Commission of Fine Arts Makes Coin Design Recommendations

Commission of Fine Arts Seal

The Commission of Fine Arts has posted their minutes from their last meeting which covered topics for the United States Mint. The minutes cover the meeting that was held on April 18, 2019 where two key Mint related items were on the docket. First was the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower gold and silver coin program while the $1 dollar coin designs for the American Innovation series were also covered. For those that may not …

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US Mint Sales Report Sees 2019 Kennedy Half Dollar Debut

2019 Kennedy Half Dollar

The United States Mint has posted its weekly sales report for April 29-May 5, 2019. In that report, the recently released Kennedy Half Dollar makes a glowing debut while the 2019 Silver Proof Set remains the Mint’s top seller for a third consecutive week. A reported earlier in the week, the 2019 Kennedy Half Dollar two-roll sets and 200-count bag from both the Denver and Philadelphia Mints. Clearly collectors have taken to them as the …

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2019 US Mint Uncirculated Sets Available May 14th

2019 US Mint Uncirculated Set

A reminder for readers who collect the annual Uncirculated Sets from the US Mint. The 2019 version of the set will go on sale next Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at Noon Eastern. The 21-coin set is priced at a $21.95 and you can buy it directly from the Mint here on Tuesday. And yes, it is 21 coins this year, not the normal 20 of the past few years. The new addition for this year …

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Royal Mint of Australia and US Mint Team Up for Apollo 11 Proof Set

Royal Mint of Australia Apollo 11 Anniversary Proof Coin

Here at US Coin News, we don’t post a lot about mint activities in other countries because, well, the hint is in our name. But this unique opportunity is one that made us bend the rules a little bit. The Royal Mint of Australia and the US Mint have teamed up to create a two-coin proof set of commemorative coins to celebrate the Apollo 11 moon landing. The set consists of the clad Apollo 11 …

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James Madison Presidential Silver Medal Now Available

James Madison Presidential Silver Medal

The latest addition to the Presidential Silver Medal series is now available from the US Mint. The new James Madison medal, honoring the fourth President of the United States, is $39.95 on the Mint’s site. There are no household limits on purchasing these new medals. The Presidential Medals were started in 2018 and there are four medals in the series. One for George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and now James Madison. Each coin is …

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Today’s Deal – 2003 Mint Proof Set for $10

2003 Mint Proof Set

Today’s Deal is a great way to add to your US Mint Proof Set collection. Today you can pick up the 2003 Mint Proof Set, which contained 10 coins in total, for $10.49. That is well below the issue price of $19 and is about the average price across various dealers. US Coin News is an affiliate partner with Amazon. This article contains links that, when clicked and a purchase is made, will generate a …

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US Mint Releases War in The Pacific National Historical Park Quarter

2019 War in the Pacific National Historical Park Quarter Reverse

At an event in Asan, Guam, United States Mint Director David J. Ryder announced the release of the latest America The Beautiful Quarter. The War in The Pacific National Historical Park, which is in the United States Territorial island, is a place of remembrance and to honor those who fought, suffered atrocities, or died in World War II during the Japanese occupation of the Island. War in the Pacific National Historical Park was established to …

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US Mint Sales Report Shows 2019 Silver Proof Set as Top Seller

2019 Silver Proof Set

The United States Mint has published their weekly sales report for the period of April 22-28, 2019. For the second week in a row, the 2019 Silver Proof Set is the top seller for the Mint. In the reporting period, 16,856 units were sold. That brings the total up to 208,526 units. The total is impressive given the Silver Proof Set has only been available for 12 days (to the end of the report). The …

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No Limits on Upcoming 2019 Silver American Eagle

2019 American Silver Eagle

Good news this morning for collectors of the popular Silver American Eagle coins from the US Mint. The upcoming uncirculated 2019-W, which is set for release on May 29, 2019, will have no production limits and no household limits on purchases. That means you can buy as many as you want for your own collection and gifts for others. This will be a great way for current collectors of the series to add to their …

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Kennedy Half Dollar 2-Roll Set Available Today

2019 Kennedy Half Dollar

As expected, the United States Mint has begun selling the 2-Roll set of 2019 Kennedy Half Dollar today. The rolls consist of 20 coins each, one roll from the Denver Mint while the other is from the Philadelphia Mint. The set is $32.95 and available on the US Mint site. These rolls consist uncirculated finished coins and while the Mint lists them as part of the circulation coins for the United States, the Half Dollar …

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