Mike Unser

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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


2018 American Innovation $1 Coin ImagesIn preparing to launch new products on Dec. 14, the United States Mint unveiled images this week of the first dollar from its multi-year program of American Innovation $1 Coins.

Designed by Justin Kunz and sculpted by Phebe Hemphill, series dollar obverses (heads side) depict the Statue of Liberty in profile with inscriptions "IN GOD WE TRUST" and "$1" […]


US Mint Sales: Block Island 3-Coin Set DebutsOne United States Mint product launched last week, a three-coin set of Block Island National Wildlife Refuge quarters, and it was the Mint’s best weekly seller.

Released Tuesday, Nov. 27, the¬†collectible includes an uncirculated quarter from the Philadelphia and Denver Mints and a proof quarter from the San Francisco Mint […]


2018 American Innovation Dollars Launch Dec. 14The United States Mint will soon introduce the first $1 coin in a multi-year program honoring American innovation and innovators.

On Dec. 14, the U.S. Mint will release an individual proof and rolls and bags of uncirculated 2018 American Innovation dollars […]


US Mint Sales: Gold Coins Pick UpUnited States Mint annual sets and American Silver Eagles worked their way into the top sales spots after falling back a week earlier to newly released Block Island quarter and coin products.

Elsewhere, overall sales of the U.S. Mint’s gold coins saw stronger weekly gains — their best in several months, actually. 2018-dated proof American Eagles and Liberty coins led the way […]


Federal Reserve Orders 7 Billion Banknotes for 2019U.S. currency production in 2019 is expected to reach just over 7 billion notes valued at more than $206.9 billion, based on a Federal Reserve order submitted to the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP).

Most of the banknotes will be $1s, $20s and $100s. In a bit of a surprise, orders for $2s have been placed for the first time since 2016 […]