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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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Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness Quarter for Texas in Three-Coin SetCelebrating a national site in Idaho, the United States Mint today released a three-coin set of collector-grade quarters bearing reverse designs emblematic of the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness.

The national wilderness was established in 1980 and takes its name from two sources, Senator Frank Church who was instrumental in the establishment of the protected area, and the wilderness’s Main Salmon River which was long ago given the nickname "river of no return" […]

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U.S. Coin Production Tops 1.15 Billion in October 2019More than one billion coins for circulation came from U.S. coining presses in October, the latest manufacturing figures from the United States Mint show.

The amount was the most since July and marked the seventh time this year were a month’s production pace hurdled the billion level […]

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Roll of 2019-P American Innovation Dollars for New JerseyA new United States Mint dollar illuminates innovation from the state of New Jersey. The debuting $1 coin celebrates the work of Thomas Edison and his team of researchers for inventing the light bulb.

This dollar continues the U.S. Mint’s American Innovation™ $1 Coin Program and is available in 25-coin rolls and 100-coin bags. Options include uncirculated coins produced at either the Philadelphia or Denver Mints […]

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John Quincy Adams Presidential Silver Medal ReleasedOn Monday, Nov. 18, the United States Mint released its final Presidential Silver Medal for 2019.

Struck in an ounce of .999 fine silver to a diameter of 1.598 inches and a matte finish, the medal features a portrait of John Quincy Adams, the sixth president of the United States Mint […]

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2019 Youth Coin and Currency Set IssueThere is a problem with misaligned notes in 2019 Youth Coin and Currency Sets, the United States Mint confirmed Thursday, Nov. 14. They will be temporarily unavailable until the issue is corrected, the Mint noted, adding that those who already ordered can have theirs replaced or request a refund.

Released Oct. 31 for $29.95, the joint U.S. Mint and Bureau of Engraving and Printing product includes five proof 2019 quarter dollars and an uncirculated $2 Series 2009 note from Federal Reserve Banks in Cleveland, the Atlanta or Chicago […]

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2019-S Enhanced Reverse Proof American Silver Eagle ReleaseCollectors will need to act fast and likely have some luck in getting the newest United States Mint American Silver Eagle which is guaranteed to become a new key issue.

The 2019-S Enhanced Reverse Proof American Silver Eagle goes on sale today, Nov. 14, beginning at Noon ET. Production of the San Francisco Mint strike is limited to only 30,000 pieces, garnering its status as the lowest minted Silver Eagle to date […]

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2019-P Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness 5 Oz Silver Uncirculated Coin ReleasedA massive five-ounce, three-inch silver coin debuts today from the United States Mint. Honoring the Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness in the state of Idaho, each coin is composed of 99.9% pure silver and will be available from the U.S. Mint beginning at Noon ET for $154.95.

The 2019-P Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness Uncirculated Five Ounce Silver Coin follows earlier released quarters commemorating the same location […]

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Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness Quarter Launch Ceremony HighlightsOn Wednesday, Nov. 6, quarters honoring Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness in Idaho were officially introduced to the public.

Around 1,500 people, including some 1,200 students, attended the launch ceremony hosted by officials from he U.S. Mint and U.S. Forest Service. Children aged 18 and under received a free Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness quarter to commemorate the event […]

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2019-S Reverse Proof Delaware American Innovation $1 Coin ReleaseAppearing as the second numismatic release from the United States Mint for the month of November is the reverse proof 2019-S Delaware American Innovation dollar. This collector grade coin goes on sale today, Nov. 7, beginning at Noon ET.

It features the unique reverse proof finish which offers polished, mirror-like design elements against frosted backgrounds — an opposite finish from standard proof coins like those within the earlier released American Innovation Dollar Proof Set […]

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US Mint Sales: 2019 Youth Coin and Currency Set DebutsThe United States Mint published the first round of sales stats for its third and final 2019 youth-oriented product, the Youth Coin and Currency Set.

Released last Thursday, Oct. 31, the joint U.S. Mint and Bureau of Engraving and Printing product features five proof quarters and a $2 Federal Reserve Note that are grouped together in a tri-fold presentation folder which is designed for children […]

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