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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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American Legion 100th Anniversary Commemorative Coins ReleasedSeven new products launched today as part of the United States Mint’s 2019 American Legion 100th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Program.

Options include $5 gold coins, silver dollars and clad half-dollars in proof and uncirculated collector finishes and a three-coin proof set holding one of each denomination […]

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2019-W Proof American Gold Eagles ReleasedGold, gold and more gold is available today with the United States Mint launching their 2019-W Proof American Gold Eagles.

The precious metal products for collectors include five options — a combined four-coin set and individually packaged coins in sizes of 1 oz., 1/2 oz., 1/4 oz. and 1/10 oz. with corresponding denominations of $50, $25, $10 and $5 […]

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US Mint Sales: 2019 Proof Set and Rocketship DebutEarly United States Mint sales figures are now available for the glow-in-the dark 2019 Rocketship set for young collectors and the 2019 Proof Set with accompanied "W" cent. Both products led weekly sales.

Despite having fewer days in its first reported sales total, the annually issued Proof Set scored three-day sales of 196,034 for the best start since the one from 2015. A bonus Lincoln cent with the "W" mint mark of the West Point Mint is included with every set. It’s boosting sales […]

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Three Special Edition 2019-W Lincoln Cents From West Point MintCollectors can look forward this year to a total of three special edition Lincoln cents from the U.S. Mint facility at West Point.

Sharing the West Point Mint’s "W" mint mark but with varying finishes, each of the cents are packaged and marketed separately as premium pieces included when buying three annual sets […]

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U.S. Mint 2019 Proof Set Purchase Includes Premium 'W' CentA product that is always popular with collectors, the United States Mint at noon EST today will release its annual proof set of clad coinage. As an added bonus, every set shipped will also include a special "premium coin."

Traditionally, annual proof sets contain coins with the "S" mint mark of the San Francisco Mint. That tradition holds true for the 2019 Proof Set and its 10 coins. This year, however, buyers of the set will also receive a separately packaged proof cent with the "W" mint mark of the West Point Mint. No Lincoln cent has ever before held this mark […]

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U.S. Mint Launches Glow-In-The-Dark Rocketship For Young CollectorsGift-givers have a new option for budding young collectors with the United States Mint’s release today of the 2019 Rocketship.

Included in this new collectible are two coins attached to a card shaped like a rocketship. The standable card glows in the dark, adding another fun element for kids […]

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US Mint Sales: 2019 Quarters Silver Set and Lowell 3-Coin Set DebutThe United States kicked off sales last week of two collector products — a 5-coin set of 2019 silver quarters and a 3-coin set of 2019 Lowell National Historical Park quarters. The pair of sets were the U.S. Mint’s top weekly sellers.

Released Tuesday, Feb. 19, the three-coin set of Lowell quarters for Massachusetts includes uncirculated quarters from the Philadelphia and Denver Mints and a proof quarter from the San Francisco Mint […]

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Apollo 11 Coin Introductory Pricing Ends Feb. 25 at 3:00 P.M. ETIntroductory prices are ending later today, Feb. 25, for the gold, silver and clad Apollo 11 coins commemorating the 50th anniversary of the first manned landing on the Moon.

Regular United States Mint pricing for the collector proof and uncirculated coins go into effect after 3:00 p.m. ET.  At that time, each coin’s price will rise by $5 […]

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American Silver Eagle Bullion Coins Temporarily Sell OutInventories of 1-ounce, .999 fine bullion American Silver Eagles are temporary depleted, the United States Mint announced late Thursday, Feb. 21.

Sales of the bullion coins surged Thursday by 775,000 pieces, lifting their February total to 2,057,500 after 4,017,500 sold in January. The over 6 million year-to-date start is the quickest since 2017 […]

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U.S. Mint 2019 Quarters Silver Proof Set Features .999 Fine Silver CoinsToday, Feb. 21, the United States Mint released a new product for collectors, its 2019 America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Set™.

A set of proof quarters minted in silver is not new in itself. They are issued annually. For the first time ever, however, the five quarters in this latest set are struck in 99.9% silver instead of 90% silver […]

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