Darrin Lee Unser

2020 America the Beautiful Quarters Released in Proof SetThe United States Mint continues its America the Beautiful Quarters® Program, a series nearing its close, with today’s release of a proof set that showcases five different coin designs.

Each of the set’s quarters was produced at the San Francisco Mint and carries the facility’s ‘S’ mint mark. The five coins bear reverse (tails side) designs emblematic of the following locations […]


2020-W Proof American Silver Eagle ReleasedThe United States Mint just released its 2020-W Proof American Silver Eagle. This .999 fine silver coin is destined to become one of its best sellers for the year.

Demand is always strong for this annual release with hundreds of thousands sold every year. Collectors grabbed 218,990 of last year’s edition in the first four days of sales. More than 400,000 have now sold altogether […]


Congratulations Set Includes 2020-W Proof American Silver EagleThe latest gift product from the United States Mint, the 2020 Congratulations Set, goes on sale today at noon EST. It includes the same 2020-W Proof American Silver Eagle that launches by itself, also at noon, albeit at a different price point and in different packaging.

The set is designed with gift-giving in mind for events such as weddings, anniversaries, retirements, graduations, etc. Its packaging is themed for special occasions with areas for a personalized message, the coin and its specifications, and a U.S. Mint Certificate of Authenticity […]


2019-S Reverse Proof New Jersey American Innovation Dollar ReleaseOne week into the new year, the United States Mint offers a strike from the last year with today’s release of the 2019-S Reverse Proof New Jersey American Innovation Dollar. The coin honors inventors and invention from the state with a design showing an electric lightbulb developed by Thomas Edison and his team of researchers.

This newest dollar features a unique reverse proof finish with frosted backgrounds and mirror-like polished design elements […]


Happy Birthday $1 Note Features '2020xxxx' Serial NumberIn association with the United States Mint, the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) offers its first numismatic release of the year with its 2020 Happy Birthday Currency Note for $5.95.

Found within the celebratory product is an uncirculated $1 Federal Reserve note with a serial number beginning with "2020." This note is protected in a clear, acid-free polymer sleeve […]


US Mint 2020 Gift Sets for Newborns and BirthdaysNew year, new decade and now new celebration sets are available from the United States Mint. The Mint’s 2020 Birth Set and 2020 Happy Birthday Coin Set went on sale today at noon ET for $23 apiece.

These products continue the U.S. Mint’s tradition of offering sets aimed at marking special occasions. Both contain five proof coins that bear an ‘S’ mint mark which designates their production at the San Francisco Mint. Proof coins have frosted foregrounds that attractively contract mirror-like backgrounds. The finish is top-tier in collector coins […]

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2019 American Innovation Dollars for Georgia ReleasedAs the year draws to a close, the United States Mint offers today the final product from its 2019 line-up, the American Innovation dollar for Georgia. Available options include 25-coin rolls and 100-coin bags with uncirculated dollars from either the Philadelphia or Denver Mints.

Released as a part of the U.S. Mint’s American Innovation™ $1 Coin Program, the dollar recognizes the Georgia’s historic Trustee’s Garden which was established in 1734 by James Edward Oglethorpe […]


2019-S Reverse Proof Pennsylvania American Innovation DollarThe United States Mint has only a few products left to release this year. The agency’s next collectible, the 2019-S Reverse Proof Pennsylvania American Innovation Dollar, launches at noon EST, today, Dec. 5.

The coin’s unique finish features mirror-like design elements that contrast against frosted backgrounds — opposite treatments from regular proofs like those within theĀ earlier released 2019 American Innovation Dollar Proof Set […]


Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness Quarter for Texas in Three-Coin SetCelebrating a national site in Idaho, the United States Mint today released a three-coin set of collector-grade quarters bearing reverse designs emblematic of the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness.

The national wilderness was established in 1980 and takes its name from two sources, Senator Frank Church who was instrumental in the establishment of the protected area, and the wilderness’s Main Salmon River which was long ago given the nickname "river of no return" […]


Roll of 2019-P American Innovation Dollars for New JerseyA new United States Mint dollar illuminates innovation from the state of New Jersey. The debuting $1 coin celebrates the work of Thomas Edison and his team of researchers for inventing the light bulb.

This dollar continues the U.S. Mint’s American Innovation™ $1 Coin Program and is available in 25-coin rolls and 100-coin bags. Options include uncirculated coins produced at either the Philadelphia or Denver Mints […]