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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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US Mint Sales: Sets and Basketball Coins LeadAnnual sets and Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coins were the strongest U.S. Mint sellers for the week ending June 14.

The recently released Basketball products climbed by a combined 12,393 coins during their first full week of sales, bringing their total to 127,573 coins in 11 days […]

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US Mint Sales: Basketball and Kennedy Coins DebutThe United States Mint last week introduced nine new products for collectors. Each of them were among the Mint’s best weekly sellers.

Released last Thursday at prices ranging from $37 to $644.50, the seven products with 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coins combined to post first-day sales of 82,549 coins for $7,854,091. Their sales through the weekend moved higher by another […]

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Basketball Commemorative Coins First Day SalesDome-shaped United States Mint commemorative coins recognizing the 60th Anniversary of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame (www.hoophall.com) are moving along. Their first-day sales combined to 82,549 coins, according to U.S. Mint spokesman Michael White.

Released Thursday, product options include proof and uncirculated editions of $5 gold coins, silver dollars, and clad half-dollars. There is also an enhanced uncirculated half-dollar that comes exclusively with a special Kids Set […]

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2020 Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coins LaunchSeven products for collectors make their way to availability at noon (EDT) today with the launching of the United States Mint 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Program. These releases include pairings of proof and uncirculated $5 gold coins, silver dollars, and clad half-dollars as well as a special enhanced uncirculated half-dollar that is exclusive to a set for kids.

Every coin is curved and features a design recognizing the 60th Anniversary of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame […]

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US Mint Sales: Flagship 2020 Sets Most SoughtTwo flagship United States Mint sets were the strongest numismatic sellers for the week ending May 31, according to the latest batch of sales figures published by the Mint.

The 2020 Silver Proof Set led, advancing 3,339 to 213,558 units, and the clad 2020 Proof Set directly followed with an increase of 2,754 to 265,097 units. After the pair, older 2018- and 2019-dated products rounded out the list of top sellers […]

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2020 Kennedy Half Dollars Released in Rolls and BagsOrdering opened today, June 1, for circulation quality coins honoring the 35th President of the United States. The United States Mint is now selling rolls and bags of 2020 John F. Kennedy Half Dollars.

Priced at $147, a bag contains 200 half-dollars with 100 from the Philadelphia Mint and 100 from the Denver Mint. A two-roll set is $34.50 and includes one roll of 20 coins from Philadelphia and one roll of 20 coins from Denver […]

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CCAC to Review New American Eagle Gold and Silver Coin DesignsThe Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will hold a meeting by teleconference on Tuesday, June 23 to review and discuss candidate designs for American Eagle gold and silver coins, a silver dollar, and several medals.

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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US Mint Requesting CCAC Applications to Represent Interests of PublicThe United States Mint is accepting applications through June 19, 2020 for appointment to the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) as a member representing the interests of the general public.

Authorized by the enactment in 2003 of Public Law 108-15, the CCAC advises the Secretary of the Treasury on design and theme proposals for U.S. coins and medals […]

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US Mint Sales: Weir Farm Quarters and 5 Oz Coin DebutThe United States Mint released seven products last week recognizing Weir Farm National Historic Site in Connecticut. The U.S. Mint’s latest sales stats show how well they performed in the early going.

Released a week ago Monday, May 18, the Weir Farm quarter is the second of five issues for 2020. New products include rolls and bags of quarters from Philadelphia, Denver and San Francisco with mint marks of ‘P’, ‘D’ and ‘S’. The number sold through Sunday combined to 1,902,660 quarters, which is near the top when compared against early starts of other recent quarters […]

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US Mint Sales: 2020 Silver Proof Set Nears 200,000The U.S. Mint’s 2020 Silver Proof Set returned to the sales limelight after having been unavailable for a couple weeks with its initial inventory depleted.

Last week its ordering status changed from "Currently Unavailable" to "Back Order," allowing collectors to place orders for fulfillment when more became available. With the ordering switch turned back on, the set’s sales jumped 7,869 units, making it the Mint’s best weekly seller […]

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