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US Mint Product Highlights for 2018On Wednesday, Oct. 18, the United States Mint published its product schedule for 2018. There are the usual listings of annual sets, quarters, dollars and precious metals coins; and then there are unique products you don’t see every year.

The U.S. Mint offered some product insights during its second annual Numismatic Forum Oct. 17 at its headquarters in Washington, DC. In summary […]

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End of World War II Commemorative Coin Act IntroducedHouse legislation introduced Oct. 12 calls for 2020-dated commemorative coins to honor the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War.

The United States entered the war after the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941. It ended Sept. 2, 1945, after the unconditional surrender of Nazi Germany, Fascist Italy, and Imperial Japan […]

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225th Anniversary American Liberty Silver Medal Anniversary celebrations continue at the United States Mint with its newest release, the 2017 American Liberty Silver Four-Medal Set. The collectible is the Mint’s final product marking its 225th anniversary.

Available beginning today, Oct. 19, at noon ET, the set features four medals each with a unique finish and mint mark […]

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US Mint Sales: Core 2017 Sets Most SoughtCore annual sets were the strongest numismatic sellers last week, according to the latest batch of sales figures from the United States Mint. The 2017 Proof Set led them all, advancing by more than 13,000 to top the 400,000 milestone.

Two weeks ago marks the release date of the 2017 Limited Edition Silver Proof Set. Its official sellout […]

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Obverse Apollo 11 Candidate Coin DesignsThe United States Mint has unveiled all the candidate designs for the Apollo 11 Commemorative Coins. In 2019, the U.S. Mint will release $5 gold coins, silver dollars, clad half-dollars, and 5-ounce $1 silver coins honoring the 50th anniversary of the first manned moon landing.

These coins will feature a curved shape — similar to the 2014 National Baseball Hall of Fame Baseball Commemorative Coins […]

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2019 American Legion Commemorative Coins for 100th AnniversaryIn 2019, the United States Mint will produce and sell commemorative coins in recognition of the 100th anniversary of the American Legion.

The Legion (www.legion.org) was charted by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic organization for veterans. It quickly grew into one of the largest veteran’s service organization in the United States […]

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US Mint Strikes 1.3 Billion Coins for Circulation in SeptemberU.S. coin production in September ran the quickest since March but not as fast as a year earlier, manufacturing figures from the United States Mint show.

Over 1.3 billion in cents, nickels, dimes, and quarters were pressed for circulation last month, driving the year-to-date total to more than 11.3 billion coins […]

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Canadian 2017 $1 100th Anniversary Toronto Maple Leafs Coin Enters CirculationA new Royal Canadian Mint $1 circulation coin pays tribute to the Toronto Maple Leafs® centennial anniversary with a design showcasing the team’s logo and two facing hockey sticks.

The commemorative coin was unveiled Oct. 7 on Maple Leaf Square by Toronto Maple Leafs alumnus Wendel Clark and Royal Canadian Mint President and CEO Sandra Hanington. Five million of them are now starting to circulate […]

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2017 $25 American Palladium Eagle Bullion Coin PhotosThis article presents a short CoinNews video and a few photos of 2017 $25 American Palladium Eagles, the United States Mint’s first issues from its new series of 1-troy ounce .9995 fine palladium bullion coins.

The Palladium Eagle’s obverse image is a high-relief adaptation of the "Winged Liberty" design executed for the 1916 dime by American sculptor and medallic artist Adolph A. Weinman[…]

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CCAC to Discuss Apollo 11 Obverse Designs and 2020-2021 QuartersThe Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will meet Wednesday, Oct 18, to review obverse designs for 2019 Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coins, look at revised designs for one of the five 2019-dated quarters, and discuss concepts and themes for quarter releases in 2020 and 2021.

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

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