Medal collectors: A treasure chest of new silver issues is coming from the United States Mint

Presidential Medals Start This Year; New Military Program to Begin Soon Medal collectors—you’re in for some treats! As a longtime collector and student of medallic art, I’m excited about two new programs announced in today’s meeting (Tuesday, January 16, 2018) of the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC). Ann Bailey, the Mint’s program manager for numismatics and […]

Favorite Everhart medal and coin designs, part 3: The Statue of Liberty reverse, Presidential dollar series

Part 3 of a five-part series. Click here to read part 1, part 2, part 4, and part 5. Don Everhart, the United States Mint’s senior sculptor-engraver, retired from his position in Philadelphia last week. This week I’m exploring some of my favorite Everhart medal and coin designs. On Tuesday I showed the 2006 State […]

Annual Uncirculated Dollar Coin Sets Available December 14 for $49.95

The Mint has updated its product page for the 2016 Annual Uncirculated Dollar Coin Set, adding the price ($49.95), description, and images. As in previous years, the set includes one each of the year’s Presidential $1 coins (Nixon, Ford, and Reagan), a Native American $1 coin, and an American Eagle one-ounce silver Uncirculated coin. This […]

Walking Liberty 2016 Centennial Gold Coin: Images, Mintage, and Household Order Limits

The Mint has released images of the Walking Liberty 2016 Centennial gold coin (shown above), and posted the official mintage limit of 70,000 and household order limit of 3 on the website. Pricing is not yet available. The coins (item number 16XA) will be available for purchase on November 17, 2016, at noon. In other news, the following availability […]

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 […]

Standing Liberty Quarter Centennial Gold Coin First Day Sales and Reagan Coin & Chronicles Price Update

The U.S. Mint released the 2016 Standing Liberty Quarter Centennial Gold Coin yesterday at noon and we now have a first-day sales total for the item. With orders restricted by a one-coin-per-household order limit, the $485 piece logged 47,884 sales on its first day of availability — 47.8% of its 100,000-coin mintage limit. The Mint […]

U.S. Mint Shares Release Dates for Roosevelt 5 oz. Uncirculated Coin and Reagan Coin & Chronicles Set

The U.S. Mint continues to periodically update its 2016 product schedule, and we now know the release dates for two anticipated items slated for October. The first of these issues is the 2016 Theodore Roosevelt National Park 5 oz. Silver Uncirculated Coin, which is scheduled to launch on October 6. Less than a week later, […]

2016 Ronald Reagan One Dollar Coin Cover

The U.S. Mint is now taking orders for the 2016 Ronald Reagan One Dollar Coin Cover, which contains two Reagan Presidential dollars respectively manufactured on the first day of the coins’ production at the Philadelphia and Denver Mint facilities. The item is available for $19.95. The coins are contained in a display card that showcases […]

2016 Presidential One-Dollar Three-Coin Sets; Standing Liberty Quarter Details (Updated)

Today, August 9, at noon ET, the U.S. Mint will begin taking orders for the 2016 Presidential $1 Three-Coin Sets, which give collectors the chance to purchase all of this year’s Presidential dollars in groups struck at either the Philadelphia Mint or the Denver Mint. The coins carry a circulating finish, though issues in this series are […]

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