The United States Mint has just released their coin production figures for the month of February 2010. The latest update includes production of the first 2010 Roosevelt Dimes and the final mintage for the 2010 Millard Fillmore Dollar.
During February 2010, the US Mint produced a total of 194.4 million coins. This compares to 218.41 million coins produced in the prior month. Coin production had averaged 295 million coins per month across all of 2009.
Production at the Philadelphia Mint was confined to cents, dimes, and Native American Dollars. The Denver Mint only produced cents. The table below displays the breakdown of production, and the year to date totals.
|2010 US Mint Coin Production Figures|
|February 2010||Jan 2009 – Feb 2009|
|Lincoln Cent – Denver||78.80 M||128.80 M|
|Lincoln Cent – Phil.||84.00 M||149.23 M|
|Jefferson Nickel – Denver||0||0|
|Jefferson Nickel – Phil.||0||0|
|Roosevelt Dime – Denver||0||0|
|Roosevelt Dime – Phil.||19.00 M||19.00 M|
|Quarters – Denver||0||0|
|Quarters – Phil.||0||0|
|Kennedy Half – Denver||0||1.70 M|
|Kennedy Half – Phil.||0||1.80 M|
|Native Am Dollar – Denver||0||14.00 M|
|Native Am Dollar – Phil.||12.60 M||23.80 M|
|Pres Dollar – Denver||0||36.96 M|
|Pres Dollar – Phil.||0||37.52 M|
|Total||194.40 M||412.81 M|
The US Mint has now also listed final production figures for the 2010 Millard Fillmore Presidential Dollars. Although there were no Presidential Dollars produced in the past month, the figures had not yet been added to the section where the US Mint lists finalized production numbers by coin design. The final numbers for Millard Fillmore are 36.96 million Philadelphia Mint coins and 37.52 million Denver Mint coins, for a combined total of 74.48 million.
This represents a new low for overall circulation mintage of a Presidential Dollar. Previously, the Zachary Taylor Dollar held the circulation mintage low at 78.26 million. The 2009-D Zachary Taylor Dollar still holds the mintage low for an individual circulation issue at 36.68 million.
The US Mint produced the first 2010 Roosevelt Dimes during February. The last time the US Mint had produced dimes in April 2009. A few weeks ago, CoinWorld had reported that the Federal Reserve ordered 224 million dimes from the Mint. Last year, total production of 2009 Roosevelt Dimes was a combined 146 million.
There have still not been any 2010 Jefferson Nickels produced. The same CoinWorld story mentioned that the Federal Reserve did not order any nickels.
Production of 2010 America the Beautiful Quarters has also not commenced and the US Mint is yet to reveal the final designs for the coins. The Mint had previously indicated that the designs would be unveiled at a special ceremony held in February, but the month has already come and gone.