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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 Air Force Medal Designs ReviewedProposed designs were reviewed and resulting recommendations made for the upcoming Air Force Medal.

The 2.5-ounce .999 fine silver medal, set for release in 2020, is one of two that will introduce the U.S. Mint’s Armed Forces Medal series that celebrates the nation’s military branches […]


World War I Centennial 2018 Marine Corps Silver Medal PhotosThe United States Mint on Jan. 17 started selling proof silver medals honoring the U.S. Marines Corps, the Army, the Navy, the Air Service, and the U.S. Coast Guard.

They are produced to support the commemorative World War I Centennial Silver Dollars which Congress authorized under Public Law 113-212 to memorialize America’s involvement in WWI […]


2022 Native American $1 Coin Candidate Designs UnveiledLast week on Oct. 16, the United States Mint unveiled candidate designs for the 2022 Native American $1 Coin.

The U.S. Mint program of Native American dollar started in 2009. The series highlights annually changing reverses with designs commemorating the important contributions made by Indian tribes and individual Native Americans to the history and development of the United States […]

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US Mint Limited Edition 2018 Silver Proof SetOne United States Mint product launched last week, the limited-edition proof set with 8 silver coins for $144.95. The collectible was the agency’s top weekly seller with about half of the allotted 50,000 sold.

Its start was slower than last year’s set, which had the advantage of containing a more sought-after American Silver Eagle, but quicker than the one from 2016 […]


2021 Native American $1 Coin Candidate Designs UnveiledLast Tuesday, Oct. 16, the United States Mint unveiled candidate designs for the 2021 Native American $1 Coin.

Introduced in 2009, this U.S. Mint series of dollars features annually changing reverses that celebrate the important contributions made by Indian tribes and individual Native Americans to the history and development of the United States […]


2020 Coast Guard Silver Medal Candidate Designs UnveiledIn 2020, the Armed Forces Silver Medal series from the United States Mint will start celebrating branches of the military with 2-inch medals struck in 2.5 ounces of .999 fine silver.

These medals mark a first for the U.S. Mint as each will honor a military branch as a whole and for the entirety of its mission […]


2020 Air Force Silver Medal Candidate Designs UnveiledThe United States Mint this week advanced its upcoming series of Armed Forces Silver Medals by unveiling candidate designs for the first two military branches up for honors — the Air Force and the Coast Guard.

Both medals will launch in 2020, featuring large 2-inch formats and containing 2.5 ounces of .999 fine silver […]


2018 Limited Edition Silver Proof Set AvailableToday, Oct. 18, the United States Mint opened sales of its 2018 Limited Edition Silver Proof Set.

Restricted to 50,000 units and priced at $144.95, the set contains eight silver coins bearing ‘S’ mint marks to designate their production at the San Francisco Mint […]


US Mint Sales: 2018 Circulating Quarters Set DebutsThe U.S. Mint’s newest product for collectors, a set of 10 circulating quarters with five from Denver and five from Philadelphia for $8.95, was its strongest weekly seller.

Released last Wednesday, Oct. 10, the set scored five-day sales of 12,758 for the second best debut in the product line to date […]


US Mint Poised to Raise Gold Coin Prices Wed., Oct 17On Wednesday, Oct. 17, the United States Mint is likely to raise prices on eighteen gold products made for collectors.

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 […]