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2017 Limited Edition Silver Proof Set UnavailableThe U.S. Mint’s 2017 Limited Edition Silver Proof Set is no longer available. Limited to 50,000 and priced at $139.95, the set of eight silver coins went on sale Thursday at noon and by Friday evening — roughly 32 hours later — it was unavailable.

They have not officially sold out. The set’s product page has a "Remind Me" option to […]


2018 WWI American Veterans Centennial Coin Design Unveiling Oct. 9Designs for commemorative coins recognizing the 100th anniversary of America’s involvement in World War I will be unveiled Monday, Oct. 9, in Washington, D.C., the U.S. Mint announced.

In 2018, and as directed by Public Law 113-212, the United States Mint will produce and sell up to 350,000 World War I American Veterans Centennial Silver Dollars in collector qualities of proof and uncirculated […]


David J. Ryder Nominated to Return as U.S. Mint DirectorPresident Trump nominated David J. Ryder to a five-year term as the 39th director of the United States Mint, the White House announced today, Oct. 5. The position has been officially vacant since Edmund C. Moy left it in January 2011.

Mr. Ryder is no stranger to the office. He served under President George H. W. Bush as the 34th Mint director from September 1992 to November 1993 […]


2017 US Mint Limited Edition Silver Proof Set ReleaseGet ready… Today, the United States Mint will release the 2017 Limited Edition Silver Proof Set.

Available beginning at noon ET for $139.95, the set includes eight silver coins from the San Francisco Mint. Intense interest for just one of them will likely lead to a quick sell-out […]


US Mint Sales: Improved Product Gains in Late SeptemberThe United States Mint saw stronger sales volumes toward the end of September with nearly half of its collector products logging better week-over-week gains.

Nine of the agency’s products moved in the opposite direction, however, led by a 267 reduction to the 2017-S Enhanced Uncirculated Set with revised sales at 194,394 out of 225,000 […]


American Liberty and Limited Edition Silver Sets For OctoberTwo United States Mint silver products are scheduled for release this October — one with eight silver coins and the other with four silver medals.

Look for the 2017 Limited Edition Silver Proof Set on Oct. 5 and the 225th anniversary 2017 American Liberty Silver Four-Medal Set on Oct. 19 […]

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U.S. Coin Production Tops 1.1B in August, Passes 10B for YTDU.S. coin production was relatively steady in August, although down from the previous month and from year ago levels, according to the latest round of manufacturing figures from the United States Mint.

Over 1.1 billion in cents, nickels, dimes, and quarters were pressed for circulation last month, lifting the Mint’s year-to-date production total to just over 10 billion coins […]


US Mint Sales: 20th Anniversary Proof Platinum Eagle Sells OutSales of the 20th anniversary 2017-W Proof American Platinum Eagle have officially ended. The United States Mint this week tagged the coin’s product page with "sold out."

The platinum coin launched on July 6 with over half of its 10,000 mintage claimed within hours. Sales reached about 9,200 by early August and that’s when the coin’s availability started rotating from on to off […]


US Mint Gold Coin Prices May Decline Wed., Sept. 27On Wednesday, Sept. 27, the United States Mint may reduce prices on 25 numismatic gold products.

The U.S. Mint’s collections of gold coins have prices that can change weekly depending on the trending value of gold as compared against a pricing matrix […]


2019 Quarter and 5 Oz Coin Design CandidatesThe Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) and Commission of Fine Arts (CFA) have recommended designs for the U.S. Mint’s 2019-dated America the Beautiful Quarters® and companion 5-ounce silver coins.

Introduced in 2010, the 56-quarter series celebrates national sites throughout the 50 states, the District of Columbia and the five U.S. territories. The five locations up for honors in 2019 are […]


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