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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Circulating 2020 Quarters To Carry 'V75' Privy Mark for End of WWIITen million quarters from the United States Mint facility at West Point will enter circulation this year. Along with the West Point Mint’s "W" mint mark, they will carry a special "V75" privy mark to honor the 75th anniversary of the allied victory in World War II.

Traditionally, U.S. circulating coins are made only at the Denver and Philadelphia Mints and bear their standard "D" and "P" mint marks […]

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CCAC to Review Designs for 2020 George H.W. Bush Presidential $1 CoinThe Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will hold a two-hour meeting by teleconference on Tuesday, April 14 to review and discuss candidate designs for the 2020 George H.W. Bush Presidential $1 Coin.

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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2020 Quarters Issued in 10-Coin Uncirculated Set for CollectorsCoins bearing one-year-only designs and featuring a collector-grade finish from two different production facilities became available today with the release of the U.S. Mint’s 2020 America the Beautiful Quarters Uncirculated Coin Set™.

Found within the 10-coin set are five quarter dollars from the Philadelphia Mint and five quarters from the Denver Mint, for a total of ten different coins. All are produced in an uncirculated finish […]

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2020-W Proof American Gold Eagle Sales Reach 14,925 Coins in First DayEarly United States Mint sales have been reported for the five products featuring the different sized 2020-W Proof American Gold Eagles.

Released Thursday at prices ranging from $240 to $4,040, collectors ordered a combined 14,925 coins in the first day […]

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U.S. Mint Produces Nearly 1.1 Billion Coins for Circulation in February 2020U.S. coining presses slowed in February but they still struck more than one billion coins for circulation, the latest manufacturing figures from the United States Mint show.

Nearly 1.1 billion coins spread across cents, nickels, dimes, quarters, and half-dollars were produced last month, lifting the year-to-date total to over 2.3 billion coins […]

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2020-W Proof American Gold Eagles ReleasedGold is a topic of the day with the just released United States Mint 2020-W Proof American Gold Eagles.

These West Point Mint-struck coins are numismatic versions of the U.S. Mint’s bullion American Gold Eagle program. They are quite popular with collectors who purchase thousands annually despite their higher price tags […]

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April 2020 Weir Farm Quarter Ceremony and Coin Forum CancelledThe United States Mint and National Park Service will not officially introduce the quarter honoring Weir Farm National Historic Site in Connecticut on April 7.

The quarter’s planned ceremonial release has been cancelled along with the public coin forum that had been scheduled for April 6. In a statement, the U.S. Mint said […]

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US Mint Increases Prices of 2020 Numismatic Gold CoinsCollectors will have to pay more for United States Mint numismatic products made of gold and palladium, including American Eagle, American Buffalo, American Liberty, and upcoming commemorative coins.

Increases range from $32.50 to $300 per U.S. Mint coin. They are not the result of changes in LBMA gold prices as can happen weekly based on the Mint’s regular pricing policy. Instead, they are straight upward revisions […]

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2020 American Silver Eagle Bullion Coins Temporarily Sell OutInventories of 1-ounce, .999 fine American Silver Eagle bullion coin are temporarily depleted, the United States Mint announced Thursday, March 12.

Sales of the silver coins jumped this week by 1.57 million pieces, boosting their 12-day March total to 2,320,000 pieces — the highest for the month of March since 2016, and after just 650,000 pieces sold in February […]

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2020 Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin ImagesThe United States Mint unveiled 24 images of upcoming uncirculated and proof 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coins.

Set to launch April 4, the U.S. commemoratives mark the third round of dome-shaped coins with concave obverses (heads) and convex reverses (tails). The U.S. Mint in 2014 issued curved Baseball coins and in 2019 the bureau offered curved Apollo 11 coins […]

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