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 […]

January 2016 Circulating Coin Production & Bullion Sales Update

The U.S. Mint struck 1.51 billion circulating coins in the first month of 2016, slightly less than last year’s unusually high January total of 1.53 billion, but more than in January of 2014. Overall production increased for Lincoln cents, Native American dollars, and Presidential dollars compared to the same period in 2015, while nickels, dimes, […]