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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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Gold, Silver Drop in September But Soar in Third QuarterPrecious metals futures declined on Monday, paring their quarterly gains and deepening their losses in September — except for palladium which maintained its monthly increase and fell just a tad off from a record. Gold ended the day at an almost two-month low.

Gold for December delivery dropped $33.50, or 2.2%, to close at $1,472.90 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange. The settlement was the lowest since Aug. 2 […]

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US Mint Sales: 2019 American Innovation Dollars for Delaware DebutNew United States Mint sales stats offer first showings of 2019 American Innovation dollars for Delaware and sets of 2019 American Legion Centennial Coins and Emblem Prints.

Featuring a design honoring innovation and innovators from Delaware, the U.S. Mint’s latest dollar launched Sept. 19 and registered combined four-day sales of 530,850 pieces from 25-coin and 100-coin bag options […]

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u-s-mint-coinageFewer coins for circulation dropped from U.S. coining presses in August than in July and a year earlier, manufacturing figures from the United States Mint show.

In the headline figure for the month, the U.S. Mint struck 767.3 million coins, marking declines of 36.2% from July and 7.7% from August 2018 […]

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2019 American Innovation Dollars for Delaware ReleasedThe first 2019 dollar from the United States Mint’s American Innovation™ $1 Coin Program debuted today bearing a design honoring innovation and innovators from Delaware.

Product options include 25-coin rolls and 100-coin bags filled with Delaware dollars produced in uncirculated finishes at the Philadelphia and Denver Mints […]

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2019-W $25 Reverse Proof American Palladium Eagle - Coin, Case and CertThe United States Mint introduced last week two products for collectors, the 2019 San Antonio Missions Quarter Three Coin Set and the 2019-W Reverse Proof American Palladium Eagle.

Issued Thursday, Sept. 12, the premium Palladium Eagle was the most sought, posting four-day sales of 16,690 for 55.6% of the maximum 30,000 […]

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American Legion Centennial Coin and Emblem Prints ReleasedThree sets issued jointly today by United States Mint and the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) continue celebrations of the centennial of the American Legion.

The Legion (www.legion.org) was charted by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic organization for veterans. It quickly grew into one of the largest veteran’s service organization in the United States […]

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2020 Basketball Hall of Fame Coin Designs SelectedThe United States Mint unveiled the official designs for the dome-shaped Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coins.

In 2020, the U.S. Mint will produce and sell up to 50,000 $5 gold coins, 400,000 silver dollars and 750,000 clad half dollars in recognition of the 60th anniversary of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame […]

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2019-W $25 Reverse Proof American Palladium Eagle LaunchThe United States Mint’s reverse proof 2019-W $25 American Palladium Eagle goes on sale today beginning at noon EDT.

The $25 face value coin continues the U.S. Mint’s palladium series which debuted in 2017 with a bullion edition. All 15,000 of those sold in the first day […]

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US Mint Sales: 2019 Proof Set Nears 400,000Lacking competition from brand new releases that tend to draw the most buying attention from coin collectors, one of the U.S. Mint’s core products, the 2019 Proof Set, was its best weekly seller,

The clad set with its bonus Lincoln cent climbed 3,781 from a week earlier for a total of 397,047 through six months and eight days […]

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San Antonio Missions for Texas in Three-Coin SetPremiering today from the United States Mint is a product containing multiple coins, the 2019 San Antonio Missions National Historical Park Quarter Three-Coin Set.

Each coin shares the same reverse design which was created to honor San Antonio Missions National Historical Park of Texas. The coins are in collector-grade finishes with each produced at a different U.S. Mint facility […]

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