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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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2017 Ozark National Scenic Riverways QuartersOzark National Scenic Riverways is the latest national site featured in the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program from the United States Mint. Quarter dollars emblematic of the scenic Riverways in Missouri launched today, June 5, 2017, and are available in rolls and bags.

Ozark Riverways quarters are the 38th release in the series which debuted in 2010. They also mark the third issue in the program released this year […]

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Ozark Riverways Quarter, Silver Coins and American Liberty Medal for June 2017June will be one of the most active months this year for United States Mint product releases. The Mint scheduled product launches across six different days, doubling the amount needed for releases in May and June of last year.

Products for the month include uncirculated American Eagle gold and silver coins; rolls, bags and sets of quarters honoring Missouri’s Ozark National Scenic Riverways […]

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2017-W $50 Uncirculated American Gold EagleThe United States Mint today at noon ET released its 2017-W $50 Uncirculated American Gold Eagle, the 10th issue in the 1-ounce gold coin series which debuted in 2006.

This is a burnished edition of the companion bullion piece. The latter is intended for investors while the former, like the related proof version, is struck for coin collectors […]

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U.S. Mint Sales: Core Annual 2017 Sets LeadThe U.S. Mint logged a second straight week of strengthened sales for more than half of its collector products, although figures are lopsided a bit with an extra day, Memorial Day, included in the latest reporting period. That said, coin sales around extended holiday weekends are generally weaker so there’s some counterbalancing in play.

The U.S. Mint published sales data for 283 numismatic products. One hundred and forty-seven of them outperformed their prior weekly gains […]

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US Mint Statement on Erroneous American Silver Eagle InformationMost bullion American Silver Eagles are struck at the U.S. Mint facility in West Point. Some come from the Philadelphia and San Francisco Mints.

Unlike companion proof and uncirculated editions, bullion coins lack mint marks to denote where they are made — frustrating collectors’ desires to own complete Silver Eagle collections by year and minting facility or potentially focusing on those that are scarcer […]

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US Mint Sales: 2017 Uncirculated Coin Set DebutsThe United States Mint scored stronger weekly sales for more than half of its collector products, supported by the release of its 2017 Mint Set.

Issued on May 17 for $20.95, the set of 20 uncirculated coins from the Philadelphia and Denver Mints debuted with sales of 131,392 […]

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2017-P Proof American Liberty Silver Medal Images UnveiledThe United States Mint published product descriptions, limits and images of the upcoming 2017-P Proof American Liberty Silver Medal.

The silver medal is one of five expected from the U.S. Mint this year in celebration of its 225th anniversary, and a counterpart to the $100 gold edition release in April […]

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US Mint Coin Production Nears 960 Million in April 2017U.S. coin production slowed to a four-month low in April, according to the latest round of manufacturing figures from the United States Mint. Nearly 960 million across cents, nickels, dimes, quarters, and dollars were pressed for the month.

In headline comparisons, the level marks declines of 33.6% from March and 28.3% from April 2016 […]

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2017 $100 American Liberty 225th Anniversary High Relief Gold Coin PhotosThis article presents photos of a 2017 American Liberty High Relief Gold Coin, the United States Mint’s flagship 225th anniversary product.

Released on April 6, the West Point Mint-struck piece is composed from an ounce of 99.99% fine gold and bears a collector proof finish […]

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Ozark National Scenic Riverways Quarter PhotosA series of coin events kick off in June for Ozark National Scenic Riverways, the first national park to protect a river system.

Early on Monday, June 5, the quarter commemorating the site gets released into circulation. Two things happen at noon ET on the same day […]

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