Filipino veterans of World War II receive Congressional Gold Medal

WASHINGTON – Filipino veterans of World War II received a Congressional Gold Medal today during a ceremony in Emancipation Hall of the U.S. Capitol.  It was awarded collectively to those who served honorably in an active-duty status between July 26, 1941, and December 31, 1946, under the command of the United States Army Forces in […]

United States Mint Unveils Designs for Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coins

NEW YORK – The United States Mint today unveiled the winning designs in the Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin Design Competition. The event took place at the Breast Cancer Research Foundation’s headquarters in New York. The designs were created by Emily Damstra, a member of the United States Mint’s Artistic Infusion Program, and will be […]

2019 quarters and the Apollo 11 50th Anniversary commemoratives subjects of the next public CCAC meeting

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 October 18, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Second Floor Conference Room, United States Mint, 801 9th Street NW., Washington, DC 20220. The CCAC will review and discuss candidate designs […]

United States Mint announces designs for World War I Centennial Silver Medals

WASHINGTON – The United States Mint today revealed the obverse (heads) and reverse (tails) designs for five silver medals that will be issued in conjunction with the 2018 World War I Centennial Silver Dollar. Each medal, composed of 90 percent silver, pays homage to branches of the U.S. Armed Forces that were active in World […]

United States Mint unveils winning designs to be featured on World War I Centennial Silver Dollar

WASHINGTON — The United States Mint unveiled the winning designs in the World War I Centennial 2018 Commemorative Coin Design Competition today. The unveiling took place during the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Annual Meeting and Exposition at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. The designs, by LeRoy Transfield of […]

Professional Numismatists Guild offers three expert tips to avoid gold scams

Following the recent fraud charges filed by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission against a California gold seller, a trade group composed of veteran precious-metals experts is urging investors to take three important steps before making any purchases of gold, silver, or platinum bullion coins or ingots. “To avoid paying too much when you buy, or […]

Palladium bullion sales to commence September 25

Update: In a follow-up email, the Mint announced that “after depletion of the initial inventory, the United States Mint will not offer additional quantities for release later in 2017.” The email did not indicate how many coins are in the initial inventory. As of 9/18/17 at 7 p.m., Mint News Blog sponsor APMEX is taking […]

2017 America the Beautiful–Ellis Island 5-oz. silver Uncirculated coin available September 7

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2017 America the Beautiful 5-ounce silver Uncirculated coin honoring Ellis Island (product code 17AM) on September 7 at noon Eastern Time (ET). The reverse depicts an immigrant family approaching Ellis Island with a mixture of hope and uncertainty. The hospital building can be seen in […]

U.S. Mint opens sales for rolls and bags of Ellis Island quarters

Press release courtesy of the United States Mint. Coming on Wednesday, a look at “The quarter that might have been: Cumberland Island’s rejected turtle design.” The United States Mint opened sales for products featuring America the Beautiful Quarters Program coins honoring Ellis Island at noon today (August 28). The coin’s reverse design depicts an immigrant […]

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