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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2019 Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin ImagesNew from the United States Mint are images and some photos of next year’s 2019 Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coins. The U.S. Mint released them Thursday, Dec. 13, in conjunction with a ceremonial striking event at its production facility in Philadelphia.

Scheduled to launch Jan. 24, 2019, the gold, silver and clad coins are uniquely curved much like the ones from 2014 that honored the 75th anniversary of the National Baseball Hall of Fame […]

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Photo of US Mint 2018 Proof SetUnited States Mint flagship products, namely the 2018 Proof Set, the 2018 Silver Proof Set, and the 2018 Mint Set, have notched solid numbers in the last month. When they haven’t led in overall sales they’ve still been in the hunt.

Since mid-November, the 2018 Proof Set has averaged weekly gains of more than 16,000. It jumped 17,210 in the latest round — making it the Mint’s best weekly seller […]

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2019 $1 Coin Celebrates American Indians in U.S. Space ProgramThe United States Mint revealed the one-year-only design that will appear on the 2019 Native American $1 Coin.

Honoring American Indians in the U.S. space program, the design pairs nicely with those on 2019 Apollo 11 Commemorative Coins which celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first manned moon landing […]

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American Innovation Dollar Series Launch CeremonyOn Friday, Dec. 14, the United States Mint will formerly introduce its multi-year American Innovation™ $1 Coin Program.

The official ceremonial launch will take place at the Mint’s new Coin Store in Washington, D.C., beginning at 11:30 EST […]

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2019 American Eagle and Buffalo Bullion Coins Launch Jan. 7Most American Eagle and Buffalo bullion coins for 2019 launch Monday, Jan. 7, the United States Mint told its network of distributors. Orders they place on that Monday will be available for pick up by Thursday, Jan. 10, the agency added.

Available issues will include 2019-dated gold, silver and platinum coins — specifically, American Gold Eagles, American Silver Eagles, American Platinum Eagles, and American Gold Buffalos […]

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2018 American Innovation $1 Coin ImagesIn preparing to launch new products on Dec. 14, the United States Mint unveiled images this week of the first dollar from its multi-year program of American Innovation $1 Coins.

Designed by Justin Kunz and sculpted by Phebe Hemphill, series dollar obverses (heads side) depict the Statue of Liberty in profile with inscriptions "IN GOD WE TRUST" and "$1" […]

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US Mint Sales: Block Island 3-Coin Set DebutsOne United States Mint product launched last week, a three-coin set of Block Island National Wildlife Refuge quarters, and it was the Mint’s best weekly seller.

Released Tuesday, Nov. 27, the collectible includes an uncirculated quarter from the Philadelphia and Denver Mints and a proof quarter from the San Francisco Mint […]

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2018 American Innovation Dollars Launch Dec. 14The United States Mint will soon introduce the first $1 coin in a multi-year program honoring American innovation and innovators.

On Dec. 14, the U.S. Mint will release an individual proof and rolls and bags of uncirculated 2018 American Innovation dollars […]

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US Mint Sales: Gold Coins Pick UpUnited States Mint annual sets and American Silver Eagles worked their way into the top sales spots after falling back a week earlier to newly released Block Island quarter and coin products.

Elsewhere, overall sales of the U.S. Mint’s gold coins saw stronger weekly gains — their best in several months, actually. 2018-dated proof American Eagles and Liberty coins led the way […]

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Block Island Quarters for Rhode Island in Three-Coin SetAppearing from the United States Mint as the final release in its 2018 product schedule is the Block Island National Wildlife Refuge Quarter Three-Coin Set.

This collectible honoring the national site in Rhode Island debuts today, Nov. 27, at Noon (ET) for $9.95 […]

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