2016 Presidential $1 Coin Uncirculated Set

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Tomorrow, March 29, the U.S. Mint will release the 2016 Presidential $1 Coin Uncirculated Set at noon ET. As there will only be three (rather than four) Presidential dollars issued in 2016, the price of the set has been reduced to $14.95, two dollars less than last year's issue. There are no product limits or household order restrictions in place at this time. The set contains six Uncirculated … [Read More...]

2016 Betty Ford First Spouse Gold Coins, NPS First Day Sales

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Today, March 25, at noon ET, the U.S. Mint will release the 2016 Betty Ford First Spouse Gold Proof and Uncirculated Coins. The issues have a combined mintage limit of 10,000 pieces, and there is no household order limit in place. The launch of the Betty Ford First Spouse coins comes after the release of the 2016 Gerald R. Ford Presidential dollar, which debuted on March 8. The Ford coins … [Read More...]

2016 National Park Service 100th Anniversary Commemorative Coins

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Tomorrow, March 24, at noon ET, the U.S. Mint will open sales of the 2016 National Park Service 100th Anniversary Commemorative Coins. Collectors will be able to choose between Proof and Uncirculated versions of a $5 gold coin, a silver dollar, and a clad half dollar, each with unique designs. A three-piece set containing Proof versions of each coin will also be available for $466.45; the set has … [Read More...]

Two CCAC Members Reappointed by U.S. Senate Leaders

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The U.S. Mint has announced that two members of the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee have been reappointed based on recommendations by the U.S. Senate's majority and minority leaders. Donald Scarinci will serve a fourth term on the CCAC based on a recommendation by Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, and Michael Moran will serve a third term thanks to a nod from Senate Majority Leader Mitch … [Read More...]

Strong Opening for 2016 Gold Eagle Proof Coins

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Michael White of the U.S. Mint's Office of Corporate Communications has provided Mint News Blog with early sales totals for the 2016 American Eagle Gold Proof Coins released last Thursday. Combined sales for all four coins, including those issued in the four-coin set, have reached 45,673 pieces for a total of 21,362.15 ounces of gold Proof coins purchased. Sales of the individual product … [Read More...]

2016 NPS Commemorative Coin Set Mintage Limit and Other Updates

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The U.S. Mint has announced that the the product limit for the 2016 National Park Service Commemorative Coins Three-Coin Set will be 15,000 units; a household order limit of two sets per household has also been put in place. The mintage limit is the same as that which was given to last year's U.S. Marshals Service Commemorative Three-Coin Set, which went on to sell a total of 14,984 units. Prices … [Read More...]

2016 American Eagle Gold Proof Coins (Updated)

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Today the U.S. Mint released its 2016 American Eagle Gold Proof Coins, which are composed of 22-karat gold and are offered as 1/10-ounce, 1/4-ounce, 1/2-ounce, and 1-ounce versions. A four-coin set containing all of these issues is also currently available for the price of $2,890. There are no sales restrictions or production limits in place for these coins. The Gold Eagle obverse features … [Read More...]

Update on the CCAC’s 2017 Design Recommendations (Updated)

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The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee met yesterday to discuss a large portfolio of images for consideration as possible obverse and reverse designs for the 2017 20th Anniversary American Eagle Platinum Proof Coin, the 2017 American Liberty High Relief Gold Coin and Silver Medal, and the 2017 Boys Town Centennial Commemorative Coin Program. The committee's recommendations are provided below, … [Read More...]

2017 Platinum Eagle, Liberty High Relief, and Boys Town Design Candidates

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Today, March 15, the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee will discuss a large group of design candidates at the U.S. Mint Headquarters in Washington, D.C. The agenda includes discussions of possible designs for the 2017 Boys Town Centennial Commemorative Coin Program, the 2017 20th Anniversary American Eagle Platinum Proof Coin, and the 2017 American Liberty High Relief Gold Coin and Silver Medal. … [Read More...]

2016 Cumberland Gap National Historical Park Quarter Launch

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The U.S. Mint has shared information on the upcoming launch event for the Cumberland Gap National Historical Park Quarter, scheduled for Monday, April 11 at 11 a.m. ET. The ceremony is open to the public and will take place at Cumberland Gap National Historical Park Visitor Center on Pinnacle View Road in Middlesboro, Kentucky. The event will include a coin exchange in which members of the … [Read More...]