U.S. Mint Resumes American Eagle Silver Sales with 3 Million Ounce Inventory

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After running out of 2015 1 oz. American Eagle silver bullion coins on July 7, the U.S. Mint has resumed sales to authorized purchasers. Reuters notes that the mint’s current inventory includes three million ounces—a modest head-start on production for a coin that sold 24,495,000 units so far this year. Demand for bullion coins has been strong as of late. U.S. Mint gold bullion sales jumped … [Read More...]

Designs Revealed for 2016 America the Beautiful Quarters Program

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The U.S. Mint has revealed the five reverse designs that will appear as part of the American the Beautiful Quarters Program in 2016. The quarters commemorate the designation of U.S. sites as National Parks, Monuments, or protected areas in the order they were formally recognized. As in the past, each coin will be given its own release date and will feature John Flanagan's George Washington … [Read More...]

2015 American Silver Eagle Bullions Will Return July 27

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The United States Mint will resume sales of the 2015 American Silver Eagle bullion coin on July 27, according to Reuters. The coin sold nearly three million units on Jan. 12, the day of its release, a number that grew to 21,786,000 by the time sales were suspended on July 7. The nearly three-week hiatus, instated to allow the West Point Mint to catch up on production, has been longer than … [Read More...]

Update: 2015 American Liberty High Relief Gold Coin

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U.S. Mint Public Affairs Specialist Lateefah Simms has issued a statement saying that the 2015 American Liberty High Relief Gold Coin, due for release at noon (EDT) on July 30, will have a mintage limit of 50,000 coins, with per-household sales restricted to 50 units each. According to a release posted on the U.S. Mint's website, the coin will come in a "black, satin lined, velvet" case with a … [Read More...]

2015 US Mint Presidential $1 Coin Uncirculated Set

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The U.S. Mint has announced that the 2015 Presidential $1 Coin Uncirculated Set will go on sale at noon Eastern Time on Tuesday, July 21, for $16.95. The set’s coins bear the portraits of four mid-century Presidents: Harry S. Truman, Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, and Lyndon B. Johnson. A total of eight Presidential Dollars are included—one each from the Philadelphia and Denver Mints … [Read More...]

2015 American Liberty High Relief Gold Coin

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The U.S. Mint has announced that it will begin taking orders for the 2015 American Liberty High Relief Gold Coin on July 30 at noon Eastern Time. The coin was minted at West Point and carries a denomination of one hundred dollars. The coin’s obverse features a contemporary depiction of Liberty, designed by Justin Kunz, while its reverse bears Paul Belan’s intricately rendered portrayal of … [Read More...]

Matthew Rhett Jeppson to be Nominated as Mint Director

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A press release issued by The White House yesterday announced President Obama's intention to nominate Matthew Rhett Jeppson, current Principal Deputy Director of the U.S. Mint, for Director of the Mint. Jeppson entered his current position as Principal Deputy Director of the U.S. mint on Jan. 12, 2015. Prior to that, he served twenty-four years in the Marine Corps and went on to assume … [Read More...]

2015 John F. Kennedy Presidential $1 Coin Cover

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  The U.S Mint has announced that it will begin selling the 2015 John F. Kennedy $1 Coin Cover at noon on Thursday, July 16. The Kennedy $1 Coin Cover is the 35th release in the cover series and includes two circulating finish presidential dollars, showcasing both the obverse and reverse of the coin. As with other covers in this series, the coins are mounted on a display card that rests … [Read More...]

Update: 2015 ATB Blue Ridge Parkway and American Eagle Gold and Silver

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The U.S. Mint has issued updates on the availability of two versions of its popular 2015 Blue Ridge Parkway Five Ounce Silver Coins. The first, the Blue Ridge Parkway 2015 Uncirculated Five Ounce Silver, has gone on sale today, July 7, for the price of $149.95 each. This addition to the America the Beautiful Quarters Program was minted in Philadelphia and has a mintage limit of 30,000. Purchases … [Read More...]

John F. Kennedy Presidential $1 Coin and First Spouse Medal Set Release Details

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The United States Mint has announced it will open sales of the Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Medal Set-John F. Kennedy at noon Eastern Time on Thursday, July 9. The Kennedy set will include one uncirculated John F. Kennedy Presidential Dollar and a bronze medal featuring the portrait of Jackie Kennedy found on the popular Jacqueline Kennedy First Spouse Gold Coin, released on June … [Read More...]