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2017 Proof American Gold Eagle Photos and Early SalesNew proof Gold Eagles scored one of their best sales starts in recent years but they moved a lot slower out of the gate than a year ago.

This year’s collector coins had the unenviable task of launching in the midst of a bearish gold market, with gold now looking to stretch its losing streak to seven sessions in a row […]

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2017 Effigy Mounds 5 Oz Silver Uncirculated CoinA United States Mint collector series continues for the 8th year with today’s release of the 2017-P Effigy Mounds Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin.

The new issue features a design honoring Effigy Mounds National Monument of Iowa. The area was established as a protected site in 1949 and preserves more than 200 prehistoric mounds built by Native Americans […]


2017 American Liberty 225th Anniversary Gold Coin Pricing ScheduleUnited States Mint pricing has been announced for the upcoming 2017-W $100 American Liberty High Relief Gold Coin. The .9999 fine 24-karat gold coin was unveiled in January as a part of a yearlong celebration for the U.S. Mint’s 225th anniversary.

Struck with a proof finish at the West Point Mint, the one-ounce gold piece launches at noon ET on April 6, 2017 […]


Boys Town Commemorative Coin Release Ceremony on March 9Next week, on Thursday, Mar. 9, officials from the United States Mint and Boys Town will formally introduce coins from the Mint honoring the centennial founding of Boys Town.

Sales of the commemorative coins — up to 50,000 $5 gold coins; 350,000 silver dollars; and 300,000 clad half-dollars — will begin on the same day […]


2017-W Proof American Gold Eagles ReleasedFive new products from the United States Mint debut today, Mar. 2, with the release of 2017-W American Eagle Gold Proof Coins and a companion four-coin set.

The four coins are featured in 1 oz., 1/2 oz., 1/4 oz. and 1/10 oz. sizes with respective face values of $50, $25, $10 and $5. Found in the four-coin set is one of each size […]


US Mint Sales: 2017 Kennedy Half-Dollars DebutHighlights from this week’s U.S. Mint sales report include first showings of products with 2017 Kennedy Half-Dollars.

Released last Wednesday, Feb. 22, available options include circulating-quality halves from the Philadelphia and Denver Mints with a two-roll set of 40 coins at $32.95 and bags of 200 coins at $139.95 […]


2017 Boys Towns and American Eagle Coins for MarchCommemorative coins, American Eagles, and a proof set populate the lineup of United States Mint products this month.

March offerings include American Eagle gold and silver proof coins, the gold, silver and clad Boys Town Commemorative Coins, the five-ounce silver coin honoring Effigy Mounds National Historic Monument in Iowa, and […]

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2017 Proof American Gold Eagle PricesOn Wednesday, Mar. 1, the United States Mint may increase prices on 17 numismatic gold products. The bureau will also set prices for its 2017-dated Proof American Gold Eagles. They launch on Thursday, Mar. 2.

The U.S. Mint’s collections of gold coins have prices that can change weekly depending on the trending value of gold […]


U.S. Coin Production Tops 1.79 Billion in JanuaryU.S. Mint production jumped in January with the agency’s facilities in Philadelphia and Denver striking more than 1.79 billion coins for circulation, the second most for a month than in any since at least 2007 when CoinNews started tracking the data.

The production pace soared 157% from December and advanced 18.1% from the same month a year earlier […]


US Mint 'Then & Now' Series, Part 1 ReleasedEarlier this month, the United States Mint introduced a new video series as a part of its 225th Anniversary.

Entitled "Then & Now," the six-segment program will highlight aspects of producing coins from 1940 to today […]


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