Coin & Numismatic News

U.S. Mint Produces Over 1 Billion Coins for Circulation in OctoberU.S. coin production held steady in October, United States Mint figures show, registering a fifth straight month atop the one billion level and logging the fifth quickest monthly pace of 2020.

In headline comparisons, the U.S. Mint manufactured just over 1.4 billion coins for circulation, edging 1.3% lower than the amount struck in September and 21.6% higher than the number minted in October 2020 […]

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2021 Australian Year of the Ox 1oz Silver Bullion CoinAustralian bullion sales in October remained firm for silver products but eased for gold products, the latest figures from The Perth Mint show.

The Mint’s monthly bullion gains set against declining precious metals with LBMA prices in October slipping 0.3% for gold and 0.4% for silver […]

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US Mint Sales: Tallgrass Prairie Quarters and Mayflower Voyage Products DebutLast week was one of the busiest for the U.S. Mint with 13 products released, and each of them was among the Mint’s best sellers for the week ending Nov. 22.

The products included quarters recognizing Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve in Kansas, coins and a medal celebrating the 400th Anniversary of the Mayflower Voyage, and holiday ornaments […]

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2020-S Reverse Proof Massachusetts American Innovation Dollar ReleasedAppearing as the sixth state in a fifty-six coin series, the United States Mint today started selling their 2020-S Reverse Proof Massachusetts American Innovation Dollar for $11.50.

Depicting a rotary telephone emblematic of the March 1876 call over wires made by Alexander Graham Bell to his assistant, the dollar is issued as part of the larger U.S. Mint American Innovation™ $1 Coin Program […]

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2020 Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller 5 Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin LaunchOne of the United States Mint’s final products of the year is available with their 2020-P Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park Uncirculated Five Ounce Silver Coin launching today at noon ET.

It is composed in 5 ounces of 99.9% pure silver and boasts an enormous diameter of 3 inches. Like the companion quarter released in September, the new coin carries a reverse (tails side) image honoring the park in Vermont. […]

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U.S. Mint 2020 Holiday Ornaments Include Jefferson NickelTwo new holiday gift-giving ideas make their way to United States Mint online store shelves today in the form of ornaments.

An uncirculated Jefferson nickel from the Philadelphia Mint is included in each ornament making them both unique and easily identifiable as coin-related […]

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2020-W $50 Uncirculated American Gold Eagle ReleaseToday, Nov. 19th, the United States Mint introduces its 2020-W $50 Uncirculated American Gold Eagle and offers it for sale to the public at noon ET.

The 7,000-limited gold piece is the last in the series to showcase the inaugural reverse design which first appeared in 1986. The coin is struck in 22-karat gold and features an uncirculated collector grade finish created by using burnished coin blanks and special coin dies […]

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US Mint Sales: WWII Gold Coin and Silver Medal DebutNew products appear on the weekly sales tracking charts with the U.S. Mint releasing Nov. 9 two collectibles recognizing the 75th anniversary of the end of Second World War.

Like the recently issued pair of American Eagles which also mark the anniversary, both didn’t last long before they became unavailable […]

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U.S. and Royal Mints 2020 Mayflower 400th Anniversary Products Launch Today, Nov. 17, the United States Mint at 9:00 a.m. ET will release four products, two of which include coins from The Royal Mint (United Kingdom). The new products commemorate the 1620 sailing of the Mayflower bringing Pilgrims from England to the New World.

Mayflower 400th anniversary products include gold coins, a silver coin and silver medals with each in proof or reverse proof finish. All are issued in limited mintages […]

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NGC Promotes Schechter to Chief Numismatist and Wengel to Senior Grading FinalizerNumismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) is pleased to announce the promotions of Scott Schechter to Chief Numismatist and Grading Finalizer and Ben Wengel to Senior Grading Finalizer of World Coins on November 16, 2020.

The NGC coin grading team is world-renowned for its expertise and integrity. Schechter and Wengel’s promotions reflect their extraordinary numismatic knowledge and grading ability as well as their adherence to NGC’s principles of accuracy, impartiality and education […]

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