In almost every category – the exception being dollar coins – coin production in 2005 is running ahead of 2004.
Through August, the U.S. Mint produced a total of 10,507,630,500 coins, compared to 9,758,900,000 during the same period in 2004.
A total of 1,683,180,000 coins were produced in August. No half dollars or dollar coins were produced in August.
By denomination and mintmark, the breakdown for August production is as follows:
Cent-P: 478 million
Cent-D: 379.2 million
Nickel-P: 133.2 million
Nickel-D: 103.68 million
Dime-P: 148.5 million
Dime-D: 139 million
Quarter-P: 149.8 million
Quarter-D: 151.8 million