2015 Bess Truman First Spouse Gold Coin


Today, April 16, 2015 at 12:00 Noon ET, the United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2015 Bess Truman First Spouse Gold Coins. This will begin the ninth year of the series of one-half ounce 24 karat gold coins. The obverse design of the coin features a portrait of Bess Truman designed by Joel Iskowitz and engraved by Phebe Hemphill. The inscriptions include the First Lady's … [Read More...]

March 2015 US Mint Circulating Coin Production


The United States Mint has provided updated circulating coin production figures through the month of March 2015. For the third month in a row, the monthly production total surpassed one billion coins. For the month of March 2015, the US Mint facilities at Philadelphia and Denver struck just over 1.4 billion circulating quality coins across five denominations. The figure was up from the prior … [Read More...]

Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Dollar Rolls, Bags, and Boxes


Today, April 13, 2015 at 12:00 Noon ET, the United States Mint will open sales for products containing circulating quality 2015 Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Dollars. This will represent the second release for this year and the thirty-fourth release overall for the Presidential $1 Coin Program. The obverse design of the Eisenhower Presidential Dollar features a front facing portrait of … [Read More...]

Introductory Pricing for March of Dimes Commemorative Coins Ends April 13


The introductory pricing period for the 2015 March of Dimes Commemorative Coins will conclude next week on Monday, April 13, 2015 at 3:00 PM ET. The program includes proof and uncirculated silver dollars, which originally went on sale March 13, 2015. The obverse design features profile portraits of President Franklin D. Roosevelt and Dr. Jonas Salk to represent the past of the foundation. The … [Read More...]

2015 Proof American Gold Buffalo

2015 Gold Buffalo

Today, April 9, 2015 at 12:00 Noon ET, the United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2015 Proof American Gold Buffalo. The one ounce 24 karat gold coins features James Earle Fraser's classic design from the 1913 Type 1 Buffalo Nickel. The obverse carries a profile portrait of a Native American created from a composite of real life subjects. The inscriptions include "Liberty", … [Read More...]

Possible Price Increase for Numismatic Gold Coins, Product Stock Statuses


Based on the available data, it is possible that the prices the United States Mint's numismatic gold products may be increased tomorrow. The pricing change would impact the recently released 2015 Proof Gold Eagles and the set the price for the upcoming 2015 Proof Gold Buffalo. The US Mint determines prices for numismatic gold and platinum products based on the average weekly prices of the … [Read More...]

United States Mint 2014 Annual Report


The United States Mint has recently made their 2014 Annual Report available online. The report covers their financial results for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2014. Overall revenue fell by 28.4% to $3.1 billion, while net income and seigniorage increased by 25.8% to $367.9 million. Broadly, these results were driven by a sharp decline in revenue generated by the bullion coin segment and … [Read More...]

Monuments Men & Rosebud Sioux Tribe Congressional Gold Medal Design Recommendations


This post will complete the series showcasing the design recommendations of the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) and the Commission of Fine Arts (CFA) for upcoming United States Mint coins and medals. At separate meetings held last month, each group reviewed design candidates provided by the United States Mint for two Congressional Gold Medals. The first was authorized to be awarded … [Read More...]

2015 Homestead 5 oz Silver Bullion Coins Sold Out


The United States Mint has informed their network of authorized purchasers that the 2015 Homestead National Monument of America 5 oz Silver Bullion Coins have sold out. The bullion coins first went on sale to authorized purchasers on February 17, 2015. During the month of February, the US Mint received orders for 20,000 coins, followed by 15,000 coins during March, making for total distribution … [Read More...]

CCAC and CFA Design Recommendation for Ronald Reagan Presidential Dollar

Reagan Presidential Dollar

The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) and Commission of Fine Arts (CFA) each provided the same design recommendation for the upcoming 2016 Ronald Reagan Presidential Dollar during separate meetings held earlier this month. The United States Mint had prepared eight different design candidates featuring the 40th President. Both the CCAC and CFA recommended design candidate RR-01, which … [Read More...]