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San Francisco Mint's 2018 Silver Reverse Proof Set LaunchOne of the most unique collectibles from the United States Mint this year debuts today at noon Eastern with the release of the 2018-S Silver Reverse Proof Set.

The set is comprised of 10 coins each from the U.S. Mint’s facility in San Francisco and bearing a distinctive finish […]


Square Coins Sought for 75th Anniversary of Integration of BaseballNewly introduced legislation is calling for the United States Mint to strike square commemorative coins in recognition of the 75th anniversary of the integration of baseball in 2022.

On April 15, 1947, Robinson debuted for the National League’s Brooklyn Dodgers and on July 5, 1947, Doby integrated the American League with the Cleveland Indians […]


US Mint Sales: 2018-W Uncirculated Gold Eagle DebutsThis year’s uncirculated American Gold Eagle from the West Point Mint moved faster out of the sales gate than past issues.

U.S. Mint sales figures published today show collectors grabbed 4,149 of the coins in the four days since its Thursday release. That more than doubles last year’s debut, and ranks at the top of the pack against other recent starts […]


US Mint Gold Coin Prices May Decline Wed., July 18On Wednesday, July 18, the United States Mint may cut prices on one and one-half dozen numismatic gold products.

The U.S. Mint’s collection of gold coins have prices that can change weekly based on the trending value of gold as compared against its 2018 pricing matrix […]


U.S. Coin Production Tops 6.9 Billion in First Half of 2018After surging to a four-month high in May, United States Mint coin production slowed some in June even as facilities in Philadelphia and Denver struck nearly 1.2 billion coins for circulation.

The U.S. Mint manufactured just over 6.9 billion coins in the first half of 2018 — a seemingly huge amount yet it’s tracking as a third slower year after production peaked in 2015 with the most coins minted since 2011 […]

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2018-W $50 Uncirculated American Gold Eagle ReleasedAppearing as the first of two new U.S. Mint releases this month, the 2018-W $50 Uncirculated American Gold Eagle launched today at noon Eastern. Each is struck from 1 ounce of 22-karat gold.

This year’s uncirculated Gold Eagle has a limited mintage of 10,000. Recent annual versions were offered without mintage limits […]


US Mint Sales: 2018 Proof Set Nears 276,000The U.S. Mint’s 2018 Proof Set was its best seller for a second week in a row. The set advanced by 5,903 units in this round after jumping by 8,798 units previously.

Released on March 6, the 10-coin proof set now has a four-month total of 275,898 — a figure other world mints would love to see for one of their core annual sets […]

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Carson City Mint 150th Anniversary Commemorative Coins ProposedLegislation introduced in the House of Representatives last week is calling for gold and silver commemorative coins in honor of the 150th anniversary of the Carson City Mint.

Congress established the Carson City Mint in 1863 to serve the coinage needs brought on by the Comstock Lode during the silver rush in Nevada […]


US Mint Sales: 2018 Core Sets and Silver Eagles LeadDemand retreated last week for United States Mint products made for collectors. A lack of new releases combined with the typical summer dodrums played their part in slowing Mint sales.

The U.S. Mint’s core annual sets following by its proof and uncirculated Silver Eagles saw the most attention. Sets of 2018-dated quarters were also popular […]


US Mint Collector Gold Coin Prices May DeclineIn response to falling gold prices, the United States Mint may reduce prices this week on its gold coins for collectors. As has been the case over the last month, a few dollars in the change of gold prices will likely decide whether or not the Mint’s pricing moves down.

The U.S. Mint’s collection of gold coins have prices that can adjust weekly based on the trending value of gold as compared against its 2018 pricing matrix […]