Mike Unser

2017 Native American $1 Coin Image UnveiledThe United States Mint this week updated its product page for the 2017 Native American $1 Coin, providing an image of one and information about its release. Introduced in 2009, the series of dollars features annually changing reverses.

Circulating quality versions of the new coin launch next Wednesday, Jan. 25, in 25-coin rolls, 100-coin bags and 250-coin boxes […]


US Mint Sales: 2017 Gift Sets DebutTwo gift sets made their first appearance in the U.S. Mint’s sales report, the 2017 Happy Birthday Coin Set and the 2017 Birth Set.

The new birthday and newborn sets launched a week ago Tuesday […]


President Obama Receives Medals, Replicas Available for PublicEarlier today, Jan. 17, President Obama received bronze medals for each of his two terms in office. Replicas of them are now available to the public.

During a ceremony in the Oval Office, Secretary of the Treasury Jack Lew, Deputy Secretary Sarah Bloom Raskin and U.S. Mint Principal Deputy Director Rhett Jeppson presented the medals […]


2017 American Liberty 225th Anniversary Gold Coin UnveiledKicking off a yearlong celebration of its 225th anniversary, the United States Mint unveiled the 2017 American Liberty High Relief Gold Coin in a ceremony today at the Department of Treasury in Washington, D.C.

Highlights of the anniversary coin include an ounce of .9999 fine gold, an increased level of detail, raised edge lettering with stars, and a 1792-2017 duel date […]


US Mint Sales: 2017 Quarters Proof Set DebutThe United States Mint introduced its first product of the year last week, a 5-coin proof set of 2017-dated quarters for $14.95.

Featuring clad proof quarters with designs honoring sites in Iowa, DC, Missouri, New Jersey and Indiana, the set reached 4-day sales of 35,612. It was the U.S. Mint’s best-selling product of the week […]


2015 Proof Set, 2015 Mint Set and 2015 Silver Proof Set Mark Mintage LowsSeveral United States Mint products went off sale on Dec. 31, 2016. Three of them included core annual sets from 2015 that, according to the latest figures, register sales ranging from the weakest in six decades to an all-time low.

Just a few years ago, it was often cheaper to buy proof and mint sets after the U.S. Mint stopped selling them. In a turnaround, more are not only holding their values in the secondary market but some […]


US Mint Sales: Some 2016 Commemorative Coins Mark Mintage LowsThe United States Mint stopped selling 2016-dated commemorative coins last Thursday, Dec. 29. Some of them now rank at or near the bottom of mintage charts.

Sales of the clad 2016-D 50c National Park Service Uncirculated Coin moved up 1,687 to 21,335, marking the lowest mintage of its type among modern commemoratives […]


US Mint Sales: Mark Twain and NPS Commemoratives GainCommemorative coins logged stronger weekly increases, according to the latest round of United States Mint sales figures. Their better gains were supported by 11th-hour buyers as the coins go off-sale today at noon ET.

Volumes picked up for 85 of the Mint’s 255 collector products. All 11 commemorative offerings sold quicker […]


2017 Lions Clubs Silver Dollar Images and Prices UnveiledThe United States Mint this week published images and prices of the upcoming silver dollars commemorating the 100th anniversary of Lions Club International.

LCI was founded in 1917 and has since become the world’s largest service club with 1.4 million members seeking to improve local communities throughout the world […]


US Coin Production in November Slips Below 1 BillionU.S. circulating coin production slowed in November for a second month in a row and dropped below the 1 billion mark for the first time since February, the latest figures from the United States Min show.

Year-end slides are mostly the norm and the latest one will extend into December as the U.S. Mint gears up to strike coins for 2016 […]