Applications Sought for New CCAC Member

The United States Mint recently published a notice in the Federal Register to announce that they are seeking membership applications for a new member of of the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCCA). The CCAC advises the Secretary of the Treasury on any theme or design proposals relating to circulating coins, bullion coins, Congressional Gold Medals, […]

United States Mint 2014 Annual Report

The United States Mint has recently made their 2014 Annual Report available online. The report covers their financial results for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2014. Overall revenue fell by 28.4% to $3.1 billion, while net income and seigniorage increased by 25.8% to $367.9 million. Broadly, these results were driven by a sharp decline […]

Pricing Changes for 2015 US Mint Products

In a notice published today in the Federal Register, the United States Mint announced pricing changes for 2015 numismatic products. The price changes impact certain silver products which see price reductions and certain annual sets which see price increases. Some of the products listed in the announcement have actually already gone on sale. The 2015 […]

Another US Mint Numismatic Gold Coin Price Increase Looms

For the second consecutive week, prices for the United States Mint’s numismatic gold coins are likely to see an increase. The pricing change will impact the remaining 2013-2014 First Spouse Gold Coins and the 50th Anniversary Kennedy Half Dollar Gold Proof Coin. Under the US Mint’s flexible pricing policy covering numismatic gold and platinum products, […]

Possible Price Increase for Gold Numismatic Products

The higher market price of gold will likely result in a price increase for the United States Mint’s numismatic gold products. The pricing change would impact the remaining available First Spouse Gold Coins and the 50th Anniversary Kennedy Half Dollar Gold Proof Coin. The Mint utilizes a flexible pricing policy for their numismatic gold and […]

US Mint Last Chance Products

As they have done in past years, the United States Mint has added a “Last Chance” section to their online catalog showcasing products which will soon conclude sales. The “Last Chance” section can be found here. For this year, the products include the remaining 2014-dated commemorative coins, which by legislation can only be issued during […]

US Mint Adds “Sold Out” Product Status for Online Catalog

Starting today, the United States Mint has added a “sold out” product status notification to their online catalog. This change should provide some improved clarity regarding the availability of products. In a previous post, I had written about the handling of sold out products within the US Mint’s new online catalog. The Mint had removed […]

US Mint 2015 Product Schedule Contains Some Surprises

The United States Mint has just posted the 2015 numismatic product schedule on their website. In addition to release dates for the expected products for the coming year, there are also a few surprises included. The full schedule can be found here. Next year, the US Mint will get things off to an early start […]

United States Mint Coin Discovery Set

Yesterday, December 16, 2014, the United States Mint began accepting orders for the Coin Discovery Set (Product Code YC1). The set is intended to provide an introduction to coin collecting and includes some coins and supplies to help someone start their collection. The three coins included in the set are 2014-dated Kennedy Half Dollars in […]