US Mint News

Lions Clubs International Centennial Silver Dollar Coin Designs Unveiled

Lions Clubs International Centennial Silver Dollar Coin Designs Unveiled

Designs for commemorative coins honoring the 100th anniversary of the founding of Lions Clubs International were unveiled today at the organization’s 99th annual convention in Fukuoka, Japan. Public Law 112-181–the Lions Clubs International Century of Service Commemorative Coin Act–authorizes the United States Mint to mint and issue $1 silver coins with designs emblematic of the […]

By June 29, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Ronald Reagan Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Medal Set Avail. July 5

Ronald Reagan Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Medal Set Avail. July 5

The 2016 Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Medal SetTM – Ronald Reagan (product code 16PF) will be available for purchase starting on July 5 at noon Eastern Time (ET). The set includes an uncirculated Ronald Reagan Presidential $1 Coin and a bronze medal with the same likeness of Nancy Reagan that appears on the […]

By June 29, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
CoinWeek Weekly Coin Report – June 28, 2016 – 4K Video

CoinWeek Weekly Coin Report – June 28, 2016 – 4K Video

We’re back! After traveling across the world, CoinWeek editor Charles Morgan returns for CoinWeek HQ to give his take on this week’s events in the numismatic world in this episode of the CoinWeek Weekly Report. Covered in this episode: the CFA’s design recommendations for the Obama Presidential Inauguration Medals and 2018 America the Beautiful Quarters, […]

2016 Ronald Reagan Presidential $1 Coin Products Avail. July 1

2016 Ronald Reagan Presidential $1 Coin Products Avail. July 1

The United States Mint will open sales for collectible rolls, bags, and boxes with 2016 Ronald Reagan Presidential $1 Coins on July 1 at noon Eastern Time (ET). The following product options will be available: The product options contain circulating quality coins from the Philadelphia Mint or Denver Mint that have never been placed into […]

By June 28, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
2016 American Eagle Platinum Proof Coin Goes on Sale June 30

2016 American Eagle Platinum Proof Coin Goes on Sale June 30

The United States Mint will accept orders for the 2016 American Eagle Platinum Proof Coin (product code 16EJ) starting on June 30 at noon Eastern Time (ET). This coin is the second release in a two-year series featuring coins with reverse (tails) designs that are innovative, beautiful, and representative of our nation’s core values of […]

By June 27, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Nancy Reagan First Spouse Gold Coins Available July 1

Nancy Reagan First Spouse Gold Coins Available July 1

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for Nancy Reagan First Spouse Gold Coins (product codes 16SE and 16SF) starting on July 1 at noon Eastern Time (ET). The obverse features a portrait of Mrs. Reagan with the inscriptions “NANCY REAGAN,” “IN GOD WE TRUST,” “LIBERTY,” “2016,” “40th,” and “1981-1989.” The obverse was designed […]

By June 27, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Barack Obama Presidential Medal Designs Subject of CCAC Discussion

Barack Obama Presidential Medal Designs Subject of CCAC Discussion

By CoinWeek News Staff ….   On Monday, June 27, the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will hold a three-hour public meeting at Gaylord Hall on the campus of Colorado College in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Agenda items include the future of the U.S. Mint’s palladium coin program, electing jurors for the Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative […]

By June 24, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
CCAC to Discuss 2018 America the Beautiful Quarter Design Candidates

CCAC to Discuss 2018 America the Beautiful Quarter Design Candidates

By CoinWeek News Staff ….   On Monday, June 27, the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will hold a three-hour public meeting at Gaylord Hall on the campus of Colorado College in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Besides advising on the future of the U.S. Mint’s palladium coin program and electing jurors for the Breast Cancer Awareness […]

By June 24, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
CoinWeek Exclusive Video: 2016 Gold Mercury Dime Strike Thru Error

CoinWeek Exclusive Video: 2016 Gold Mercury Dime Strike Thru Error

AU Capital Management president Russ Augustin sent CoinWeek this fascinating blunder of U.S. Mint quality control – a 2016 gold Mercury dime with a large reverse strike thru. This Gold Mercury dime error slipped past U.S. Mint quality control and was included in an order of coins that Russ had purchased directly from the U.S. Mint. The […]

U.S. Mint Launches Harpers Ferry National Historical Park Quarter

U.S. Mint Launches Harpers Ferry National Historical Park Quarter

Image credit: United States Mint; composite: CoinWeek The United States Mint joined the National Park Service (NPS) today to officially launch the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program coin honoring Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. The coin’s reverse design features John Brown’s Fort, the site of John Brown’s last stand during his raid on the Harpers […]

By June 8, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
CCAC Announces Public Meeting for June 27

CCAC Announces Public Meeting for June 27

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 June 27, 2016. Date: June 27, 2016. Time: 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. (Public Meeting followed by Public Forum). Location: Gaylord Hall in the Worner Center, Campus of Colorado College, 902 […]

By June 8, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Modern US Coins – 2016 America the Beautiful Harpers Ferry National Historical Park Quarter

Modern US Coins – 2016 America the Beautiful Harpers Ferry National Historical Park Quarter

Description: The America the Beautiful Quarters Program debuted on the heels of the 50 State Quarters Program and its adjunct District of Columbia and Territories program. Authorized by Public Law 110–456 (source: PDF), the America the Beautiful National Parks Quarter Dollar Coin Act of 2008, called for the “issuance of redesigned quarters dollars emblematic of national parks […]

American Silver Eagle Sales on Pace for Another Record Breaking Year

American Silver Eagle Sales on Pace for Another Record Breaking Year

Expect the U.S. Mint to sell between 55 and 61 million ounces of the 2016 American Silver Eagle 1 oz Bullion Coin By CoinWeek Staff Reports ….   United States Mint sales figures for the 2016 30th Anniversary American Silver Eagle bullion coin continue to demonstrate momentum towards yet another record-breaking year. If Silver Eagle […]

U.S. Mint to Release Harpers Ferry National Historical Park Quarter June 6

U.S. Mint to Release Harpers Ferry National Historical Park Quarter June 6

The United States Mint will accept orders for product options with quarters honoring Harpers Ferry National Historical Park in West Virginia starting on June 6 at noon Eastern Time (ET). The Harpers Ferry National Historical Park quarter is the 33rd release in the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program, a 12-year initiative authorized by Public Law […]

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Harpers Ferry National Park Quarter Launch Ceremony June 8

Harpers Ferry National Park Quarter Launch Ceremony June 8

By National Park Service …..   Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, in partnership with the United States Mint, invite the public to the official launch of the 33rd coin in the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program. The launch ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. Eastern Time (ET) in Lower Town, Harpers Ferry along Hamilton Street. […]

By May 29, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Modern US Commemoratives – Breast Cancer Coin Promises Pink Gold

Modern US Commemoratives – Breast Cancer Coin Promises Pink Gold

Law’s mandate vague, U.S. Mint yet to work out details By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek …….   Previously, the United States Mint had announced the production of a commemorative coin to raise awareness (and funds) for the fight against breast cancer. Like many recent commemorative issues, the 2018 Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin Program will […]

2016 United States Mint Uncirculated Coin Set Avail. May 18

2016 United States Mint Uncirculated Coin Set Avail. May 18

The 2016 United States Mint Uncirculated Coin Set (product code 16RJ) will be available for purchase starting on May 18 at noon Eastern Time (ET). The 2016 set contains two folders with 13 coins each from the United States Mint facilities in Denver and Philadelphia. Each folder has the following coins: Three Presidential $1 Coins […]

By May 12, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
U.S. Mint Opens Sales for 2016 Gerald Ford $1 Coin Cover May 17

U.S. Mint Opens Sales for 2016 Gerald Ford $1 Coin Cover May 17

The United States Mint will open sales for the 2016 Gerald Ford $1 Coin Cover (product code 16FB) May 17 at noon Eastern Time. This coin cover is the 38th issue in the United States Mint American Presidency $1 Coin Cover Series. It includes two circulating quality Gerald Ford Presidential $1 Coins from the first […]

By May 11, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Bill Proposes Commemorative Coins Honoring Space Shuttle Challenger, Teacher McAuliffe

Bill Proposes Commemorative Coins Honoring Space Shuttle Challenger, Teacher McAuliffe

By Office of Sen. Kelly Ayotte …..   U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) recently introduced legislation that would require the United States Department of the Treasury to mint a coin in recognition of the 30th anniversary of the Space Shuttle Challenger tragedy and in honor of Christa McAuliffe. Proceeds from sales […]

American Buffalo Gold Bullion Coin Orders Now Packaged in Tubes

American Buffalo Gold Bullion Coin Orders Now Packaged in Tubes

The United States Mint sent the following item to authorized purchasers on May 4: 2016 American Buffalo Gold Bullion Coins Now In Tubes and Boxes This is to inform you that starting today (May 4, 2016), all American Buffalo Gold Bullion Coin orders will be fulfilled using packaging similar to the American Eagle Bullion Coin […]

2016 America the Beautiful Cumberland Gap 5 oz Silver Uncirculated Coin Avail. May 5

2016 America the Beautiful Cumberland Gap 5 oz Silver Uncirculated Coin Avail. May 5

The United States Mint will accept orders for the 2016 America the Beautiful 5 oz Silver Uncirculated Coin – Cumberland Gap National Historical Park (product code 16AK) starting on May 5 at noon Eastern Time (ET). America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coins are struck in .999 fine silver and display the “P” mint […]

2016 America the Beautiful Quarters Cumberland Gap 3-Coin Set Avail. May 2

2016 America the Beautiful Quarters Cumberland Gap 3-Coin Set Avail. May 2

The United States Mint will open sales for the 2016 America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin SetTM – Cumberland Gap National Historical Park (product code 16AE) on May 2 at noon Eastern Time (ET). This set is priced at $9.95 and contains two uncirculated Cumberland Gap National Historical Park quarters–one each from the United States Mint […]

U.S. Mint News – United States Extends Suspension of Coin Exchange Program

U.S. Mint News – United States Extends Suspension of Coin Exchange Program

Under the authority of 31 U.S.C. 5120, the United States Mint established a program by which people and businesses could exchange bent and partial coins for reimbursement. Fused or mixed coins cannot be redeemed by the United States Mint. On November 2, 2015, the United States Mint suspended the exchange program for a period of […]

By April 29, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
U.S. Mint Coin Sales – 2016 Mercury Dime Gold Coins Sell Almost Entire Mintage

U.S. Mint Coin Sales – 2016 Mercury Dime Gold Coins Sell Almost Entire Mintage

By CoinWeek News Staff …. Top Stories The 2016 U.S. Mint Silver Proof Set debuted last week, with 176,733 units sold. But the big story at the United States Mint this April was the debut and speedy near-sellout of the 2016 Mercury Dime Centennial 24k Gold Coin. Within 15 minutes of its release, the Mercury […]

By April 28, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
U.S. Mint Sells Out Current Stock of 2016 Mercury Dime Centennial Gold Coin

U.S. Mint Sells Out Current Stock of 2016 Mercury Dime Centennial Gold Coin

By Coinweek News Staff …….   Less than an hour after it was made available to the public by the United States Mint, the new 2016 Mercury Dime Centennial Gold Coin was already on “Unavailable”. When the ordering period for the gold coin, issued for $205, opened at noon Eastern Time, thousands of buyers flooded the U.S. […]

By April 21, 2016 47 Comments Read More →
U.S. Mint 2016 Mercury Dime Centennial Gold Coin Sales Open April 21

U.S. Mint 2016 Mercury Dime Centennial Gold Coin Sales Open April 21

The United States Mint will accept orders for the 2016 Mercury Dime Centennial Gold Coin (product code 16XB) starting on April 21 at noon Eastern Time (ET). The 2016 Mercury Dime Centennial Gold Coin has a mintage limit of 125,000 coins and an initial household order limit of 10. The Mint will continue to monitor […]

By April 18, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
2016 United States Mint Silver Proof Set Avail. April 18

2016 United States Mint Silver Proof Set Avail. April 18

Sales will open for the 2016 United States Mint Silver Proof Set (product code 16RH) April 18 at noon Eastern Time (ET). The set contains the following 13 coins from the United States Mint at San Francisco: Three Presidential $1 Coins honoring Richard M. Nixon, Gerald R. Ford, and Ronald Reagan; Five America the Beautiful […]

By April 14, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
U.S. Mint Reveals Images for Borinqueneer Congressional Gold Medal

U.S. Mint Reveals Images for Borinqueneer Congressional Gold Medal

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek …..   At 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time today, the 65th Infantry Regiment of the United States Army – nicknamed the “Borinqueneers” – received the Congressional Gold Medal at a bipartisan ceremony in Emancipation Hall at the U.S. Capitol’s Visitor Center in Washington, DC. Images of the gold medal, released by […]

CoinWeek Exclusive Interview: Former U.S. Mint Chief Engraver John Mercanti – 4K Video

CoinWeek Exclusive Interview: Former U.S. Mint Chief Engraver John Mercanti – 4K Video

CoinWeek Editor Charles Morgan met up with former U.S. Mint Chief Engraver John Mercanti to discuss Mercanti’s relationship with U.S. Mint Chief Engraver Frank Gasparro; Mercanti’s approach to the coin design process; his work on the American Silver Eagle and the 1986 Statue of Liberty dollar; the U.S. Mint engraver he considers to be this generation’s Laura […]

U.S. Mint Increases Allocation of 2016 American Silver Eagle Bullion Coins April 11

U.S. Mint Increases Allocation of 2016 American Silver Eagle Bullion Coins April 11

By CoinWeek News Staff ….   The United States Mint did something a little different this week, allocating 1,036,000 ounces of the 2016 American Silver Eagle bullion coin for purchase by authorized dealers. As confirmed by Mint spokesperson Michael White late last month, the Mint had been allocating an even one million ounces (coins) per […]

By April 12, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
 
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