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2018 Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin PricingIntroductory prices for clad 50c and silver dollar Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coins will range from $25.95 to $51.95, according to the United States Mint.

Their sales along with companion pink-hued $5 gold coins — a first for the U.S. Mint — will begin at noon ET on March 15, 2018 […]


US Mint 2018 Pricing Revisions for Gold and Platinum Collector CoinsThe United States Mint last week rolled out 2018 pricing revisions for its suit of high-end numismatic coins.

The agency’s collections of gold and platinum coins have prices that can change weekly depending on the trending value of precious metals. Coin pricing is evaluated every Wednesday and modified as necessary […]


US Mint Sales: WWI Dollars and Medals DebutWorld War I Centennial commemoratives moved quickly out of the gate with five-day sales topping $6.49 million.

The U.S. Mint from Jan. 17 to Jan. 22 sold nearly a quarter of the authorized 350,000 silver dollars and almost half of the allotted 100,000 silver medals […]


2018-W Proof American Platinum Eagle Release Depicts 'Life'A three-year series expressing core American principles debuts today at noon ET with the U.S. Mint’s release of the 2018-W Proof American Platinum Eagle.

The new proof platinum coin series celebrates the Preamble to the Declaration of Independence with design themes centered on Life, Liberty and Happiness […]


2018 America the Beautiful Quarters Released in Proof SetCollector-grade coins with reverse designs representing five unique sites made their debut today, Jan. 23, in the U.S. Mint’s annual proof set of America the Beautiful Quarters®.

Priced at $15.95, the quarters are produced at the San Francisco Mint and carry the facility’s ‘S’ mint mark […]


2018 WWI Centennial Silver Dollar First-Day SalesFirst-day sales of the World War I Centennial Silver Dollars reached 17,287 for the proof and 7,468 for the uncirculated, according to United States Mint spokesman Michael White.

Commemorating the 100th anniversary of America’s involvement in the First World War […]


US Mint Discusses Plans For Presidential and Military Medals in SilverThe United States Mint this week discussed plans to make 1-ounce .999 fine silver medals honoring former presidents and branches of the U.S. Armed Forces.

Members of the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) were briefed Jan. 17 about the possibility for the two new series — one slated to begin later this year and one that could start in 2020 […]


2021-2025 Proof American Platinum Eagle Designs To Depict Five FreedomsThe United States Mint next week will release the first proof American Platinum Eagle from the new three-year design series, Preamble to the Declaration of Independence. Coins in 2018, 2019 and 2020 will portray Life, Liberty and Happiness.

A five-year design series will follow, the U.S. Mint revealed Jan. 17 at a Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) meeting […]


American Innovation $1 Coin Act Passes HouseThe United States Mint is closer to striking a new series of dollar coins. On Wednesday, Jan. 17, the U.S. House of Representatives passed an amended version of the American Innovation $1 Coin Act (H.R. 770).

As CoinNews wrote about nearly a year ago, H.R. 770 calls for a 56-coin program with dollar reverses celebrating a significant innovation, an innovator, or a group of innovators within each state, the District of Columbia and the five U.S. territories […]


US Mint Sales: 2018 Gift Sets DebutThree gift sets for 2018 made their first appearance in a U.S. Mint sales report. Designed for newborns, birthdays and other special occasions like graduations, the three sets launched last Thursday, Jan. 11.

The 2018 Congratulations Set, which has been on back order for several days now, was the best early performer of the three with sales of 9,015 […]

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