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US Mint Sales: 2017 Limited Edition Silver Proof Sets Dips to 49,314Sales of the closely watched 2017 Limited Edition Silver Proof Set dropped by 655 units for a new total of 49,314 sets, according to the latest figures from the United States Mint.

Released four weeks ago with virtually all 50,000 sets claimed within the first 32 hours, the U.S. Mint has been consolidating orders against returns and cancellations […]

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2018 America the Beautiful Quarter Images and Release DatesThe United States Mint published images and official release dates for the five 2018 quarters that recognize national parks or historic sites in Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Georgia and Rhode Island.

They represent the 41st through 45th coins from the U.S. Mint’s series of America the Beautiful Quarters®[…]

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Bob Dole Congressional Gold Medal DesignsDesigns for the congressional gold medal honoring World War II veteran and former U.S. Senate majority leader Bob Dole were unveiled and then reviewed Oct. 25 by the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC).

The CCAC advises the Secretary of the Treasury on themes and designs pertaining to all United States coins and medals […]

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US Mint Sales: American Liberty Medal Set at 22,648More than half of the 2017 American Liberty Silver Medal Sets are still available, according to the latest sales figures from the United States Mint.

Released last Thursday, Oct. 19, the anniversary product registered first-day sales of 16,794 sets. The U.S. Mint on the 20th lifted the […]

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CCAC to Discuss Bob Dole Medal and American Legion Coin DesignsThe Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will hold a teleconference meeting today, Oct 25, to review candidate designs for the Bob Dole Congressional Gold Medal and consider themes for the 2019 American Legion 100th Anniversary Commemorative Coins.

The CCAC is tasked with advising the Secretary of the Treasury on themes and designs pertaining to all United States coins and medals […]

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2018-2020 Proof American Platinum Eagle DesignsThe United States Mint on Monday, Oct. 23, announced designs for the next three years of proof American Platinum Eagles.

These collectibles mark a change from the past. Since debuting in 1997, the program of 1-ounce .9995 platinum coins has shared the same obverse portrait of Liberty while featuring different reverse designs. Switching it around, coins in 2018, 2019 and 2020 will have varying obverses and a common eagle in flight reverse […]

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2018 Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin DesignsThe United States Mint today unveiled the winning designs for $5 pink gold, $1 silver and 50c clad 2018 Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coins. The unveiling ceremony happened at the Breast Cancer Research Foundation’s headquarters in New York.

Emily Damstra, a member of the U.S. Mint’s Artistic Infusion Program, created the designs that will be shared among the three coins […]

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US Mint Product Highlights for 2018On Wednesday, Oct. 18, the United States Mint published its product schedule for 2018. There are the usual listings of annual sets, quarters, dollars and precious metals coins; and then there are unique products you don’t see every year.

The U.S. Mint offered some product insights during its second annual Numismatic Forum Oct. 17 at its headquarters in Washington, DC. In summary […]

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End of World War II Commemorative Coin Act IntroducedHouse legislation introduced Oct. 12 calls for 2020-dated commemorative coins to honor the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War.

The United States entered the war after the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941. It ended Sept. 2, 1945, after the unconditional surrender of Nazi Germany, Fascist Italy, and Imperial Japan […]

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225th Anniversary American Liberty Silver Medal Anniversary celebrations continue at the United States Mint with its newest release, the 2017 American Liberty Silver Four-Medal Set. The collectible is the Mint’s final product marking its 225th anniversary.

Available beginning today, Oct. 19, at noon ET, the set features four medals each with a unique finish and mint mark […]

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