Mike Unser

US Mint Bullion Coin Sales Again Soar in JulyDemand usually slackens for United States Mint bullion coins during summer months. That has not been the case so far for this year.

Bullion coin sales soared for a second month in a row, U.S. Mint figures for July show, with American Gold Eagles the highest in 2-1/4 years and American Silver Eagles the best since January despite a nearly 3-week suspension in sales […]


2015 American Liberty HR Gold Coin Sales Hit 83.9% of MaxBuyers continue to scoop up 2015-W $100 American Liberty High Relief Gold Coins from the United States Mint. (See photos of the $100 coin.)

Sales of the one-ounce, .9999 fine gold coin climbed another 5,244 through the weekend, the U.S. Mint said, with 41,930 claimed as of midnight Sunday, Aug. 2 […]


2015 $100 American Liberty High Relief Gold Coin PhotosThis short article presents photos of the 2015-W $100 American Liberty High Relief Gold Coin and offers early sales comparisons against other modern U.S. gold coins.

Demand was in full swing. The United States Mint’s first-ever $100 gold coin leapt out of the sales gate on Thursday, July 30, with over 35,000 of the maximum 50,000 sold within the first four hours. Some buyers had their new coin in hand in less than 24 hours […]


American Liberty HR Gold Coin Sales Top 35,000 in 4 HoursThe United States Mint’s first-ever $100 gold coin is an official hit. New 2015-W $100 American Liberty High Relief Gold Coins are selling fast, with a waiting list for them now temporarily in effect. The coins will move to "Back Order" status soon, meaning more will be available.

Released today at noon, coin sales climbed over 64% of the 50,000 mintage in 2-1/2 hours and then topped 70% within 4 hours […]


2015 American Liberty High Relief Gold CoinMany collectors have looked forward to today. The United States Mint launches its one-ounce, 24-karat gold coin with high relief designs of Lady Liberty and an American eagle. It’s the Mint’s first-ever gold coin with a $100 face value.

Sales of the 2015-W $100 American Liberty High Relief Gold Coin kick off at noon EDT. Early ordering could be intense. The U.S. Mint is anticipating a high-level of […]


US Mint Sales: 2015 $1 Coin Uncirculated Set DebutsThe United States Mint introduced one collectible product last week, the 2015 Presidential $1 Coin Uncirculated Set with its eight dollars featuring Harry S. Truman, Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson.

Released on Tuesday, July 21, the set by Sunday reached sales of 22,150. That’s the quickest sales start […]


2015 JFK Coin & Chronicles Set Limited to 50,000New details have emerged for the 2015 John F. Kennedy Coin & Chronicles Set. The United States Mint on Tuesday sent media outlets a product description of the set which also revealed an increased limit to 50,000 units from the previously announced level of 25,000 units.

This year’s other sets, honoring Harry S. Truman, Dwight D. Eisenhower and Lyndon B. Johnson, have limits of 17,000 […]


2015 American $1 Coin & Currency Set Product InformationCollectors can look forward to another unique coin, and a more interesting dollar bill in this year’s American $1 Coin & Currency Set, according to new product information from the United States Mint.

Last year’s American $1 Coin & Currency Set introduced the first-ever enhanced uncirculated Native American dollar, and it was exclusive to the set […]


US Mint Gold Coin Prices May Decline on Wed., July 29There’s a chance on Wednesday, July 29, that the United States Mint will reduce prices on its line of collectible gold coins by as much as $50 for every ounce of gold they contain. The opening price of the highly-anticipated 2015-W $100 American Liberty High Relief Gold Coin will also get set on Wednesday.

The U.S. Mint cut pricing just last Wednesday, July 22, when the […]


Commemorative Coins Reform Act ReturnsLegislation was reintroduced in the U.S. House of Representatives that calls for an end in increasing prices on commemorative coins so their sales can benefit private organizations.

Common practice in legislation seeking commemorative coins is to include surcharges for each sale in amounts of $35 for every $5 gold coin, $10 for each silver dollar and $5 for every clad half-dollar […]