United States Mint’s First Palladium Proof Coin Goes on Sale on September 6

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WASHINGTON – The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2018 American Eagle One Ounce Palladium Proof Coin (product code 18EK) on September 6 at noon ET.

The palladium proof coin is the first collector version of the official United States Mint American Eagle One Ounce Palladium Bullion Coin introduced in 2017. Each coin contains one ounce of 99.95 percent palladium.

The obverse (heads) design of the coin features a high-relief likeness of “Winged Liberty” from the Mercury Dime obverse by Adolph Weinman. In keeping with the original coin, inscriptions are “LIBERTY,” “IN GOD WE TRUST,” “2018,” and Weinman’s initials.

The reverse (tails) design features a high-relief version of the 1907 American Institute of Architects Gold Medal reverse, also by Weinman, which includes an eagle and a branch. Inscriptions are “UNITED STATES of AMERICA,” “$25,” “1 OZ. Pd (the chemical symbol for Palladium) .9995 FINE,” and “E PLURIBUS UNUM.”

Each encapsulated coin arrives packaged in a gray leatherette presentation case with satin lining. A Certificate of Authenticity is included.

Pricing for the American Eagle One Ounce Palladium Proof Coin is determined according to the range in which it appears on the United States Mint’s (Mint) “Pricing of Numismatic Gold, Commemorative Gold, Platinum, and Palladium Products” table. Click here for the most current pricing information.

The Mint will accept orders at catalog.usmint.gov/ or 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468). Hearing- and speech-impaired customers with TTY equipment may order at 1-888-321-MINT. Information about shipping options is available at catalog.usmint.gov/customer-service/shipping.html.

The Mint has limited orders to one coin per household across all sales channels for the first 24 hours of sales, after which the Mint will remove the limit. This coin will not be available for purchase via the bulk program. The mintage and product limits are 15,000 units.

About the United States Mint
Congress created the United States Mint in 1792, and the Mint became part of the Department of the Treasury in 1873. As the Nation’s sole manufacturer of legal tender coinage, the Mint is responsible for producing circulating coinage for the Nation to conduct its trade and commerce. The Mint also produces numismatic products, including proof, uncirculated, and commemorative coins; Congressional Gold Medals; silver and bronze medals; and silver and gold bullion coins. Its numismatic programs are self-sustaining and operate at no cost to taxpayers.

Note: To ensure that all members of the public have fair and equal access to United States Mint products, the United States Mint will not accept and will not honor orders placed prior to the official on-sale date of Sept. 6, 2018, at noon ET.