US Mint News

1 Million Silver Eagles Allocated by U.S. Mint for Week of Feb. 8

1 Million Silver Eagles Allocated by U.S. Mint for Week of Feb. 8

By CoinWeek News Staff….   In its fifth week of production, the United States Mint allocated another one million American Silver Eagles for distribution to Mint-authorized dealers, according to an announcement by Mint officials on Monday, February 8. Year-to-date allocations now total 8,045,500 one-ounce coins. Allocated ounces for the month of January totaled six million. […]

By February 9, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
United States Mint News: Shawnee National Forest Quarter Launch

United States Mint News: Shawnee National Forest Quarter Launch

31st America the Beautiful Quarters® Program coin celebrates the unique natural heritage of Illinois In Harrisburg, Illinois, the United States Mint joined the National Forest Service today to launch the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program coin honoring Shawnee National Forest. The quarter’s reverse depicts a close view of Camel Rock with natural vegetation in the foreground […]

By February 5, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
U.S. Mint to Unveil Nancy, Ronald Reagan Coin Designs

U.S. Mint to Unveil Nancy, Ronald Reagan Coin Designs

Representatives from the United States Mint and the Ronald Reagan Foundation will unveil the designs for the Ronald Reagan Presidential $1 Coin and the Nancy Reagan First Spouse Coin during President Reagan’s Birthday Celebration at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library. WHAT: Representatives from the United States Mint and the Ronald Reagan Foundation will unveil the […]

By February 4, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
United States Mint to Participate in CSNS Convention

United States Mint to Participate in CSNS Convention

By Central States Numismatic Society …..   The United States Mint will operate a sales booth at the 77th Anniversary Convention of the Central States Numismatic Society (CSNS), according to Bourse Chairman Patricia Foley. “The U.S. Mint is always a really popular feature at any convention that they participate in,” she said. “In addition to […]

By February 4, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
U.S. Mint Announces WWI Centennial 2018 Commemorative Coin Design Competition

U.S. Mint Announces WWI Centennial 2018 Commemorative Coin Design Competition

A Call for Artists The United States Mint is pleased to announce a public competition to design the 2018 World War I American Veterans Centennial Silver Dollar. This competition is open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents who are at least 18 years or older. During Phase One of the competition, which is open from […]

By February 4, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee Public Meeting Feb. 16

Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee Public Meeting Feb. 16

Pursuant to United States Code, Title 31, section 5135(b)(8)(C), the United States Mint announces the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) public meeting scheduled for February 16, 2016. Date: February 16, 2016. Time: 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. EDT. Location: This meeting will occur via teleconference. Interested members of the public may dial in to listen […]

By February 4, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
State of the Mint – U.S. Mint Coin Sales as of Jan. 31, 2016

State of the Mint – U.S. Mint Coin Sales as of Jan. 31, 2016

By CoinWeek News Staff….   Current coin sales figures* from the U.S. Mint. Products listed are currently available for purchase. Items labeled ‘Out of Stock’ or ‘Sold Out’ on usmint.gov are not listed below. Sales figures for items older than 2010 are omitted from the Mint’s online records and therefore not included here. Listings change over […]

By February 3, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
U.S. Mint News – Deputy Director Rhett Jeppson Fills Key Vacancies at the Mint

U.S. Mint News – Deputy Director Rhett Jeppson Fills Key Vacancies at the Mint

United States Mint Principal Deputy Director Rhett Jeppson [below] has filled key vacancies on the U.S. Mint leadership team in the past couple of weeks. The actions are intended to optimize the structure of the Mint’s senior management team and will result in improved communication, streamlined decision-making and more agile operations across the organization. The […]

By February 3, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Richard M. Nixon Presidential $1 Coin Products On Sale Feb. 3

Richard M. Nixon Presidential $1 Coin Products On Sale Feb. 3

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for product options with 2016 Richard M. Nixon Presidential $1 Coins starting on February 3 at noon Eastern Time (ET). The bags and rolls contain circulating quality Nixon presidential dollar coins from the Mint’s facilities at Philadelphia or Denver that have never been placed into circulation. The […]

By February 2, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Native American $1 Coin 2016 Products Now Available

Native American $1 Coin 2016 Products Now Available

By CoinWeek News Staff….   Bags, boxes and rolls containing the 2016 Native American $1 coin went on sale Wednesday, January 27 at noon Eastern Standard Time (EST). P-Mint and D-Mint 25-coin rolls (product codes 16NA and 16NB, respectively) are priced at US$32.95. 100-coin bags are available from Philadelphia (product code 16NE) and Denver (product […]

By January 29, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
The Coin Analyst – The Trio of 2016 Liberty Centennial Gold Coins Likely to Remain in Demand for Years

The Coin Analyst – The Trio of 2016 Liberty Centennial Gold Coins Likely to Remain in Demand for Years

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek …. *Updated to include remarks by former CCAC Chairman Gary Marks. My CoinWeek colleague, Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez, recently wrote about the upcoming Liberty centennial gold coins that will be issued to honor the 100th anniversary of the release of the Mercury dime, Standing Liberty quarter, and Walking Liberty half dollar in […]

By January 28, 2016 4 Comments Read More →
State of the Mint – U.S. Mint Coin Sales as of Jan. 24, 2016

State of the Mint – U.S. Mint Coin Sales as of Jan. 24, 2016

By CoinWeek News Staff….   Current coin sales figures* from the U.S. Mint. Products listed are currently available for purchase. Items labeled ‘Out of Stock’ or ‘Sold Out’ on usmint.gov are not listed below. Sales figures for items older than 2010 are omitted from the Mint’s online records and therefore not included here. Listings change over […]

By January 27, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
U.S. Mint Opens Sales Feb. 1 for Shawnee National Forest Quarter Products

U.S. Mint Opens Sales Feb. 1 for Shawnee National Forest Quarter Products

The United States Mint will open sales on February 1 at noon Eastern Time (ET) for rolls and bags of circulating finish America the Beautiful Quarters® Program coins honoring Shawnee National Forest. Product options and their prices are as follows: The coins in the rolls and bags were struck on the main production floors of […]

By January 26, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Another Million Ounces Allocated as American Silver Eagle Enters 3rd Week

Another Million Ounces Allocated as American Silver Eagle Enters 3rd Week

By CoinWeek News Staff….   The United States Mint announced this morning that another one million ounces of its popular American Silver Eagle bullion coin had been allocated for the week of January 25, 2016. This brings year-to-date allocation totals up to six million ounces. Four million American Eagle 1oz silver bullion coins were allotted […]

By January 25, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
CoinWeek Podcast #15: For Coins, this is a Postmodern Era – Audio 20:05

CoinWeek Podcast #15: For Coins, this is a Postmodern Era – Audio 20:05

CoinWeek authors Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker posit that we are no longer in the modern era of U.S. coins, but instead, in a postmodern era. One where our coinage is self-conscious and lacks the strength of coins issued from 1932 through the mid-1980s. Why is this? And what exactly did the modern era of […]

By January 24, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
2016 Native American $1 Coin Products Available Jan. 27

2016 Native American $1 Coin Products Available Jan. 27

The United States Mint will open sales for product options containing the 2016 Native American $1 Coin beginning on January 27 at noon Eastern Time (ET). Available product options and their prices are as follows: Orders will be accepted at catalog.usmint.gov/, and at 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468), while hearing- and speech-impaired customers with TTY equipment may order […]

By January 22, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
U.S. Mint Lowers Prices for Some 2016 Products

U.S. Mint Lowers Prices for Some 2016 Products

By CoinWeek News Staff….   Look at the pricing table below… notice a trend? On Wednesday, January 20, The United States Mint announced that it would be changing prices for some of its 2016 products. All eight items will now be available for purchase at lower prices than last year. Affected products include: The 2016 […]

By January 20, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
State of the Mint – U.S. Mint Coin Sales as of Jan. 17, 2016

State of the Mint – U.S. Mint Coin Sales as of Jan. 17, 2016

By CoinWeek News Staff….   Current coin sales figures* from the U.S. Mint. Products listed are currently available for purchase. Items labeled ‘Out of Stock’ or ‘Sold Out’ on usmint.gov are not listed below. Sales figures for items older than 2010 are omitted from the Mint’s online records and therefore not included here. Listings change over […]

By January 19, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
U.S. Mint Opens Sales for Mark Twain Commemorative Gold Coins

U.S. Mint Opens Sales for Mark Twain Commemorative Gold Coins

The United States Mint opened sales for Mark Twain Commemorative Gold Coins on January 14 at noon Eastern Time (ET). Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910), better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American author and humorist. He wrote The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) and its sequel, Adventures […]

By January 15, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
State of the Mint – U.S. Mint Coin Sales as of Jan. 10, 2016

State of the Mint – U.S. Mint Coin Sales as of Jan. 10, 2016

By CoinWeek News Staff….   Current coin sales figures* from the U.S. Mint. Products listed are currently available for purchase. Items labeled ‘Out of Stock’ or ‘Sold Out’ on usmint.gov are not listed below. Sales figures for items older than 2010 are omitted from the Mint’s online records and therefore not included here. Listings change over […]

By January 13, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Happy Birthday Coin Set and Birth Set Avail. from U.S. Mint as of Jan. 6

Happy Birthday Coin Set and Birth Set Avail. from U.S. Mint as of Jan. 6

The United States Mint kicked off its 2016 product offerings with the release of the United States Mint Happy Birthday Coin Set and the Birth Set on January 6 at noon Eastern Time (ET). Details about each set are below. 2016 Birth Set (product code 16RD) A precious memento to mark a baby’s arrival, this […]

By January 11, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
State of the Mint – U.S. Mint Coin Sales as of Jan. 3, 2016

State of the Mint – U.S. Mint Coin Sales as of Jan. 3, 2016

By CoinWeek News Staff….   Current coin sales figures* from the U.S. Mint. Products listed are currently available for purchase. Items labeled ‘Out of Stock’ or ‘Sold Out’ on usmint.gov are not listed below. Sales figures for items older than 2010 are omitted from the Mint’s online records and therefore not included here. Listings change over […]

By January 6, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Final Sales Figures for U.S. Mint 2015 Bullion Coins

Final Sales Figures for U.S. Mint 2015 Bullion Coins

By CoinWeek News Staff….   The United States Mint recently announced the final sales figures for its 2015 bullion coins. The following table compares 2015 sales in ounces with those of 2014, as released by the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Corporate Communications on December 31, 2015 and amended on January 4: Regarding Percent Difference, […]

By January 5, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
The Coin Analyst: 2015 Sellouts of U.S. Mint Coins and Whether They Matter

The Coin Analyst: 2015 Sellouts of U.S. Mint Coins and Whether They Matter

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek….   2015, like 2012 before it, was a year in which numerous U.S. Mint products sold out of their maximum mintages or had their sales ended prior to reaching those levels. While this happens to one degree or another almost every year, the parallels with 2012 are considerable. In both […]

State of the Mint – U.S. Mint Coin Sales as of December 27, 2015

State of the Mint – U.S. Mint Coin Sales as of December 27, 2015

By CoinWeek News Staff….   Current coin sales figures* from the U.S. Mint. Products listed are currently available for purchase. Items labeled ‘Out of Stock’ or ‘Sold Out’ on usmint.gov are not listed below. Sales figures for items older than 2010 are omitted from the Mint’s online records and therefore not included here. Listings change over […]

By December 30, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
U.S. Mint Considers Elimination of Mail Order Sales in 2016

U.S. Mint Considers Elimination of Mail Order Sales in 2016

By CoinWeek News Staff…. On Tuesday, December 15, the United States Mint announced that it would stop distributing mail order forms for U.S. Mint products after January 1, 2016 and would no longer accept mail order sales at the end of the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2016 on September 30. Then, on Thursday, Dec. […]

By December 29, 2015 1 Comments Read More →
2015 Last Chance Products from U.S. Mint

2015 Last Chance Products from U.S. Mint

With 2016 just around the corner, the close of this year will mark the last time many of our products will be available for purchase from the United States Mint. Don’t miss this opportunity to capture these limited edition products before they go off sale forever! Products going off sale at 12 noon, Eastern Time, […]

By December 28, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
State of the Mint – U.S. Mint Coin Sales as of December 20, 2015

State of the Mint – U.S. Mint Coin Sales as of December 20, 2015

By CoinWeek News Staff….   Current coin sales figures* from the U.S. Mint. Products listed are currently available for purchase. Items labeled ‘Out of Stock’ or ‘Sold Out’ on usmint.gov are not listed below. Sales figures for items older than 2010 are omitted from the Mint’s online records and therefore not included here. Listings change over […]

By December 23, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Pricing for Mark Twain, Park Service Commemorative Coins Announced

Pricing for Mark Twain, Park Service Commemorative Coins Announced

By CoinWeek News Staff….   In separate notices dated December 22, the United States Mint has announced pricing for both the upcoming 2016 Mark Twain Commemorative Coin Program and the 2016 National Parks Service 100th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Program. The announcement addresses only the silver and clad coins from each program; gold coins will be […]

By December 22, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
U.S. Mint, BEP to Participate in FUN Annual Convention

U.S. Mint, BEP to Participate in FUN Annual Convention

The United States Mint and the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) will share booth #1801 at the Florida United Numismatists (FUN) Convention January 7 – 10, 2016, at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, Florida. As the Nation’s producers of currency and coins, the BEP and the Mint have made history by connecting Americans […]

By December 21, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
 
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