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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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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CCAC to Review Medals for Katherine Johnson and Dr. Christine DardenThe Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will hold a meeting by teleconference on Tuesday, Nov. 17, to review and discuss candidate designs for the Congressional Gold Medals honoring Katherine Johnson and Dr. Christine Darden in accordance with the Hidden Figures Congressional Gold Medal Act.

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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Tallgrass Prairie Quarters for Kansas ReleasedThe United States Mint today started selling several products containing their newest quarter dollar. Now available are single 40-coin rolls, two-roll sets, three-roll sets, and 100-coin bags of 2020 Tallgrass Prairie quarters.

Each features a reverse (tails side) design emblematic of the Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve located in the state of Kansas. Buying options include quarters struck at the Philadelphia, Denver, and San Francisco Mints. All are produced to circulation quality but have never actually been issued into circulation […]

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US Mint Sales: WWII American Eagles DebutThe United States Mint last week introduced three products — a set of quarters recognizing Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve in Kansas and two limited-edition American Eagle coins marking the 75th anniversary of the Second World War. The latest batch of U.S. Mint sales stats show their totals through Nov. 8.

Released Thursday, Nov. 5, the pair of anniversary American Eagles weren’t available for long due to their low mintages and exceptionally high demand. The Mint noted the "coins resulted in the highest website traffic" they have ever experienced […]

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Tallgrass Prairie Quarters for Vermont in Three-Coin SetThe United States Mint on Thursday, Nov. 5, released their 2020 Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve Quarter Three-Coin Set for $11.50.

Included in the product are collector versions of quarters recognizing Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve in Kansas […]

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