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Mint Asks Public to Return Coins to Circulation

Editor’s Note: Following is a statement from the United States Mint’s Office of Corporate Communications issued July 23.         United States Mint Statement on Circulating Coins WASHINGTON – The impact of COVID-19 has resulted in the disruption … Continue reading

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Coins Continue Upward Climb

By Richard Giedroyc Collectible coins continue to surge ahead, with new collectors and speculators joining a seasoned population of buyers. Demand for gold and silver, be it in bullion or coinage form, continues to outstrip supply. The U.S. and many … Continue reading

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2020 Native American $1 Coin Available to Alaska Financial Institutions

The 2020 Native American $1 coin features a design of Elizabeth Peratrovich, a member of the Tlingit nation, whose advocacy for Alaskan Natives and an impassioned speech in the Alaskan Senate was considered a deciding factor in the passage of … Continue reading

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Mint Stats: Sales Reporting Back on Track

In these days of COVID-19 where so many things feel uncertain, we welcome back a bit of consistency: U.S. Mint sales totals are now being updated on a regular weekly schedule. This comes after several months of sporadic, if not … Continue reading

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United States Mint to Resume San Francisco Operations

The United States Mint facility at San Francisco will resume operations the morning of Monday, May 4, 2020, utilizing a reduced staffing plan in order to maintain social distancing, the Mint announced in an official email statement April 29. San … Continue reading

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Mint Reveals Design for Women’s Suffrage Centennial Coin

The official design for the 2020 Women’s Suffrage Centennial silver dollar was revealed by the U.S. Mint April 21. The commemorative coin celebrates the milestone 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment. “This coin pays homage to the … Continue reading

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United States Mint to Resume West Point Operations

Editor’s Note: The following is a reprint of an email message sent to industry press Wednesday, April 20. The United States Mint (Mint) will resume limited production Tuesday morning, April 21, at the Mint facility at West Point. During the … Continue reading

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A Message from the U.S. Mint Director

A Message from Director of the U.S. Mint Dave Ryder Editor’s Note: Following is a re-print of an email message sent to industry press today, March 23.  Dear Valued Customer, As the global impacts of COVID-19 continue to evolve, my … Continue reading

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Weir Farm Coin Launch and Forum Canceled

According to the Mint in an official statement, The United States Mint, in consultation with the National Park Service, has canceled the Weir Farm National Historic Site 2020 America the Beautiful Quarters® Launch and Coin Forum events that were scheduled … Continue reading

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U.S. Mint Temporarily Closes Tours, Gift Shop, and Coin Store

On March 16, The United States Mint began temporarily closing public tours of its facilities in Philadelphia and Denver. The Denver and Philadelphia Mint gift shops and the Washington, D.C. coin store is also temporarily closed. This action is being … Continue reading

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