roosevelt Coin and Chronicles Set has ended with the United States Mint tagging the product as “sold out." U.S. Mint reporting last had its sales at 15,141.

I like this set. It’s unique with two medals, a coin and complimenting packaging. Most importantly, it includes the first ever [...]


2014 Kennedy Gold Coin Sales at 62,341; Price Increase LikelyNew U.S. Mint figures show how many dual-dated 1964-2014 Proof 50th Anniversary Kennedy Half-Dollar Gold Coins have sold. And on a related note, its price and that of other U.S. Mint gold coins are poised to rise on Wednesday.

Let’s discuss updated sales before getting into likely pricing changes [...]


Mad Dash for 1964-2014 Kennedy Gold Coins Captured on TVSeeing is believing. There was crazy-like gold fever in the air last week. The U.S. Mint’s suspension of in-person purchases of 1964-2014 50c Kennedy gold coins became clearer after watching raw footage of people running toward the retail shop located at the U.S. Mint in Denver.

Video from Denver’s ABC affiliate KMGH-TV shows a mad dash [...]


US Mint Coin Production in July Passes 1.3B for Top MonthUnited States Mint facilities in Philadelphia and Denver manufactured more coins in July than in any month since January, which was busier than any since 2007.

U.S. Mint coining presses last month hammered out over 1.3 billion in pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters — up 4% from June and 8.6% higher than the same period last year [...]

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JFK Half-Dollars Dominate Coin News... AgainStories about semicentennial half-dollars with their restored portrait of John F. Kennedy have dominated coin news for three straight weeks. Of the more than four-dozen articles on this site since the 20th, those with "Kennedy" in the headlines have captured the greatest attention.

With the 50th anniversary clad sets and gold coins now released [...]