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The different coin types

As well as the coins you use every day, the Mint makes coins you can collect and keep. Learn about all the different coin types.

Circulating coins 

Commemorative coins 

Investment Coins 

The striking standards

When your collection is ready to grow from circulating coins to uncirculating, it’s time to learn about striking standards.

The way a coin is struck affects its price and future value. The Mint strikes coins to the following standards.

The minting process

If you would like to learn more about the minting process, click here.