U.S. Coin Articles

  1. The Coin Design Process of the United States Mint

    The Coin Design Process of the United States Mint
    Most coin collectors know how a coin is physically struck, but what happens before the United States Mint begins production? This article will walk you through how the United States Mint generates exciting coin series after exciting coin series from conception to production! ...
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  2. This Month in U.S. Mint History: February

    This Month in U.S. Mint History: February
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  3. Top 5 Modern U.S. Coins

    Top 5 Modern U.S. Coins
    When it comes to modern U.S. coins, rarity as defined solely by a coin’s mintage usually matters less than the rarity of a particular coin relative to the other coins in its series. In addition, certain modern U.S. coins are always in demand even when they are not the lowest-mintage coins of their serie ...
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  4. The America the Beautiful Silver Quarter Series (2010-2021) in Retrospect

    The America the Beautiful Silver Quarter Series (2010-2021) in Retrospect
    Early in 2021, the America the Beautiful (ATB) series of quarters and 5-ounce silver versions of those quarters that began in 2010, will end with the release of the 56th and final coin for the Tuskegee Airmen National Historic ...
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  5. United States Mint Confirms 1986 and 1987 Bullion Silver Eagles were Struck at the San Francisco Mint

    United States Mint Confirms 1986 and 1987 Bullion Silver Eagles were Struck at the San Francisco Mint
    The United States Mint recently confirmed that all 1986 and 1987 bullion American Silver Eagles were struck at the fabled San F ...
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  6. What is a Mercury Dime?

    What is a Mercury Dime?
    The United States Mint struck the Winged Liberty Head or "Mercury" ...
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  7. What Nickels Are Silver?

    What Nickels Are Silver?
    While it is often overlooked in everyday commerce today, the nickel has one of the most fascinating histories of all those used in American history. Some numismatists consider the half dime,  which was the forerunner to the nickel, the first coin the ...
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  8. Collecting American Gold Eagles: Do You Have These Key Dates?

    Collecting American Gold Eagles: Do You Have These Key Dates?
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  9. CFA and CCAC Recommend Different Reverse Designs for 2021 American Silver and Gold Eagles

    CFA and CCAC Recommend Different Reverse Designs for 2021 American Silver and Gold Eagles
    In mid-2021, the reverses of the U.S. Mint's two flagship coin programs and the most iconic modern U.S. coins – the American Sil ...
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  10. First-Ever Privy Marked Silver and Gold Eagles Mark 75th Anniversary of World War II

    First-Ever Privy Marked Silver and Gold Eagles Mark 75th Anniversary of World War II
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