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United States Mint Releases First Coin in New Platinum Proof Coin Series on January 25

WASHINGTON – The United States Mint (Mint) will open sales for the 2018 Preamble to the Declaration of Independence Platinum Proof Coin (product code 18EJ) on January 25, 2018, at noon Eastern Time. This coin is the first release in…

United States Mint Releases Complete Set of Proof 2018 America the Beautiful Quarters® on January 23

WASHINGTON – Sales will open for the 2018 United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters Proof Set™ (product code 18AP) on January 23, 2018, at noon Eastern Time (ET). This year’s set—priced at $15.95—consists of five proof-finish America the Beautiful…

US Mint Product Update: Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore (2018)

US Mint Product Update: Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore (2018)

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United States Mint Begins Sales of 2018 WWI Commemorative Silver Dollar and Companion Medal Sets on January 17

WASHINGTON – The United States Mint (Mint) will open sales for the 2018 World War I Centennial Silver Dollar and the World War I Centennial Silver Dollar and Medal Sets on January 17 at noon Eastern Time. Product information is…

United States Mint Releases Annual Special Occasion Coin Sets on January 11

WASHINGTON – The United States Mint will open sales for the 2018 versions of its popular special occasion sets starting on January 11, 2018, at noon Eastern Time (ET).

Designed to celebrate the arrival of a newborn, the 2018 United States Mint Birth Set (product code 18RD) features teddy-bear themed packaging with gender neutral colors. The set includes the following five proof-finish coins from the San Francisco Mint:

  • One Kennedy half dollar
  • One Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore Quarter – the first quarter of the year from the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program
  • One Roosevelt dime
  • One Jefferson nickel, and
  • One Lincoln penny

The coins are held in a presentation folder that contains space for the baby’s vital statistics, a personalized message, and a 3″ x 5″ photograph (photograph not included). The back of the folder displays the Certificate of Authenticity, while the coordinating slipcase displays the coins’ specifications. This set is priced at $19.95.

The 2018 United States Mint Happy Birthday Coin Set (product code 18RE) includes a presentation folder with the following five proof-finish coins from the San Francisco Mint:

  • One Kennedy half dollar
  • One Block Island National Wildlife Refuge Quarter – the last quarter of the year from the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program
  • One Roosevelt dime
  • One Jefferson nickel, and
  • One Lincoln penny

Emblazoned with red, gold, and silver balloons, the presentation folder holds the encapsulated coins in place while allowing visibility of both sides of the coins. The back of the folder displays the Certificate of Authenticity, while the back of the coordinating slipcase displays the coins’ specifications. This set is priced at $19.95.

A unique gift to celebrate any occasion, the 2018 United States Mint Congratulations Set (product code 18RF) consists of a presentation folder with a 2018-dated American Eagle Proof Silver Dollar bearing the “W” mint mark of the West Point Mint. The attractive folder allows visibility of both sides of the encapsulated coin. The back of the presentation folder displays the Certificate of Authenticity, while the back of the sleeve displays the coin’s specifications. This item is priced at $56.95.

The Mint accepts orders online at www.catalog.usmint.gov and at 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468). Hearing- and speech-impaired customers with TTY equipment may order at 1-888-321-MINT. Information about shipping options is available at www.catalog.usmint.gov/customer-service/shipping.html.

United States Mint Releases Annual Special Occasion Coin Sets on January 11

WASHINGTON – The United States Mint will open sales for the 2018 versions of its popular special occasion sets starting on January 11, 2018, at noon Eastern Time (ET). Designed to celebrate the arrival of a newborn, the 2018 United…

United States Mint Opens Sales for 2018 American Eagle Silver Proof Coin on January 4

WASHINGTON – The United States Mint will kick off the New Year with the release of the 2018 American Eagle One Ounce Silver Proof Coin (product code 18EA) on January 4, at noon Eastern Time (ET). Since its debut in…

United States Mint Releases 2018 Native American $1 Coin Reverse Design

WASHINGTON – The United States Mint (Mint) officially announced the reverse (tails) design of the 2018 Native American $1 Coin. The coin’s theme pays homage to sports legend Jim Thorpe.

The 2018 reverse design depicts Jim Thorpe, with the foreground elements highlighting his football and Olympic achievements. Inscriptions are “JIM THORPE,” “WA-THO-HUK” (Thorpe’s Sac and Fox tribe name), “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,” and “$1.” United States Mint Sculptor-Engraver Michael Gaudioso created the design.

Products containing the 2018 Native American $1 Coin are scheduled to go on sale on February 15, 2018.

Authorized by the Public Law 110-82, the Native American $1 Coin Program celebrates the important contributions made by Native American tribes and individual Native Americans to the history and development of the United States. The public law mandates that a reverse design, with an image emblematic of one important Native American or Native American contribution, be issued at a rate of once a year.

The obverse (heads) design of the Native American $1 Coin continues to feature the central figure “Sacagawea” carrying her infant son, Jean Baptiste. Inscriptions are “LIBERTY” and “IN GOD WE TRUST,” while the year, mint mark, and “E PLURIBUS UNUM” are incused on the coin’s edge.

George Rogers Clark National Historical Park Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin Goes On Sale December 5

WASHINGTON – The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2017 America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin™ honoring George Rogers Clark National Historical Park (product code 17AN) on December 5 at noon Eastern Time (ET).

The America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coins replicate the designs featured on the United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters®. This coin’s reverse (tails) depicts George Rogers Clark leading his men through the flooded plains approaching Fort Sackville. Inscriptions are “GEORGE ROGERS CLARK,” “INDIANA,” “2017,” and “E PLURIBUS UNUM.” The obverse (heads) design features the 1932 restored portrait of George Washington by John Flanagan.

Struck in .999 fine silver at the Philadelphia Mint, the America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coins are three inches in diameter and weigh five troy ounces. Each coin is encapsulated and accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity.

Pricing for this coin is set at $149.95. However, as with all United States Mint products containing precious metals, this price is subject to change.

Orders will be accepted at the Mint’s online catalog at https://www.catalog.usmint.gov/ or at 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468). Hearing- and speech-impaired customers with TTY equipment may order at 1-888-321-MINT. Visit us online for information about shipping options at https://catalog.usmint.gov/customer-service/shipping.html.

The current authorized mintage limit for both numismatic and bullion 2017 America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Coins for George Rogers Clark National Historical Park is 150,000 units.

2017 America the Beautiful Quarters George Rogers Clark National Historical Park Three-Coin Set™ Available Nov. 27

WASHINGTON – The United States Mint will open sales for the 2017 America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set™ honoring George Rogers Clark National Historical Park (product code 17AH) on November 27 at noon Eastern Time (ET). This set contains two…