CCAC and CFA Design Recommendations for Mark Twain Commemorative Coins


At separate meetings held earlier this month, the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) and Commission of Fine Arts (CFA) reviewed design candidates prepared for the 2016 Mark Twain Commemorative Coins. The commemorative coin program includes a $5 gold coin and a silver dollar. For the $5 gold coin, the United States Mint had prepared 16 different obverse design candidates and 10 different … [Read More...]

2015-W Uncirculated American Silver Eagle

2015-W Silver Eagle

Today, March 26, 2015 at 12:00 Noon ET, the United States Mint will start accepting orders for the 2015-W Uncirculated American Silver Eagle. This represents a collectible uncirculated version of the popular bullion coin. The US Mint introduced the collectible uncirculated or "burnished" version of the Silver Eagle in 2006. That year the coins were first incorporated into the 20th Anniversary … [Read More...]

Jack Nicklaus Bronze Medal


During a ceremony held yesterday at the US Capitol Rotunda, the Congressional Gold Medal was awarded to world-renowned golfer Jack Nicklaus. The medal was authorized to be awarded under Public Law 113-210 in recognition of his service to the Nation in promoting excellence, good sportsmanship, and philanthropy. The United States Mint had previously prepared five different obverse and four … [Read More...]

2015 United States Mint Proof Set

2015 Proof Set

Tomorrow March 24, 2015 at 12:00 Noon ET, the United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2015 Proof Set. Although sales levels have declined in recent years, this remains one of the Mint's top selling products by unit volume. The 2015 United States Mint Proof Set includes a total of 14 different proof quality coins struck at the San Francisco Mint and carrying the "S" mint mark. … [Read More...]

2015 Native American Dollar Rolls, Bags, and Boxes

2015 Native American Dollar

Today, March 19, 2015 at 12:00 Noon ET, the United States Mint will begin accepting orders for products containing circulating quality 2015 Native American Dollars. This represents the seventh release within the series which has featured annually rotating reverse designs celebrating the contributions and accomplishments of Native Americans. The design for this year honors the Mohawk Ironworkers … [Read More...]

February 2015 US Mint Circulating Coin Production


The United States Mint has provided updated circulating coin production figures through the month of February 2015. Preliminary mintage levels are now available for the Homestead National Monument of America Quarter, Harry S. Truman Presidential Dollar, and Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Dollar. For the month of February 2015, the US Mint facilities at Philadelphia and Denver struck 1.28 … [Read More...]

2014 United States Mint Limited Edition Silver Proof Set

2014 LESPS

Today, March 17, 2015, the United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2014 Limited Edition Silver Proof Set. The release of this set had been delayed due to the extra time needed for the Mint to work on packaging improvements. The Mint has stated that the coins included in the set were all struck in 2014, but the sets could not be assembled until this month. The Limited Edition … [Read More...]

2015 First Spouse Gold Coins


The United States Mint has unveiled the design selections for the 2015 First Spouse Gold Coins. These coins will honor Elizabeth Truman, Mamie Eisenhower, Jacqueline Kennedy, and Claudia "Lady Bird" Johnson, the spouses of the 33rd to 36th Presidents of the United States of America. Initially, the Mint had prepared from five to eight different design candidates for the obverse and reverse of … [Read More...]

Opening Day Sales for March of Dimes Silver Dollars


The United States Mint has released the opening day sales figures for the 2015 March of Dimes Commemorative Silver Dollars. Sales for the individual proof and uncirculated coins had opened on March 13. The opening day sales for the proof silver dollar reached 16,436 units. The opening day sales for the uncirculated silver dollar reached 7,940 units. This makes for a combined sales total of … [Read More...]

2015 March of Dimes Silver Dollars

2015 March of Dimes Silver Dollar

Today, March 13, 2014 at 12:00 Noon ET, the United States Mint will begin sales of the 2015 March of Dimes Silver Dollars. The coins are issued to recognize and celebrate the 75th anniversary of the establishment of the March of Dimes Foundation. The commemorative coin program was authorized under Public Law 112-209 and provides for up to 500,000 coins to be minted and issued across proof and … [Read More...]