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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US Mint Gold Coin Prices May Decline Wed., July 18On Wednesday, July 18, the United States Mint may cut prices on one and one-half dozen numismatic gold products.

The U.S. Mint’s collection of gold coins have prices that can change weekly based on the trending value of gold as compared against its 2018 pricing matrix […]


U.S. Coin Production Tops 6.9 Billion in First Half of 2018After surging to a four-month high in May, United States Mint coin production slowed some in June even as facilities in Philadelphia and Denver struck nearly 1.2 billion coins for circulation.

The U.S. Mint manufactured just over 6.9 billion coins in the first half of 2018 — a seemingly huge amount yet it’s tracking as a third slower year after production peaked in 2015 with the most coins minted since 2011 […]

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2018-W $50 Uncirculated American Gold Eagle ReleasedAppearing as the first of two new U.S. Mint releases this month, the 2018-W $50 Uncirculated American Gold Eagle launched today at noon Eastern. Each is struck from 1 ounce of 22-karat gold.

This year’s uncirculated Gold Eagle has a limited mintage of 10,000. Recent annual versions were offered without mintage limits […]


US Mint Sales: 2018 Proof Set Nears 276,000The U.S. Mint’s 2018 Proof Set was its best seller for a second week in a row. The set advanced by 5,903 units in this round after jumping by 8,798 units previously.

Released on March 6, the 10-coin proof set now has a four-month total of 275,898 — a figure other world mints would love to see for one of their core annual sets […]

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Carson City Mint 150th Anniversary Commemorative Coins ProposedLegislation introduced in the House of Representatives last week is calling for gold and silver commemorative coins in honor of the 150th anniversary of the Carson City Mint.

Congress established the Carson City Mint in 1863 to serve the coinage needs brought on by the Comstock Lode during the silver rush in Nevada […]


US Mint Sales: 2018 Core Sets and Silver Eagles LeadDemand retreated last week for United States Mint products made for collectors. A lack of new releases combined with the typical summer dodrums played their part in slowing Mint sales.

The U.S. Mint’s core annual sets following by its proof and uncirculated Silver Eagles saw the most attention. Sets of 2018-dated quarters were also popular […]


US Mint Collector Gold Coin Prices May DeclineIn response to falling gold prices, the United States Mint may reduce prices this week on its gold coins for collectors. As has been the case over the last month, a few dollars in the change of gold prices will likely decide whether or not the Mint’s pricing moves down.

The U.S. Mint’s collection of gold coins have prices that can adjust weekly based on the trending value of gold as compared against its 2018 pricing matrix […]


2018-S Silver Reverse Proof Set Images PublishedThe United States Mint published today its product page for the upcoming 2018-S Silver Reverse Proof Set. It offers no new information in the sense that the agency already announced details such as the set’s $54.95 price and 200,000 product limit, but it does — for the first time — give collectors a look at the set with several included images.

Produced to celebrate the 50th anniversary of regular proof coins from the U.S. Mint in San Francisco […]


2019 American Legion Commemorative Coin Designs ReviewedU.S. Mint commemorative coins will be issued in 2019 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the American Legion. Sixty-three design candidates were created for the commemoratives as part of the process leading to their release.

The Legion ( was charted by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic organization for veterans. It quickly grew into one of the largest veteran’s service organization in the United States […]


US Mint Sales: Voyageurs 3-Coin Set DebutsOne new United States Mint product launched last week, the Voyageurs National Park Quarters Three-Coin Set, and it was the Mint’s strongest weekly seller.

Released last week on Tuesday, the set includes an uncirculated quarter from the Philadelphia and Denver Mints and a proof quarter from the San Francisco Mint […]