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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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2020 Air Force Silver Medal Candidate Designs UnveiledThe United States Mint this week advanced its upcoming series of Armed Forces Silver Medals by unveiling candidate designs for the first two military branches up for honors — the Air Force and the Coast Guard.

Both medals will launch in 2020, featuring large 2-inch formats and containing 2.5 ounces of .999 fine silver […]

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2018 Limited Edition Silver Proof Set AvailableToday, Oct. 18, the United States Mint opened sales of its 2018 Limited Edition Silver Proof Set.

Restricted to 50,000 units and priced at $144.95, the set contains eight silver coins bearing ‘S’ mint marks to designate their production at the San Francisco Mint […]

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US Mint Sales: 2018 Circulating Quarters Set DebutsThe U.S. Mint’s newest product for collectors, a set of 10 circulating quarters with five from Denver and five from Philadelphia for $8.95, was its strongest weekly seller.

Released last Wednesday, Oct. 10, the set scored five-day sales of 12,758 for the second best debut in the product line to date […]

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US Mint Poised to Raise Gold Coin Prices Wed., Oct 17On Wednesday, Oct. 17, the United States Mint is likely to raise prices on eighteen gold products made for collectors.

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 […]

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2021-2025 Proof American Platinum Eagle Concept DesignsToday, Oct. 16, the United States Mint unveiled design concepts for 2021 to 2025 proof American Platinum Eagles.

The annual collector series of .9995 fine platinum coins was introduced in 1997 and has featured several design themes such as "Vistas of Liberty," "Foundations of Democracy," and "Preamble to the Constitution" […]

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2018-W $25 Proof American Palladium Eagle Photos and VideoDespite the hefty launching price of $1,387.50 and an ordering limit of one coin per household, the West Point Mint struck proof 2018 American Palladium Eagle lasted less than five minutes from its Sept. 6 launch before becoming available.

In the secondary market today, it’s hard to find ungraded examples for under $2,300 and coveted 70s are selling for as much as $2,900 — more than twice the issue price […]

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2019 Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Designs RevealedThe United States Mint pulled back the curtains today to unveil information and final designs for the curved Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coins that launch on Jan. 24, 2019.

An event revealing the designs kicked off minutes ago at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C. […]

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Ten-Coin Set of Circulating 2018 America the Beautiful QuartersToday, Oct. 10, the United States Mint released a set for collectors containing 10 circulating-quality quarters that celebrate national sites in Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Georgia, and Rhode Island.

Named the 2018 America the Beautiful Quarters Circulating Coin Set™, the collectible pairs 5 quarters from the Denver Mint with 5 quarters from the Philadelphia Mint […]

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US Mint Sales: Breast Cancer Coin & Stamp Set DebutsThe 2018 Breast Cancer Awareness Coin and Stamp Set hasn’t rung in a ton of orders so far, the latest sales figures from the United States Mint show.

Released a week ago Monday, Oct. 1, for $39.95, the set contains a proof 2018 Breast Cancer half dollar and a 2014 Breast Cancer Research stamp […]

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2019 Apollo 11 Coin Design Unveiling Ceremony Oct. 11On Thursday, Oct. 11, the United States Mint will unveil designs for the 2019 Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coins at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C.

The ceremony is open to the public and will also be live-streamed from the museum and recorded for a later showing on NASA TV […]

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