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CCAC Applications Sought for Representing Interests of PublicThe U.S. Mint is accepting applications for an appointment to the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC).

Authorized by the enactment of Public Law 108-15, the CCAC’s main task is to advise the Secretary of the Treasury on theme or design proposals for U.S. coins and medals […]


US Mint Sales: Reagan Coin & Chronicles Set DebutsCompared to last year’s Coin & Chronicles Sets, early sales are tepid for the final one in the series which includes collectibles featuring Ronald Reagan.

Released a week ago Tuesday, Oct. 11, the Reagan set logged first-day sales of 21,511. Another 3,382 sold over the next few days to lift its 6-day total to 24,893 […]


U.S. Coin Production Tops 1.57 Billion in September 2016U.S. circulating coin production picked up in September after easing somewhat in August, according to the latest round of United States Mint figures.

More than 1.57 billion in pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters came from the agency’s coining presses last month, marking advances of 20.8% from the previous month and […]


Last Call for Artists to Design Breast Cancer Awareness CoinsArtists have just a few more days to enter the United States Mint’s competition to design the 2018 Breast Cancer Awareness Coins. Applications must be submitted online no later than Monday, Oct. 17, 2016.

U.S citizens and permanent residents who have experience or interest in visual arts, illustration or sculpting and who are at least 18 years of age are encouraged to enter the competition […]

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2016 Walking Liberty Gold Coin Mintage and Ordering Limits SetLast week, the United States Mint announced Nov. 17 as the release date for 2016-W Walking Liberty Half Dollar Centennial Gold Coin.

During a Numismatic Forum in Philadelphia on Thursday, Oct. 13, U.S. Mint officials revealed the coin’s mintage of 70,000 and a 3 per household ordering limit […]


US Mint Sales: Theodore Roosevelt 5 oz Coin and 3-Coin Set DebutLast week, the United States Mint introduced two products commemorating Theodore Roosevelt National Park in North Dakota. One of them depicted the park on three quarters while the other one featured it on a five ounce silver coin. Sales of both opened at or near the top of the pack when compared to sister products released earlier this year.

Theodore Roosevelt Quarter Three-Coin Sets kicked the week off, launching on Monday, Oct. 3. for $9.95 […]


US Mint Gold Coin Pricing Cuts Likely on Wed., Oct. 12On Wednesday, Oct. 12, the United States Mint will likely reduce prices on its suite of collector gold coins.

U.S. Mint policy is to set pricing on numismatic gold and platinum coins based on weekly averages of London bullion prices […]


2016 Ronald Reagan Coin & Chronicles Set ReleaseThe U.S. Mint at noon ET today, Oct. 11, releases the much-anticipated 2016 Ronald Reagan Coin & Chronicles Set. Honoring the 40th President of the United States with an engraving, medal and coins featuring Reagan, this set serves as the last issue in its series.

Pricing at $68.95 is more than past sets, owing mostly to the inclusion of a higher priced coin. Unlike prior sets, this one […]


2016 Walking Liberty Gold Coin and Fort Moultrie Quarters ScheduledOn Friday, the United States Mint updated its release schedule, adding dates in November for products that include Fort Moultrie quarters, the 2016-W Walking Liberty Half Dollar Centennial Gold Coin and 2016-W Proof Silver Eagles.

Up first for the month with a Nov. 14 release are rolls and bags of circulating quality South Carolina’s Fort Moultrie quarters […]


2016 Theodore Roosevelt 5 Oz Silver Uncirculated CoinToday, Oct. 6, finds the newest release in the U.S. Mint’s large format program of America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coins. Available beginning at noon ET is the 2016-P Theodore Roosevelt National Park Uncirculated Five Ounce Silver Coin. The collectible is the thirty-fourth released in the series, and the fourth of five for this year.

It is composed in five ounces of 99.9% pure silver, has a diameter of 3 inches, features an uncirculated finish and is produced at the Philadelphia Mint […]


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