US Mint News & Information

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: 2020 Reverse Proof Innovation $1 for Connecticut DebutsU.S. Mint sales picked up some for the week ending July 26, supported by the release of the 2020-S Reverse Proof Connecticut American Innovation Dollar.

Priced at $11.50, the collectible logged six-day starting sales of 24,737 units. It was easily the Mint’s best weekly seller […]

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U.S. Mint Statement on Circulating CoinsThe impact of COVID-19 has resulted in the disruption of the supply channels of circulating coinage — the pennies, nickels, dimes, and quarters that the American people and businesses use in their day-to-day transactions. The United States Mint (www.usmint.gov) is part of the solution to this issue, but we need your help as well.

In normal circumstances, retail transactions and coin recyclers return a significant amount of coins to circulation on a daily basis […]

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Donald Trump Presidential Medal Designs RecommendedDesigns for the Donald J. Trump Presidential Medal have been recommended by the Commission of Fine Arts (CFA) and by the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC).

After the final designs are officially selected, the United States Mint will eventually transfer them onto bronze and silver medals and offer them for sale to the public […]

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US Mint Sales: 2020-W Proof Silver Eagle Tops 300,000 in Six MonthsSales of the 2020-W Proof American Silver Eagle topped the 300,000 mark, the latest figures from the United States Mint show. The coin was also the U.S. Mint’s most popular collectible for the week ending July 19.

Released Jan. 9, the individually-sold product advanced 18,089 from a week earlier for a total through six months of 300,534 coins […]

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2020-S Reverse Proof Connecticut American Innovation Dollar ReleasedScientific invention is highlighted in the newest United States Mint product for collectors with today’s release of the 2020-S Reverse Proof Connecticut American Innovation Dollar.

Heinz Joseph Gerber’s innovative Gerber Variable Scale is depicted on the coin. Gerber invented the device while studying aeronautical engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1945, just a few years after escaping Nazi-controlled Austria […]

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U.S. Coin Production Tops 6.5 Billion in First Half of 2020 U.S. coin production soared in June, registering the biggest output since January 2018, after three rather lackluster months.

Across a longer stretch of time, the United States Mint pressed just over 6.5 billion coins for circulation in the first half of 2020. That’s seemingly an enormous amount but it’s tracking toward a fifth straight annual decline […]

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US Mint Sales: Silver River Bay Quarters DebutThe United States Mint released last week its 2020-W Uncirculated American Silver Eagle and seven products recognizing Salt River Bay National Historical Park and Ecological Preserve in the U.S. Virgin Islands. The U.S. Mint’s latest sales stats show how well they performed in the early going.

Released last Friday, July 10, the Silver River Bay quarter is the third of five issues for 2020. New products include rolls, bags and a three-coin set of the quarters […]

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2020 Basketball Hall of Fame Colorized Coin Images, Prices, and LimitsThe United States Mint unveiled the release date, images, prices and limits for their colorized Basketball Hall of Fame 2020 Commemorative Coins. The collectibles, a proof silver dollar and a proof clad half dollar, are the U.S. Mint’s first coins with color.

Regular Basketball coins launched June 4 with editions in gold, silver and clad bearing proof and uncirculated finishes. The colorized versions go on sale Aug. 28 at noon ET […]

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Salt River Bay Quarters for U.S. Virgin Islands ReleasedThoughts of a tropical escape may come to mind when collectors consider the new United States Mint releases celebrating the Salt River Bay National Historical Park and Ecological Preserve.

Product options include Salt River Bay quarters in rolls, bags and a three-coin set. These new quarter dollars showcase a reverse (tails side) design honoring the national site in the U.S. Virgin Islands […]

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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 […]

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