Theodore Roosevelt National Park Three-Coin Set on Sale October 3

This report was edited on October 3 at 10:20 a.m. to remove the misleading description “Uncirculated sets.” One of the three coins in each set is, of course, a Proof strike from the San Francisco Mint. Mint News Blog apologizes for any confusion. As of noon (Eastern time) on October 3, the U.S. Mint will be […]

U.S. Mint Shares Design Candidates for 2018-2020 American Eagle Platinum Proof Coins

The U.S. Mint has shared potential designs for its upcoming 2018, 2019, and 2020 American Eagle Platinum Proof coins. The designs will be discussed at the next Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee Meeting, scheduled to take place tomorrow, September 16. The candidates are included below with an introduction and descriptions provided by the Mint. Since its inception […]

U.S. Mint Announces Numismatic Hobby Forum and CCAC Meeting

The U.S. Mint has announced that it will hold a Numismatic Coin Forum in Philadelphia on Thursday, October 13. The one-day conference aims to prepare for the Mint’s upcoming 225th anniversary by bringing together various members of relevant organizations to discuss the past, present, and future of numismatics. While the event is not open to […]

U.S. Mint Shares Final Designs for 2017’s America the Beautiful Quarters

The U.S. Mint has shared its final designs for 2017’s five America the Beautiful quarters. The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee and the Commission of Fine Arts both met in February to make their recommendations, which were taken from a large pool of design submissions. The following designs are presented in the order they will be […]

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 […]

Proposed Legislation Aims to Designate Saint-Gaudens Site as National Arts Park

Two bills have been introduced proposing the redesignation of the Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish, New Hampshire to the “Saint-Gaudens National Park for the Arts.” The companion bills were submitted simultaneously on May 12 by Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Rep. Frank Guinta (R-NH1). Augustus Saint-Gaudens was born in Ireland, raised in New York City, and went […]