After eight days of outage and two product announcements, the US Mint on-line catalog is now working! The website went down on January 15, the same day that the Bald Eagle Commemorative Coin program goes on sale only to return in time for the sale of the 50 State Quarters Proof Set—available at noon today.
The Mint has not explained the reason for the outage. But considering how less than forthcoming they have been, they will be under the scrutiny of some form of oversight. Hopefully, this will be the last technical problem for the Mint for some time.