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State of the Mint – U.S. Mint Coin Sales as of June 28, 2015

State of the Mint – U.S. Mint Coin Sales as of June 28, 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 […]

America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin™ – Blue Ridge Parkway Available July 7

America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin™ – Blue Ridge Parkway Available July 7

The United States Mint will open sales for the 2015 America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin – Blue Ridge Parkway (product code SN3) starting July 7 at noon Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). The coin is priced at $149.95; however, as with all products sold by the United States Mint containing precious metals, the […]

By June 30, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
First Day Sales of Jacqueline Kennedy First Spouse Gold Coin Reveal High Demand

First Day Sales of Jacqueline Kennedy First Spouse Gold Coin Reveal High Demand

CoinWeek Staff Reports….   On June 26, the United States Mint released first-day sales numbers for the 2015 Jacqueline Kennedy First Spouse Series One-Half Ounce Gold Coin. The Proof and Uncirculated gold coins debuted on June 25. The late Mrs. Kennedy is one of the most notable first ladies of modern times. Her popularity, glamour […]

By June 29, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
2015 Blue Ridge Parkway America the Beautiful Quarter Products Available Today

2015 Blue Ridge Parkway America the Beautiful Quarter Products Available Today

By CoinWeek News Staff….   Today, June 29, at noon Eastern Standard Time (EST), product options for the 2015 Blue Ridge Parkway America the Beautiful Quarter are available to order from the United States Mint. These options include: The quarters are uncirculated business strike specimens from Denver, Philadelphia, and San Francisco, but only the three-roll […]

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2015 America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set™ – Blue Ridge Parkway Available July 2

2015 America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set™ – Blue Ridge Parkway Available July 2

The United States Mint will open sales for the 2015 America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set™ – Blue Ridge Parkway (product code NF7) on July 2 at noon Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). The set contains two uncirculated finish Blue Ridge Parkway quarters–one each from the United States Mint facilities at Philadelphia and Denver–and one proof […]

By June 26, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
U.S. Mint Launches Quarter Honoring Blue Ridge Parkway

U.S. Mint Launches Quarter Honoring Blue Ridge Parkway

Officials from the United States Mint and the National Park Service today celebrated the launch of the Blue Ridge Parkway quarter, the 28th coin in the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program and the halfway point in the program. The quarter’s reverse (tails side) design depicts the grace and curvature of the road hugging the side […]

By June 26, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Harry S. Truman Coin and Chronicles Set Available June 30

Harry S. Truman Coin and Chronicles Set Available June 30

The United States Mint will open sales for the 2015 Coin and Chronicles Set – Harry S. Truman (product code AX1) starting on June 30 at noon Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). The set contains the following: One 2015 Harry S. Truman Presidential $1 Reverse Proof Coin—available in this set only One 1 5/16″ Harry S. […]

By June 24, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
State of the Mint – U.S. Mint Coin Sales as of June 21, 2015

State of the Mint – U.S. Mint Coin Sales as of June 21, 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 […]

UPDATED: 2015 Blue Ridge Parkway Silver Bullion Coin Temporarily Sold Out

UPDATED: 2015 Blue Ridge Parkway Silver Bullion Coin Temporarily Sold Out

By CoinWeek News Staff….   UPDATE, 6-23-2015: As of 10:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, the United States Mint gives a total mintage of 35,000 for the Blue Ridge Parkway silver bullion coin. According to a notice sent by the United States Mint on Monday, June 22, the 2015 America the Beautiful Quarters Blue Ridge Parkway […]

By June 23, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
U.S. Mint to Accept Orders for Blue Ridge Parkway Quarter Products June 29

U.S. Mint to Accept Orders for Blue Ridge Parkway Quarter Products June 29

The United States Mint will accept orders for product options containing quarters honoring Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina starting on June 29 at noon Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). Product options and their prices are as follows: Coins in the bags and rolls are circulating quality that have never been in circulation and are struck […]

By June 23, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
CCAC Selects Designs for National Park Service Centennial Coin Program

CCAC Selects Designs for National Park Service Centennial Coin Program

By CoinWeek…. Selected Designs for the 2016 National Park Service 100th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Program: $5 Gold: Obverse 10 c/w Reverse 3 $1 Silver: Reverse 2 (as the obverse) c/w Reverse 5 Clad Half Dollar: Silver Obverse 2 c/w Clad Reverse 3   The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) recently held the first of two […]

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Jacqueline Kennedy First Spouse Gold Coins Available June 25

Jacqueline Kennedy First Spouse Gold Coins Available June 25

The United States Mint will accept orders for the 2015 First Spouse Series One-Half Ounce Gold Coins – Jacqueline Kennedy starting June 25 at noon Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). The obverse (heads side) design features a portrait of Mrs. Kennedy with the inscriptions “JACQUELINE KENNEDY,” “IN GOD WE TRUST,” “LIBERTY,” “W,” “2015,” “35th,” and “1961-1963.” […]

By June 19, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Commemorative Gold Coins Revive Classic Designs of 1916 U.S. Coinage

Commemorative Gold Coins Revive Classic Designs of 1916 U.S. Coinage

The Coin Analyst – CoinWeek.com Three beloved classic American coin designs from years past will be returning in 2016 as 24-karat gold commemorative coins. The Winged Liberty Head or “Mercury” dime, the Standing Liberty quarter, and the Walking Liberty half dollar designs will be seen next year on three special-issue gold coins celebrating the centennial […]

U.S. Mint to Launch Blue Ridge Parkway Quarter June 25

U.S. Mint to Launch Blue Ridge Parkway Quarter June 25

Join officials from the United States Mint and the National Park Service for the launch of the quarter honoring Blue Ridge Parkway Thursday, June 25, 2015, at 10 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). The ceremony will take place at Pack Square Park in Asheville, N.C. Invited guests include Lt. Gov. Dan Forest and Principal Chief […]

By June 12, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Kennedy Presidential $1 Coin Products on Sale June 18

Kennedy Presidential $1 Coin Products on Sale June 18

The United States Mint will accept orders for bags, boxes, and rolls with 2015 John F. Kennedy Presidential $1 Coins starting on June 18 at noon Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). The bags and rolls contain circulating finish coins from the bureau’s facilities at Philadelphia or Denver that have never been placed into circulation. The packaging […]

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2015 U.S. Mint Annual Uncirculated Dollar Coin Set Available June 16

2015 U.S. Mint Annual Uncirculated Dollar Coin Set Available June 16

Sales will open for the 2015 United States Mint Annual Uncirculated Dollar Coin Set (product code XA7) on June 16 at noon Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). The set is priced at $46.95 and contains the following six uncirculated $1 coins in production this year: Four Presidential $1 Coins Struck at the United States Mint at […]

By June 10, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
New Chairperson Appointed to CCAC

New Chairperson Appointed to CCAC

On June 1, the United States Mint announced that Mary N. Lannin of San Rafael, California had been appointed as Chairperson of the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC), effective immediately. Ms. Lannin, who replaces outgoing Chairperson Gary Marks, was appointed as a CCAC member in 2014 based on the recommendation of the House Minority Leader. […]

By June 9, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
The Artwork of Medallic Sculptor Marcel Jovine – VIDEO: 6:16.

The Artwork of Medallic Sculptor Marcel Jovine – VIDEO: 6:16.

Numismatist Ray Herz offers this fascinating look at the career of medallic sculptor Marcel Jovine. Marcel Jovine’s work has appeared on numerous public and private pieces, including medals produced for the American Numismatic Society (ANS) and the Medallic Arts Company, and commemorative coins struck by the U.S. Mint. Watch this video to learn more.     Copyright © […]

From MS to SP: What You Need to Know About West Point Silver Eagles

From MS to SP: What You Need to Know About West Point Silver Eagles

By Ron Drzewucki – www.moderncoinwholesale.com   Last week, PCGS announced that it was changing its grading nomenclature for W-Mint American Silver Eagles from MS (Mint State) to SP (Specimen). The timing may come as a shock to collectors of the series, as W-Mint Eagles have been around since 2006. Generally, I think the decision makes […]

The Artwork of Medallic Sculptor Gilroy Roberts – Video: 10:58

The Artwork of Medallic Sculptor Gilroy Roberts – Video: 10:58

Numismatist Ray Herz offers this fascinating look at the career of medallic sculptor Gilroy Roberts. Jones served as Chief Engraver of the United States Mint from 1948-1964. Roberts left the Mint in 1964 to join Joseph Segal to found the Franklin Mint. Gilroy Roberts’ most famous design is the obverse of the Kennedy Half Dollar. In this video segment, Herz discusses Roberts […]

United States Mint Goes to Three-Shift Operations

United States Mint Goes to Three-Shift Operations

The United States Mint announced today that circulating coin production at its Philadelphia and Denver facilities are temporarily converting from two-shift to three-shift operations to accommodate an increase in production requirements. The Mint manufactures new coins to supplement Federal Reserve Bank coin inventories. Each month the Federal Reserve places orders for new coins and provides […]

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State of the Mint –  U.S. Mint Coin Sales as of May 24, 2015

State of the Mint – U.S. Mint Coin Sales as of May 24, 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 […]

The Artwork of Medallic Sculptor Elizabeth Jones – Video: 6:15

The Artwork of Medallic Sculptor Elizabeth Jones – Video: 6:15

Numismatist Ray Herz offers this fascinating look at the career of medallic sculptor Elizabeth Jones. Jones was appointed by President Ronald Reagan to replace outgoing Chief Engraver of the United States Mint Frank Gasparro. Jones famously designed the 1982 Washington commemorative half dollar, and numerous other U.S. commemorative coins. She was the last Chief Engraver of the United States appointed […]

American Fighter Aces Receive Congressional Gold Medal

American Fighter Aces Receive Congressional Gold Medal

The Congressional Gold Medal was presented to the American Fighter Aces collectively today during a ceremony in Emancipation Hall at the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center. The medal was awarded to the American Fighter Aces in recognition of their heroic service to the United States throughout the history of aviation warfare. American Fighter Aces are military […]

By May 21, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
State of the Mint –  U.S. Mint Coin Sales as of May 17, 2015

State of the Mint – U.S. Mint Coin Sales as of May 17, 2015

By CoinWeek News Staff….   Current coin sales figures* from the U.S. Mint. With Charles and David at the Stack’s Bowers and Sotheby’s D. Brent Pogue Collection Sale in New York City, there will be no Coin Week Mint Report Video this week. Products listed are currently available for purchase. Items labeled ‘Out of Stock’ or […]

CCAC Now Accepting Applications for Membership

CCAC Now Accepting Applications for Membership

Pursuant to United States Code, Title 31, section 5135 (b), the United States Mint is accepting applications for appointment to the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) as a member representing the interests of the general public in the coinage of the United States. The CCAC was established to: Advise the Secretary of the Treasury on […]

By May 18, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Next Public CCAC Meeting Scheduled for June 16-17

Next Public CCAC Meeting Scheduled for June 16-17

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 16-17, 2015. Date: June 16-17, 2015. Time: June 16 – 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. June 17 – 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Location: Conference Room A, United States Mint, […]

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State of the Mint –  U.S. Mint Coin Sales as of May 10, 2015

State of the Mint – U.S. Mint Coin Sales as of May 10, 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 […]

CoinWeek Unboxing: 2015 March of Dimes $1 Silver Commemorative Proof Coin: Video: 4:17.

CoinWeek Unboxing: 2015 March of Dimes $1 Silver Commemorative Proof Coin: Video: 4:17.

CoinWeek Editor Charles Morgan unboxes a cool coin that recently arrived at the CoinWeek offices. Its a 2015 March of Dimes $1 Silver Commemorative Proof Coin from the United States Mint. If you are curious about buying this collectible coin, you’ll definitely want to check out this video. This unboxing video is the ninth in an ongoing […]

The Artwork of Medallic Sculptor Don Everhart – Video: 7:41.

The Artwork of Medallic Sculptor Don Everhart – Video: 7:41.

Numismatist Ray Herz offers this fascinating look at the career of medallic sculptor Don Everhart. Everhart began his career as an artist for the Franklin Mint, where he worked until 1980. Since that time, he has designed and sculpted numerous coins, including the 2005 Nickel obverse (sculpt), 2005 California State Quarter reverse (sculpt), 2006 Benjamin Franklin […]

 
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