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U.S. Mint Last Chance Products for 2018Nearly three-dozen products from the United States Mint will go off-sale today, Dec. 31, at 11:59 p.m. ET.

2018 is the final year to buy several American Eagle gold and silver coins, a handful of major annual sets, several bundle options, and a couple roll and bag products containing dollars, quarters, and half-dollars […]

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Last Chance at 2018 Commemorative CoinsJust a few hours are left until the United States Mint stops selling all 2018 commemorative coins. Collectors have until Dec. 27 at 11:59 PM ET to place orders.

Authorized by Congress with mandated sales deadlines, this year’s two commemorative coin programs advance Breast Cancer Awareness and celebrate the centennial of America’s involvement in World War I […]


World War I Centennial 2018 Coast Guard Silver Medal PhotosThis article shows photos of a World War I Centennial 2018 Coast Guard Silver Medal — one of the five United States Mint medals commemorating the branches of the U.S. Armed Forces that were active during the First World War.

On Jan. 17, the United States Mint released proof silver medals with designs honoring the U.S. Coast Guard, the Army, the Navy, the Air Service, and the Marines […]


US Mint Sales: 2018 Innovation Dollars Near 580,000The United State Mint’s most popular numismatic product for a second week in a row was an American Innovation dollar.

The U.S. Mint’s new series of dollars are earning some love from collectors with a combined 577,123 sold in ten days for an early haul of $1,118,525 […]


U.S. Mint Production in November 2018 Tops 1 Billion CoinsU.S. coin production slowed in November but stayed atop the 1 billion mark for the seventh time this year, according to the latest manufacturing figures from the U.S. Mint.

The more than 1 billion coins minted for circulation included cents, nickels, dimes, and quarters and drove the amount on the year to over 12.5 billion coins […]


Dome-Shaped U.S. Basketball Coins for 2020Look ahead to 2020 for a third series of domed or curved-shape commemorative coins from the United States Mint.

As direction by Congress, the U.S. Mint issued curved baseball coins in 2014 and it will release curved Apollo 11 coins in 2019. Curved basketball coins are next […]


World War I Centennial 2018 Air Service Silver Medal PhotosEarlier this year, on Jan. 17, the United States Mint released proof silver medals celebrating the Air Service, the Army, the Navy, the U.S. Marines and the U.S. Coast Guard.

They were offered in support of and alongside of World War I Centennial Silver Dollars that commemorate the 100th anniversary of America’s involvement in WWI. The silver dollars, struck in collector qualities of proof and uncirculated, were authorized by Congress under Public Law 113-212 […]


US Mint Sales: 2018 American Innovation Dollars DebutUnited States Mint products containing new 2018 American Innovation dollars logged interesting early sales.

Released Friday, product choices include an individual proof from the San Francisco Mint and rolls and bags of uncirculated dollars from the Philadelphia and Denver Mints […]


2018 American Innovation Dollars For Collectors Available At noon EST today, Dec. 14, the United States Mint released products for collectors containing 2018 American Innovation dollars.

Their designs are the first from a multi-year coin series honoring innovation and innovators from each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia and the five U. S. territories — Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the Northern Mariana Islands […]


2019 Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin ImagesNew from the United States Mint are images and some photos of next year’s 2019 Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coins. The U.S. Mint released them Thursday, Dec. 13, in conjunction with a ceremonial striking event at its production facility in Philadelphia.

Scheduled to launch Jan. 24, 2019, the gold, silver and clad coins are uniquely curved much like the ones from 2014 that honored the 75th anniversary of the National Baseball Hall of Fame […]