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US Mint SiteThe following articles include the latest news and information on United States Mint coins and products to include new and upcoming coins, coin designs, release dates, sales, mintages and announcements related to collecting and coin collectors.

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U.S. Coin Production Nears 900 Million in November 2019U.S. coining presses slowed significantly in November compared to the previous month and a year ago, according to the latest manufacturing figures from the United States Mint.

In the headline monthly figure, the U.S. Mint produced 898.38 million coins for circulation, marking declines of 22.2% from October and 12.9% from November 2018 […]

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US Mint Seeks CCAC Applications Qualified in NumismaticsThe United States Mint is accepting applications for membership to the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC).

Authorized by the enactment of Public Law 108-15 in 2003, the CCAC advises the Secretary of the Treasury on design and theme proposals for U.S. coins and medals […]

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2019-S Reverse Proof Pennsylvania American Innovation DollarThe United States Mint has only a few products left to release this year. The agency’s next collectible, the 2019-S Reverse Proof Pennsylvania American Innovation Dollar, launches at noon EST, today, Dec. 5.

The coin’s unique finish features mirror-like design elements that contrast against frosted backgrounds — opposite treatments from regular proofs like those within the earlier released 2019 American Innovation Dollar Proof Set […]

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U.S. Mint Releases Free "Map Mania" Game For KidsThe United States Mint this week launched a new game dubbed Map Mania. Designed to teach U.S. geography, Map Mania is one of 12 free online educational games found on the Mint’s Kids Site, which was recently named a finalist for the Best Public Education Website in the International Association of Currency Affairs (IACA) Excellence in Currency 2019 Coin Awards.

The latest game was created to help students learn the 50 states, state capitals, and state trivia based on the Mint’s America the Beautiful Quarters® and 50 State Quarters Programs […]

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Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness Quarter for Texas in Three-Coin SetCelebrating a national site in Idaho, the United States Mint today released a three-coin set of collector-grade quarters bearing reverse designs emblematic of the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness.

The national wilderness was established in 1980 and takes its name from two sources, Senator Frank Church who was instrumental in the establishment of the protected area, and the wilderness’s Main Salmon River which was long ago given the nickname "river of no return" […]

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U.S. Coin Production Tops 1.15 Billion in October 2019More than one billion coins for circulation came from U.S. coining presses in October, the latest manufacturing figures from the United States Mint show.

The amount was the most since July and marked the seventh time this year were a month’s production pace hurdled the billion level […]

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Roll of 2019-P American Innovation Dollars for New JerseyA new United States Mint dollar illuminates innovation from the state of New Jersey. The debuting $1 coin celebrates the work of Thomas Edison and his team of researchers for inventing the light bulb.

This dollar continues the U.S. Mint’s American Innovation™ $1 Coin Program and is available in 25-coin rolls and 100-coin bags. Options include uncirculated coins produced at either the Philadelphia or Denver Mints […]

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John Quincy Adams Presidential Silver Medal ReleasedOn Monday, Nov. 18, the United States Mint released its final Presidential Silver Medal for 2019.

Struck in an ounce of .999 fine silver to a diameter of 1.598 inches and a matte finish, the medal features a portrait of John Quincy Adams, the sixth president of the United States Mint […]

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2019 Youth Coin and Currency Set IssueThere is a problem with misaligned notes in 2019 Youth Coin and Currency Sets, the United States Mint confirmed Thursday, Nov. 14. They will be temporarily unavailable until the issue is corrected, the Mint noted, adding that those who already ordered can have theirs replaced or request a refund.

Released Oct. 31 for $29.95, the joint U.S. Mint and Bureau of Engraving and Printing product includes five proof 2019 quarter dollars and an uncirculated $2 Series 2009 note from Federal Reserve Banks in Cleveland, the Atlanta or Chicago […]

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2019-S Enhanced Reverse Proof American Silver Eagle ReleaseCollectors will need to act fast and likely have some luck in getting the newest United States Mint American Silver Eagle which is guaranteed to become a new key issue.

The 2019-S Enhanced Reverse Proof American Silver Eagle goes on sale today, Nov. 14, beginning at Noon ET. Production of the San Francisco Mint strike is limited to only 30,000 pieces, garnering its status as the lowest minted Silver Eagle to date […]

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