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American Palladium Eagle Debuts on Sept. 25, 2017Investors and collectors can soon start ordering a brand new United States Mint product, the American Eagle Palladium Bullion Coin. The U.S. Mint will begin selling the bullion piece to Authorized Purchasers (AP’s) on Monday, Sept. 25.

How many will be available is unknown. There are limits. Namely, the U.S. Mint will accept AP orders for the 1-troy ounce, .9995 palladium coins on an allocated basis and […]


Ellis Island Quarters for New Jersey in Three-Coin SetComprised of coins from three different United States Mint facilities, the 2017 Ellis Island Quarters Three-Coin Set went on sale today for $9.95.

Quarters in the set showcase imagery emblematic of Ellis Island of New Jersey where more than 12 million immigrants were processed from 1892 to 1954 […]

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US Mint Sales: Ellis Island 5 Oz Coin DebutsThe United States Mint’s newest 5-ounce collectible was its best weekly seller. Celebrating the New Jersey portion of Ellis Island, the 3-inch coin launched on Sept. 7 for $149.95.

It moved out of the sales gate quicker than other issues released so far this year — even with two fewer days of totals in its first reported sales window […]


2017 American Liberty Silver Medal Set Price is $199.95United States Mint pricing has been announced for the upcoming 2017 American Liberty Silver Medal Set. The set of four 1-ounce .999 fine silver medals will be $199.95, according to a U.S. Mint memo published today on the Federal Register, the official source of notices by government agencies and a daily journal of their proceedings.

The memo is dated Thursday, Sept. 7, when LBMA silver was $17.79 an ounce, which indicates the Mint at that time was comfortable with a premium over spot of $32.20 per medal […]


CCAC to Discuss Designs for 2019 Quarters and OSS MedalThe Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will meet Tuesday, Sept. 19, to appraise revised designs for the Office of Strategic Services Congressional Gold Medal (OSS) and review designs for the 2019-dated coins from the United States Mint’s program of America the Beautiful Quarters®.

The CCAC is tasked with advising the Secretary of the Treasury on themes and designs pertaining to all United States coins and medals […]


2017 Ellis Island 5 Oz Silver Uncirculated CoinToday, Sept. 7, the United States Mint released the 2017-P Ellis Island Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin.

Each piece is composed of 5 ounces of 99.9% pure silver to a diameter of 3 inches. The coin is issued as part of the U.S. Mint’s America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin™ series […]


US Mint Sales: Ellis Island Quarters DebutEarly U.S. Mint sales figures are now available for quarters commemorating Ellis Island, the gateway from 1892 to 1954 for over 12 million immigrants to the United States.

Released last week on Monday, Aug. 28, the Ellis Island quarter is the fourth of five 2017-dated issues. Its reverse depicts an immigrant family approaching Ellis Island with a mixture of hope and uncertainty […]

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US Mint Gold Coin Prices to Rise Wed., Aug. 6Later today, Sept. 6, the United States Mint will raise prices on more than two dozen numismatic gold products.

The U.S. Mint’s collections of gold coins have prices that can change weekly based on the trending value of gold as it compares against its pricing matrix […]


Ellis Island Quarter Launch Ceremony HighlightsOn Wednesday, Aug. 30, quarters honoring Ellis Island in New Jersey were formerly introduced to the public.

Officials from the United States Mint and National Park Service hosted the quarter’s release ceremony on the island where more than 12 million immigrants were processed from 1892 to 1954 […]


US Mint Sales: More Adjustments for Uncirculated Set and Platinum EagleThe latest round of U.S. Mint sales stats shows more downward adjustments for the proof Platinum Eagle and the Enhanced Uncirculated Coin Set.

Figures released through Aug. 27 have the 10-coin Enhanced Uncirculated Set dropping by 23,969 to 187,304 sets […]


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