Mike Unser

2020-W Proof American Silver Eagle Starting Sales And PhotosTwo major United States Mint products launched last week, the 2020-W Proof American Silver Eagle and the 2019-S Reverse Proof New Jersey American Innovation Dollar.

"W" Proof Silver Eagles have been lacking some luster for collectors in recent years. Fewer and fewer are selling. This year’s edition, released Jan. 9, is having an even harder time getting traction — at least so far […]

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2020-W Proof American Platinum Eagle Images UnveiledThe United States Mint published images for the 2020-W Proof American Platinum Eagle – Pursuit of Happiness, the final of three 99.95% fine 1 oz. platinum coins from its themed Preamble to the Declaration of Independence┬áseries. The collectible will launch on Jan. 30, two weeks from today.

Coins in the three-year series feature unique obverse (heads) designs coupled with a common reverse […]


US Mint Increases Prices for 2020 Numismatic ProductsCollectors will be paying more in 2020 for United States Mint numismatic products. The U.S. Mint published information for several upcoming collectibles and their prices compared to companion products from last year are from 80 cents to $23.30 higher.

Products affected include annual sets, rolls of quarters, bags of quarters, sets of quarters, rolls of dollars, bags of dollars, boxes of dollars, reverse proof dollars, silver coins, and silver medals […]


U.S. Mint 2019 Last Chance Numismatic ProductsNearly two dozen numismatic products from the United States Mint go off-sale today, Dec. 31, 2019, at 11:59 p.m. ET.

2019 is the final year to buy several American Eagle gold and silver coins, a number of annual sets, a few five-ounce coins, and a couple roll and bag products containing dollars and half-dollars […]


2020 Native American $1 Coin Image UnveiledThe United States Mint published an image of the one-year-only design that will appear on the 2020 Native American $1 Coin.

Highlighting the contributions of Elizabeth Peratrovich to the passage of the 1945 Anti-Discrimination Law by the Alaskan territorial government, the dollar’s reverse (tails) side depicts a portrait of Peratrovich and a symbol of the Tlingit Raven moiety, of which she was a member […]


Last Chance at 2019 Commemorative CoinsOnly hours remain until the United States Mint stops selling all 2019-dated commemorative coins. Collectors have until Dec. 27 at 11:59 PM ET to place orders.

Authorized by Congress with mandated sales deadlines, this year’s two U.S. Mint commemorative programs celebrate the 100th anniversary of The American Legion with coins emblematic of the Legion and the 50th anniversary of the first manned Moon landing with curved Apollo 11 coins […]


2020 America the Beautiful Quarter Images and Release DatesThe United States Mint published images and release dates for the five 2020 quarters that recognize national parks and sites located in American Samoa, Connecticut, U.S. Virgin Islands, Vermont and Kansas.

They represent the 51st through 55th coins from the U.S. Mint’s program of America the Beautiful Quarters®. The series calls for one quarter celebrating a site in each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the five U.S. territories […]


US Mint Sales: Updated Figures To Dec. 16It’s been awhile since collectors have been able to study numismatic sales reports from the United States Mint. The Mint hasn’t released their weekly stats since Nov. 3, and doesn’t expect to resume their publication until January, according to U.S. Mint spokesman Michael White.

White did provide news editors the opportunity to publish Mint figures for 2019-dated coins as of Dec. 16. This data offers a first look into the performances of several newer products like quarters depicting Idaho’s Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness and dollars honoring innovations from New Jersey, Delaware, and Pennsylvania […]


U.S. Coin Production Nears 900 Million in November 2019U.S. coining presses slowed significantly in November compared to the previous month and a year ago, according to the latest manufacturing figures from the United States Mint.

In the headline monthly figure, the U.S. Mint produced 898.38 million coins for circulation, marking declines of 22.2% from October and 12.9% from November 2018 […]


U.S. Coin Production Tops 1.15 Billion in October 2019More than one billion coins for circulation came from U.S. coining presses in October, the latest manufacturing figures from the United States Mint show.

The amount was the most since July and marked the seventh time this year were a month’s production pace hurdled the billion level […]