U.S. Mint Shares Release Dates for 2016 Coin & Currency Set and Platinum Eagle Proof Coin

The U.S. Mint’s product release schedule for 2016 remains a work in progress; before today, the only new items due for release in the month of June were rolls and bags of the Harpers Ferry America the Beautiful quarters. Many have suspected that some products currently languishing at the bottom of the schedule with launch […]

2015 American $1 Coin and Currency Set Now Unavailable

One week after the U.S. Mint removed the 5-unit household order restriction on the 2015 American $1 Coin and Currency Set, the item’s status on the Mint’s Web site has been changed to “Currently Unavailable.” The Mint’s weekly sales report won’t be released until tomorrow afternoon, but early numbers are showing a tentative overall sales […]

The CCAC’s Complete October Design Recommendations

Last week, the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee made several recommendations for designs we can expect to see issued on coins and medals over the next few years. Two more Native American tribes will get their proposed Code Talkers medals recognizing service to the United States during World War I and World War II: the Saint Regis Mohawk […]

2015 $1 American Coin & Currency Set Launch Beset by Site Crashes (Updated)

The U.S. Mint’s Web site was plagued by a series of crashes following its launch of the 2015 American $1 Coin & Currency Set today at noon ET. The set, which includes an enhanced Uncirculated Native American $1 coin and a $1 Series 2013 note from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, was expected to generate significant interest […]

Updates: 2015 Coin & Currency Set and Lady Bird Johnson First Spouse Coins

The release of the 2015 American $1 Coin & Currency Set is scheduled for noon on Monday and the U.S. Mint has updated its product page with new images. The exclusive “enhanced Uncirculated” Native American $1 coin features an inspired rendering of a Mohawk ironworker standing high above New York City and should drive brisk sales […]