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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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2020 Mayflower Gold Coin and Silver Medal Candidate DesignsIn 2020, the United States Mint will recognize the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower voyage by releasing a 1/4-ounce 24-karat gold coin and a companion 1-ounce .999 fine silver medal. The Mayflower carried people from England to the new world, landing in Plymouth, Massachusetts, in 1620.

Both pieces will be issued under the authority given to the U.S. Treasury Secretary. They are not a part of a commemorative coin program brought about by the passage of legislation, although Senate and House bills introduced in the last 115th Congress did propose Mayflower $5 gold, silver dollar and 50c clad coins […]

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CCAC to Review Mayflower, Innovation, and Platinum Coin DesignsThe Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will hold a two-day public meeting beginning Tuesday, April 16, to review and discuss candidate designs for coins issued from 2019 to 2025.

The CCAC is tasked with advising the Secretary of the Treasury on themes and designs pertaining to all United States coins and medals […]

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2019-W $50 Proof American Buffalo Gold CoinBeginning at noon EDT today, April 12, collectors can order the annually issued proof $50 American Buffalo 1-ounce gold coin for $1,660.

Produced in the United States Mint at West Point, the .9999 fine 24-karat gold piece is the collectible version of the investment-grade American Buffalo Gold Bullion Coin […]

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US Mint Sales: American Memorial Park Quarters and 5 Oz. Coin DebutThe latest round of United States Mint sales figures offer early results for the new collector coins depicting American Memorial Park in the U.S. territory of the Northern Mariana Islands.

Released last week on Monday, April 1, the American Memorial Park quarter is the second of five issues for 2019. Available products include rolls and bags of quarters from Philadelphia, Denver and San Francisco with mint marks of ‘P’, ‘D’ and ‘S’ […]

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Ten Million Circulating 2019 Quarters To Carry West Point 'W' Mint MarkFor the first time ever, the United States Mint at West Point is striking circulating quarters that carry a "W" mint mark. They should begin to appear in circulation within four to six weeks, according to U.S. Mint officials.

These quarters cannot be purchased directly from the U.S. Mint like other numismatic products. Instead, collectors will need to search for them in change […]

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2019-P American Memorial Park 5 Oz Silver Uncirculated Coin ReleasedThree days after its associated quarter release, the United States Mint today introduced the 2019-P American Memorial Park Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin.

Found on the reverse (tails side) is a design emblematic of American Memorial Park in the U.S. territory of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Each coin is composed of 5.000 troy ounces of 99.9% fine silver to a diameter of 3.000 inches […]

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US Mint Sales: Uncirculated Quarters and Explore and Discover Sets DebutThe United States opened sales last week of two collector products — an annually issued set of ten uncirculated quarters and a collector’s set for kids with three proof coins, three uncirculated coins, a coin blank, a magnifying glass, an activity book, and a coin folder.

Released March 26 for $13.95, sales for the set of uncirculated quarters reached 16,218 in seven days. That’s one of the best starts in recent years […]

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American Memorial Park Quarters for Northern Mariana IslandsNow available from the United States Mint are rolls and bags of quarters honoring American Memorial Park in the U.S. territory of the Northern Mariana Islands.

Products options include 100-coin bags, 40-coin rolls, 2-roll sets and 3-roll sets. All contain circulation quality quarters taken directly from the production floors of the U.S. Mint’s facilities in Philadelphia, Denver or San Francisco […]

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American Memorial Park Quarter Ceremony, Coin Exchange and Public ForumIn late April, the United States Mint and the National Park Service will officially introduce the quarter celebrating American Memorial Park in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. This year’s second quarter ceremony will take place at the park’s amphitheater on Tuesday, April 30.

Two conjoining events support the quarter’s public release. A coin forum sponsored by U.S. Mint officials is scheduled on the evening before the ceremony, and then there will be a traditional coin exchange right after the ceremony ends. These events are free and open to the public […]

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US Mint Sales: 2019 Proof Set Hits 261,000The bonus Lincoln cent included with the purchase of every 2019 Proof Set is boosting sales. The set has led the popularity race among U.S. Mint products since its release in early March.

In the latest round of weekly sales stats, the set climbed by 11,204 units for a 24-day total of 261,000. In contrast, it took more than 3-1/2 months for last year’s set to reach the same level […]

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