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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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to Step Down from CCACKareem Abdul-Jabbar will step down from the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC).

The CCAC is responsible for advising the Secretary of the Treasury on themes and designs pertaining to all United States coins and medals. The CCAC is an 11-member panel. Members serve […]

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Apostle Islands Quarter Ceremony, Coin Exchange and Public ForumNext week, the United States Mint and the National Park Service will introduce the quarter dollar celebrating Wisconsin’s Apostle Islands National Lakeshore. This year’s second quarter launch ceremony takes place by the national site on Wednesday, April 11.

There are two related events supporting the official release. First there is a U.S. Mint-hosted coin forum held on the night before the ceremony, and then there is the traditional coin exchange right after the launch. Both are free and open to the public […]

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US Mint Sales: 2018 Quarters Uncirculated Set DebutsLast week, the United States Mint released a set of 2018-dated quarters featuring pairs of uncirculated coins from the Philadelphia and Denver Mints.

Priced at $12.95, collectors grabbed 14,502 sets in four days for one of the best starts in recent years […]

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OSS Awarded Congressional Gold MedalMembers of the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) received a Congressional Gold Medal a week ago Wednesday, March 21, during a ceremony held in the U.S. Capital. The OSS was America’s first effort to implement a system of strategic intelligence, preceding the CIA.

The medal recognizes the members of the OSS for their exemplary service and major contributions during World War II […]

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2018 Quarters Issued in 10-Coin Uncirculated Set for CollectorsAt noon ET today, March 29, the United States Mint will release its latest annual product for coin collectors, the 2018 America the Beautiful Quarters Uncirculated Coin Set™.

This set contains five pairs of unique one-year-only quarter designs. Five of them are from the Denver Mint in Colorado, and five are from the Philadelphia Mint in Pennsylvania […]

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US Mint Sales: 2018 50c Kennedy Coins DebutHighlights from the latest United States Mint sales report include first showings for the 2018-dated Kennedy Half-Dollar products.

Released a week ago Tuesday, March 20, product options include circulating-quality halves from the Denver and Philadelphia Mints with bags of 200 coins sold for $139.95 and a two-roll set of 40 coins priced at $32.95 […]

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US Mint Produces Over 1 Billion Coins for Circulation in FebruaryCoin production slowed in February after racing in January, the latest manufacturing figures from the United States Mint show.

U.S. Mint coining presses struck more than 1 billion in cents, nickels, dimes, quarters, and half-dollars, marking a 33.4% reduction from January but 8.5% higher than in February 2017 […]

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David J. Ryder Confirmed as 39th Director of the United States MintOn Wednesday, March 21, the U.S. Senate confirmed David J. Ryder as the 39th director of the United States Mint. The position had been officially vacant since Edmund C. Moy left it in January 2011.

Mr. Ryder takes command of the U.S. Mint for a second time […]

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New U.S. Quarter Series Legislation Calls for Designs Honoring WomenNew legislation in the U.S. House proposes a multi-year program of quarters with designs commemorating the 19th Amendment, which granted American women the right to vote.

The bill, numbered H.R. 5308 and titled "Women’s History and Nineteenth Amendment Centennial Quarter Dollar Coin Program Act," was introduced March 15, 2018 by Representatives Barbara Lee (D-CA) and Bruce Poliquin (R-ME) […]

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Native American $1 Coin Design Themes for 2021-2024A week ago Tuesday, March 13, the United States Mint at a Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) meeting unveiled design themes for Native American $1 Coins in years 2021, 2022, 2023, and 2024.

The dollar series with annually changing reverses, authorized by Public Law 110-82, honors important contributions made by Indian tribes and individual Native Americans to the history and development of the United States […]

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