The United States Mint has released its Circulating Coin Production Report for April 2022. The report shows that the Mint produced 1,278,880,000 coins for circulation last month, down slightly from the March report. Indeed, all coins minted for circulation saw a drop in overall production month-to-month with the exception of the Lincoln Cent.
The Lincoln Cent saw a total production in April 2022 of 708,800,000 coins across the Denver and Philadelphia Mint facilities. Of that total, 353.6 million were produced in Denver while the remaining 355.2 million were produced in Philadelphia. For the year, the Mint has now produced 2.9312 billion Cents for circulation, well over the 598.4 million that the Mint had produced by the end of April 2021.
The Jefferson Nickel saw a small drop in production from 124.08 million in March to 116.88 million in April 2022. Looking at the breakdown, 59.76 million of the Five-Cent pieces were produced in Denver with the remaining 57.12 million produced in Philadelphia. For the year, the Mint has now produced 498.96 million Nickels for circulation. That is down from the 572 million that the Mint had produced by April last year.
Turning to the Roosevelt Dime, the Mint produced 240 million in April for circulation. Of those, 123.5 million were produced in Denver and the remaining 116.5 million in Philly. This production figure is well below the 321.5 million that the Mint produced in March. Looking year-over-year, the Mint through April 2021 had produced 1.070 billion Dimes for circulation. This year, the Mint is slightly behind that figure with a total production of 997.5 million.
The last coin that the Mint reported production on in April was the Washington Quarter. This figure is comprised of all Quarters and is not broken down by the specific designs for the current American Women Quarter Program. In April, the Mint produced 213.2 million Quarter Dollars for circulation. The breakdown on these figures showed that 111.4 million were produced in Denver and Philadelphia produced the remaining 101.8 million. For the year, the Mint has now made 808.6 million Quarters for circulation, up from the 758 million the Mint had produced through April 2021.
The Mint reported that no Kennedy Half Dollars, Native American Dollars, or Presidential Dollars were produced last month.
For the year, the United States Mint has now produced 5,241,420,000 coins for circulation. This is well above the 4.538 billion that the Mint had produced by April of last year.
The United States Mint production report is updated monthly and is available to the public at this link on the Mint’s site.