Theodore Roosevelt National Park Quarter Launch and Coin Exchange Details

The U.S. Mint has released information on the upcoming launch ceremony for the 2016 Theodore Roosevelt National Park quarter, which will be 34th issue in the America the Beautiful series. The event will take place on August 25 at the Painted Canyon Visitor Center in Medora, North Dakota, at 10 a.m. Mountain Time. The ceremony will […]

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 […]

2018 Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin Design Competition to Open August 1

The U.S. Mint has shared details for its upcoming 2018 Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin design competition, scheduled to kick off on August 1. The competition will select one winning artist whose obverse and reverse designs will be used for all three Breast Cancer Awareness coins. The pertinent legislation mandates the release of the three issues, […]

Congressmen Propose Commemorative Coins Celebrating 400th Anniversary of Plymouth Founding

On June 28, U.S. Senator Edward Markey (D-Mass.) joined with Representative William Keating (D-Mass. 9th Congressional district) to introduce a pair of companion bills proposing a commemorative coin program in honor of the 400th anniversary of the Pilgrims landing at Plymouth in 1620. The “Plymouth 400th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act of 2016” calls for the […]

U.S. Mint Lifts Allocation of Silver Eagles; Platinum Eagle Bullion Coins Coming July 25 (Updated)

The U.S. Mint will put an end to its allocation of American Eagle One-Ounce Silver bullion coins for the time being, according to Tom Jurkowsky of the Mint’s Office of Corporate Communications. Softening demand for the issues combined with consistent production on the part of the Mint has helped created a surplus that should allow […]

First Day Sales for Harpers Ferry 5 oz Silver Uncirculated Coin Top Cumberland Gap, Trail Shawnee

The U.S. Mint launched the 2016 Harpers Ferry 5 oz. Silver Uncirculated Coin yesterday, July 15, and we now have the first-day sales total for the item. Michael White of the Mint’s Office of Corporate Communications told Mint News Blog in an email that the new Harper’s Ferry issue sold 14,141 units on the occasion […]

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 […]

2016 Harpers Ferry National Historical Park Quarter 3-Coin Set

Today at noon ET, the U.S. Mint will release the Harpers Ferry National Historical Park Quarter 3-Coin Set, which includes one Uncirculated quarter from the Denver Mint, another from the Philadelphia Mint, and a Proof quarter struck at the San Francisco Mint. This set has no listed restrictions on production or orders per household, and is available […]