Mike Unser

US Mint Sales: 2019 Proof Set Nears 400,000Lacking competition from brand new releases that tend to draw the most buying attention from coin collectors, one of the U.S. Mint’s core products, the 2019 Proof Set, was its best weekly seller,

The clad set with its bonus Lincoln cent climbed 3,781 from a week earlier for a total of 397,047 through six months and eight days […]


US Mint Sales: San Antonio Missions Quarters and 5 Oz. Coin DebutThe United States Mint released seven products last week recognizing San Antonio Missions National Historical Park in Texas. The Mint’s latest sales stats show how well they performed in the early going.

Released a week ago Monday, Aug 26, the San Antonio Missions quarter is the fourth of five issues for 2019. New products include rolls and bags of quarters from Philadelphia, Denver and San Francisco with mint marks of ‘P’, ‘D’ and ‘S’ […]


2019-P San Antonio Missions 5 Oz Silver Uncirculated Coin ReleasedToday, Aug. 29, the United States Mint launched another collector product that commemorates San Antonio Missions National Historical Park in Texas. On Monday, the agency issued quarters emblematic of the national park. Its release today features the same design but in a much larger format — a three-inch coin struck in five ounces of 99.9% fine silver.

The U.S. Mint’s 2019-P San Antonio Missions Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin went on sale today at noon EDT for $154.95 […]


US Mint Sales: 2019-S Proof Silver Eagles Top 112,000Sales of 2019-S Proof Silver Eagles hurdled the 100,000 level, the latest figures from the United States Mint show.

Released earlier this month, the 1-ounce .999 fine silver coin from the San Francisco Mint advanced 25,186 in a week for a 20-day total of 112,612. It was the U.S. Mint’s top weekly seller […]


Photo of War in the Pacific National Historical Park quarterThe pace of producing U.S. coins for circulation climbed in July for a second month in a row and the one billion level was hurdled for the sixth time this year, according to the latest round of manufacturing figures from the United States Mint.

U.S. Mint data also revealed mintages for Guam’s War in the Pacific quarter, the third of this year’s five quarters with unique designs […]


San Antonio Missions Quarters for Texas ReleasedThe United States Mint started accepting orders today for rolls and bags of quarters honoring San Antonio Missions National Historical Park in Texas.

Available products include 2-roll sets, 3-roll sets, 40-coin rolls, and 100-coin bags. They include circulating quality quarters pulled directly from the U.S. Mint’s production floors in Philadelphia, Denver and San Francisco […]

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2019 American Liberty High Reliefs and 2018 Reverse Proof $1 DebutThe United States Mint released five products last week and the saw varied degrees of support, ranking from first to 11th on the weekly list of top U.S. Mint sellers.

Most sought after was the 2018-dated reverse proof American Innovation dollar. The $1 coin launched Aug. 14 for $9.95 and lasted barely over a day before becoming unavailable […]


2019 American Innovation $1 Coin DesignsThe United States Mint unveiled the official designs for the four 2019 American Innovation dollars honoring innovations or innovators from Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Georgia.

Dollar reverses (tails side) change for each innovation or innovator honored in the multi-year series, with four released every year from 2019 to 2032 […]


2019 American Liberty Gold Coin and Silver Medal ReleaseThe United States Mint completes a busy two weeks of product launches with today’s releases of the 2019-W $100 American Liberty 1-ounce gold coin and the 2019-P American Liberty 2.5-ounce silver medal. The pair of high reliefs goes on sale at noon EDT.

Each has a 50,000 mintage and an initial household order limit of 1 piece. The .999 fine silver medal is $99.95. The .9999 fine, 24-karat gold coin opens at $1,940 […]


2018-S Reverse Proof American Innovation $1 Coin ReleaseA coin bearing last year’s date is the United States Mint’s newest product for collectors. The U.S. Mint’s reverse proof 2018-S American Innovation dollar goes on sale today at noon EDT for $9.95.

Opposite of a standard proof, coins featuring a reverse proof finish have polished, mirror-like design elements that contrast against frosted backgrounds […]