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Obama Presidential Medal DesignsAlong with coins, the United States Mint has produced Presidential medals since the early days of the nation. Designs for medals honoring President Obama are now one step closer to production.

Design candidates for the two Obama Presidential medals were reviewed by Commission of Fine Arts (CFA) on June 16 and then by the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) on June 27. Both panels recommended the same designs […]


2016 Nancy Reagan Gold Coin and Platinum Eagle PricingOn Wednesday, June 29, the U.S. Mint may raise prices on about two dozen gold coins. The agency on Wednesday will also publish pricing for the upcoming 2016-W Proof American Platinum Eagle and 2016-W Nancy Reagan First Spouse Gold Coins. The proof Platinum Eagle goes on sale Thursday while Ronald and Nancy Reagan coins launch on Friday.

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


US Mint Series Chronicles the Life of Ronald ReaganThe U.S. Mint this week unveiled Part I of a four-part series chronically the life, legacy and influence of Ronald Reagan, the 40th President of the United States .

Part I explores Reagan’s early family life, recounting his childhood in northern Illinois, his school years, and his early jobs during the Great Depression […]


US Mint Sales: 2016 Coin & Currency Set at 24,497Sales of 2016 American $1 Coin and Currency Sets climbed over the weekend by 3,348 units, reaching 24,497 of the maxim 75,000, according to the latest figures from the United States Mint.

Available for $14.95, each set includes an exclusive 2016-S Native American dollar in enhanced uncirculated and an uncirculated Series 2013 $1 note that are housed in a tri-fold presentation folder […]


US Mint Coin Production in May; Cumberland Gap Quarter MintagesProduction of American coins for circulation picked up in May, according to the latest United States Mint figures.

The data also shows mintages for Kentucky’s Cumberland Gap National Historical Park quarter, the second of this year’s five differently designed America the Beautiful Quarters […]


2016 American $1 Coin and Currency Sets First-Day SalesFirst-day sales of the 2016 American $1 Coin and Currency Set reached 21,149 units, or 28.2% of the allotted 75,000.

Sets launched Thursday without a hitch. Collectors reported hassle-free ordering, fast processing, and prompt receipt of confirmation emails […]


Ronald and Nancy Reagan Coins Launch July 1July is normally quiet numismatically with fewer United States Mint product releases as coin collectors focus more on enjoying the summer than on their hobby. This July looks to be about the same, except for some series-ending coin launches early in the month that’ll create some buzz.

The U.S. Mint this week updated its product schedule to show July 1, 2016 as the release date for coins featuring Ronald and Nancy Reagan […]


2016 American $1 Coin and Currency Set ReleaseA unique 2016 Native American $1 Coin from the San Francisco Mint and a Series 2013 $1 note from one of the 12 Federal Reserve Banks make their debut today, June 16, at noon ET.

The $1 coin has an enhanced uncirculated finish and the $1 bill features a low serial number. Both are paired together […]


US Mint Sales: Harpers Ferry Quarters DebutAmerica the Beautiful Quarters with a design emblematic of West Virginia’s Harpers Ferry National Historical Park launched last week and now appear for the first time in the U.S. Mint’s sales report.

Product options include rolls and bags of the coins produced in Philadelphia, Denver and San Francisco with mint marks of ‘P’, ‘D’ and ‘S’ […]


US Mint Gold Coin Pricing Hikes Likely on Wed., June 15On Wednesday, June 15, the United States Mint will likely raise prices on about two dozen gold coins. Increases would depend on the amount of gold in each coin, and range from $5 to $50.

U.S. Mint policy is to set pricing on collector gold coins according to a weekly average of London gold […]


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