Coin & Numismatic News

Gold, Silver Mixed; US Mint Bullion Coins AdvanceMost precious metals scored gains in their start to the new trading week. Gold was an exception, dipping to close at an almost one-week low.

Gold for December delivery slipped $4, or 0.3%, to settle at $1,263.70 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange […]


Canadian 2017 $20 Polar Bear CoinFor the first time, the Royal Canadian Mint produced and is selling a polar bear silver coin that uses diamond particles to recreate the glittering effect of daylight snow and ice.

Limited to 7,500 and struck in an ounce of 99.99% pure silver to collector proof quality, the bear’s Artic landscape appears to come to life when the coin is turned to catch the light […]


Gold Gains 1% on Week; US Mint Silver Eagle Sales SurgeGold and silver futures were little changed Friday but both marked a second straight week of gains.

Gold for December delivery on Friday added 20 cents to close at $1,267.70 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange […]

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2017 Reverse Proof Pegasus Silver Bullion Coin Hits 35% of Sales2017 Pegasus Silver Bullion Coins are selling fast, according to the Pobjoy Mint.

Produced on behalf of the British Virgin Islands in 1 ounce of .999 fine silver with designs in reverse proof, the Mint said two-week sales of the bullion piece reached 35% of the 50,000 mintage […]


Gold, Silver Futures Log First Declines This WeekGold and silver futures closed lower Thursday after three days of gains, pressured as the U.S. dollar rebounded. Gold slipped from a more than two-week high, trimming gains so far this week to about 1%.

Gold for December delivery dipped $2.40, or 0.2%, to settle at $1,267.50 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange […]


Canadian 2016 $2 Battle of the Atlantic Coin UnveiledEarlier today, Oct. 20, the Royal Canadian Mint unveiled a $2 circulation coin that commemorates the 75th anniversary of the Battle of the Atlantic.

A ceremony for the coin’s release was held aboard the HMCS Sackville, the last of 123 Canadian corvettes to sail in the Second World War […]


CCAC Applications Sought for Representing Interests of PublicThe U.S. Mint is accepting applications for an appointment to the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC).

Authorized by the enactment of Public Law 108-15, the CCAC’s main task is to advise the Secretary of the Treasury on theme or design proposals for U.S. coins and medals […]


Royal Mint Releases First Christmas CoinThe Royal Mint produced the United Kingdom’s first official Christmas coin, which is now being sold at face value.

Struck in about a half ounce of .999 fine silver to a brilliant uncirculated finish, the £20 for £20 coin features a nativity scene designed by Bishop Gregory Kenneth Cameron […]


Canadian 2017 $20 Coin Features Caribou Tracks Along EdgeA new Royal Canadian Mint coin features a mature caribou within Canada’s boreal forest. Adding to its appeal, caribou tracks are all along the coin’s edge.

Struck in an ounce of 99.99% pure silver and designed by Canadian artist Claudio D’Angelo […]


US Mint Sales: Reagan Coin & Chronicles Set DebutsCompared to last year’s Coin & Chronicles Sets, early sales are tepid for the final one in the series which includes collectibles featuring Ronald Reagan.

Released a week ago Tuesday, Oct. 11, the Reagan set logged first-day sales of 21,511. Another 3,382 sold over the next few days to lift its 6-day total to 24,893 […]


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