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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2017 Native American $1 Coin Image UnveiledThe United States Mint this week updated its product page for the 2017 Native American $1 Coin, providing an image of one and information about its release. Introduced in 2009, the series of dollars features annually changing reverses.

Circulating quality versions of the new coin launch next Wednesday, Jan. 25, in 25-coin rolls, 100-coin bags and 250-coin boxes […]

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US Mint Sales: 2017 Gift Sets DebutTwo gift sets made their first appearance in the U.S. Mint’s sales report, the 2017 Happy Birthday Coin Set and the 2017 Birth Set.

The new birthday and newborn sets launched a week ago Tuesday […]

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Appointed to CCACToday, Jan. 19, the United States Mint announced the appointment of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC). Mr. Abdul-Jabbar will represent the interests of the general public.

The CCAC is an 11-member panel established by Congress in 2003 to advise the Treasury Secretary on designs and themes relating to U.S. coins and medals […]

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2017 Lions Clubs Centennial Silver Dollars LaunchCoins commemorating 100 years of the world’s largest service club organization, Lions Clubs International, are now available from the United States Mint.

2017 Lions Club Centennial Silver Dollars in collectible proof and uncirculated finishes and at introductory, discounted prices launched today at noon Eastern Time […]

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President Obama Receives Medals, Replicas Available for PublicEarlier today, Jan. 17, President Obama received bronze medals for each of his two terms in office. Replicas of them are now available to the public.

During a ceremony in the Oval Office, Secretary of the Treasury Jack Lew, Deputy Secretary Sarah Bloom Raskin and U.S. Mint Principal Deputy Director Rhett Jeppson presented the medals […]

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US Mint Gold Coin Prices Likely to Rise Wed., Jan. 18On Wednesday, Jan. 18, the United States Mint is likely to increase prices on 17 numismatic gold products.

The agency’s collections of gold coins have prices that can change weekly depending on the trending value of gold […]

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CCAC to Review 2019-2020 Native American $1 Coin Design ThemesThe Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will hold a one-hour teleconference meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 17, to review and discuss concepts and themes for the 2019 to 2020 Native American $1 Coins.

Introduced in 2009 and featuring annually changing reverses […]

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2017 American Liberty 225th Anniversary Gold Coin UnveiledKicking off a yearlong celebration of its 225th anniversary, the United States Mint unveiled the 2017 American Liberty High Relief Gold Coin in a ceremony today at the Department of Treasury in Washington, D.C.

Highlights of the anniversary coin include an ounce of .9999 fine gold, an increased level of detail, raised edge lettering with stars, and a 1792-2017 duel date […]

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US Mint Sales: 2017 Quarters Proof Set DebutThe United States Mint introduced its first product of the year last week, a 5-coin proof set of 2017-dated quarters for $14.95.

Featuring clad proof quarters with designs honoring sites in Iowa, DC, Missouri, New Jersey and Indiana, the set reached 4-day sales of 35,612. It was the U.S. Mint’s best-selling product of the week […]

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US Mint 2017 Gift Sets for Newborns and BirthdaysAt noon ET today, Jan. 10, the United States Mint will begin selling two special occasion gift sets, the 2017 Birth Set and the 2017 Happy Birthday Coin Set. Along with their attraction to gift givers, these products offer collectors the first chance to get several 2017-dated coins.

Both sets include five coins struck at the San Francisco Mint, with each coin carrying its ‘S’ mint mark […]

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