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US Mint SiteThe following articles include the latest news and information on United States Mint coins and products to include new and upcoming coins, coin designs, release dates, sales, mintages and announcements related to collecting and coin collectors.

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US Mint Sales: Apostle Islands 3-Coin Set DebutsAs is often the case, the United States Mint’s newest product for collectors was its strongest weekly seller.

Released last week on Tuesday, April 17, the Apostle Islands Three-Coin Set features an uncirculated quarter from the Philadelphia and Denver Mints and a proof quarter from the San Francisco Mint […]

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US Mint 2018 Silver Proof Set Released Ten collector-grade coins become available today, April 24, with the United States Mint’s release of the 2018 Silver Proof Set.

The newest version of the annual offering includes proof quality coins produced at the U.S. Mint’s facility in San Francisco. Seven of the coins are featured in a composition of 90 percent silver and 10% copper […]

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US Mint Sales: Apostle Island Quarters and 5 Oz. Coin DebutEarly U.S. Mint sales figures have been published for new products depicting Wisconsin’s Apostle Islands National Lakeshore. 

Released last week on Monday, April 9, the Apostle Islands quarter is the second of five 2018-dated issues. Available products include rolls and bags of quarters from Philadelphia, Denver and San Francisco with mint marks of ‘P’, ‘D’ and ‘S’ […]

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Apostle Islands Quarter Launch Ceremony HighlightsLast week on Wednesday, April 11, quarters honoring Apostle Islands National Lakeshore in Wisconsin were formerly introduced to the public.

Six hundred and fifty people attended the launch ceremony hosted by officials from the United States Mint and National Park Service. Around 250 schoolchildren from five area schools received an Apostle Islands quarter for free […]

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Apostle Islands Quarters for Michigan in Three-Coin SetA set of three coins honoring Apostle Islands National Lakeshore in Wisconsin goes on sale today at noon ET for $9.95.

Apostle Island quarters are the second coin to appear this year in the America the Beautiful series. Regular circulating versions debuted last week. Produced for coin collectors, the three coins of this set have more unique finishes […]

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Breast Cancer Commemorative Coin Introductory Pricing Ends April 16Introductory prices are ending later today, April 16, for the gold, silver and clad 2018 Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coins.

Regular U.S. Mint pricing for the collector proof and uncirculated coins go into effect after 3:00 p.m. ET […]

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2018 Apostle Island 5 Oz Silver Uncirculated Coin ReleasedComposed of 5 ounces of .999 fine silver, the United States Mint just released the 2018-P Apostle Islands National Lakeshore Uncirculated Five Ounce Silver Coin.

This large 3-inch coin, priced at $154.95, is issued as part of the U.S. Mint’s America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin™ Program […]

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David J. Ryder Becomes 39th United States Mint DirectorToday, April 12, David J. Ryder became the 39th director of the United States Mint. Mr. Ryder took the oath of office in a swearing-in ceremony conducted by Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin at the Main Treasury Building in Washington, D.C. The position had been officially vacant since Edmund C. Moy left it in January 2011.

Ryder also led the U.S. Mint as its 34th director from September 1992 to November 1993 during the administration of President George H.W. Bush […]

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US Mint Sales: 2018 Proof Silver Eagle Tops 264,000The 2018-W Proof Silver Eagle led U.S. Mint collector products in weekly sales, rising 3,284 to 264,222 coins.

The roughly three-month total is down from last year’s proof Silver Eagle which realized sales of 278,199 coins through the same amount of time […]

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2018 Apostle Islands National Lakeshore Quarters for Wisconsin ReleasedRolls, roll sets and bags of the newest coin from the United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters® Program launched today, April 9. The second 2018-dated quarter from the series honors Apostle Islands National Lakeshore in Wisconsin.

Products options range from a single 40-coin roll for $18.95 to three-roll sets for $46.95, with several choices in between […]

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