U.S. Coin Articles

  1. United States Mint to Include First-Ever “W” Mint Marked Nickels in 2020 Annual Sets

    United States Mint to Include First-Ever “W” Mint Marked Nickels in 2020 Annual Sets
    Updated 12/31/2020   The United States Mint has announced that it will include the first-ever nickels struck at the ...
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  2. United States Mint Producing 2020-W National Parks Quarters with V75 Privy Marks

    United States Mint Producing 2020-W National Parks Quarters with V75 Privy Marks
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  3. New American Eagle Design To Debut in 2021

    New American Eagle Design To Debut in 2021
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  4. Coins Released in 2019: A Year in Review

    Coins Released in 2019: A Year in Review
    2019 was an exciting year for coin collectors thanks to a mix of firsts from the United States Mint, commemorations of major anniversaries, and unique issues from abroad. Some of these coins are fascinating because of their numismatic significance, while others mark major historical events. A few even evoke powerful emotions from those who lived ...
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  5. Low Mintage 2019-S Enhanced Reverse Proof Silver Eagle from the United States Mint

    Low Mintage 2019-S Enhanced Reverse Proof Silver Eagle from the United States Mint
    Towards the end of the summer of 2019, with little fanfare the United States Mint added a product to its product schedule, a second 2019-dated Enhanced Reverse Proof American Silver Eagle following the one issued on July 3 as part of the U.S.-Canada ...
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  6. U.S Mint Continues American Liberty Series

    U.S Mint Continues American Liberty Series
    On August 15 the U.S. Mint will begin accepting orders for the latest products in its American Liberty series of $100, 1 oz. high relief gold coins ...
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  7. The Susan B. Anthony Dollar 40 Years After Its Debut

    The Susan B. Anthony Dollar 40 Years After Its Debut
    The story of modern U.S. dollar coins is mostly one of failure in terms of circulating issues and one of mixed results as a numismatic collectible. American consumers have largely rejected the coins for commerce, preferring to use the ...
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  8. John Mercanti: A Numismatic Legend

    John Mercanti: A Numismatic Legend
    When John M. Mercanti retired as the 12th Chief Engraver of the U.S. Mint, he had accomplished one of the most storied careers in the Mint’s history. He had served as an engraver –sculp ...
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  9. Mints Around the World Are Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Mission and the Moon Landing

    Mints Around the World Are Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Mission and the Moon Landing
    July 20, 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the famous day in 1969 when Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong stepped on to the surface of the moon, achieving a goal that had been dreamed about for centuries by astronomers and scientists.  This event has continued to capture the imagination of the world ever since. The ...
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  10. A First-Ever Numismatic Collaboration: 2019 Pride of Two Nations 2-Coin Set

    A First-Ever Numismatic Collaboration: 2019 Pride of Two Nations 2-Coin Set
    By Louis Golino This year American coin collectors will be able to celebrate July 4 – the day of American independence – with a new, limited-edition two-coin set that will be released the day before.  Canadians will also have a great way to mark Canada Day -- the July 1 holiday that used to be called Dominion Day. That is when ...
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