By CoinWeek News Staff….
According to Lateefah Simms, Public Affairs Specialist in the United States Mint’s Office of Corporate Communications, the Mint has officially sold out of the 2015 America the Beautiful Homestead National Monument five ounce silver bullion coin. As of March 31, www.usmint.gov shows a total bullion sales / mintage figure of 35,000 for the coin.
The next release in the America the Beautiful quarters bullion program–the 2015 Kisatchie National Forest five ounce silver bullion coin–goes on sale April 20.
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The United States Mint was created by Congress in 1792 and became part of the Department of the Treasury in 1873. It is the Nation’s sole manufacturer of legal tender coinage and is responsible for producing circulating coinage for the Nation to conduct its trade and commerce. The United States Mint also produces numismatic products, including proof, uncirculated, and commemorative coins; Congressional Gold Medals; and silver and gold bullion coins. The United States Mint’s numismatic programs are self-sustaining and operate at no cost to taxpayers.