50th Anniversary Kennedy Silver Set Opens at 85,670

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The United States Mint has provided the opening sales figure for the 2014 50th Anniversary Kennedy Half Dollar Silver Coin Collection. From the start of sales on October 28, 2014 at 12:00 Noon ET through midnight, sales have totaled 85,670 units. The opening sales account for 28.56% of the product limit of 300,000 units. Leading up to the start of sales the US Mint had indicated that they would … [Read More...]

2014 50th Anniversary Kennedy Half Dollar Silver Coin Collection

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Today, October 28, 2014 at 12:00 Noon ET, the United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2014 50th Anniversary Kennedy Half Dollar Silver Coin Collection. This will represent the third and perhaps most eagerly anticipated of the three special numismatic products issued to mark the 50th anniversary of the series. The series was authorized shortly following the assassination of … [Read More...]

50th Anniversary Kennedy Silver Set Limited to 300,000

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Ahead of the start of sales next week on Tuesday, October 28, the United States Mint has announced a product limit of 300,000 units for the 2014 50th Anniversary Kennedy Half Dollar Silver Coin Collection. The eagerly anticipated product will contain four 2014 Kennedy Half Dollars struck in 90% silver and carrying the original 1964 portrait by Gilroy Roberts. The four coins will each be … [Read More...]

2014 First Spouse Bronze Medal Set

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Today, October 23, 2014 at 12:00 Noon ET, the United States Mint started accepting orders for the 2014 First Spouse Bronze Medal Set. This set includes the bronze medals issued for Florence Harding, Grace Coolidge, Lou Hoover, and Eleanor Roosevelt. Each of the medals features the design from the corresponding First Spouse Gold Coin, with the omission of certain inscriptions. The medals are … [Read More...]

Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Medal Set

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Today, October 21, 2014 at 12:00 Noon ET, the United States Mint began accepting orders for the Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Medal Set featuring Franklin D. Roosevelt and Eleanor Roosevelt. Each set contains an uncirculated 2014 Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Dollar along side the Eleanor Roosevelt First Spouse Bronze Medal. The coin and medal are mounted on a plastic card … [Read More...]

2014 Proof American Platinum Eagle

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Today, October 20, 2014 at 12:00 Noon ET, the United State Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2014 Proof American Platinum Eagle. This coin will represent the sixth and final release within the "Preamble" series, which has featured representations of the core concepts of American democracy as found in the Preamble to the Constitution. The theme for this year's coin is "To Secure the … [Read More...]

Maximum Mintages for 2015 First Spouse Gold Coins

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The United States Mint has established the maximum mintage levels for the 2015 First Spouse Gold Coins. A higher figure has been set for the Jacqueline Kennedy First Spouse Gold Coin in the expectation of higher demand. Next year, the First Spouse Gold Coin Program will enter its ninth year of release. When the series launched in 2007, the first three releases reached quick sell outs at a … [Read More...]

Herbert Hoover Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Medal Set

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Today, October 16, 2014 at 12:00 Noon ET, the United States Mint began accepting orders for the Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Medal Set featuring Herbert and Lou Hoover. This represents the Mint's first new product release in a month. The product consists of an uncirculated Herbert Hoover Presidential Dollar and a Lou Hoover First Spouse Bronze Medal mounted on a plastic card. The … [Read More...]

American Fighter Aces and Doolittle Tokyo Raiders Congressional Gold Medal Design Candidates

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The United States Mint has released the design candidate images for upcoming Congressional Gold Medals honoring the American Fighter Aces and the World War II members of the "Doolittle Tokyo Raiders." These represent two of the six medals which were authorized by Congress during a one month period during the summer. An American Fighter Ace is a fighter pilot who served honorably in a United … [Read More...]

US Mint YTD Circulating Coin Production Surpasses 10 Billion

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With the latest figures reflecting production through September 2014, the United States Mint's year to date circulating coin production has now exceeded 10 billion pieces. Production is on pace for its fifth year over year increase since bottoming back in 2009. During September 2014, the US Mint struck just over 1 billion circulating coins at the Philadelphia and Denver facilities. This amount … [Read More...]