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 […]

US Mint 2014 Biennial Report to Congress

Late last week, the United States Mint released their biennial report to Congress on the research and development of alternative materials for circulating coins. This is the second required report under the Coin Modernization, Oversight, and Continuity Act of 2010. The report includes information and analysis on the production costs for current circulating denominations, comments […]

Upcoming Franklin D. Roosevelt Coin and Chronicles Set

The United States Mint has provided details on the upcoming 2014 Franklin D. Roosevelt Coin and Chronicles Set. The product will incorporate two coins, two medals, and four postage stamps along with a booklet with images related to FDR’s life and presidency. The two coins included in the set will be the 2014-S Proof Franklin […]

United States Mint 2015 Coin of the Year Nominees

Late last month, Krause Publications announced the nominees for their 2015 Coin of the Year Awards, which will be for 2013-dated coins. There were a total of 94 different nominees from 45 different countries across ten categories. Winners will be selected from ten different categories with an overall winner also declared. As I have in […]