US Mint Coin Production Figures

The following articles provide the latest news and information on United States Mint coin production figures. In general, the United States Mint publishes updated coin production figures on a monthly basis — usually a previous month’s data is released during the first week of a new month. In addition to the below articles, an overview of circulating production dating back from 1999 through to the current year is available on the CoinNews.net page: US Mint Circulating Coin Production. Detailed information on each of the released $1 coins is also available at: Presidential $1 Coin Production.

U.S. Mint Coin Production In May 2019 Drops Near 5-1/2-Year LowThe latest United States Mint manufacturing figures show coin production slowed sharply in May. Less than a half billion coins for circulation were made, marking the lowest monthly level since December 2013, after topping one billion coins in each of the prior four months.

U.S. Mint data also offers mintages for Northern Mariana Islands’ American Memorial Park quarter, the second of five 2019-dated quarters with unique designs […]

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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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U.S. Mint Produces 3.8 Billion Coins in First Quarter 2019The United States Mint produced more than 3.8 billion coins for circulation during the first three months this year, rebounding from last year’s first quarterly pace which hit a four-year low.

In the headline figure for March, U.S. coining presses in Philadelphia and Denver struck over 1.05 billion coins, marking a 16% decline from February but a 16.8% increase from March 2018 […]

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U.S. Mint Makes 1.25 Billion Coins in FebruaryU.S. coin production slowed in February but held above one billion coins for a second month in a row and was quicker than a year ago, according to the latest manufacturing figures from the United States Mint.

Mint figures also revealed mintages for Massachusetts’ Lowell quarter, the first of this year’s five quarters with unique designs […]

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U.S. Mint Produces Over 1.5 Billion Coins for Circulation in January 2019U.S. Mint production surged in January with the agency’s facilities in Denver and Philadelphia striking more than 1.5 billion coins for circulation. Those coins included in cents, nickels, dimes, quarters, half-dollars and dollars.

The production pace jumped 168.9% from December but slipped 5.9% from January 2018. Here’s how the month stacks up against others in the past year […]

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U.S. Mint Produces 13.1 Billion Coins for Circulation in 2018The pace of producing U.S. coins slowed for a third year in a row after peaking to a 14-year high, the latest manufacturing figures from the United States Mint show.

In 2018, production facilities in Philadelphia and Denver shipped over 13.1 billion coins to Federal Reserve Banks for distribution into the economy, marking decreases of 11.7% from the more than 14.8 billion coins made a year earlier and 18.1% from the over 16 billion coins struck in 2016 […]

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U.S. Mint Production in November 2018 Tops 1 Billion CoinsU.S. coin production slowed in November but stayed atop the 1 billion mark for the seventh time this year, according to the latest manufacturing figures from the U.S. Mint.

The more than 1 billion coins minted for circulation included cents, nickels, dimes, and quarters and drove the amount on the year to over 12.5 billion coins […]

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Photo of Clad 2018-D Uncirculated Cumberland Island National Seashore Quarter - ReverseThe pace of producing United States coins for circulation rose for second straight month in October after slowing to an eight-month low in August but it ran a bit slower than a year earlier, according to manufacturing figures released this month by the U.S. Mint.

Mint figures also offer first-time mintages for Georgia’s Cumberland Island quarter, the fourth of five 2018-dated quarters with unique designs […]

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U.S. Mint Strikes 976.82 Million Coins for Circulation in SeptemberThe pace of producing United States coins for circulation picked up in September after slowing to an eight-month low in August but it ran slower than a year earlier, according to manufacturing figures published today, Oct. 4, by the U.S. Mint.

Nearly 977 million in cents, nickels, dimes, and quarters were pressed for circulation last month, lifting the year-to-date production total to more than 10.1 billion coins […]

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U.S. Mint Production in August 2018 Slows to 831.56 Million CoinsThe pace of producing United States coins for circulation slowed in August to an eight month low after jumping to a six-month high in July, the latest manufacturing figures from the U.S. Mint show.

Snapping a string of three monthly increases above the one billion level, the Mint struck 831.56 coins last month for declines of 40.7% from July and 28.8% from August 2017 […]

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