Over 17,000 2016 Platinum Eagle Bullion Coins Sold on First Day (Updated)

The U.S. Mint opened sales of 2016 American Eagle One-Ounce Platinum bullion coins today, a release that was met with enthusiasm from the Mint’s authorized purchasers. According to the most recent bullion sales numbers, the Mint sold 17,100 Platinum Eagles today, quite a large total when considered alongside the total mintages for one-ounce Platinum Eagles […]

Silver Eagle and Reagan Coin & Medal Set Sales; Palladium Coins Update

Sales of American Eagle Silver Bullion Coins to the U.S. Mint’s authorized purchasers have dropped precipitously of late, leading to an ever-increasing buildup of inventory that could see the issues taken off of allocation in the near future. If the trend continues in the coming weeks, sales of Silver Eagles will no longer be on […]

Nancy Reagan First Spouse Gold Coins Week 1 Sales, 2016 Platinum Eagle Photos

The U.S. Mint’s first-week sales totals for the 2016 Nancy Reagan First Spouse Gold Coins show that interest in the issues has been higher than we’ve seen for most other recent releases in this series. The Proof version of the coin sold 1,428 pieces between Friday, July 1, and Monday, July 4, while the Uncirculated […]

2016 American Eagle One-Ounce Platinum Proof Coin (Updated)

Update #1, 6/30/16, 12:56 p.m.: The 2016 American Eagle One-Ounce Platinum Proof Coin has gone into “Currently Unavailable” status on the U.S. Mint’s Web site 56 minutes after its release. Update #2, 7/1/16, 9:55 a.m.: Michael White of the Mint’s Office of Corporate Communications has shared the following statement regarding sales of the 2016 Platinum Proof […]

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 […]

Update on the CCAC’s 2017 Design Recommendations (Updated)

The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee met yesterday to discuss a large portfolio of images for consideration as possible obverse and reverse designs for the 2017 20th Anniversary American Eagle Platinum Proof Coin, the 2017 American Liberty High Relief Gold Coin and Silver Medal, and the 2017 Boys Town Centennial Commemorative Coin Program. The committee’s recommendations are […]

2017 Platinum Eagle, Liberty High Relief, and Boys Town Design Candidates

Today, March 15, the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee will discuss a large group of design candidates at the U.S. Mint Headquarters in Washington, D.C. The agenda includes discussions of possible designs for the 2017 Boys Town Centennial Commemorative Coin Program, the 2017 20th Anniversary American Eagle Platinum Proof Coin, and the 2017 American Liberty High Relief Gold Coin and […]

2015 American Eagle Platinum and Saratoga 5 oz. Uncirculated Coins (Updated)

Update (12:12 p.m.): The 2015 American Eagle Platinum Proof Coin was listed as Currently Unavailable on the U.S. Mint’s Web site less than 10 minutes after its release.  Today, December 3, the U.S. Mint has two big product releases scheduled for noon ET. The 2015 Saratoga 5 oz. Silver Uncirculated Coin had its release date […]

Sales of Saratoga Quarter Products and Bullion Coins Begin (Updated)

Today, November 30, the U.S. Mint has begun accepting orders for 2015 Saratoga America the Beautiful quarter products and five-ounce bullion coins. Rolls and bags of the new Saratoga quarter can now be purchased via the Mint’s Web site, with available options allowing buyers to choose from coins struck at the Philadelphia, Denver, and San […]