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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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U.S. Mint Product Releases for October 2019The United States Mint will release over a half-dozen products for collectors in October. Most of them will be sets containing multiple coins.

Offerings include a circulating set of quarters, a proof set of American Innovation dollars, a 99.9% silver set of proof coins, uncirculated American Innovation dollars for Pennsylvania, and a coin and currency set for children […]

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2020 Native American $1 Coin Design UnveiledOn Saturday, Oct. 5, the United States Mint unveiled the one-year-only design that will appear on the 2020 Native American $1 Coin.

Honoring Elizabeth Peratrovich and Alaska’s Anti-Discrimination Law, the design features Peratrovich who advocated for the 1945 Anti-Discrimination Law in the Alaskan territorial legislature […]

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Federal Reserve Inventories of $1 Coins at 1.105 BillionThe United States continues to store a lot of $1 coins in vaults, according to Federal Reserve data released in September.

Reserve Bank inventories of dollars were at 1.105 billion coins through the second quarter of 2019 after peaking to 1.440 billion coins in the third quarter of 2012 […]

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US Mint Sales: 2019 Mint Set Surpasses 2018 Mint SetThe United States Mint is in the middle of a two-week break from releasing products for collectors so the agency’s core annual sets were its best weekly sellers.

Most sought was the clad 2019 Proof Set, followed by the 2019 Silver Set and then the uncirculated 2019 Mint Set. Each of them includes their own bonus "W" cent which has helped in boosting their totals […]

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Gold, Silver Drop in September But Soar in Third QuarterPrecious metals futures declined on Monday, paring their quarterly gains and deepening their losses in September — except for palladium which maintained its monthly increase and fell just a tad off from a record. Gold ended the day at an almost two-month low.

Gold for December delivery dropped $33.50, or 2.2%, to close at $1,472.90 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange. The settlement was the lowest since Aug. 2 […]

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US Mint Sales: 2019 American Innovation Dollars for Delaware DebutNew United States Mint sales stats offer first showings of 2019 American Innovation dollars for Delaware and sets of 2019 American Legion Centennial Coins and Emblem Prints.

Featuring a design honoring innovation and innovators from Delaware, the U.S. Mint’s latest dollar launched Sept. 19 and registered combined four-day sales of 530,850 pieces from 25-coin and 100-coin bag options […]

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u-s-mint-coinageFewer coins for circulation dropped from U.S. coining presses in August than in July and a year earlier, manufacturing figures from the United States Mint show.

In the headline figure for the month, the U.S. Mint struck 767.3 million coins, marking declines of 36.2% from July and 7.7% from August 2018 […]

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2019 American Innovation Dollars for Delaware ReleasedThe first 2019 dollar from the United States Mint’s American Innovation™ $1 Coin Program debuted today bearing a design honoring innovation and innovators from Delaware.

Product options include 25-coin rolls and 100-coin bags filled with Delaware dollars produced in uncirculated finishes at the Philadelphia and Denver Mints […]

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2019-W $25 Reverse Proof American Palladium Eagle - Coin, Case and CertThe United States Mint introduced last week two products for collectors, the 2019 San Antonio Missions Quarter Three Coin Set and the 2019-W Reverse Proof American Palladium Eagle.

Issued Thursday, Sept. 12, the premium Palladium Eagle was the most sought, posting four-day sales of 16,690 for 55.6% of the maximum 30,000 […]

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American Legion Centennial Coin and Emblem Prints ReleasedThree sets issued jointly today by United States Mint and the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) continue celebrations of the centennial of the American Legion.

The Legion (www.legion.org) 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 […]

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