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.

Recent US Mint news and articles are directly below. To quickly scan or jumped to articles of interest, check out the linked coin news headlines shown in the two columns to the very right.

Popular US Mint News Pages: Weekly Coin Sales | Monthly Coin Production #’s



A consumer alert issued by the U.S. Mint late yesterday, October 31, warns buyers that some of the 2004 Lewis and Clark Coin and Pouch Sets are not authentic. Under the best of circumstances, that’s hard news to publicize. But it’s not all dim and grim either. The Mint made a positive announcement and they’ve […]


The Bronze First Spouse medals were initially scheduled for June and then July. The U.S. Mint held off but now has this year’s complete set ready for sale. The set includes 1 5/16 inch medals of Martha Washington, Abigail Adams, Thomas Jefferson’s Liberty, and Dolley Madison. All are packaged together in a custom envelope with […]

{ 1 comment }

New United States Mint products have emerged for sale following the announcement of the Mint’s holiday and gift catalog. The 2007 American Legacy Collection is the standout. Legacy sets are now in their third year of production and this year’s collection is sharp to the eye. The collection includes available U.S. Mint coins and sets […]


The festive holiday season is fast approaching and the U.S. Mint is ready with their latest coin and product catalog. The Mint has announced that the new catalog will be available Thursday, October 25. In a statement, United States Mint Director Ed Moy said: “Our catalog features beautifully crafted products that embody the spirit of […]


After a long wait, the United States Mint resumed sales of its gold coins. They’re the same coins, but at higher prices. Will the public find them fair? Or shy away with sticker shock? The Mint first suspended the American Eagle Gold Uncirculated coins on September 13. Later, the proof versions were pulled and finally […]


Proof 2007 American Buffalo Gold coins were taken off the market and the American Eagle Platinum Uncirculated coins quickly followed suite. The bullion coins join the ranks of the American Eagle Gold Uncirculated coins that were removed for sale back on September 13. Yes, that’s nearly a month ago now. The proof versions of the […]


Gold is continuing through its extended gains and hit a spot price of $746.30 an ounce early Monday morning. That’s the highest level seen since January 1980. Will increasing gold prices continue to forestall the resumption of U.S. Mint gold coin sales? To date, it appears that way. On September 13th, the United States Mint […]


They’re not the home run makers in the series of Mint coinage but they do make a big hit every now and again… The 2007 Uncirculated Coin Sets are almost up to bat. They’re on deck, in fact. Standby because on October 9th, you can purchase them through the United States Mint. Them? In short, […]

{ 1 comment }

The United States Mint has released the 2007 Wyoming Official First Day Coin Cover. These limited edition covers hold two Wyoming state quarters that were each minted on the very first day of the coin’s production. Just like the Jefferson $1 Coin Cover recently released, one coin included is from the United States Mint at […]


For the lucky few able to get one of the Jefferson Liberty First Spouse Gold Coins, take heart. If you haven’t already received yours, they’re on the way. And the coins are, if you’ll forgive me… SWEEET! Although variation in delivery dates were given based on order times, no orders were actually shipped when the […]