Mike Unser

US Mint Sales: War In The Pacific Quarters and 5 Oz. Coin DebutThe latest batch of U.S. Mint sales stats includes first showings of the new collector coins depicting Guam’s War in the Pacific National Historical Park.

Released a week ago Monday, June 3, the War in the Pacific quarter is the third 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’ […]

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US Mint Sales: 2019 Uncirculated Silver Eagle DebutsThe United States Mint’s newest American Silver Eagle was its best-selling numismatic product of the week.

Released last Wednesday, May 29, the 1-ounce .999 fine uncirculated Silver Eagle from West Point logged 5-day sales of 82,784 for the slowest start in the annual series to date […]

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War in the Pacific Park Quarter for Guam ReleasedToday, June 3, the United States Mint started selling rolls and bags of 2019 War in the Pacific National Historical Park quarters. Featuring a design emblematic of the historical area located in the territory of Guam, the coin marks the 48th release from the U.S. Mint’s America the Beautiful quarter dollar series.

Six unique products are available as part of the release, including single coin rolls, two-roll sets, three-roll sets, and three options of 100-coin bags […]

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American Legion 100th Anniversary Proof Silver Dollar and Medal SetThe highlight from the U.S. Mint’s latest weekly sales report is the first appearance of the new American Legion Silver Dollar and Medal Set.

Released a week ago Monday, May 20, the set with its proof American Legion Silver Dollar and American Veterans Silver Medal posted 7-day starting sales of 7,412, representing 74.1% of the possible 10,000 sets […]

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U.S. Mint Strikes Over 1.25 Billion Coins for Circulation in AprilU.S. coin production picked up in April, topped one billion coins for a fourth straight month, and was quicker than a year ago, according to the latest round of manufacturing figures from the United States Mint.

In the headline monthly figure, U.S. Mint coining presses struck over 1.25 billion coins to mark gains of 18.9% from March and 42.7% from April 2018 […]

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Penny Costs 2.06 Cents to Make in 2018The price of producing U.S. coins for circulation climbed again last year, the United States Mint disclosed in its 2018 Annual Report. And also again, for a thirteenth straight year in fact, the unit cost for both cents and nickels remained above their face values.

The toll to make, administer and distribute the 1-cent coin was 2.06 cents in FY 2018 compared to 1.82 cents a year earlier, and cost for the 5-cent coin rose to 7.53 cents from 6.60 cents […]

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US Mint Sales: 2019 Uncirculated Coin Set DebutsThe recently released uncirculated 2019 Mint Set jumped out of the starting gate according to the latest sales figures from the United States Mint. The added bonus coin — the last of three premium 2019 "W’ cents — that comes with every set is doing its job of driving in more orders.

Released May 14 for $21.95, the set of 20 uncirculated coins from the Philadelphia and Denver Mints posted six-day sales of 161,598. That’s the best debut for the annually issued product since the set from 2012 […]

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US Mint Sales: James Madison Silver Medal DebutsThe United States Mint released one new product last week, the James Madison Presidential Silver Medal.

Struck in an ounce of .999 fine silver, this fourth release in the U.S. Mint’s Presidential Silver Medal series logged seven-day sales of 5,790 pieces […]

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US Mint Sales: 2019 Kennedy Halves DebutHighlights from the latest U.S. Mint sales report include first showings for the new 2019 Kennedy Half-Dollar products.

Released May 1, product options include circulating-quality halves from the Philadelphia and Denver Mints with a bag of 200 coins for $139.95 and a two-roll set of 40 coins for $32.95 […]

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U.S. and Australia 50th Anniversary Moon Landing Set AvailableOrdering opened Monday, May 6, for the joint Royal Australian Mint and United States Mint product containing a 2019 Apollo 11 clad half dollar and a 2019 $5 Moon Landing 1oz silver coin.

Limited to a set mintage of 10,000 pieces, both of the included coins are domed shaped, struck in collector proof finish, and commemorate the 50th anniversary of mankind’s first landing on the Moon […]

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