Mike Unser

US Mint Sales: New Products Debut, Gold Coins Again StrongerTwo new products debuted in United States Mint sales stats this week, the 2014-W Proof American Platinum Eagle and the Roosevelt Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Medal Set.

Elsewhere, demand for most gold collectibles improved for a third straight week [...]

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Kennedy Collection Scores 12-Hour Sales of 85,670Sales of the 2014 50th Anniversary Kennedy Half-Dollar Silver Coin Collections jumped out of the gate. Now, they’re not moving at lightning speed like the curved Baseball silver coins did in March, but they’re selling fast.

Released on Tuesday at noon, collectors gobbled up the set of four silver coins with 85,670 ordered by midnight. That’s 28.6% of the available [...]

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2014-W Proof Platinum Eagle Debut SalesSales kicked off Monday, Oct. 20, for the 2014-W Proof American Platinum Eagle. New figures from the United States Mint show collectors snapped up 3,341 by Sunday.

The sales start is the quickest in three years for the [...]

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50th Anniversary Kennedy Silver CollectionThe last of three United States Mint products to celebrate the semicentennial of the Kennedy half-dollar launches today at noon EDT for $99.95. With four silver coins in four different finishes and from each of the four U.S. Mint production facilities, this latest release is expected to quickly outsell the other two anniversary products combined.

Officially dubbed the 50th Anniversary Kennedy 2014 Half-Dollar Silver Coin Collection, encapsulated and held within its embossed faux leather folder are [...]

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50th Anniversary Kennedy Collection to Lead NewsMajor coin news this week will revolve around the 50th Anniversary Kennedy 2014 Half-Dollar Silver Coin Collection and its release by the United States Mint on Tuesday, Oct. 28.

Anticipation has been building for the set of four silver half-dollars. On Monday, we’ll publish an article that includes more than two dozen photos and [...]

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50th Anniversary Kennedy Half-Dollar Product Limits SetThe United States Mint has announced a 300,000 product limit for its upcoming four-coin 50th Anniversary Kennedy 2014 Half-Dollar Silver Coin Collection and a 200,000 product limit for its already released two-coin 50th Anniversary Kennedy 2014 Half-Dollar Uncirculated Coin Set.

In another bit of news, the U.S. Mint has upped the number of four-coin sets that are ready for shipping [...]

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2014-S Enhanced Uncirculated Kennedy Half-Dollar Laser TreatmentsA key coin within the four-piece 2014 50th Anniversary Kennedy Half-Dollar Silver Coin Collection is the 2014-S Enhanced Uncirculated Kennedy Half-Dollar.

We watched them getting made last month during our visit to the San Francisco Mint. An upcoming [...]

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US Mint Sales: Gold Coins Stronger, Hoover Set DebutsOn Thursday, Oct. 16, the United States Mint started selling Hoover Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Medal Sets. Holding an uncirculated quality 2014-P Herbert Hoover Presidential $1 Coin and a Lou Hoover First Spouse Bronze Medal, sales of the set opened at 399.

While unit levels weren’t exceedingly high, gold coins showed better strength. Fourteen of the [...]

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Jacqueline Kennedy First Spouse Gold Coin Mintage TripledThe United States Mint has announced mintage limits for next year’s First Spouse Gold Coins, keeping those honoring Elizabeth Truman, Mamie Eisenhower and Lady Bird Johnson at 10,000 like this year’s issues while boosting the two featuring Jacqueline Kennedy up to 30,000.

From 2011 to 2014, the U.S. Mint notes that sales of the 24-karat gold coins have been similar with fewer than [...]

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US Mint Sales: Core Sets and Silver Eagles LeadThe month-long dry spell for United States Mint product releases ends today with Hoover Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Medal Sets launching. Next week’s sales report will have it to talk about.

This week, it’s the basics once again. Core annual sets and Silver Eagles continued to lead sales, taking the top four selling spots [...]

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