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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: 2019 Uncirculated Silver Eagle DebutsThe United States Mint’s newest American Silver Eagle was its best-selling numismatic product of the week.

Released last Wednesday, May 29, the 1-ounce .999 fine uncirculated Silver Eagle from West Point logged 5-day sales of 82,784 for the slowest start in the annual series to date […]

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War in the Pacific Park Quarter for Guam ReleasedToday, June 3, the United States Mint started selling rolls and bags of 2019 War in the Pacific National Historical Park quarters. Featuring a design emblematic of the historical area located in the territory of Guam, the coin marks the 48th release from the U.S. Mint’s America the Beautiful quarter dollar series.

Six unique products are available as part of the release, including single coin rolls, two-roll sets, three-roll sets, and three options of 100-coin bags […]

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Apollo 11 Half Dollar Set Replacement SleeveUnited States Mint customers who want replacement sleeves for their Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Proof Half Dollar Set can get them for free.

Released Jan. 24, the set is one of eight U.S. Mint products that commemorate the 50th anniversary of the first manned landing on the Moon […]

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American Legion 100th Anniversary Proof Silver Dollar and Medal SetThe highlight from the U.S. Mint’s latest weekly sales report is the first appearance of the new American Legion Silver Dollar and Medal Set.

Released a week ago Monday, May 20, the set with its proof American Legion Silver Dollar and American Veterans Silver Medal posted 7-day starting sales of 7,412, representing 74.1% of the possible 10,000 sets […]

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2019-W Uncirculated American Silver Eagle ReleasedEven as silver trades near its lowest price of the year, the United States Mint hopes to see some interest in the precious metal with today’s release of the 2019-W Uncirculated American Silver Eagle.

Struck in an ounce of .999 fine silver, the annually issued uncirculated Silver Eagle is a popular product for coin collectors […]

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U.S. Mint Strikes Over 1.25 Billion Coins for Circulation in AprilU.S. coin production picked up in April, topped one billion coins for a fourth straight month, and was quicker than a year ago, according to the latest round of manufacturing figures from the United States Mint.

In the headline monthly figure, U.S. Mint coining presses struck over 1.25 billion coins to mark gains of 18.9% from March and 42.7% from April 2018 […]

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Penny Costs 2.06 Cents to Make in 2018The price of producing U.S. coins for circulation climbed again last year, the United States Mint disclosed in its 2018 Annual Report. And also again, for a thirteenth straight year in fact, the unit cost for both cents and nickels remained above their face values.

The toll to make, administer and distribute the 1-cent coin was 2.06 cents in FY 2018 compared to 1.82 cents a year earlier, and cost for the 5-cent coin rose to 7.53 cents from 6.60 cents […]

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US Mint Sales: 2019 Uncirculated Coin Set DebutsThe recently released uncirculated 2019 Mint Set jumped out of the starting gate according to the latest sales figures from the United States Mint. The added bonus coin — the last of three premium 2019 "W’ cents — that comes with every set is doing its job of driving in more orders.

Released May 14 for $21.95, the set of 20 uncirculated coins from the Philadelphia and Denver Mints posted six-day sales of 161,598. That’s the best debut for the annually issued product since the set from 2012 […]

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American Legion Silver Dollar and Medal Set ReleasedCommemorating the American Legion’s founding, the United States Mint today released the American Legion 100th Anniversary Proof Silver Dollar and Medal Set.

This set includes one 2019-P Proof American Legion Silver Dollar and one American Veterans Silver Medal — both struck in 99.9% silver at the U.S. Mint facility in Philadelphia. The silver dollar debuted earlier this year as part of the Mint’s American Legion Commemorative Coin Program. The silver medal is unique to the set […]

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US Mint Sales: James Madison Silver Medal DebutsThe United States Mint released one new product last week, the James Madison Presidential Silver Medal.

Struck in an ounce of .999 fine silver, this fourth release in the U.S. Mint’s Presidential Silver Medal series logged seven-day sales of 5,790 pieces […]

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