The United States Mint in March will release some highly anticipated products like the pink gold Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coins.
Then there are several traditional issues to include this year’s proof American Gold Eagles, the annual proof set of clad coins, newly dated Kennedy halves and an uncirculated set of 2018 quarters.
A summary of the upcoming products are below.
2018-W Proof American Gold Eagles
First up are 2018 Proof Gold Eagles which debut later today, March 1. This release spans five different product options that include four different sized Gold Eagles and a four-coin set.
The U.S. Mint this year is restricting sales by product with 25,000 for the 1 oz.; 7,100 for the 1/2 oz.; 7,100 for the 1/4 oz.; 22,000 for the 1/10 oz; and 18,000 for the 4-coin set. In addition, the Mint for the first 24 hours is limiting orders to one per household per product option.
Also different this year, the 22-karat gold coins are packaged in a burgundy velvet, satin-lined presentation case.
2018 Proof Set
The Mint’s annual proof set launches on Tuesday, March 6 and will be $27.95. This set includes ten different coins each with frosted foregrounds and mirror-like backgrounds.
Six of the coins bear one-year-only designs. They include the 2018 Native America $1 honoring Jim Thorpe and 2018 quarters celebrating Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in Michigan, Apostle Islands National Lakeshore in Wisconsin, Voyageurs National Park in Minnesota, Cumberland Island National Seashore in Georgia, and Block Island National Wildlife Refuge in Rhode Island.
2018 Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin
Launching Thursday, March 15 are the much anticipated clad, silver and pink gold Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coins.
The coins are minted in collector qualities of proof and uncirculated with intro prices ranging from $25.95 to about $430. (Learn more and see coin images here.)
2018 Kennedy Half-Dollar
Two product options with circulation quality 2018 Kennedy half-dollars debut on Tuesday, March 20.
There is a two-roll set with one roll from the Philadelphia Mint and one roll from the Denver Mint for $32.95. Then there is a 200-coin bag of halves for $139.95. The bags are equally split with half-dollars from both minting facilities.
2018 Quarters Uncirculated Set
Finally, this year’s 10-coin set of uncirculated quarters will go on sale Thursday, March 29. Priced at $13.95, each set has five quarters from the Philadelphia Mint and five quarters from the Denver Mint.
The quarters are mounted in one folder that includes descriptions of the sites honored, coin specifications, and a U.S. Mint Certificate of Authenticity.
US Mint March 2018 Product Schedule
Here’s a grid breaking down the scheduled U.S. Mint numismatic products for March:
|March 1||2018 American Eagle Gold Proof Coins (1 oz.)||$1,677.50|
|March 1||2018 American Eagle Gold Proof Coins (1/2 oz.)||$855.00|
|March 1||2018 American Eagle Gold Proof Coins (1/4 oz.)||$440.00|
|March 1||2018 American Eagle Gold Proof Coins (1/10 oz.)||$187.50|
|March 1||2018 American Eagle Gold Proof Coins (Four-Coin Set)||$3,107.50|
|March 6||2018 Proof Set||$27.95|
|March 15||2018 Breast Cancer Awareness Proof Silver Dollar||$51.95|
|March 15||2018 Breast Cancer Awareness Uncirculated Silver Dollar||$48.95|
|March 15||2018 Breast Cancer Awareness Proof Clad Half Dollar||$27.95|
|March 15||2018 Breast Cancer Awareness Uncirculated Clad Half Dollar||$25.95|
|March 15||2018 Breast Cancer Awareness Proof Gold $5 Coin||TBD|
|March 15||2018 Breast Cancer Awareness Uncirculated Gold $5 Coin||TBD|
|March 20||2018 Kennedy Half-Dollar Rolls and Bags||$32.95-$139.95|
|March 29||2018 America the Beautiful Quarters Uncirculated Set||$13.95|
Collector products launch at noon (ET) on the day of their release. Place orders at that time using the U.S. Mint website at catalog.usmint.gov or by phone at 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468).