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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 Production in November 2018 Tops 1 Billion CoinsU.S. coin production slowed in November but stayed atop the 1 billion mark for the seventh time this year, according to the latest manufacturing figures from the U.S. Mint.

The more than 1 billion coins minted for circulation included cents, nickels, dimes, and quarters and drove the amount on the year to over 12.5 billion coins […]

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Dome-Shaped U.S. Basketball Coins for 2020Look ahead to 2020 for a third series of domed or curved-shape commemorative coins from the United States Mint.

As direction by Congress, the U.S. Mint issued curved baseball coins in 2014 and it will release curved Apollo 11 coins in 2019. Curved basketball coins are next […]

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World War I Centennial 2018 Air Service Silver Medal PhotosEarlier this year, on Jan. 17, the United States Mint released proof silver medals celebrating the Air Service, the Army, the Navy, the U.S. Marines and the U.S. Coast Guard.

They were offered in support of and alongside of World War I Centennial Silver Dollars that commemorate the 100th anniversary of America’s involvement in WWI. The silver dollars, struck in collector qualities of proof and uncirculated, were authorized by Congress under Public Law 113-212 […]

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US Mint Sales: 2018 American Innovation Dollars DebutUnited States Mint products containing new 2018 American Innovation dollars logged interesting early sales.

Released Friday, product choices include an individual proof from the San Francisco Mint and rolls and bags of uncirculated dollars from the Philadelphia and Denver Mints […]

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2018 American Innovation Dollars For Collectors Available At noon EST today, Dec. 14, the United States Mint released products for collectors containing 2018 American Innovation dollars.

Their designs are the first from a multi-year coin series honoring innovation and innovators from each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia and the five U. S. territories — Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the Northern Mariana Islands […]

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2019 Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin ImagesNew from the United States Mint are images and some photos of next year’s 2019 Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coins. The U.S. Mint released them Thursday, Dec. 13, in conjunction with a ceremonial striking event at its production facility in Philadelphia.

Scheduled to launch Jan. 24, 2019, the gold, silver and clad coins are uniquely curved much like the ones from 2014 that honored the 75th anniversary of the National Baseball Hall of Fame […]

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Photo of US Mint 2018 Proof SetUnited States Mint flagship products, namely the 2018 Proof Set, the 2018 Silver Proof Set, and the 2018 Mint Set, have notched solid numbers in the last month. When they haven’t led in overall sales they’ve still been in the hunt.

Since mid-November, the 2018 Proof Set has averaged weekly gains of more than 16,000. It jumped 17,210 in the latest round — making it the Mint’s best weekly seller […]

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2019 $1 Coin Celebrates American Indians in U.S. Space ProgramThe United States Mint revealed the one-year-only design that will appear on the 2019 Native American $1 Coin.

Honoring American Indians in the U.S. space program, the design pairs nicely with those on 2019 Apollo 11 Commemorative Coins which celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first manned moon landing […]

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American Innovation Dollar Series Launch CeremonyOn Friday, Dec. 14, the United States Mint will formerly introduce its multi-year American Innovation™ $1 Coin Program.

The official ceremonial launch will take place at the Mint’s new Coin Store in Washington, D.C., beginning at 11:30 EST […]

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2019 American Eagle and Buffalo Bullion Coins Launch Jan. 7Most American Eagle and Buffalo bullion coins for 2019 launch Monday, Jan. 7, the United States Mint told its network of distributors. Orders they place on that Monday will be available for pick up by Thursday, Jan. 10, the agency added.

Available issues will include 2019-dated gold, silver and platinum coins — specifically, American Gold Eagles, American Silver Eagles, American Platinum Eagles, and American Gold Buffalos […]

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