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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US Mint Sales: 20th Anniversary Proof Platinum Eagle Sells OutSales of the 20th anniversary 2017-W Proof American Platinum Eagle have officially ended. The United States Mint this week tagged the coin’s product page with "sold out."

The platinum coin launched on July 6 with over half of its 10,000 mintage claimed within hours. Sales reached about 9,200 by early August and that’s when the coin’s availability started rotating from on to off […]

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US Mint Gold Coin Prices May Decline Wed., Sept. 27On Wednesday, Sept. 27, the United States Mint may reduce prices on 25 numismatic gold products.

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

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2019 Quarter and 5 Oz Coin Design CandidatesThe Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) and Commission of Fine Arts (CFA) have recommended designs for the U.S. Mint’s 2019-dated America the Beautiful Quarters® and companion 5-ounce silver coins.

Introduced in 2010, the 56-quarter series celebrates national sites throughout the 50 states, the District of Columbia and the five U.S. territories. The five locations up for honors in 2019 are […]

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OSS Medal Designs Reviewed

by Mike Unser on September 22, 2017 · 1 comment

OSS Medal Designs ReviewedRevised designs for a congressional gold medal honoring the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) went under review this week and two of them became the clear winners.

The medal along with bronze duplicates will honor members of the OSS for their service and contributions during World War II […]

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US Mint Sales: Ellis Island 3-Coin Set DebutsOrders picked up a bit across U.S. Mint collector products, according to the latest round of weekly sales figures. The broader gains were supported by the release of the Ellis Island Three-Coin Set.

Containing an uncirculated quarter from the Philadelphia and Denver Mints and a proof quarter from the San Francisco Mint, the set scored four-day sales of 10,513 for the strongest start among series issues since 2016 […]

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2017 $25 American Palladium Eagle ImagesThe United States Mint today published images of the 2017 $25 American Palladium Eagle, the first issue in a new annual series of American Eagle bullion coins. Earlier this week, the agency announced that it would launch the coin program on Sept. 25.

Coin obverses offer a high-relief rendition of sculptor Adolph A. Weinman’s Winged Liberty Head design for the dime struck in 1916 […]

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American Palladium Eagle Debuts on Sept. 25, 2017Investors and collectors can soon start ordering a brand new United States Mint product, the American Eagle Palladium Bullion Coin. The U.S. Mint will begin selling the bullion piece to Authorized Purchasers (AP’s) on Monday, Sept. 25.

How many will be available is unknown. There are limits. Namely, the U.S. Mint will accept AP orders for the 1-troy ounce, .9995 palladium coins on an allocated basis and […]

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Ellis Island Quarters for New Jersey in Three-Coin SetComprised of coins from three different United States Mint facilities, the 2017 Ellis Island Quarters Three-Coin Set went on sale today for $9.95.

Quarters in the set showcase imagery emblematic of Ellis Island of New Jersey where more than 12 million immigrants were processed from 1892 to 1954 […]

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US Mint Sales: Ellis Island 5 Oz Coin DebutsThe United States Mint’s newest 5-ounce collectible was its best weekly seller. Celebrating the New Jersey portion of Ellis Island, the 3-inch coin launched on Sept. 7 for $149.95.

It moved out of the sales gate quicker than other issues released so far this year — even with two fewer days of totals in its first reported sales window […]

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2017 American Liberty Silver Medal Set Price is $199.95United States Mint pricing has been announced for the upcoming 2017 American Liberty Silver Medal Set. The set of four 1-ounce .999 fine silver medals will be $199.95, according to a U.S. Mint memo published today on the Federal Register, the official source of notices by government agencies and a daily journal of their proceedings.

The memo is dated Thursday, Sept. 7, when LBMA silver was $17.79 an ounce, which indicates the Mint at that time was comfortable with a premium over spot of $32.20 per medal […]

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