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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2014 First Spouse Bronze Four-Medal SetToday, Oct. 23, the United States Mint began selling its 2014 First Spouse Bronze Four-Medal Set for $16.95, the same price as last year’s set.

The medals, struck at the Philadelphia Mint, bear the same designs as those on this year’s First Spouse Gold Coins honoring Florence Harding, Grace Coolidge, Lou Hoover and Anna Eleanor [...]

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US Mint Sales: Gold Coins Stronger, Hoover Set DebutsOn Thursday, Oct. 16, the United States Mint started selling Hoover Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Medal Sets. Holding an uncirculated quality 2014-P Herbert Hoover Presidential $1 Coin and a Lou Hoover First Spouse Bronze Medal, sales of the set opened at 399.

While unit levels weren’t exceedingly high, gold coins showed better strength. Fourteen of the [...]

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Roosevelt Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Medal SetToday, Oct. 21, the United States Mint released the latest addition to its series of Presidential $1 Coin and First Spouse Medal Sets. The set honors the 32nd President of the United States, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and his wife, Eleanor.

This product comes with one uncirculated quality FDR Presidential $1 Coin and one Eleanor Roosevelt First Spouse Bronze Medal [...]

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2014-W Proof American Platinum Eagle Coin2014-W Proof American Platinum Eagle Coins for collectors are now available. They may be ordered directly from the United States Mint at catalog.usmint.gov for $1,600. Thanks to falling precious metals, the price is $200 less than when last year’s coin debuted.

Platinum Eagles are composed of one ounce of 99.95% fine platinum. Mintage for this year’s proof coin is [...]

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Jacqueline Kennedy First Spouse Gold Coin Mintage TripledThe United States Mint has announced mintage limits for next year’s First Spouse Gold Coins, keeping those honoring Elizabeth Truman, Mamie Eisenhower and Lady Bird Johnson at 10,000 like this year’s issues while boosting the two featuring Jacqueline Kennedy up to 30,000.

From 2011 to 2014, the U.S. Mint notes that sales of the 24-karat gold coins have been similar with fewer than [...]

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US Mint Urges Customers to Reset Account PasswordToday, Oct. 16, the United States Mint sent out another memo that urges customers, if they haven’t done so already, to reset their account password for shopping at catalog.usmint.gov.

The U.S. Mint’s new website and order system, which launched October 1, requires all account holders to reset their password when logging on for the first time [...]

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Hoover Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Medal SetIt’s been exactly one month since the U.S. Mint released a new product. That changed today at noon ET when sales kicked off for the Hoover Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Medal Set. The set includes collectibles featuring Herbert Hoover, the 31st President of the United States, and his wife Lou.

Listed at $9.95, this product has one uncirculated quality 2014-P Herbert Hoover Presidential $1 Coin and one Lou Hoover First Spouse Bronze Medal [...]

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US Mint Sales: Core Sets and Silver Eagles LeadThe month-long dry spell for United States Mint product releases ends today with Hoover Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Medal Sets launching. Next week’s sales report will have it to talk about.

This week, it’s the basics once again. Core annual sets and Silver Eagles continued to lead sales, taking the top four selling spots [...]

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2015 US Marshals Service Coins Graded by NGCNumismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has graded and released photos of 2015 US Marshals Service 225th Anniversary Commemorative Coins. NGC believes it is the first time that the United States Mint has issued coins during a year prior to the date on the coins.

Struck in clad, silver and gold, the United States Mint will not begin selling the commemorative coins to the public until next year [...]

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Pat Nixon and Betty Ford Gold Coin Designs ReviewedThe First Spouse Gold Coin program has been commemorating First Ladies of former U.S. Presidents since 2007 by featuring them on one-half ounce, 99.99% pure gold coins.

The final year of the program in 2016 will honor Pat Nixon and Betty Ford, the spouses of the 37th and 38th Presidents, Richard M. Nixon and Gerald R. Ford [...]

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