Looking Ahead to September’s U.S. Mint Product Releases

Today’s launch of the 2015 Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential $1 Coin and First Spouse Medal Set marks the U.S. Mint’s first offering of the new month, and it seems like a good time to take a look at all of September’s upcoming releases. As noted previously, the Lyndon Johnson Presidential $1 Coin and First Spouse […]

Some Things That Other World Mints Are Doing

There has been a lot of recent discussion within comments about various non-U.S. coins, so I thought it would be fitting to devote a post to world coins. Specifically, I wanted to outline some of the tactics, strategies, or innovations that mints around the world have employed within their coin offerings. Generally speaking, many world […]

Favorite Coins from World Mints

For more than two and a half years and throughout more than 600 posts, Mint News Blog has exclusively covered coins and collectible products from the United States Mint. During this time, the US Mint has cut its product line by more than 60%, canceled some of its most popular products, and arguably experienced a […]

The First 2010 Jefferson Nickels

The first of the 2010 Jefferson Nickels have now surfaced in the channels of circulation. Circulation strike nickels and dimes have gotten a lot of attention in the past few years. This is due to the extremely low mintages compared to typical levels, which routinely had been in the hundreds of millions or billions. Also, […]

The First 2010 Roosevelt Dimes

The first 2010 Roosevelt Dimes have apparently started showing up in the channels of circulation. At least two eBay sellers have individual 2010-P Roosevelt Dimes listed for sale at auction. As of the last available production figures from the United States Mint, only 19 million of the 2010 Roosevelt Dimes have been produced, with the […]