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

This post was updated March 28 at 6:10 p.m. to add high-res, zoomable images. 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 coins preceding it on the calendar—the Boys Town commemoratives, […]

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 […]

Annual Uncirculated Dollar Coin Sets Available December 14 for $49.95

The Mint has updated its product page for the 2016 Annual Uncirculated Dollar Coin Set, adding the price ($49.95), description, and images. As in previous years, the set includes one each of the year’s Presidential $1 coins (Nixon, Ford, and Reagan), a Native American $1 coin, and an American Eagle one-ounce silver Uncirculated coin. This […]

Mint Catalog Updates: Ft. Sumter 5-Oz. and Silver Eagle 1-Oz. Uncirculated Coins, Ltd. Edition Silver Proof Set

The Mint has updated several of its web-catalog pages with pricing, images, and other information collectors have been waiting for. The 2016 Limited Edition Silver Proof Set (#16RC) has been priced at $139.95. Each set contains 90% fine silver Proof versions of each of the year’s clad circulating denominations, all struck at the San Francisco […]

2016 America the Beautiful Quarters Circulating Coin Set Available November 22

This post was edited for clarity on November 4 at 2:30 p.m. While the individual coins aren’t numismatically valuable, the Circulating Coin Sets see plenty of aftermarket activity. They are valued at $15 per set in the current Red Book and often go for considerably more on ebay. While higher-end collectors and investors mull the effects of […]

Walking Liberty 2016 Centennial Gold Coin: Images, Mintage, and Household Order Limits

The Mint has released images of the Walking Liberty 2016 Centennial gold coin (shown above), and posted the official mintage limit of 70,000 and household order limit of 3 on the website. Pricing is not yet available. The coins (item number 16XA) will be available for purchase on November 17, 2016, at noon. In other news, the following availability […]

2016 Presidential One-Dollar Three-Coin Sets; Standing Liberty Quarter Details (Updated)

Today, August 9, at noon ET, the U.S. Mint will begin taking orders for the 2016 Presidential $1 Three-Coin Sets, which give collectors the chance to purchase all of this year’s Presidential dollars in groups struck at either the Philadelphia Mint or the Denver Mint. The coins carry a circulating finish, though issues in this series are […]

2016 U.S. Mint Uncirculated Coin Set

The U.S. Mint is now accepting orders for the 2016 U.S. Mint Uncirculated Coin Set, which contains Uncirculated versions of this year’s 13 circulation issues from both the Denver and Philadelphia Mints, totaling 26 coins. The set does not have a listed mintage limit or restriction on household orders. Because 2016 will see the issue […]

2016 U.S. Mint Silver Proof Set

Today, April 18, the U.S. Mint began taking orders for the 2016 U.S. Mint Silver Proof Set, which includes 13 Proof coins struck at the San Francisco Mint, seven of which are composed of 90% silver and 10% copper. The set is available for $52.95, one dollar less than last year’s issue, which contained an […]