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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 […]


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 […]


2020-W Uncirculated American Silver Eagle ReleasedStarting today, July 8, collectors have the opportunity to buy the United States Mint 2020-W Uncirculated American Silver Eagle as it launches at noon EDT for $54.

This numismatic version of the U.S. Mint’s extremely popular .999 fine, 1 ounce American Eagle silver bullion coin should see notable demand in its own right as tens of thousands are always purchased within the first few days of release […]


US Mint Sales: Set of Weir Farm Quarters DebutsThe United States Mint introduced last week one product for collectors — a three-coin set of 2020 Weir Farm quarters for Connecticut.

Released Monday, June 29, the three-coin set includes uncirculated quarters from the Philadelphia and Denver Mints and a proof quarter from the San Francisco Mint. It posted seven-day starting sales of 10,802 […]


2020 Basketball Coin Intro Prices End July 6Introductory prices are ending mid-Monday, July 6, for the gold, silver and clad 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coins.

Regular U.S. Mint pricing for the collector proof and uncirculated coins go into effect on the 6th after 3:00 p.m. ET. At that time, each coin’s price will increase by $5 […]


US Mint Sales: 2020 Silver Proof Set Tops 225,000 in Ten WeeksThe newest U.S. Mint sales stats are similar to those from a week earlier, at least in regards to what sold the most.

In the latest list of the Mint’s top-ten weekly sellers, nine of the products also appear on last week’s list — although their gains were weaker. The four top sellers on both lists rank exactly the same […]


2020 American Innovation $1 Coin DesignsToday, June 30, the United States Mint unveiled images of the four 2020 American Innovation dollars honoring innovations or innovators from Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maryland, and South Carolina.

Dollar reverses (tails side) change for each innovation or innovator honored in the multi-year series, with four released every year from 2019 to 2032 […]


Weir Farm Quarter for Connecticut in Three-Coin SetIt has been over three weeks since the United States Mint last issued a new product for collectors. That drought ends today, June 29, with their just released 2020 Weir Farm National Historic Site Quarter Three-Coin Set.

The set holds three numismatic quality quarters showcasing reverse (tails side) designs honoring Weir Farm National Historic Site in Connecticut […]


U.S. Coin Production Tops 904 Million in May 2020U.S. coin production picked up in May but registered below the 1 billion level for a third straight month, according to the latest manufacturing figures from the United States Mint.

The Mint produced just over 904 coins for circulation, marking increases of 12.8% from April and 86.3% from May of last year when the pace was notably the slowest for a month since December 2013 […]


US Mint Sales: 2020 Proof Set Nears 290,000 in Four MonthsThe 2020 Proof Set was the U.S. Mint’s best seller for the week ending June 21. The clad set which includes a bonus "W" nickel moved ahead 8,556 units for a near four-month total of 288,764.

Its performance to date is down from last year’s set. The 2019 Proof Set, which includes a bonus ‘W’ cent and is still available, registered four-month sales of 357,933. It now has sales of 578,614, having climbed 528 units from a week earlier […]