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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: Colorized Basketball Coins DebutThe United States Mint last week introduced two more dome-shaped coins which commemorate the 60th Anniversary of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame (www.hoophall.com).

Following regular 50c, silver dollar and $5 gold editions issued in June, the U.S. Mint on Friday released colorized Basketball coins. They were the Mint’s top two weekly sellers […]

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2020 Colorized Basketball Commemorative Coins LaunchWe travel to new territory with the United States Mint as it releases its first ever coins with applied color. Debuting today from the U.S. Mint are colorized 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coins.

The two dome-shaped coins issued in recognition of the 60th Anniversary of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame go on sale beginning at Noon ET. Their non-colorized counterparts launched earlier this year […]

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U.S. Mint Produces Nearly 1.7 Billion Coins for Circulation in JulyU.S. coin production soared for a second month in a row, manufacturing figures from the United States Mint show.

In July, U.S. Mint facilities in Philadelphia and Denver struck nearly 1.7 billion coins for circulation, marking their highest monthly output since January 2017 […]

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US Mint Sales: Women's Suffrage and Barbara Bush Coins DebutThe United States Mint last week introduced five new products for collectors. All of them were among the Mint’s top weekly sellers.

Released Aug.18 at prices ranging from $64 to $120, three of the newest products commemorate the centennial of the 100th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage. They led weekly sales […]

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2020 Barbara Bush First Spouse Gold Coins LaunchToday, Aug. 20, the United States Mint released 2020-W $10 Barbara Bush First Spouse Gold Coins in collector qualities of proof and uncirculated.

An extension of a series last seen from the U.S. Mint four years ago, the coins honor Barbara Bush, wife of George H.W. Bush, the 41st President of the United States. Each features a portrait of the former first lady and is struck from one-half ounce of 24-karat gold […]

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US Mint Sales: 2020 Proof Set Tops 330,000 in Nearly Six MonthsThe clad 2020 Proof Set was the United States Mint’s top seller for the week ending Aug. 16. This set, which includes a bonus "W" nickel, advanced by 4,218 units from a week earlier for a near six-month total of 330,567.

Still, its performance to date remains down from last year’s set. The 2019 Proof Set, which comes with a premium ‘W’ cent and is still available, posted sales of 387,208 in virtually the same stretch of time […]

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2020 Women's Suffrage Centennial Silver Dollars LaunchToday, August 18th, the United States Mint releases products commemorating the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment. The 2020 Women’s Suffrage Centennial Silver Dollar launches in collector qualities of proof and uncirculated. There is also a set that includes one of the dollars paired with a silver medal bearing its own design.

All three products go on sale today beginning at Noon EDT. The individual coins debut at special introductory pricing that lasts until 3:00 p.m. on September 18, 2020 […]

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US Mint Sales: Five Ounce Silver Coins See UptickSupported by silver that surged above $28 an ounce, demand picked up last week for United States Mint products made from the precious metal.

Nine of the Mint’s eleven most sold products were silver coins or silver sets. Four of those were five-ounce coins from last year. Their $154.95 price suddenly looked like a bargain […]

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2019-S Enhanced Reverse Proof American Silver Eagle - ObverseThe United States Mint revealed today, Aug. 11, that the few remaining 2019-S Enhanced Reverse Proof Silver Eagles will go on sale at noon EDT, Wednesday, Aug. 12.

Released Nov. 14, the 30,000-limited coin sold quickly, became unavailable, and is now realizing exceptional prices in the secondary market […]

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US Mint Sales: 2019-S Enhanced Reverse Proof Silver Eagle RisesCore 2020-dated United States Mint products registered the most sales during the week ending Aug. 2, led by the 2020-W Proof Silver Eagle with its increase of 7,969 for a total of 316,695 coins.

The collectible was also the U.S. Mint’s strongest seller a week earlier, when it topped the 300,000 mark through six months of sales. Last year’s edition ended with individual sales of 345,380 coins […]

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