US Mint News & Information

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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US Mint to Lift 2015 American Silver Eagle RationingOrdering limits attached to 2015 American Silver Eagle bullion coins end on Monday, June 1, the United States Mint announced in a memo sent to its network of bullion distributors called "Authorized Purchasers."

AP’s include major coin and precious metals dealers, brokerage companies and other participating financial intermediaries who […]

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US Mint Expanding Operations and HiringDemand for U.S. circulating coins is increasing, and the United States Mint is expanding operations as a result. Coin production figures have jumped above at least 1.2 billion each month this year, and most recently hit 1.69 billion new coins in April. That’s the most in a month than any since 2007.

With an almost 1.5 billion monthly average, the agency is on pace to strike over 17.7 billion coins in 2015 […]

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US Mint Sales: Core 2015 Sets LeadThe U.S. Mint’s trio of core annual sets and its proof Silver Eagle topped sales charts. Leading the pack was the recently issued 2015 Silver Proof Set.

This set of 14 proof coins, with 7 of them in silver, jumped another 20,350 during its first full week of release. Total sales through 11 days stand firm at 204,963 […]

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US Mint Gold Coin Prices May Decline Wed., May 27Prices of collectible gold coins produced and sold by the United States Mint could go down on Wednesday, May 27.

It’ll be close, whether or not that happens. The U.S. Mint averages London gold prices from each Thursday through Wednesday to determine its weekly pricing for gold coins […]

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American Fighter Aces Gold Medal Awarded, Bronze for PublicMembers of the U.S. Congress honored a group of elite fighter pilots this week by awarding them the Congressional Gold Medal.

During a ceremony held in Emancipation Hall at the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center on Wednesday, May 20, 2015, Congress’ highest civilian award was presented […]

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US Mint Sales: Eisenhower Sets DebutThe United States Mint last week introduced the 2015 Silver Proof Set and the Eisenhower Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Medal Set. Both opened with stronger sales than recent issues.

On Tuesday, May 12, the Mint started selling the Eisenhower set for $9.95. Sets include an uncirculated Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential $1 Coin and a Mamie Eisenhower First Spouse Bronze Medal […]

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2015 Silver Proof Set Photos and Starting SalesLast Thursday, May 14, the United States Mint released its 2015 Silver Proof Set for $53.95. This short article presents a photo overview of the silver set which scored four-day sales of 184,613 — the quickest start since the set from 2012.

Similar to the U.S. Mint’s companion clad 2015 Proof Set, all 14 coins are produced at the San Francisco Mint and have the ‘S’ mint mark […]

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Potential US Mint Gold Coin Price IncreasesGold prices extended gains to five straight sessions on Monday and they have, despite sharp losses on Tuesday, set the stage for possible hikes in prices of United States Mint coins.

More than two dozen of the Mint’s collectible gold coins could be affected, based on an average of gold which is well over $1,200 an ounce […]

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CCAC Applications Sought to Represent Interests of PublicThe United States Mint is accepting applications for an appointment to the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC), according to a Federal Register notice published Friday, May 15.

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 United States coins and medals […]

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US Mint Coin Production in April; JFK $1 MintagesLast month was another busy one for the United States Mint. The agency’s coin production facilities in Denver and Philadelphia pressed nearly 1.7 billion coins for circulation, the most in a month than any since 2007.

New production figures also show mintages for the upcoming John F. Kennedy Presidential $1 Coin […]

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