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American Eagle Proof and Uncirculated Coin Program

August 30, 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. In 1997 platinum proof coins were added to...

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...

Tell Us Your Coin Story!

September 22, 2017 - Are you a coin collector? We’d love to hear from you! The United States Mint is seeking your stories about coins and coin collecting for a new feature on our website called “Coin Stories.” Our first question… How do you...

Ellis Island Quarter Shines in the Garden State

September 1, 2017 - September 1, 2017 by Tracy Chavez The United States Mint and the National Park Service launched the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program New Jersey quarter honoring Ellis Island August 30. The ceremony took place on Ellis Island, the historic gateway...

Inside the Denver Mint: The Millionaire Calculating Machine

August 22, 2017 - August 22, 2017 If you visit the Denver Mint, you might meet a millionaire. But this millionaire isn’t a person, and it’s not a coin, either. It’s an object you might use every day in school or as an application...