Theodore Roosevelt National Park Three-Coin Set on Sale October 3


This report was edited on October 3 at 10:20 a.m. to remove the misleading description "Uncirculated sets." One of the three coins in each set is, of course, a Proof strike from the San Francisco Mint. Mint News Blog apologizes for any confusion. As of noon (Eastern time) on October 3, the U.S. Mint will be accepting orders for the 2016 America the Beautiful three-coin set featuring the … [Read More...]

2017 National Parks Quarters Release Schedule


The U.S. Mint has finalized its schedule for releasing each of the 2017 America the Beautiful™ National Parks quarter dollars, as follows:         The remaining quarter for 2016 is South Carolina’s Fort Moultrie (Fort Sumter National Monument) design, which will be released November 14. Following the usual schedule, bags and rolls will be … [Read More...]

No Limit on Standing Liberty Centennial Gold Coins


Sometime today (Wednesday, September 21), the U.S. Mint is lifting its ordering restrictions for the 2016-W Standing Liberty Centennial gold quarter dollar. “The SLQ,” as it’s popularly known to collectors, has been subject to a one-per-household order limit. Demand for the coin has been such that more than half the mintage of 100,000 was sold in just a few days (with 47,884 of those orders being … [Read More...]

Newly Introduced: The “American Innovation $1 Coin Act”


On Wednesday, September 14, Representative James A. Himes introduced H.R. 6025, known as the “American Innovation $1 Coin Act.” If adopted, the act would authorize $1 numismatic coins whose designs recognize both American innovation in general and “significant innovation and pioneering efforts of [American] individuals or groups.” One coin would be released for each of the 50 states, the … [Read More...]

2016 “30th Anniversary” American Eagle One-Ounce Silver Proof Coin


Today, September 16, at noon ET, the U.S. Mint will release the 2016 American Eagle One-Ounce Silver Proof Coin. This year's Proof Silver Eagle is a special anniversary issue that celebrates 30 years of the American Eagle bullion coin program, launched in 1986. The 2016 Proof Silver Eagle is composed of an ounce of 99.9% silver and is available for $53.95. There are no mintage limits or order … [Read More...]

U.S. Mint Shares Design Candidates for 2018-2020 American Eagle Platinum Proof Coins


The U.S. Mint has shared potential designs for its upcoming 2018, 2019, and 2020 American Eagle Platinum Proof coins. The designs will be discussed at the next Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee Meeting, scheduled to take place tomorrow, September 16. The candidates are included below with an introduction and descriptions provided by the Mint. Since its inception in 1997, each American Eagle … [Read More...]

August 2016 U.S. Mint Circulating Coin Production


The U.S. Mint’s circulating coin production fell in August, with 1.3 billion coins produced to follow up on last month’s 1.8 billion-coin total. Overall production decreased by 27% compared to July, and rose by 14% in relation to August of 2015. This year’s circulating coin total stands at more than 11.4 billion coins, 3% less than had been struck by this time last year. The chart below … [Read More...]

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 established the low order limit in part as a reaction to the … [Read More...]

2016 Standing Liberty Quarter Centennial Gold Coin


Tomorrow, September 8, at noon ET, the U.S. Mint will begin taking orders for the 2016 Standing Liberty Quarter Centennial Gold Coin, which will debut at a cost of $485.00. This issue has a mintage limited to 100,000 pieces and an order limit of one coin per household. The gold Standing Liberty quarter is the second of three 2016 coins released to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the … [Read More...]

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

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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, on Tuesday, October 11, the Mint will begin taking orders for the 2016 … [Read More...]