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David J. Ryder Sworn in as 39th United States Mint Director

April 12, 2018 - WASHINGTON – Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin swore in David J. Ryder as the 39th United States Mint (Mint) Director today at the Main Treasury Building. Ryder also led the Mint as its 34th Director from September 1992 to November...

Holiday Coins

March 8, 2018 - by Brian Martin December 22, 2017 Around the world each year, people celebrate the holidays with a variety of different gift-giving traditions, several of which involve coins. The practice of putting gifts in a stocking, for example, dates back 1,700...

2017 Numismatic Forum: The Road Ahead

November 6, 2017 - by Sharon McPike Nov. 6, 2017 Approximately 70 industry leaders gathered at the United States Mint’s headquarters in Washington, DC, for the second annual Numismatic Forum held October 17. The purpose of the forum was to continue a look into...

American Eagle Proof and Uncirculated Coin Program

January 19, 2018 - The United States Mint produces proof versions of the American Eagle Coins for collectors. The American Eagle Proof program was introduced in 1986 with the sale of gold proof and silver proof coins. The term “proof” refers to a specialized...

Caring for Your Coin Collection

September 20, 2017 - To retain the value and aesthetic of your coin collection, proper care and storing are essential. Organizing Your Collection Tools to help you organize and care for your collection include: A high-quality magnifying glass for coin inspection A padded jeweler’s...

Get Started Collecting Coins

September 20, 2017 - It’s easy to start a coin collection. You can begin with coins that you already have on hand. Coin Terms Becoming a coin collector involves a common vocabulary. You’ll find basic coin terms in our coin term glossary. Coin Anatomy...