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Decreased Sales Totals Abound

Give a little; take a little. This seems to be the theme of the Mint’s latest sales figures report. Two new products make their debut in the charts this week, while there is a notable number of products whose sales … Continue reading

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Will U.S. Mint Price Increases Backfire?

This week, the U.S. Mint announced significant price hikes for its silver numismatic products. The range of increases ranged from about 30 percent to 70 percent. The jump in prices is related to the rise in the silver spot price … Continue reading

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U.S. Mint Coin Glass Products

Has the United States Mint ever produced coin glass products? The Fostoria Glass Company in Moundsville, W.Va., is responsible for most of the coin glass likely to be encountered. The U.S. Mint has experimented with making coins of glass, but … Continue reading

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U.S. Mint Medallic Artist, Michael Gaudioso, Retires

One of Philadelphia’s and the U.S. Mint’s finest, Medallic Artist Michael Gaudioso, has retired after creating designs of the nation’s coins and medals since 2009. Gaudioso, a graduate of the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, earned his Master of … Continue reading

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American Eagle Palladium Uncirculated Coin on Sale Sept. 24

On Sept. 24 at noon EST, The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2020 American Eagle One Ounce Palladium Uncirculated Coin. The coin contains one ounce of 99.95 percent palladium and is the collector version of the … Continue reading

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Mint Reveals End of WWII Designs

The Mint officially announced the designs for the 2020 End of World War II 75th Anniversary coin and medal program. The designs will be featured on a 24-karat gold coin and a silver medal. The common obverse design depicts an … Continue reading

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U.S. and Royal Mint Collaborate on ‘Mayflower’ Coin Designs

The United States Mint and The Royal Mint have collaborated to create two limited-edition sets marking the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower voyage, the Mint announced in a Sept. 3 release. The story of the Mayflower is one that connects multiple communities, … Continue reading

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Salt River Bay Uncirculated Five-Ounce Coin

Fans of the Uncirculated Five-Ounce silver coins should mark their calendars for Sept. 18. On Sept. 18 at noon EST, the United States Mint is releasing the Salt River Bay National Historic Park and Ecological Preserve 2020 Uncirculated Five-Ounce silver … Continue reading

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Remaining Silver Enhanced Reverse Proofs Available Today

The U.S. Mint’s remaining quantity – less than 100 – of American Eagle 2019 one-ounce silver Enhanced Reverse proof coins (product code 19XE) will go on sale today, Aug. 12, at noon EST, the Mint announced. The coin will only … Continue reading

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Mint Advises Public: ‘Get Coins Moving’

On Aug. 5, The United States Mint released a Public Service Announcement (PSA) addressing the current coin circulation issue. In the PSA, Mint Director David J. Ryder asks the public to “help get coins moving by using exact change when making … Continue reading

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