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Block Island Quarter Ceremony, Coin Exchange and Public ForumThe U.S. Mint and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will introduce the quarter commemorating Rhode Island’s Block Island National Wildlife Refuge. This year’s final quarter ceremony will take place somewhat near the refuge on Thursday, Nov. 15.

Two related events support the quarter’s official release. A coin forum hosted by U.S. Mint officials is going to occur on the evening before the ceremony, and then there will be a traditional coin exchange right after the ceremony ends. These events are free and open to all ages […]


US Mint Sales: 2018 Proof Set Nears 400,000It’s been nearly three weeks since the United States Mint last released a product for collectors.

Resultantly, two of the U.S. Mint’s flagship annual sets topped the list of weekly best sellers — the 2018-dated clad and silver proof sets […]

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Robin Salmon and Samuel H. Gill Appointed to CCACThe United States Mint has announced the appointment of two new members to the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC). They will fill vacancies created by the expiration of appointments.

Samuel H. Gill was appointed to represent the interests of the general public, replacing Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Robin Salmon was appointed as the member specially qualified in medallic art and sculpture, replacing Heidi Wastweet […]


2020 Coast Guard Medal Designs ReviewedThe United States Mint unveiled 18 candidate designs earlier this month for the 2.5-ounce .999 fine Coast Guard Silver Medal for 2020. The medal celebrates the U.S. Coast Guard and is part of the Mint’s upcoming series of products honoring the nation’s armed forces.

The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) reviewed the designs on Oct. 16 and the Commission of Fine Arts (CFA) reviewed them on Oct. 18 […]


US Mint Sales: 2018 Proof Palladium Eagle Sold OutOrders have been reconciled and the 2018-W $25 Proof American Palladium Eagle is officially gone. The U.S. Mint tagged the coin’s product page with "Sold Out."

It lasted less than five minutes from its Sept. 6 launch before becoming unavailable. The first U.S. Mint sales report following its release showed 14,796 out of the possible 15,000 sold. The figure changed mostly modestly since then until this week’s report had its sales up 137 to 14,997 […]


2020 Air Force Medal Designs ReviewedProposed designs were reviewed and resulting recommendations made for the upcoming Air Force Medal.

The 2.5-ounce .999 fine silver medal, set for release in 2020, is one of two that will introduce the U.S. Mint’s Armed Forces Medal series that celebrates the nation’s military branches […]


World War I Centennial 2018 Marine Corps Silver Medal PhotosThe United States Mint on Jan. 17 started selling proof silver medals honoring the U.S. Marines Corps, the Army, the Navy, the Air Service, and the U.S. Coast Guard.

They are produced to support the commemorative World War I Centennial Silver Dollars which Congress authorized under Public Law 113-212 to memorialize America’s involvement in WWI […]


2022 Native American $1 Coin Candidate Designs UnveiledLast week on Oct. 16, the United States Mint unveiled candidate designs for the 2022 Native American $1 Coin.

The U.S. Mint program of Native American dollar started in 2009. The series highlights annually changing reverses with designs commemorating the important contributions made by Indian tribes and individual Native Americans to the history and development of the United States […]

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US Mint Limited Edition 2018 Silver Proof SetOne United States Mint product launched last week, the limited-edition proof set with 8 silver coins for $144.95. The collectible was the agency’s top weekly seller with about half of the allotted 50,000 sold.

Its start was slower than last year’s set, which had the advantage of containing a more sought-after American Silver Eagle, but quicker than the one from 2016 […]


2021 Native American $1 Coin Candidate Designs UnveiledLast Tuesday, Oct. 16, the United States Mint unveiled candidate designs for the 2021 Native American $1 Coin.

Introduced in 2009, this U.S. Mint series of dollars features annually changing reverses that celebrate the important contributions made by Indian tribes and individual Native Americans to the history and development of the United States […]