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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Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness Quarters for Idaho ReleasedRolls and bags of the final 2019-dated quarter from the United States Mint went on sale today at noon ET. The new Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness quarter dollar honors the national wilderness in Idaho.

All coins in the rolls and bags are in circulation quality taken from the U.S. Mint production floors in Philadelphia, Denver or San Francisco. Product options include 40-coin rolls, two-roll sets, three-roll sets and 100-coin bags with prices ranging from $18.95 to $46.95 […]

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George Washington Crossing the Delaware River Quarter DesignsUnited States Mint candidate designs for the 2021 and beyond quarter dollar were reviewed by the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) and the Commission of Fine Arts (CFA). The selected design will appear on quarter reverses following the conclusion of the U.S. Mint’s America the Beautiful Quarters® Program.

That program, which launched in 2010 and features changing reverses honoring national parks and other national sites in each state, District of Columbia and five U.S. territories, ends with the one and only 2021 design honoring Alabama’s Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site. Going forward from there […]

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Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness Quarter CeremonyThe United States Mint and the U.S. Forest Service will officially introduce the quarter honoring Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness in Idaho on Wednesday, Nov. 6.

Similar to previous ceremonies, there will be a coin forum held on the evening before the launch ceremony and a coin exchange immediately after it […]

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2019 Youth Coin and Currency Set Released Appearing today as the third of three new products aimed toward younger generations is the 2019 Youth Coin and Currency Set. This latest collectible is a joint collaboration between the United States Mint and the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP).

Found within the set are five proof quarter dollars and a $2 Federal Reserve Note. Described by the Mint as its first "kid-focused coin and currency set," the product has a mintage of 25,000 units and an initial household order limit of one […]

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US Mint Sales: 2019 Pennsylvania American Innovation Dollars DebutThe latest United States Mint sales figures offer first showings of rolls and bags containing 2019 American Innovation dollars for Pennsylvania.

Celebrating the discovery of the polio vaccine, the new dollars have uncirculated finishes and were minted at the Denver and Philadelphia Mints […]

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2019 American Innovation Dollars for Pennsylvania ReleasedAmerican innovation is celebrated again with a $1 coin now available from the United States Mint. The new dollar honors the discovery of the polio vaccine by Dr. Jonas Salk and his team at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in Pennsylvania.

Product options include 25-coin rolls and 100-coin bags filled with Pennsylvania American Innovation dollars produced in an uncirculated finish at the Philadelphia and Denver Mints […]

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US Mint Sales: 2019 Limited Edition Silver Set DebutsThe United States Mint released one product last week, the limited-edition eight-coin silver proof set for $149.95. It was the U.S. Mint’s top weekly seller with more than half of the allotted 50,000 sold.

Annually issued, this year’s set for the first time includes coins all struck in 99.9% pure silver. Past sets have seven of their eight coins in 90% silver. The change appears to have attracted more interest […]

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U.S. Coin Production Nears 940M in SeptemberThe pace of producing U.S. coins for circulation increased in September but remained under the 1 billion level for a second month in a row, according to manufacturing figures from the United States Mint.

U.S. Mint data also showed for the first time mintages of Texas’ San Antonio Missions quarter, the fourth of this year’s five quarters with unique designs […]

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2019 Limited Edition Silver Proof Set ReleasedSilver coins presented within premium packaging take center stage for collectors today with the release of the United States Mint 2019 Limited Edition Silver Proof Set.

Demand for this annually issued, 50,000-limited product tends to be high despite its $149.95 price. This year’s set is more attraction because, for the first time, all eight of its coins are struck in .999 fine silver […]

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US Mint Sales: 2019 American Innovation $1 Proof Set DebutsThe United States Mint released two products last week, a circulating set of 2019 quarters and a proof set of 2019 dollars. Both sets topped the Mint’s list of weekly top sellers.

Released last Wednesday, Oct. 9, the 10-coin set of circulating 2019 P&D America the Beautiful quarter dollars posted five-day sales of 14,113. That’s the best debut in the product line to date […]

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