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2019 American Liberty Gold Coin and Silver Medal ReleaseThe United States Mint completes a busy two weeks of product launches with today’s releases of the 2019-W $100 American Liberty 1-ounce gold coin and the 2019-P American Liberty 2.5-ounce silver medal. The pair of high reliefs goes on sale at noon EDT.

Each has a 50,000 mintage and an initial household order limit of 1 piece. The .999 fine silver medal is $99.95. The .9999 fine, 24-karat gold coin opens at $1,940 […]


2018-S Reverse Proof American Innovation $1 Coin ReleaseA coin bearing last year’s date is the United States Mint’s newest product for collectors. The U.S. Mint’s reverse proof 2018-S American Innovation dollar goes on sale today at noon EDT for $9.95.

Opposite of a standard proof, coins featuring a reverse proof finish have polished, mirror-like design elements that contrast against frosted backgrounds […]


US Mint Sales: 2019-S Proof Silver Eagle and Monroe Medal DebutHighlights from this week’s United States Mint sales report include first appearances of the 2019-S Proof American Silver Eagle and the James Monroe Presidential Silver Medal.

The San Francisco Mint’s proof Silver Eagle was the U.S. Mint’s top weekly seller. Released a week ago Tuesday, Aug. 6, the .999 fine 1-ounce silver coin pulled six-day starting sales of 72,463. Last year’s edition opened with six-day sales of 77,467 […]


U.S. Mint 2019 Holiday Ornaments Include Kennedy Half DollarsThe United States Mint kicked off sales today of two holiday-themed ornaments that hold uncirculated Kennedy half dollars.

One of the ornaments is designed for young collectors, featuring the U.S. Mint’s Mighty Minters™ Eli, Layla, Timothy, and Kendra in "vibrant, digitally printed colors" […]


2019 American Liberty Gold Coin and Silver Medal Finishes and MintagesThe United States Mint rolled out product pages and issued press announcements in preparation for their Aug. 15 releases of their high relief American Liberty gold coin and silver medal. Mintages and finishes for the two collectibles are now known.

Each of them has a 50,000 mintage and an initial household order limit of 1 piece. In addition to their designs […]


James Monroe Presidential Silver Medal ReleasedAnother product for collectors appears from the United States Mint this week with the release of the James Monroe Presidential Silver Medal.

As indicated by its name, the medal is issued to honor James Monroe, the fifth President of the United States. Each is produced from 1 troy ounce of .999 fine silver to a diameter of 1.6 inches and bears a matte finish […]


U.S. Mint-BEP Products Pair Apollo 11 Coins with Kennedy-Apollo 11 PrintTwo sets issued jointly today by the United States Mint and the Bureau of Engraving and Printing continue celebrations of the 50th anniversary of the first manned Moon landing.

The sets contain an exclusive BEP Kennedy-Apollo 11 Intaglio Print that is paired with one dome-shaped U.S. Mint coin — a 2019-W $5 Proof Apollo 11 Gold Coin or a 2019-P Proof Apollo 11 Silver Dollar […]


US Mint Sales: 2019 $1 Coin and Currency Set at 28,639It’s been two weeks since the U.S. Mint released a product so the agency’s latest sales report lacked the big gains. Its most recent release, the space-themed 2019 Native American $1 Coin and Currency Set for $15.95, was its best weekly seller.

Considering that many expected this joint U.S. Mint-BEP product to sell out quickly, its latest and fairly gentle weekly rise of 3,823 is interesting […]


2019-S Proof American Silver Eagle ReleaseSilver Eagle lovers will have a new coin to add to their collection beginning today at noon EDT with the United States Mint’s release of the 2019-S Proof American Silver Eagle.

This proof is made at the San Francisco Mint, is struck on a 1-ounce 99.9% fine silver blank, is priced at $55.95, and is available without limits […]


U.S. Mint To Release Over A Dozen Products in AugustThe United States Mint will release more than a dozen products this month, including a San Francisco Mint-struck proof American Silver Eagle, Apollo 11 coin and intaglio print combinations, a presidential silver medal, two ornaments, an American Liberty gold coin and silver medal, and San Antonio Missions coins.

The West Point Mint’s proof Silver Eagle debuted in January and has sales so far of more than 300,000. The edition from San Francisco, which kicks of the U.S. Mint’s month with an Aug. 6 release, features the same proof finish and $55.95 price […]