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...]

Pricing for 2015 US Marshals Commemorative Coins

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To catch up on some past news, the United States Mint has published the pricing for the upcoming 2015 United States Marshals Commemorative Coin Program. Both the silver dollars and half dollars will see price reductions compared to commemorative issues of previous years. The commemorative coin program was authorized under Public Law 112-104 and will mark the 225th anniversary of the Nation's … [Read More...]

CCAC Recommends Annual Arts Medals Program

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At the most recent meeting of the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC), members discussed and passed a resolution recommending that the United States Mint implement a new arts medal program. The potential program was viewed as providing a new and important platform for the pursuit of design innovation and the advancement of American medallic art. The program would consist of two … [Read More...]

Information on the US Mint’s New Catalog Site

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The United States Mint has provided the following message related to the new retail website, which launched on October 1, 2014: The U.S. Mint’s new catalog site is working as expected, but we want to assist customers who are having trouble logging in for the first time, or who are concerned about what information was transferred from the old system to the new one. This message includes important … [Read More...]

2015-2016 American Platinum Eagle Reverse Design Candidates

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Completing the presentation of the design candidate images recently released by the United States Mint are the potential reverse designs for the 2015-2016 American Platinum Eagles. The typical format for the series has been to feature the static design of the portrait of the Statue of Liberty on the obverse and soaring bald eagle on the reverse for the bullion versions of the coins. After the … [Read More...]

2014 50th Anniversary Silver Kennedy Half Dollar Coin Images

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The United States Mint has just provided individual coin images for the 50th Anniversary Kennedy Half Dollar Silver Coin Collection. The set includes four 90% silver half dollars struck at different mint facilities and featuring different finishes. All coins carry the original 1964 Kennedy Half Dollar portrait designed by Gilroy Roberts. The collection is scheduled for release on October 28, … [Read More...]