US Mint News & Information

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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Apollo 11 Coin Prices and Household LimitsThe United States Mint unveiled prices and household order limits for its suite of upcoming products that celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing. The limits range from 1 to 100 and published prices are from $25.95 to $224.95.

On Jan. 24, the U.S. Mint will release curved-shape Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coins composed from gold, silver or clad and struck in collector qualities of proof and uncirculated […]


2019 Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative CoinsAn upcoming United States Mint and Royal Australian Mint product brings together a U.S. Apollo 11 half-dollar and an Australian Moon Landing $5 silver coin in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the July 20, 1969 first manned landing on the Moon.

The pair of dome-shaped coins will be released in a limited-edition set that is sold and distributed by the Royal Australian Mint […]


2019-W Proof American Silver Eagle LaunchOne of the most popular annual products from the United States Mint debuts today, Jan. 10. Available beginning at noon EST is the 2019-W Proof American Silver Eagle.

Each coin is composed of one troy ounce of .999 fine silver and comes from the U.S. Mint’s West Point facility. No mintage, product or household order limits are in place for this release […]


2019 Congratulation Set Includes 2019-W American Proof Silver EagleThose in need of a gift idea have a new option from the United States Mint with launch of the 2019 Congratulations Set on Jan. 10.

Found within the set is one 2019-W Proof American Silver Eagle, which also makes its debut on the 10th as a stand-alone option. Pricing of the Congratulations Set is $56.95, a one dollar increase over the individual proof American Silver Eagle […]


US Mint Sales: 2019 Gift Sets DebutTwo gift sets for 2019 made their first appearance on the U.S. Mint’s weekly sales report. Designed for newborns and birthdays, both sets launched last Thursday, Jan. 3.

The 2019 Birth Set opened with sales of 2,332 compared to 2,426 for last year’s set and the 2019 Happy Birthday Coin Set debuted with sales of 2,541 against 2,423 for the one from 2018. That said […]

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US Mint 2019 Gift Sets for Newborns and BirthdaysToday, Jan. 3, the United States Mint released two special occasion gift sets — the 2019 Birth Set and the 2019 Happy Birthday Coin Set.

Both sets contain five proof coins with each carrying an ‘S’ mint mark that designates their production at the San Francisco Mint. Proof coins feature frosted foregrounds against mirror-like backgrounds […]


US Mint Sales: 2018 American Innovation Dollars Lead AgainMake it three weeks in a row for the 2018-S Proof American Innovation Dollar. It’s led numismatic sales for the United States Mint since its Dec. 14 release.

The proof coin from San Francisco advanced another 6,325 to lift its total to 79,723. It has climbed a combined 36,846 since scoring three-day sales of 42,877 […]


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 […]