Mike Unser

Federal Reserve Inventories of $1 Coins at 1.105 BillionThe United States continues to store a lot of $1 coins in vaults, according to Federal Reserve data released in September.

Reserve Bank inventories of dollars were at 1.105 billion coins through the second quarter of 2019 after peaking to 1.440 billion coins in the third quarter of 2012 […]


US Mint Sales: 2019 Mint Set Surpasses 2018 Mint SetThe United States Mint is in the middle of a two-week break from releasing products for collectors so the agency’s core annual sets were its best weekly sellers.

Most sought was the clad 2019 Proof Set, followed by the 2019 Silver Set and then the uncirculated 2019 Mint Set. Each of them includes their own bonus "W" cent which has helped in boosting their totals […]


US Mint Sales: 2019 American Innovation Dollars for Delaware DebutNew United States Mint sales stats offer first showings of 2019 American Innovation dollars for Delaware and sets of 2019 American Legion Centennial Coins and Emblem Prints.

Featuring a design honoring innovation and innovators from Delaware, the U.S. Mint’s latest dollar launched Sept. 19 and registered combined four-day sales of 530,850 pieces from 25-coin and 100-coin bag options […]


u-s-mint-coinageFewer coins for circulation dropped from U.S. coining presses in August than in July and a year earlier, manufacturing figures from the United States Mint show.

In the headline figure for the month, the U.S. Mint struck 767.3 million coins, marking declines of 36.2% from July and 7.7% from August 2018 […]


2019-W $25 Reverse Proof American Palladium Eagle - Coin, Case and CertThe United States Mint introduced last week two products for collectors, the 2019 San Antonio Missions Quarter Three Coin Set and the 2019-W Reverse Proof American Palladium Eagle.

Issued Thursday, Sept. 12, the premium Palladium Eagle was the most sought, posting four-day sales of 16,690 for 55.6% of the maximum 30,000 […]


2020 Basketball Hall of Fame Coin Designs SelectedThe United States Mint unveiled the official designs for the dome-shaped Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coins.

In 2020, the U.S. Mint will produce and sell up to 50,000 $5 gold coins, 400,000 silver dollars and 750,000 clad half dollars in recognition of the 60th anniversary of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame […]


US Mint Sales: 2019 Proof Set Nears 400,000Lacking competition from brand new releases that tend to draw the most buying attention from coin collectors, one of the U.S. Mint’s core products, the 2019 Proof Set, was its best weekly seller,

The¬†clad set with its bonus Lincoln cent climbed 3,781 from a week earlier for a total of 397,047 through six months and eight days […]


US Mint Sales: San Antonio Missions Quarters and 5 Oz. Coin DebutThe United States Mint released seven products last week recognizing San Antonio Missions National Historical Park in Texas. The Mint’s latest sales stats show how well they performed in the early going.

Released a week ago Monday, Aug 26, the San Antonio Missions quarter is the fourth of five issues for 2019. New products include rolls and bags of quarters from Philadelphia, Denver and San Francisco with mint marks of ‘P’, ‘D’ and ‘S’ […]


2019-P San Antonio Missions 5 Oz Silver Uncirculated Coin ReleasedToday, Aug. 29, the United States Mint launched another collector product that commemorates San Antonio Missions National Historical Park in Texas. On Monday, the agency issued quarters emblematic of the national park. Its release today features the same design but in a much larger format — a three-inch coin struck in five ounces of 99.9% fine silver.

The U.S. Mint’s 2019-P San Antonio Missions Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin went on sale today at noon EDT for $154.95 […]


US Mint Sales: 2019-S Proof Silver Eagles Top 112,000Sales of 2019-S Proof Silver Eagles hurdled the 100,000 level, the latest figures from the United States Mint show.

Released earlier this month, the 1-ounce .999 fine silver coin from the San Francisco Mint advanced 25,186 in a week for a 20-day total of 112,612. It was the U.S. Mint’s top weekly seller […]