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 2018 Fall Products Include Breast Cancer Coin and Stamp SetA standout this fall in the line-up of United States Mint products for collectors is the 2018 Breast Cancer Awareness Coin and Stamp Set.

This limited-edition set goes on sale Oct. 1 for $39.95. Restricted to 25,000 sets with a household order limit of one, the product couples one 2018-S 50c Proof Breast Cancer Awareness coin from the U.S. Mint with one Breast Cancer Research Forever® stamp from the U.S. Postal Service […]

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US Mint Raises Gold Coin Prices Wed., Sept. 19A few hours ago, the United States Mint increased prices on one and one-half dozen gold numismatic products.

The U.S. Mint’s collection of gold coins have prices that can change weekly based on the trending value of gold as compared against its 2018 pricing matrix […]

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US Mint Sales: Cumberland Island 3-Coin Set DebutsA single United States Mint product launched last week, the Cumberland Island National Seashore Quarter Three-Coin Set, and it was the Mint’s best weekly seller.

Released last Thursday, Sept. 13, the collectible includes an uncirculated quarter from the Philadelphia and Denver Mints and a proof quarter from the San Francisco Mint […]

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U.S. Mint Production in August 2018 Slows to 831.56 Million CoinsThe pace of producing United States coins for circulation slowed in August to an eight month low after jumping to a six-month high in July, the latest manufacturing figures from the U.S. Mint show.

Snapping a string of three monthly increases above the one billion level, the Mint struck 831.56 coins last month for declines of 40.7% from July and 28.8% from August 2017 […]

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Cumberland Island Quarters for Georgia in Three-Coin SetCumberland Island National Seashore Quarter Three-Coin Sets will be introduced by the United States Mint today, Sept. 13, 2018. The agency will begin selling the set beginning at noon ET for $9.95.

The Cumberland Island quarter is the fourth release this year from the U.S. Mint’s America the Beautiful Quarters® Program […]

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CCAC to Review 2018 $1, 2019 $100 and 2020 25c DesignsThe Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will meet Thursday, Sept. 27, to review and discuss candidate designs for 2018 to 2020-dated coins struck in clad, silver and high relief gold.

The CCAC is tasked with advising the Secretary of the Treasury on themes and designs pertaining to all United States coins and medals […]

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Federal Reserve Inventories of $1 Coins at 1.155 BillionThe U.S. has tons of $1 coins in storage, according to Federal Reserve data released Aug. 10, 2018, although their numbers are declining somewhat every year.

Reserve Bank inventories of dollars are down to 1.155 billion coins through the second quarter of 2018 after peaking to 1.440 billion coins in the third quarter of 2012 […]

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Light Finish 2018-S Silver Reverse Proof Set Halves FoundNumismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC) graders have discovered a "light finish" variety of 2018-S Silver Reverse Proof Set Half Dollars.

This variety results from an obverse die that was not properly prepared, imparting a significantly lower-contrast finish on the coin’s fields as compared to the white fields typically seen on Reverse Proof coins […]

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Cumberland Island Quarter Launch Ceremony HighlightsLast week on Thursday, Aug. 30, quarters honoring Cumberland Island National Seashore in Georgia were formerly introduced to the public.

Some 1,500 people attended the launch ceremony hosted by officials from the United States Mint and National Park Service and around 1,200 children received a free Cumberland Island quarter to commemorate the event […]

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2018 Bullion American Silver Eagles Temporarily Sell OutInventories of bullion 2018 American Silver Eagles are depleted for now, the United States Mint told its Authorized Purchasers (APs) today, Sept. 6.

According to U.S. Mint spokesman Michael White, the agency sent the following information to its APs […]

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