U.S. Mint Announces Numismatic Hobby Forum and CCAC Meeting

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The U.S. Mint has announced that it will hold a Numismatic Coin Forum in Philadelphia on Thursday, October 13. The one-day conference aims to prepare for the Mint’s upcoming 225th anniversary by bringing together various members of relevant organizations to discuss the past, present, and future of numismatics. While the event is not open to the public, individuals can request admission via … [Read More...]

U.S. Mint Shares Final Designs for 2017’s America the Beautiful Quarters

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The U.S. Mint has shared its final designs for 2017's five America the Beautiful quarters. The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee and the Commission of Fine Arts both met in February to make their recommendations, which were taken from a large pool of design submissions. The following designs are presented in the order they will be released. The first new quarter of 2017 will feature … [Read More...]

2016 First Spouse Bronze Medal Series

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The U.S. Mint is now taking orders for the 2016 First Spouse Bronze Medal Series, which includes the three First Spouse medals previously issued this year in Presidential Coin & Medal sets. Priced at $16.95, this item has not been assigned a mintage limit or a product limit by the Mint. Each medal has a diameter of 1.31 inches and was minted in Philadelphia. The set is issued in Mylar … [Read More...]

2016 Theodore Roosevelt National Park Quarter Products and 5 oz. Silver Bullion Coins

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Today, August 29, at noon ET, the U.S. Mint will begin selling rolls and bags of the 2016 Theodore Roosevelt National Park Quarter, the fourth of five America the Beautiful quarters due for release in 2016. The Theodore Roosevelt quarters are available in six product options that offer varying quantities of the issue struck at the Philadelphia (P), Denver (D), and San Francisco (S) Mints. … [Read More...]

U.S. Mint Shares Images of the Theodore Roosevelt National Park Quarter Launch

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The U.S. Mint has shared official images of yesterday's Theodore Roosevelt National Park quarter launch ceremony, which marked the debut of 2016's fourth America the Beautiful quarter. Twenty photos are included below with captions provided by the Mint. The original images can be found on the Mint's Facebook page. The fifth and final ATB quarter of this year will feature Fort Moultrie (Fort … [Read More...]

U.S. Mint Launches 2016 Theodore Roosevelt National Park Quarter

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The U.S. Mint launched the new Theodore Roosevelt National Park quarter today at an official ceremony in Medora, North Dakota. The event began at 10 a.m. MT at the park's Painted Canyon Visitor Center and drew approximately 900 people, including 400 schoolchildren. A Mint press release notes that several local officials spoke during the proceedings, including U.S. Senator John Hoeven, U.S. … [Read More...]

2016 Liberty Silver Medals “Unavailable” in Minutes; U.S. Mint Shares Boys Town Designs

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The U.S. Mint launched the 2016 American Liberty Silver Medals today and both product options went into "Currently Unavailable" status on the Mint's Web site within minutes of being released. As unique 99.9% silver issues offered at a modest price-point with limited mintages, these medals were not expected to last long, but the speed at which buyers exhausted the Mint's complete 25,000-piece … [Read More...]

2016 American Liberty Silver Medals (Updated)

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Tomorrow, August 23, at noon ET, the U.S. Mint will release its 2016 American Liberty Silver Medals, which are struck at the West Point Mint and the San Francisco Mint, respectively, using one-ounce 99.9% silver planchets. Priced at $34.95, each medal has been awarded a mintage limit of 12,500 pieces. As noted previously, the product pages for the items state that the product limit for each … [Read More...]

U.S. Mint Resumes Sales of Harpers Ferry 5 oz. Silver Bullion Coins

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For the first time in two months, the U.S. Mint has resumed sales of Harpers Ferry 5 oz. silver bullion coins to its authorized purchasers (AP's). The coins' mintage increased by 400 pieces this week, bringing the total to 34,600 units. This year's overall total rose to 214,600 5 oz. bullion coins sold, the second-highest quantity realized since the America the Beautiful series was launched in … [Read More...]

2016 Ronald Reagan One Dollar Coin Cover

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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 their obverses and reverses. The outer cover bears a … [Read More...]