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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John Quincy Adams Presidential Silver Medal ReleasedOn Monday, Nov. 18, the United States Mint released its final Presidential Silver Medal for 2019.

Struck in an ounce of .999 fine silver to a diameter of 1.598 inches and a matte finish, the medal features a portrait of John Quincy Adams, the sixth president of the United States Mint […]

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2019 Youth Coin and Currency Set IssueThere is a problem with misaligned notes in 2019 Youth Coin and Currency Sets, the United States Mint confirmed Thursday, Nov. 14. They will be temporarily unavailable until the issue is corrected, the Mint noted, adding that those who already ordered can have theirs replaced or request a refund.

Released Oct. 31 for $29.95, the joint U.S. Mint and Bureau of Engraving and Printing product includes five proof 2019 quarter dollars and an uncirculated $2 Series 2009 note from Federal Reserve Banks in Cleveland, the Atlanta or Chicago […]

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2019-S Enhanced Reverse Proof American Silver Eagle ReleaseCollectors will need to act fast and likely have some luck in getting the newest United States Mint American Silver Eagle which is guaranteed to become a new key issue.

The 2019-S Enhanced Reverse Proof American Silver Eagle goes on sale today, Nov. 14, beginning at Noon ET. Production of the San Francisco Mint strike is limited to only 30,000 pieces, garnering its status as the lowest minted Silver Eagle to date […]

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2019-P Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness 5 Oz Silver Uncirculated Coin ReleasedA massive five-ounce, three-inch silver coin debuts today from the United States Mint. Honoring the Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness in the state of Idaho, each coin is composed of 99.9% pure silver and will be available from the U.S. Mint beginning at Noon ET for $154.95.

The 2019-P Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness Uncirculated Five Ounce Silver Coin follows earlier released quarters commemorating the same location […]

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Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness Quarter Launch Ceremony HighlightsOn Wednesday, Nov. 6, quarters honoring Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness in Idaho were officially introduced to the public.

Around 1,500 people, including some 1,200 students, attended the launch ceremony hosted by officials from he U.S. Mint and U.S. Forest Service. Children aged 18 and under received a free Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness quarter to commemorate the event […]

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2019-S Reverse Proof Delaware American Innovation $1 Coin ReleaseAppearing as the second numismatic release from the United States Mint for the month of November is the reverse proof 2019-S Delaware American Innovation dollar. This collector grade coin goes on sale today, Nov. 7, beginning at Noon ET.

It features the unique reverse proof finish which offers polished, mirror-like design elements against frosted backgrounds — an opposite finish from standard proof coins like those within the earlier released American Innovation Dollar Proof Set […]

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US Mint Sales: 2019 Youth Coin and Currency Set DebutsThe United States Mint published the first round of sales stats for its third and final 2019 youth-oriented product, the Youth Coin and Currency Set.

Released last Thursday, Oct. 31, the joint U.S. Mint and Bureau of Engraving and Printing product features five proof quarters and a $2 Federal Reserve Note that are grouped together in a tri-fold presentation folder which is designed for children […]

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Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness Quarters for Idaho ReleasedRolls and bags of the final 2019-dated quarter from the United States Mint went on sale today at noon ET. The new Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness quarter dollar honors the national wilderness in Idaho.

All coins in the rolls and bags are in circulation quality taken from the U.S. Mint production floors in Philadelphia, Denver or San Francisco. Product options include 40-coin rolls, two-roll sets, three-roll sets and 100-coin bags with prices ranging from $18.95 to $46.95 […]

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George Washington Crossing the Delaware River Quarter DesignsUnited States Mint candidate designs for the 2021 and beyond quarter dollar were reviewed by the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) and the Commission of Fine Arts (CFA). The selected design will appear on quarter reverses following the conclusion of the U.S. Mint’s America the Beautiful Quarters® Program.

That program, which launched in 2010 and features changing reverses honoring national parks and other national sites in each state, District of Columbia and five U.S. territories, ends with the one and only 2021 design honoring Alabama’s Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site. Going forward from there […]

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Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness Quarter CeremonyThe United States Mint and the U.S. Forest Service will officially introduce the quarter honoring Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness in Idaho on Wednesday, Nov. 6.

Similar to previous ceremonies, there will be a coin forum held on the evening before the launch ceremony and a coin exchange immediately after it […]

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