Designs for 2017 Boys Town Commemoratives to be Unveiled August 23

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The U.S. Mint has announced that it will unveil its designs for the 2017 Boys Town commemorative coins at a ceremony on August 23. The event will take place at the Boys Town Music Hall in Boys Town, Nebraska at 10 a.m. CT. The Boys Town commemorative coin program mandates the release of Proof and Uncirculated $5 gold pieces, silver dollars, and clad half dollars, with unique obverse and reverse … [Read More...]

2016 American Liberty Silver Medals: Images and Product Information

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The U.S. Mint has shared new information and images for the 2016 American Liberty Silver Medals, which will make their debut on Tuesday, August 23. As previously noted, the two medals cost $34.95 each and have been struck at the San Francisco Mint and the West Point Mint, respectively. Perhaps the most pertinent new information to appear on the Mint's Web site concerns mintage and order limits. … [Read More...]

2016 Presidential One-Dollar Three-Coin Sets; Standing Liberty Quarter Details (Updated)

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Today, August 9, at noon ET, the U.S. Mint will begin taking orders for the 2016 Presidential $1 Three-Coin Sets, which give collectors the chance to purchase all of this year's Presidential dollars in groups struck at either the Philadelphia Mint or the Denver Mint. The coins carry a circulating finish, though issues in this series are no longer released into circulation. Each set can be … [Read More...]

July 2016 U.S. Mint Circulating Coin Production

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The U.S. Mint’s circulating coin production rose in July, with 1.8 billion coins produced to follow up on last month’s 1.58 billion-coin total. Overall production increased by 14% compared to June, and rose by 8% in relation to July of 2015. This year’s circulating coin total stands at more than 10.1 billion coins, 5% less than had been struck by this time last year. The chart below details … [Read More...]

U.S. Mint to Display 1974-D Aluminum Cent at World’s Fair of Money in Anaheim

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Representatives of the U.S. Mint will appear with the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) at this year's American Numismatic Association World's Fair of Money, set to take place in Anaheim, California from August 9 to 16. The Mint and the BEP will occupy booth #690 on the bourse of the Anaheim Convention Center, with each organization showcasing educational displays and products for … [Read More...]

Pueblo of Laguna Tribe Code Talkers Medals Now Available

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The U.S. Mint is now accepting orders for 1.5- and 3-inch bronze medals based on the Congressional Gold Medal awarded to the Pueblo of Laguna Tribe in recognition of its contributions to United States military efforts as “Code Talkers” during World War II. The tribe, which is located in New Mexico, received the medal in a tribal ceremony on July 29, 2016. The 1.5-inch medal costs $6.95, while … [Read More...]

U.S. Mint Shares Info on Liberty Medals, Standing Liberty Gold Coins, and Proof Silver Eagles

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Today the U.S. Mint provided us with some eagerly awaited information regarding three of 2016's most anticipated products. First, the Mint has shared a notice on the Federal Register stating that the 2016 American Liberty Silver Medals, due for release on August 23, will be available for $34.95 each. Collectors will be able choose from medals struck at the San Francisco Mint and the West Point … [Read More...]

U.S. Mint 2016 Bullion Sales; Roosevelt 5 oz. Bullion Coin Release Date (Updated)

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Gold, silver, and platinum have all gained in value during the past week, making it an apt time to look at recent trends in U.S. Mint bullion sales. Platinum in particular has been quite visible of late, with prices rising just as the Mint begins issuing its 2016 American Eagle one-ounce platinum bullion coins. As noted on Monday, the Mint began accepting orders for bullion Platinum Eagles on … [Read More...]

Theodore Roosevelt National Park Quarter Launch and Coin Exchange Details

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The U.S. Mint has released information on the upcoming launch ceremony for the 2016 Theodore Roosevelt National Park quarter, which will be 34th issue in the America the Beautiful series. The event will take place on August 25 at the Painted Canyon Visitor Center in Medora, North Dakota, at 10 a.m. Mountain Time. The ceremony will be followed by a coin exchange in which members of the public … [Read More...]

Over 17,000 2016 Platinum Eagle Bullion Coins Sold on First Day (Updated)

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The U.S. Mint opened sales of 2016 American Eagle One-Ounce Platinum bullion coins today, a release that was met with enthusiasm from the Mint's authorized purchasers. According to the most recent bullion sales numbers, the Mint sold 17,100 Platinum Eagles today, quite a large total when considered alongside the total mintages for one-ounce Platinum Eagles from other years. At 17,100 pieces … [Read More...]