U.S. Mint Circulating-Coin Production Report: November 2016

The Mint has updated its circulating-coinage report to include issues struck during November 2016. So far during this calendar year, U.S. minting facilities have produced more than 15.32 billion circulating coins, almost equally split between the Denver and Philadelphia mints. The year-to-date total is around 6% lower than at this time last year, when the combined mints had […]

Reagan Coin & Chronicles Set: First-Day Sales Report

Early this afternoon the U.S. Mint announced that first-day sales of the Ronald Reagan Coin and Chronicles Set totaled 21,511 units. The Reagan set is the last in an otherwise very popular series whose members contain the only Reverse Proof Presidential dollar coins. The 2015 sets featuring Harry S. Truman and Dwight D. Eisenhower were released with production […]

No Limit on Standing Liberty Centennial Gold Coins

Sometime today (Wednesday, September 21), the U.S. Mint is lifting its ordering restrictions for the 2016-W Standing Liberty Centennial gold quarter dollar. “The SLQ,” as it’s popularly known to collectors, has been subject to a one-per-household order limit. Demand for the coin has been such that more than half the mintage of 100,000 was sold in just […]

August 2016 U.S. Mint Circulating Coin Production

The U.S. Mint’s circulating coin production fell in August, with 1.3 billion coins produced to follow up on last month’s 1.8 billion-coin total. Overall production decreased by 27% compared to July, and rose by 14% in relation to August of 2015. This year’s circulating coin total stands at more than 11.4 billion coins, 3% less than had […]

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 […]

February 2016 Circulating Coin Production with Shawnee Totals

The U.S. Mint struck over 930 million circulating coins in February, down from last month’s total of 1.51 billion, and less than February 2015’s 1.28 billion coins produced. Overall production dropped for all issues compared to January, except for Roosevelt dimes from Philadelphia, which increased by 8.5 million to reach 116 million by the end of […]