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US Mint Sales: 2019 Limited Edition Silver Set DebutsThe United States Mint released one product last week, the limited-edition eight-coin silver proof set for $149.95. It was the U.S. Mint’s top weekly seller with more than half of the allotted 50,000 sold.

Annually issued, this year’s set for the first time includes coins all struck in 99.9% pure silver. Past sets have seven of their eight coins in 90% silver. The change appears to have attracted more interest […]


U.S. Coin Production Nears 940M in SeptemberThe pace of producing U.S. coins for circulation increased in September but remained under the 1 billion level for a second month in a row, according to manufacturing figures from the United States Mint.

U.S. Mint data also showed for the first time mintages of Texas’ San Antonio Missions quarter, the fourth of this year’s five quarters with unique designs […]


2019 Limited Edition Silver Proof Set ReleasedSilver coins presented within premium packaging take center stage for collectors today with the release of the United States Mint 2019 Limited Edition Silver Proof Set.

Demand for this annually issued, 50,000-limited product tends to be high despite its $149.95 price. This year’s set is more attraction because, for the first time, all eight of its coins are struck in .999 fine silver […]


US Mint Sales: 2019 American Innovation $1 Proof Set DebutsThe United States Mint released two products last week, a circulating set of 2019 quarters and a proof set of 2019 dollars. Both sets topped the Mint’s list of weekly top sellers.

Released last Wednesday, Oct. 9, the 10-coin set of circulating 2019 P&D America the Beautiful quarter dollars posted five-day sales of 14,113. That’s the best debut in the product line to date […]


Christa McAuliffe Commemorative Silver Dollars for 2021Silver dollars honoring Christa McAuliffe, the first teacher chosen to go into space, will be struck and sold by the United States Mint in 2021. McAuliffe was among the seven crew members killed in the Space Shuttle Challenger explosion on Jan. 28, 1986.

The commemorative coins will be produced in collector qualities of proof and uncirculated with no more than 350,000 made. Their obverse (heads side) will feature McAuliffe and their reverse (tails side) will portray her legacy as a teacher […]


2019 American Innovation Dollar Proof Set ReleasedMarking the first full year in a new collector series, the United States Mint released today the 2019 American Innovation $1 Coin Proof Set for $20.95.

Found within the set are four proof quality dollars honoring American innovation and pioneering from Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Georgia […]


US Mint Sales: 2019 Proof, Silver and Mint Sets LeadLast week was the second one in a row lacking a new U.S. Mint product release. As is often typical when such is the case, core sets and American Silver Eagles take the top spots on the weekly sales boards.

Not coincidentally, in the latest round of stats the three strongest sellers ranked the same as a week ago. The clad 2019 Proof Set led, the 2019 Silver Set followed, and the uncirculated 2019 Mint Set placed third […]


U.S. Mint 10-Coin Set of Circulating 2019 Quarters for $8.95Coin collectors can order a new United States Mint product today at noon EDT featuring quarter designs honoring national sites in Massachusetts, Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, Texas and Idaho.

Dubbed the 2019 America the Beautiful Quarters Circulating Coin Set™, this product offers a means to get circulating versions of the year’s quarters without having to search for them in change and at a relatively inexpensive price […]


U.S. Mint Event for 2019 American Innovation Dollar Proof SetOn Friday, Oct. 11, the United States Mint will kick off sales of a four-coin set of proof 2019 American Innovation dollars that celebrate innovation and pioneering efforts in Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Georgia.

The U.S. Mint will conduct a launch ceremony for the set at the same time. Hosted by Mint Director David Ryder and […]


CCAC to Review 2021 and Beyond Quarter DesignThe Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will hold a one-day public meeting Tuesday, October 15, to review candidate designs for a high relief 2021 gold coin, for 2020-2021 silver medals, and for quarter reverses following the conclusion of the America the Beautiful coin program in 2021.

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