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 […]

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 […]

Predictions Divided on Theodore Roosevelt ATB 5-Oz. Uncirculated Silver

It’s the eve of the release of the 5-ounce America the Beautiful Theodore Roosevelt National Park Uncirculated coins, and collector opinions as to how the coins will sell are varied. In the big silver discs’ corner is their design, which has been well received in comment threads across the Internet. Collectors who have never purchased the […]

U.S. Mint Bullion Sales Strong, Except for Roosevelt 5-Oz. Coins

The Mint has released its bullion sales figures for the previous week. The sales figure for Theodore Roosevelt National Park 5-ounce silver bullion coins now registers at 30,500 units sold, an uptick of 1,000 units since the U.S. Mint’s reporting of last week. Combined sales for 2016’s four 5-ounce bullion coins are at 246,800 units, for a total of 1,234,000 ounces of silver. In comparison […]

Theodore Roosevelt National Park 5-oz. Uncirculated Coins on Sale October 6

This article was updated 9/30/16 at 10:45 a.m. to correct an erroneous reference to platinum values. (Thanks to cagcrisp for catching the error.) As of noon on October 6, the U.S. Mint will begin taking orders for the 5-ounce America the Beautiful Theodore Roosevelt National Park coins. The current price is $149.95, subject to change […]

2017 National Parks Quarters Release Schedule

The U.S. Mint has finalized its schedule for releasing each of the 2017 America the Beautiful™ National Parks quarter dollars, as follows:         The remaining quarter for 2016 is South Carolina’s Fort Moultrie (Fort Sumter National Monument) design, which will be released November 14. Following the usual schedule, bags and rolls will […]

U.S. Mint Shares Release Dates for Roosevelt 5 oz. Uncirculated Coin and Reagan Coin & Chronicles Set

The U.S. Mint continues to periodically update its 2016 product schedule, and we now know the release dates for two anticipated items slated for October. The first of these issues is the 2016 Theodore Roosevelt National Park 5 oz. Silver Uncirculated Coin, which is scheduled to launch on October 6. Less than a week later, […]

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 […]