First Day Sales for Harpers Ferry 5 oz Silver Uncirculated Coin Top Cumberland Gap, Trail Shawnee

The U.S. Mint launched the 2016 Harpers Ferry 5 oz. Silver Uncirculated Coin yesterday, July 15, and we now have the first-day sales total for the item. Michael White of the Mint’s Office of Corporate Communications told Mint News Blog in an email that the new Harper’s Ferry issue sold 14,141 units on the occasion […]

2016 Harpers Ferry National Historical Park Quarter 3-Coin Set

Today at noon ET, the U.S. Mint will release the Harpers Ferry National Historical Park Quarter 3-Coin Set, which includes one Uncirculated quarter from the Denver Mint, another from the Philadelphia Mint, and a Proof quarter struck at the San Francisco Mint. This set has no listed restrictions on production or orders per household, and is available […]

CCAC Recommends Designs for 2018 ATB Quarters and Obama Presidential Medals

The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) met yesterday in Colorado Springs to discuss design candidates for 2018’s five America the Beautiful Quarters. With the exception of their favored design for Voyageurs National Park in Minnesota, the committee recommended reverse images different from those put forward by the Commission of Fine Arts (CFA) two weeks ago. They also […]

U.S. Mint Shares Images of Nancy Reagan First Spouse Gold Coins and 2018 ATB Quarter Design Candidates

The U.S. Mint has shared a variety of new images for us to consider, including pictures of the 2016 Nancy Reagan First Spouse Gold Proof and Uncirculated Coins and design submissions for 2018’s America the Beautiful quarters and Barack Obama’s Presidential silver medals. The images of the Reagan First Spouse coin were provided as part […]

May 2016 U.S. Mint Circulating Coin Production

The U.S. Mint’s circulating coin production jumped in May, with 1.55 billion coins produced to follow up on last month’s 1.34 billion-coin total. Overall production increased by 15.7% compared to last month, as well as by over 6% in relation to May of 2015. This year’s circulating coin total now stands at more than 6.7 billion […]

U.S. Mint Shares Photos of Harpers Ferry Quarter Launch, 2016 Platinum Eagle Mintage Limit (Updated)

The U.S. Mint launched the 2016 Harpers Ferry National Historical Park quarter yesterday at a ceremony in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, marking the 3rd America the Beautiful release of the year and the 33rd since the series began in 2010. More than 1,000 people attended, including 400 children from area schools, and the Mint’s photographs […]

2016 Harper’s Ferry National Historical Park Quarter Launch Event

The U.S. Mint has shared information on the upcoming launch event for the Harpers Ferry National Historical Park Quarter, scheduled for Wednesday, June 8 at 10 a.m. ET. The ceremony is open to the public and will take place at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park in the Lower Town Historic District of Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, along […]

2016 Cumberland Gap National Historical Park Quarter 3-Coin Set

Today at noon ET, the U.S. Mint will release the Cumberland Gap National Historical Park Quarter 3-Coin Set, which includes one Uncirculated quarter from the Denver Mint, another from the Philadelphia Mint, and a Proof quarter struck at the San Francisco Mint. This set has no listed restrictions on production or orders per household, and is […]

Possible Price Hike for Gold Coins, Cumberland Gap Quarter Launch Photos

The value of gold has increased by almost $35 an ounce since last Monday, a trend that could lead the U.S. Mint to raise prices on its gold numismatic offerings as early as tomorrow afternoon. As of this writing, an ounce of the commodity is valued at $1,254.60 according to the London Bullion Market Association, and […]