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2020 American Innovation Dollars for Connecticut ReleasedBags and rolls of a new $1 coin debut today with the United States Mint’s release of their 2020 American Innovation dollar for Connecticut. Product options include 25-coin rolls and 100-coin bags filled with uncirculated coins from the Philadelphia and Denver Mints.

Appearing on the dollars’ reverse (tails side) is a design recognizing the Gerber Variable Scale. Joseph Gerber of Connecticut conceived the device using the elastic waistband of his pajamas when he was a junior in college […]


U.S. Mint Medallic Artist Michael Gaudioso RetiresOne of Philadelphia’s and the U.S. Mint’s finest, Medallic Artist Michael Gaudioso, has retired after creating designs of the nation’s coins and medals since 2009.

Gaudioso, a graduate of the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, earned his Master of Fine Arts from the New York Academy Graduate School of Figurative Art in New York City […]


2020-W $25 Uncirculated American Palladium Eagle ReleaseA new series finish and mintage low lends support to the U.S. Mint’s latest product, the 2020-W $25 Uncirculated American Palladium Eagle, while a $3,000 price weighs against it.

The uncirculated coin is composed of 1 ounce of .9995 fine palladium. Each bears designs originally created by world-renowned designer and medallic artist Adolph A. Weinman […]


US Mint Sales: 2020 Salt River Bay 5oz Coin DebutsThe United States Mint released one product last week recognizing Salt River Bay National Historical Site and Ecological Preserve in the U.S. Virgin Islands. The U.S. Mint’s latest sales show how well it performed in the early going.

Released Sept. 18, the .999 fine 2020-P Salt River Bay Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin logged three-day starting sales of 12,669 units, making it the Mint’s best seller for the week […]


Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller Quarters for Vermont ReleasedConservation history and land stewardship are highlighted in the newest release from the United States Mint with new quarter dollars celebrating Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park of Vermont.

A design emblematic of the park graces the reverse (tails side) of the new quarters which are available in single 40-coin rolls, two-roll sets, three-roll sets, and 100-coin bags […]


2020 Salt River Bay 5 Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin ReleasedThe United States Mint’s first product release for September debuts today with the 2020-P Salt River Bay National Historical Site and Ecological Preserve Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin.

Like the companion quarter released earlier, its design honors Salt River Bay National Historical Site and Ecological Preserve located on the island of St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands […]


CCAC to Review National Law Enforcement Museum Commemorative CoinsThe Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will hold a two-day meeting by teleconference on Sept. 22 and 23 to review and discuss candidate designs for several medals and coins, including commemoratives honoring the National Law Enforcement Museum.

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


US Mint Sales: 2020 Silver Proof Set Tops 265,000 in Five MonthsProof Sets and American Silver Eagles held the top four sales slots during the week ended Sept. 13, United States Mint figures show.

The 2020 Silver Proof Set ranked third overall, advancing another 3,808 units. It scored a milestone of sorts with its sales through five months reaching atop 265,000 […]

{ 1 comment } coin production soared for a third straight month, manufacturing figures from the United States Mint show. The new data also revealed mammoth mintages for U.S. Virgin Islands’ Salt River Bay quarter, the third of this year’s five quarters with unique designs.

U.S. Mint facilities in Philadelphia and Denver struck more than 1.65 billion coins for circulation in August, marking their second highest monthly output — right behind July — since January 2017 […]


US Mint Sales: Colorized Basketball Coins Rise to 45,605The U.S. Mint’s five most popular products for the week ending Sept. 6 was the 2020 Proof Set, the proof and uncirculated 2020-W American Silver Eagles, and two recently released colorized coins which celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame (

The pair of colorized Basketball coins advanced during their first full week of sales by a combined 6,818 pieces, lifting their total through the ten days of their release to 45,605 pieces […]