Mike Unser

U.S. Mint Coin Production in April 2018U.S. coin production fell in April to a four-month low and also declined from a year ago, according to manufacturing figures published by the United States Mint.

Mint data also shows mintages for Wisconsin’s Apostle Islands National Lakeshore quarter, the second of five 2018-dated quarters with unique designs […]


US Mint Sales: 2018 Proof American Gold Buffalo DebutsThe highlight of the latest weekly sales report from the United States Mint is its new 2018-W $50 Proof American Gold Buffalo.

Released last Thursday, May 10, starting four-day sales of the 1-ounce .9999 fine gold piece reached 6,238 coins […]


US Mint Sales: 2018 Silver and Clad Proof Sets Most PopularThe 2018-dated silver and clad proof sets tagged in as the two most popular products of the week, according to the latest United States Mint sales figures.

There’s been a dry spell of new U.S. Mint releases since April 24, and that will continue until the next […]


2018 proof Gold Buffalo, uncirculated Silver Eagle, Mint SetThe month of May will be relatively quiet for the United States Mint with only three product releases — the proof American Gold Buffalo, the uncirculated Mint Set, and the uncirculated American Silver Eagle.

All three are annually issued products for collectors. Two of them will score six-figure sales […]


US Mint Sales: 2018 Silver Proof Set DebutsEarly U.S. Mint sales figures are now available for this year’s silver set of 2018-dated coins. Annually issued since 1992, these sets are among the Mint’s most popular products.

Released last week on Tuesday, April 24, the set posted six-day sales of 161,518. The start is the weakest in the series to date […]


U.S. Coin Production Slips to 902.9M in MarchThe United States Mint produced just over 3.57 billion coins for circulation in the first three months this year, marking their slowest first quarterly pace since 2014.

U.S. Mint data also offers mintages for Michigan’s Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore quarter, the first of five 2018-dated quarters with unique designs […]


US Mint Sales: Apostle Islands 3-Coin Set DebutsAs is often the case, the United States Mint’s newest product for collectors was its strongest weekly seller.

Released last week on Tuesday, April 17, the Apostle Islands Three-Coin Set features an uncirculated quarter from the Philadelphia and Denver Mints and a proof quarter from the San Francisco Mint […]

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US Mint Sales: Apostle Island Quarters and 5 Oz. Coin DebutEarly U.S. Mint sales figures have been published for new products depicting Wisconsin’s Apostle Islands National Lakeshore. 

Released last week on Monday, April 9, the Apostle Islands quarter is the second of five 2018-dated issues. Available products include rolls and bags of quarters from Philadelphia, Denver and San Francisco with mint marks of ‘P’, ‘D’ and ‘S’ […]


US Mint Sales: 2018 Proof Silver Eagle Tops 264,000The 2018-W Proof Silver Eagle led U.S. Mint collector products in weekly sales, rising 3,284 to 264,222 coins.

The roughly three-month total is down from last year’s proof Silver Eagle which realized sales of 278,199 coins through the same amount of time […]


US Mint Sales: 2018 Quarters Uncirculated Set DebutsLast week, the United States Mint released a set of 2018-dated quarters featuring pairs of uncirculated coins from the Philadelphia and Denver Mints.

Priced at $12.95, collectors grabbed 14,502 sets in four days for one of the best starts in recent years […]