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US Mint Sales: Ellis Island Quarters DebutEarly U.S. Mint sales figures are now available for quarters commemorating Ellis Island, the gateway from 1892 to 1954 for over 12 million immigrants to the United States.

Released last week on Monday, Aug. 28, the Ellis Island quarter is the fourth of five 2017-dated issues. Its reverse depicts an immigrant family approaching Ellis Island with a mixture of hope and uncertainty […]

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US Mint Gold Coin Prices to Rise Wed., Aug. 6Later today, Sept. 6, the United States Mint will raise prices on more than two dozen numismatic gold products.

The U.S. Mint’s collections of gold coins have prices that can change weekly based on the trending value of gold as it compares against its pricing matrix […]

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Ellis Island Quarter Launch Ceremony HighlightsOn Wednesday, Aug. 30, quarters honoring Ellis Island in New Jersey were formerly introduced to the public.

Officials from the United States Mint and National Park Service hosted the quarter’s release ceremony on the island where more than 12 million immigrants were processed from 1892 to 1954 […]

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US Mint Sales: More Adjustments for Uncirculated Set and Platinum EagleThe latest round of U.S. Mint sales stats shows more downward adjustments for the proof Platinum Eagle and the Enhanced Uncirculated Coin Set.

Figures released through Aug. 27 have the 10-coin Enhanced Uncirculated Set dropping by 23,969 to 187,304 sets […]

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2017 Ellis Island Quarters ReleasedEllis Island is the latest national site honored in the United States Mint series of America the Beautiful Quarters®. Coins emblematic of the island in New Jersey launched today, Aug. 28, 2017, and are available in rolls and bags.

Ellis Island was the most active immigration station in the United States with operations running from 1892 to 1954 […]

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Ellis Island Quarter PhotosEvents in the last week of August will introduce a quarter depicting Ellis Island, the gateway from 1892 to 1954 for over 12 million immigrants to the United States.

On Monday, Aug. 28, the quarter commemorating the site launches into circulation and the U.S. Mint begins selling them in roll and back products […]

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US Mint Sales: 2017-S Enhanced Uncirculated Sets SeesawingUnited States Mint sales of the 225th anniversary 2017 Enhanced Uncirculated Coin Set are swinging up and down as apparent returns and cancellations outweigh new orders.

Figures released Aug. 20 by the U.S. Mint showed their sales at 211,273 sets, representing a decline of 12,037 sets from a week earlier when the Mint reported selling 223,310 sets. The Mint allotted 225,000 sets — a total that pays tribute to the agency’s 225th anniversary […]

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Ellis Island Quarter Ceremony, Coin Exchange and Public ForumOn Aug. 30, the United States Mint and National Park Service will introduce the quarter commemorating New Jersey’s Ellis Island National Monument.

This year’s fourth quarter ceremony will be at the national site itself, which is depicted on the quarter’s reverse […]

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U.S. Coin Production Tops 1.25B in JulyThe United States Mint produced more than 8.8 billion coins through the first seven months of this year, lifted by the over 1.25 billion coins minted in July.

Last month’s production pace was a tad quicker than in June, but sharply lower than a year earlier when the Mint made the most coins for a month than any since at least 2007 when CoinNews started tracking the data […]

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2018 America the Beautiful Quarter and Coin DesignsThe United States Mint kicked off August by unveiling the final reverse designs for its 2018-dated America the Beautiful Quarters® and counterpart America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Coins.

2018 marks the ninth year of coins commemorating national parks and other national sites in the United States and its territories […]

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