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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 Increases Prices for 2020 Numismatic ProductsCollectors will be paying more in 2020 for United States Mint numismatic products. The U.S. Mint published information for several upcoming collectibles and their prices compared to companion products from last year are from 80 cents to $23.30 higher.

Products affected include annual sets, rolls of quarters, bags of quarters, sets of quarters, rolls of dollars, bags of dollars, boxes of dollars, reverse proof dollars, silver coins, and silver medals […]

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Gold, Silver, Platinum and Palladium Soar in 2019Not all precious metals gained on the final trading day of 2019 but they all surged in December and soared on the year. Gold stretched its winning streak to six consecutive sessions and ended Tuesday at a fourteen-week high.

Gold for February delivery added $4.50, or 0.3%, to close at $1,523.10 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange. The settlement was the highest since Sept. 24 […]

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U.S. Mint 2019 Last Chance Numismatic ProductsNearly two dozen numismatic products from the United States Mint go off-sale today, Dec. 31, 2019, at 11:59 p.m. ET.

2019 is the final year to buy several American Eagle gold and silver coins, a number of annual sets, a few five-ounce coins, and a couple roll and bag products containing dollars and half-dollars […]

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2020 Native American $1 Coin Image UnveiledThe United States Mint published an image of the one-year-only design that will appear on the 2020 Native American $1 Coin.

Highlighting the contributions of Elizabeth Peratrovich to the passage of the 1945 Anti-Discrimination Law by the Alaskan territorial government, the dollar’s reverse (tails) side depicts a portrait of Peratrovich and a symbol of the Tlingit Raven moiety, of which she was a member […]

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Last Chance at 2019 Commemorative CoinsOnly hours remain until the United States Mint stops selling all 2019-dated commemorative coins. Collectors have until Dec. 27 at 11:59 PM ET to place orders.

Authorized by Congress with mandated sales deadlines, this year’s two U.S. Mint commemorative programs celebrate the 100th anniversary of The American Legion with coins emblematic of the Legion and the 50th anniversary of the first manned Moon landing with curved Apollo 11 coins […]

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2020 America the Beautiful Quarter Images and Release DatesThe United States Mint published images and release dates for the five 2020 quarters that recognize national parks and sites located in American Samoa, Connecticut, U.S. Virgin Islands, Vermont and Kansas.

They represent the 51st through 55th coins from the U.S. Mint’s program of America the Beautiful Quarters®. The series calls for one quarter celebrating a site in each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the five U.S. territories […]

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US Mint Sales: Updated Figures To Dec. 16It’s been awhile since collectors have been able to study numismatic sales reports from the United States Mint. The Mint hasn’t released their weekly stats since Nov. 3, and doesn’t expect to resume their publication until January, according to U.S. Mint spokesman Michael White.

White did provide news editors the opportunity to publish Mint figures for 2019-dated coins as of Dec. 16. This data offers a first look into the performances of several newer products like quarters depicting Idaho’s Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness and dollars honoring innovations from New Jersey, Delaware, and Pennsylvania […]

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2019 American Innovation Dollars for Georgia ReleasedAs the year draws to a close, the United States Mint offers today the final product from its 2019 line-up, the American Innovation dollar for Georgia. Available options include 25-coin rolls and 100-coin bags with uncirculated dollars from either the Philadelphia or Denver Mints.

Released as a part of the U.S. Mint’s American Innovation™ $1 Coin Program, the dollar recognizes the Georgia’s historic Trustee’s Garden which was established in 1734 by James Edward Oglethorpe […]

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U.S. Coin Production Nears 900 Million in November 2019U.S. coining presses slowed significantly in November compared to the previous month and a year ago, according to the latest manufacturing figures from the United States Mint.

In the headline monthly figure, the U.S. Mint produced 898.38 million coins for circulation, marking declines of 22.2% from October and 12.9% from November 2018 […]

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US Mint Seeks CCAC Applications Qualified in NumismaticsThe United States Mint is accepting applications for membership to the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC).

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

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