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2017-W Proof American Platinum Eagle Poised for 10,000 Sell-Out?Is a sell-out in the works for the 20th anniversary 2017-W Proof American Platinum Eagle? It now seems possible.

Buyers scooped up another 2,084 coins during its first full week of release, lifting its 11-day sales total to 8,044 coins for 80.4% of the allotted 10,000 mintage […]

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U.S. Coin Production Nears 7.6B in First Half of 2017U.S. coin production quickened in June for a second month in a row as United States Mint facilities in Philadelphia and Denver struck over 1.2 billion coins for circulation, the most since March.

In the first half of 2017, the U.S. Mint manufactured nearly 7.6 billion coins. That’s a sizable tally, but it’s tracking for a second slower year after production peaked in 2015 […]

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US Mint Sales: 2017 Silver Proof Set and 2016 Silver Eagles RetreatThis week’s sales report from the United States Mint includes first results of the 2017-W Proof 20th Anniversary American Platinum Eagle. As discussed earlier, the platinum piece logged four-day sales of 5,960 coins. It was the U.S. Mint’s best weekly seller.

Elsewhere, the report shows some sizable sales reductions. Nine products saw reduced totals […]

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2017-W Proof Platinum Eagle Sales at 5,960The 20th anniversary proof American Platinum Eagle didn’t score a quick sellout like those from the last two years, but more than half of the possible 10,000 are gone.

Ordering opened July 6 for the 1-ounce, .9995 platinum coin. Its first-day sales reached 5,230 coins. Another 730 sold through July 9 […]

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2017 Ozark Riverways 5 Oz Silver Uncirculated Coin ReleasedSilver enthusiasts take note. The U.S. Mint just released the 2017-P Ozark Riverways Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin.

Composed of five ounces of .999 fine silver, the 3-inch coin has a reverse design emblematic of Ozark National Scenic Riverways (www.nps.gov/ozar). The national park was established in 1964 to preserve 134 miles of the Current and Jacks Fork Rivers in the Ozark Highlands of southeastern Missouri […]

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US Mint Sales: 2017 Uncirculated Silver Eagle and Ozark 3-Coin Set DebutDemand increased last week for U.S. Mint collector products following two straight weeks in which they made rather lethargic sales gains.

Two new products supported stronger advances — the 2017-W Uncirculated American Silver Eagle and the 2017 Ozark Riverways Quarters Riverways Three-Coin Set […]

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2017-W Proof American Platinum Eagle Celebrates 20th AnniversaryCommemorating two decades since the annual series debuted, the United States Mint’s 20th anniversary 2017-W $100 Proof American Platinum Eagle goes on sale today, July 6, at noon ET.

In 1997, the U.S. Mint introduced .9995 fine Platinum Eagles in investor bullion and collector proof editions. Both types shared common designs until 1998 when the proof started its run of annually changing reverses. This year’s anniversary edition departs from […]

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Platinum Eagle, Ozark 5 Oz, Anniversary Set and Ellis Island QuartersSummer months are among the slowest of the year for United States Mint product releases. This year appears typical in that regard. The U.S. Mint needed to set aside only four days for launches in July and August. With that being said, there are anniversary products scheduled that are not only unique for each month but also for any year.

Products for July include the 20th anniversary edition of the proof American Platinum Eagle and an uncirculated 5-ounce silver coin honoring Ozark National Scenic Riverways in Missouri […]

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US Mint Numismatic Gold Coin Prices Decline Wed., July 6In response to falling gold prices, the United States Mint at around 2:00 p.m. ET reduced prices on twenty-six numismatic gold products.

The agency’s collections of gold coins have prices that can change weekly depending on the trending value of gold […]

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Enhanced Uncirculated Set For U.S. Mint's 225th AnniversaryThe United States Mint recently unveiled images and information for a special set to be released Aug. 1 as a part of its 225th anniversary celebration.

Named the 225th Anniversary Enhanced Uncirculated Coin Set™, the product includes 10 coins made at the San Francisco Mint with each having an "S" mint mark. The set contains the following pieces […]

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