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U.S. Mint Produces Over 1.5 Billion Coins for Circulation in January 2019U.S. Mint production surged in January with the agency’s facilities in Denver and Philadelphia striking more than 1.5 billion coins for circulation. Those coins included in cents, nickels, dimes, quarters, half-dollars and dollars.

The production pace jumped 168.9% from December but slipped 5.9% from January 2018. Here’s how the month stacks up against others in the past year […]

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Space-Themed 2019 Native American $1 Coin LaunchesToday, Feb. 13, the United States Mint released rolls and bags of the spaced-themed 2019 Native American $1 Coin.

Found on the dollar’s reverse is a one-year-only design honoring the contributions Native Americans have made to the U.S. Space Program […]

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US Mint Sales: Lowell Quarters and 5 Oz. Coin DebutThe latest round of U.S. Mint sales figures offer early results for the new collector coins depicting Massachusetts’ Lowell National Historical Park.

Released last week on Monday, Feb. 4, the Lowell quarter is the first of five issues for 2019. Available products include rolls and bags of quarters from Philadelphia, Denver and San Francisco with mint marks of ‘P’, ‘D’ and ‘S’ […]

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Lowell Quarter Launch Ceremony HighlightsOn Wednesday, Feb. 6, quarters celebrating Lowell National Historical Park in Massachusetts were officially introduced to the public.

A crowd of more than 2,600 people, including about 1,700 schoolchildren, attended the launch ceremony hosted by officials from the National Park Service and United States Mint. Kids aged 18 and under received a free Lowell quarter to commemorate the event[…]

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U.S. Mint Rocketship Product Glows In The DarkThe United States Mint released images, information and pricing for its upcoming product that is packaged in the shape of a rocket ship.

Designed to introduce children to the joys of coin collecting, the U.S. Mint’s "Rocketship" product features a 2019-D Uncirculated Kennedy half-dollar, a space-themed 2019-S Proof Native American Native $1 Coin, an area […]

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2019-P Lowell 5 Oz Silver Uncirculated Coin ReleasedComing on the heels of its related quarter release, the United States Mint today, Feb. 7, began accepting orders for the 2019-P Lowell National Historical Park Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin.

Each is composed of 5 ounces of .999 fine silver and features a diameter of 3 inches. The design on the reverse (tails side) is emblematic of Lowell National Historical Park […]

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US Mint Sales: 2019 Proof Platinum Eagle DebutsA fresh round of U.S. Mint sales figures are available for the 1-ounce .995 fine 2019-W Proof American Platinum Eagle.

Released last Thursday for $1,220, the platinum coin registered first-day sales of 3,225 coins. It increased by 1,382 through the weekend for a four-day total of 4,607 coins, or 30.7% of the possible 15,000 coins […]

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2019 Lowell Quarters for Massachusetts ReleasedRolls and bags of the latest quarter dollar from the United States Mint debuted today, Feb. 4. A design emblematic of the Massachusetts’ Lowell National Historical Park appears on the new quarter’s reverse (tails side).

Product options include 40-coin rolls, 2-roll sets, 3-roll sets and 100-coin bags. Each contains circulation-quality quarters taken directly from the production floor of U.S. Mint facilities in Philadelphia, Denver, and San Francisco […]

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2019 Proof Platinum Eagle Sales Reach 3,225 in First DayFirst-day sales of the 2019-Proof American Platinum Eagles hit 3,225 coins, according to United States Mint spokesman Michael White.

Ordering opened Thursday for the 1-ounce .9995 fine platinum ‘Liberty’ coin which features the second of three designs from the Mint’s Preamble to the Declaration of Independence series […]

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Lowell Quarter Ceremony, Coin Exchange and Public ForumThe United States Mint and the National Park Service will soon introduce the quarter celebrating Massachusetts’ Lowell National Historical Park. This year’s first quarter ceremony will take place at the Lowell Memorial Auditorium on Wednesday, Feb 6.

Like previous ceremonies, two (pre and post) events support the quarter’s official release. First, a U.S. Mint-hosted coin forum will take place the evening before the ceremony, and then the traditional coin exchange immediately follows the launch. Both are free and open to all ages […]

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