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US Mint Sales: $100 Liberty, Congratulations Set, and Quarter Products DebutThe United States Mint didn’t publish numismatic sales figures last week, directing resources instead toward its redesigned website.

Its latest report includes two weeks of sales, plus first showings for the 2017-S Congratulations Set, the 2017-W $100 American Liberty High Relief Gold Coin, quarters celebrating the Frederick Douglass National Historic Site in the District of Columbia, and an uncirculated set of all the quarters for this year […]


Apollo 11 Coin Design Competition Begins May 1On May 1, the United States Mint will open a public contest to design curved Apollo 11 Commemorative Coins.

In recognition of the 50th anniversary of the first manned landing on the Moon, the U.S. Mint in 2019 will produce and issue $5 gold coins, silver dollars, clad half-dollars, and 5 ounce $1 silver coins.

The collection of coins will share the same obverse (heads) and reverse (tails) designs, and will be curved in shape similar to the 2014 National Baseball Hall of Fame Baseball Coins […]


COINS Act Seeks 1c Coin and $1 Note Elimination; 5c Composition ChangeLegislation reintroduced in the U.S. Senate seeks to save taxpayers money by suspending production of the 1-cent coin, changing the 5-cent coin’s composition, and replacing $1 notes with $1 coins.

Numbered S.759, the Currency Optimization, Innovation and National Savings (COINS) Act of 2017 was introduced by Sen. John McCain and Sen. Enzi on March 29, 2017 […]


US Mint Gold Coin Prices May Increase Wed., April 12On Wednesday, April 12, the United States Mint may increase prices on more than two dozen numismatic gold products.

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


2017 Quarters Released in 10-Coin Uncirculated Set for CollectorsToday, April 10, the United States Mint released its newest annual product for coin collectors, the 2017 America the Beautiful Quarters Uncirculated Coin Set™.

This collectible includes five pairs of distinct one-year-only coin designs with five quarters from the Philadelphia Mint in Pennsylvania and five quarters from the Denver Mint in Colorado […]


Introductory Boys Town Coin Prices End April 10Introductory prices are ending in hours for coins commemorating Boys Town’s century of service.

Regular U.S. Mint pricing for the gold, silver and clad 2017 Boys Town Centennial Commemorative Coins takes effect today, April 10, at 3:00 p.m. ET […]


2017 American Liberty Gold Coin Sales Reach 14,285 in First DayFirst-day sales of the high-relief 2017-W $100 Proof American Liberty Gold Coin reached 14,285 pieces, according to U.S. Mint spokesman Michael White.

That’s about 14.3% of the possible 100,000. At $1,640 apiece, the collectible realized more than $23.4 million in its start […]


Frederick Douglass Quarter Launch Ceremony HighlightsOn Tuesday, April 4, quarters honoring the Frederick Douglass National Historic Site were formerly introduced to the public.

Officials from the United States Mint and National Park Service hosted the quarter’s release ceremony at the historic site in Washington, D.C. […]


American Liberty 225th Anniversary Gold Coin ReleaseThe United States Mint is marking 225 years since its establishment. As part of a year-long celebration, today the government agency releases its 2017-W $100 American Liberty High Relief Gold Coin.

The 1-ounce, .9999 fine 24-karat gold coin is available for $1,640.00 beginning at noon Eastern Time […]


US Mint Sales: 2017 Proof Set DebutsLast Wednesday, March 29, the United States Mint released its annual set of the year’s regular coins in proof quality. The 2017 Proof Set logged 5-day sales totaling 194,989.

The sales start is about on par with other recent issues. Sets over the years have […]


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