First Day Sales for Harpers Ferry 5 oz Silver Uncirculated Coin Top Cumberland Gap, Trail Shawnee

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The U.S. Mint launched the 2016 Harpers Ferry 5 oz. Silver Uncirculated Coin yesterday, July 15, and we now have the first-day sales total for the item. Michael White of the Mint's Office of Corporate Communications told Mint News Blog in an email that the new Harper's Ferry issue sold 14,141 units on the occasion of its debut, a total that highlights the strong consistency of early sales figures … [Read More...]

2016 Harpers Ferry National Historical Park 5 oz. Silver Uncirculated Coin

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Today, July 14, at noon ET, the U.S. Mint will begin taking orders for the 2016 Harpers Ferry National Historical Park 5 oz. Silver Uncirculated Coin. This will be the final issue in a product series tied to the June 8 launch of the Harpers Ferry America the Beautiful (ATB) quarter and the third 5 oz. silver Uncirculated coin released this year. The Harpers Ferry 5 oz. Uncirculated coin is … [Read More...]

Silver Eagle and Reagan Coin & Medal Set Sales; Palladium Coins Update

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Sales of American Eagle Silver Bullion Coins to the U.S. Mint's authorized purchasers have dropped precipitously of late, leading to an ever-increasing buildup of inventory that could see the issues taken off of allocation in the near future. If the trend continues in the coming weeks, sales of Silver Eagles will no longer be on pace to surpass 2015's all-time-high of 47 million units sold. For … [Read More...]

2016 Harpers Ferry National Historical Park Quarter 3-Coin Set

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Today at noon ET, the U.S. Mint will release the Harpers Ferry National Historical Park Quarter 3-Coin Set, which includes one Uncirculated quarter from the Denver Mint, another from the Philadelphia Mint, and a Proof quarter struck at the San Francisco Mint. This set has no listed restrictions on production or orders per household, and is available for $9.95. The coins are packaged in a … [Read More...]

June 2016 U.S. Mint Circulating Coin Production

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The U.S. Mint’s circulating coin production rose in June, with 1.58 billion coins produced to follow up on last month’s 1.55 billion-coin total. Overall production increased by 1.9% compared to May, but fell by 5.3% in relation to June of 2015. We're now halfway through 2016 and this year's circulating coin total stands at more than 8.3 billion coins, 7.6% less than had been struck by this time … [Read More...]

Nancy Reagan First Spouse Gold Coins Week 1 Sales, 2016 Platinum Eagle Photos

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The U.S. Mint's first-week sales totals for the 2016 Nancy Reagan First Spouse Gold Coins show that interest in the issues has been higher than we've seen for most other recent releases in this series. The Proof version of the coin sold 1,428 pieces between Friday, July 1, and Monday, July 4, while the Uncirculated coin saw 792 orders placed. That means the Reagan coins tied 2015's Lady Bird … [Read More...]

2016 Ronald Reagan Presidential $1 Coin and First Spouse Medal Set

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Tomorrow, July 5, at noon ET, the U.S. Mint will release the 2016 Ronald Reagan Presidential One Dollar Coin & First Spouse Medal Set, which is available for $9.95 and includes both an Uncirculated Reagan dollar struck in Philadelphia and a Nancy Reagan First Spouse Bronze Medal. The coin and medal come affixed to a dense plastic card featuring portraits of the President and the First Lady, … [Read More...]

2016 Nancy Reagan First Spouse Gold Coins and Ronald Reagan $1 Coin Products

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Today, July 1, at noon ET, the U.S. Mint will begin taking orders for the 2016 Nancy Reagan First Spouse Gold Proof and Uncirculated Coins, as well as for rolls, bags, and boxes of the 2016 Ronald Reagan Presidential $1 Coin. The Nancy Reagan First Spouse Gold Coins are composed of 1/2-ounce of 99.99% gold and share a combined mintage limit of 15,000 pieces. The Proof issue is currently priced … [Read More...]

2016 American Eagle One-Ounce Platinum Proof Coin (Updated)

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Update #1, 6/30/16, 12:56 p.m.: The 2016 American Eagle One-Ounce Platinum Proof Coin has gone into "Currently Unavailable" status on the U.S. Mint's Web site 56 minutes after its release. Update #2, 7/1/16, 9:55 a.m.: Michael White of the Mint's Office of Corporate Communications has shared the following statement regarding sales of the 2016 Platinum Proof Eagle: "At 12:56 p.m. EDT, June 30, … [Read More...]

CCAC Recommends Designs for 2018 ATB Quarters and Obama Presidential Medals

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The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) met yesterday in Colorado Springs to discuss design candidates for 2018's five America the Beautiful Quarters. With the exception of their favored design for Voyageurs National Park in Minnesota, the committee recommended reverse images different from those put forward by the Commission of Fine Arts (CFA) two weeks ago. They also neglected to endorse … [Read More...]