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American Liberty Fractional Gold Coin Possible for 2018The United States Mint is considering an American Liberty fractional gold coin for 2018. The potential coin was briefly discussed today, June 21, at a Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee meeting in Washington, D.C.

U.S. Mint officials offered some background, describing the fractional piece as a more affordable option for collectors and the proposed size popular based on historical sales […]


2017-P Proof American Liberty Silver Medal Sales at 33,075First-day sales of the dual-dated 1792-2017-P Proof American Liberty Silver Medal reached 24,233 pieces. Buyers claimed another 8,842 up to and through the weekend, bringing the medal’s total to 33,075 sold.

The collectible launched on Wednesday, June 14, for $59.95. Struck in an ounce of 99.9% pure silver to a proof finish at the U.S. Mint facility in Philadelphia […]


U.S. Coin Production Rises to 1.15 Billion in MayU.S. coin production picked up in May after slowing to a four-month low in April, according to the latest manufacturing figures from the United States Mint.

The data also shows mintages for DC’s Frederick Douglass quarter, the second of this year’s five differently designed quarters […]


US Mint Sales: 2017 Silver Proof Set, Ozark Riverways Quarters DebutEarly U.S. Mint sales figures are now available for quarters celebrating Missouri’s Ozark National Scenic Riverways and a silver set of 2017 coins.

Released last week on Tuesday, June 5, the Ozark Riverways quarter is the third of five 2017-dated issues […]


2017-P Proof American Liberty Silver Medal ReleaseToday, June 14, the United States Mint makes available the 2017-P Proof American Liberty Silver Medal. Composed in 1 ounce of .999 fine silver, its price is $59.95.

The medal is one of five expected from the U.S. Mint this year as a part of its 225th anniversary celebration and appears as a counterpart to the 2017 American Liberty Gold Coin, which is the Mint’s best-selling gold collectible this year with sales to date of 22,594 […]


Ozark Riverways Quarter Launch Ceremony HighlightsOn Monday, June 5, quarters honoring Ozark National Scenic Riverways in Missouri were officially introduced to the public.

Around 1,600 people went to the launch ceremony that was held at the site featured on the quarter and hosted by representatives from the United States Mint and National Park Service. Attendees included more than 700 schoolchildren who received an Ozark Riverways quarter for free […]


US Mint Sales: 217 Uncirculated Gold Eagle DebutsNew on United States Mint sales boards this week is the 2017-W $50 Uncirculated American Gold Eagle.

The annually issued 22-karat gold coin launched last Thursday for $1,575.00 and went on to log four-day sales of 1,881, ranking right in the middle of the pack with other recent issues […]

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2017-P Proof American Liberty Silver Medal Price is $59.95The United States Mint is shocking collectors with the price for its upcoming 2017-P Proof American Liberty Silver Medal, asking more for it than its flagship proof American Eagle silver coin.

The 1-ounce, .999 fine silver medal is one of five expected from the U.S. Mint in celebration of its 225th anniversary this year, and a counterpart to the $100 American Liberty Gold Coin released in April […]


CCAC to Discuss Fractional Gold, 2019-2020 $1s and Apollo 11 CoinsThe Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will meet Wednesday, June 21, to review and discuss designs for several coins and medals, including those for the 2019-2020 Native American $1 Coins, the Apollo 2019 11 50th Anniversary Coins, and a WWII Congressional Gold Medal. The panel will also talk about a possible fractional American Liberty Gold Coin for 2018.

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


US Mint 2016 Silver Proof SetToday, June 7, the United States Mint released an annual set designed for collectors. The 2017 Silver Proof Set made its debut at noon (ET).

Available for $47.95, which is $5 less than last year’s issue, the set includes a total of ten coins representative of the circulating coinage of the nation […]

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