2017-P American Liberty silver medal out-sells 2016 edition

CoinWeek.com has reported that the 2017-P American Liberty silver medal, which was released yesterday at noon, sold 26,833 units on its first day of availability. The website obtained the information from Todd Martin, deputy chief of the Mint’s Office of Communications. The figure exceeds the number of 2016 American Liberty silver medals purchased on their first and only day […]

Mint news roundup: Platinum Eagle Proofs, ATB 5-ounce silver, and other news

Mint Ekes Out Two More Dates on the Calendar Through the first half of 2017, the Mint has laid out its calendar one month at a time, as opposed to committing to a full year’s schedule as it has done in the past. Last week the Mint added items to the July calendar—but only through […]

Mint adds American Liberty high-relief photos to library; announces release of 2017 Proof sets on March 29

Update, March 31, 1:15 p.m.: Click here for an exclusive preview of the 2017 American Liberty silver medal at the Whitman Baltimore Expo. For the last couple of weeks, collectors have been noticing the lack of images of the 2017 American Liberty high-relief gold coin on the Mint’s product schedule. As the release dates approached for the […]

American Eagle gold Proofs and other U.S. Mint News

On March 2, the Mint made the 2017 American Eagle gold Proof coins available for sale on its website. The annual issues, all struck at West Point and carrying the W mintmark, consist of the 1-ounce (17EB, $1,560), 1/2-ounce (17EC, $795), 1/4-ounce (17EE, $410), and 1/10-ounce (17EF, $175) Proof coins, as well as the Proof […]

A Vision of Liberty for a Modern Nation, Part 1: Treading Lightly

In March of last year, when the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee released its final design choice for the 2017 American Liberty high-relief gold coin, the numismatic zone of the Internet exploded. The conflict renewed at each step in the process, including the official unveiling this month: fans praised the design’s inclusiveness and beauty, while detractors called it […]

2016 Liberty Silver Medals “Unavailable” in Minutes; U.S. Mint Shares Boys Town Designs

The U.S. Mint launched the 2016 American Liberty Silver Medals today and both product options went into “Currently Unavailable” status on the Mint’s Web site within minutes of being released. As unique 99.9% silver issues offered at a modest price-point with limited mintages, these medals were not expected to last long, but the speed at which buyers […]

2016 American Liberty Silver Medals (Updated)

Tomorrow, August 23, at noon ET, the U.S. Mint will release its 2016 American Liberty Silver Medals, which are struck at the West Point Mint and the San Francisco Mint, respectively, using one-ounce 99.9% silver planchets. Priced at $34.95, each medal has been awarded a mintage limit of 12,500 pieces. As noted previously, the product pages […]