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Gold Hits 2014 Low, US Coin Sales at Multi-Month HighsGold settled at its lowest price this year and logged its third straight weekly decline. Other precious metals also dropped on the day and week.

Conversely, physical demand for gold and silver surged. United States Mint weekly bullion sales were the highest in more than four months for silver coins and the best for gold coins since the 2014-dated versions launched in early January [...]

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American Silver Eagle Production at West Point MintOn our recent visit to the United States Mint at West Point, my brother Mike and I were given the opportunity to witness a lot of the operations. Truth be told, our initial excitement centered on the production of 2014 50th Anniversary Kennedy half-dollars.

Speaking for myself, I was also in awe at the vault of about $2 billion in gold and silver bars. Still, another aspect of the West Point Mint that caught my attention was the production of bullion American Silver Eagles [...]

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US Coin Production in August, Great Sand Dunes Quarter MintagesFor the first time in seven months and for only the second time this year, United States Mint in August struck fewer than 1 billion coins for circulation.

That’s not too eyebrow-raising since August is typically tepid for coin production, one of the slowest months of a given year [...]


US Mint Sales: Coin Covers and Coin Sets DebutNew $1 coin covers, quarters sets and annual uncirculated sets sparked interest and helped buoy sales across other United States Mint products.

Sales gains widened with 91 older products outperforming their prior weekly sales compared to 56 previously [...]


US Mint Numismatic Gold Coin Prices May DeclineUnited States Mint numismatic gold coin prices are poised for reductions Wednesday, keeping them better aligned with falling gold.

Wednesdays are when the U.S. Mint averages recent London gold Fix prices to determine if there’s the need to lower or raise its product pricing [...]


2014 Presidential $1 Four-Coin Sets from Denver and PhiladelphiaToday, Sept. 16, the United States Mint began selling its annually issued Presidential $1 Four-Coin Sets. Like past sets, buyers have options of two products. One is with coins struck at the Philadelphia Mint and one is with coins produced at the Denver Mint.

In each are circulating quality examples of this year’s dollars featuring portraits of [...]


2014 Great Sand Dunes 5 Oz Silver Uncirculated Coin ReleasedGreat Sand Dunes National Park makes one of its final appearances on a collectible product with today’s United States Mint release of a three-inch, five ounce silver coin bearing a reverse design emblematic of the site in Colorado.

New from the U.S. Mint is the 2014-P Great Sand Dunes silver coin, the fourth issue of the year and the 24th overall from the series of America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coins [...]

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5 Oz Coins, $1 Sets, US Mint Visits, and Popular Coin NewsThis week the United States Mint will introduce two products. Up first, on Monday, is the 2014-P Great Sand Dunes National Park Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin for $154.95. Then on Tuesday comes 2014 Presidential $1 Coin Sets from Philadelphia and Denver for $12.95 each.

We’ll offer coverage on these releases, new world mint coins, plus stories about our recent trips to the West Point Mint and San Francisco Mint [...]


2015 US Marshals Service Gold, Silver and Clad Coin DesignsFinal designs for the 2015 U.S. Marshals Service 225th Anniversary Commemorative Coins have been released by the United States Mint.

U.S. Mint Deputy Director Richard A. Peterson joined U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and U.S. Marshals Service Director Stacia Hylton to officially reveal images for the three commemorative coins in gold, silver and clad [...]


Medals Honor Fallen Heroes of September 11, 2001Men and women who perished as a result of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 were posthumously honored Wednesday with the presentation of three Congressional Gold Medals.

Authorized under the Fallen Heroes of 9/11, Public Law 112-76, each bears a unique design honoring the remembered fallen at the World Trade Center in New York, at the Pentagon in Virginia, and from Flight 93 in rural Pennsylvania. The United States Mint also struck bronze replicas of the medals for the public [...]


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