Mike Unser

2020-W Uncirculated American Silver Eagle First Day SalesThe 1-ounce, .999 fine 2020-W Uncirculated American Silver Eagle notched first-day sales of 98,682 coins, according to U.S. Mint spokesman Michael White.

Released Wednesday for $54, the single-day tally could have been higher had the coin’s product page not had it listed as "currently unavailable" following its launch […]


US Mint Sales: Set of Weir Farm Quarters DebutsThe United States Mint introduced last week one product for collectors — a three-coin set of 2020 Weir Farm quarters for Connecticut.

Released Monday, June 29, the three-coin set includes uncirculated quarters from the Philadelphia and Denver Mints and a proof quarter from the San Francisco Mint. It posted seven-day starting sales of 10,802 […]


2020 Basketball Coin Intro Prices End July 6Introductory prices are ending mid-Monday, July 6, for the gold, silver and clad 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coins.

Regular U.S. Mint pricing for the collector proof and uncirculated coins go into effect on the 6th after 3:00 p.m. ET. At that time, each coin’s price will increase by $5 […]


US Mint Sales: 2020 Silver Proof Set Tops 225,000 in Ten WeeksThe newest U.S. Mint sales stats are similar to those from a week earlier, at least in regards to what sold the most.

In the latest list of the Mint’s top-ten weekly sellers, nine of the products also appear on last week’s list — although their gains were weaker. The four top sellers on both lists rank exactly the same […]


2020 American Innovation $1 Coin DesignsToday, June 30, the United States Mint unveiled images of the four 2020 American Innovation dollars honoring innovations or innovators from Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maryland, and South Carolina.

Dollar reverses (tails side) change for each innovation or innovator honored in the multi-year series, with four released every year from 2019 to 2032 […]


U.S. Coin Production Tops 904 Million in May 2020U.S. coin production picked up in May but registered below the 1 billion level for a third straight month, according to the latest manufacturing figures from the United States Mint.

The Mint produced just over 904 coins for circulation, marking increases of 12.8% from April and 86.3% from May of last year when the pace was notably the slowest for a month since December 2013 […]


US Mint Sales: 2020 Proof Set Nears 290,000 in Four MonthsThe 2020 Proof Set was the U.S. Mint’s best seller for the week ending June 21. The clad set which includes a bonus "W" nickel moved ahead 8,556 units for a near four-month total of 288,764.

Its performance to date is down from last year’s set. The 2019 Proof Set, which includes a bonus ‘W’ cent and is still available, registered four-month sales of 357,933. It now has sales of 578,614, having climbed 528 units from a week earlier […]


2021 Christa McAuliffe Commemorative Silver Dollar Candidate DesignsThe United States Mint unveiled proposed designs for the 2021 Christa McAuliffe Commemorative Silver Dollar. McAuliffe, the first teacher chosen to go into space, was among the seven crew members killed in the Space Shuttle Challenger explosion on Jan. 28, 1986.

In 2021, the U.S. Mint will strike and sell up 350,000 silver dollars in collector qualities of proof and uncirculated that commemorate McAuliffe […]


2021 American Eagle Gold and Silver Coin Candidate DesignsThe United States Mint unveiled candidate designs to replace the imagery on reverses of American Eagle gold and silver coins.

Introduced in 1986, the Mint’s program of American Eagle coins quickly achieved worldwide fame because of their beauty and guaranteed precious metal weight, content and purity […]


US Mint Sales: Basketball and Kennedy Coins DebutThe United States Mint last week introduced nine new products for collectors. Each of them were among the Mint’s best weekly sellers.

Released last Thursday at prices ranging from $37 to $644.50, the seven products with 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coins combined to post first-day sales of 82,549 coins for $7,854,091. Their sales through the weekend moved higher by another […]