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US Mint Gold Coin Prices Poised to Rise on Wed., Oct 14Expect the United States Mint to raise prices Wednesday, Oct. 14, on nearly two dozen collectible gold coins.

Current U.S. Mint pricing is based on a weekly average of London gold that’s within the range of $1,100.00 to $1,149.99 an ounce […]


US Mint Limits Weekly Silver Eagle Sales to 1 MillionUnited States Mint distributors this week can order up to 1 million American Eagle silver bullion coins. They can’t buy as many as they want because the U.S. Mint has rationed the 99.9% fine silver coins since temporarily running out of them in July.

One million a week has been a common limit, but it does mark a 7% reduction from last week’s supply of 1,075,000 coins […]


2015 LBJ Coin & Chronicles Set ImagesThe United States Mint this month will release its fourth and last Coin & Chronicle Set of the year, this one featuring Lyndon B. Johnson.

This year’s first two sets for Harry S. Truman and Dwight D. Eisenhower had limits of 17,000 and sold out within 15 minutes of their release. The third set for John F. Kennedy with its 50,000 limit took a bit more than two weeks before becoming unavailable […]


2015 Bombay Hook 5 Oz Silver Uncirculated CoinBombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge makes one of its last appearances on a United States Mint collectible product with today’s release of a 3-inch, 5-ounce silver coin depicting a design emblematic of the site in Delaware.

This brand new coin is the fourth of five this year and the 29th overall in the U.S. Mint’s series of America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coins […]


US Mint Sales: Bombay Hook Quarters Debut; JFK Set UnavailableNew America the Beautiful Quarters with a design emblematic of Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge in Delaware appear on this week’s sales report.

United States Mint products with circulating-quality Bombay Hook quarters launched last Wednesday, Sept. 30. Product options include rolls and bags of quarters struck in […]


2015 Bombay Hook Quarters Three-Coin SetToday, Oct. 6, the United States Mint released the 2015 Bombay Hook Quarters Three-Coin Set. Quarters of the set commemorate the national wildlife refuge in Delaware.

This latest America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set is the fourth one this year, and it is the 29th overall in the program […]

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US Mint Silver Eagle Allocation Rises to 1.075 MillionFor a second week in a row, the United States Mint increased its weekly allocation of American Eagle silver bullion coins. The agency has limited sales of the coins since their return after temporarily selling out in July.

This week’s allocation climbed 7.5% to 1,075,000 coins. Last week’s amount jumped […]

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US Mint Sales: Proof Silver Eagles RuleU.S. Mint sales held steady last week without the help of new coin releases. The biggest winner was the 2015-W Proof Silver Eagle. It more than doubled its prior weekly increase, jumping 19,132 to 561,212.

Last year’s proof Silver Eagle was right behind it, advancing 6,263 to 897,062 […]

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2015 Bombay Hook Quarters ReleaseAt noon Eastern Time today, Sept. 30, the United States Mint begins accepting orders for rolls and bags of America the Beautiful Quarters commemorating Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge in Delaware. This quarter is the fourth of five for 2015 and the 29th overall in the series.

Although Bombay Hook quarters launched into circulation on Sept. 14 and were ceremoniously introduced to the public on Sept. 18, many will buy them straight from the U.S. Mint […]


1964-2014 Proof 50th Anniversary Kennedy 50c Gold CoinThe United States Mint announced official sellouts of five collector products. The 2015 John F. Kennedy Coin & Chronicles Set wasn’t on the list but you’d expect it to get there with more than 96% ordered through a week ago Sunday.

Another Kennedy product was, the dual-dated 1964-2014 50th Anniversary Kennedy Half-Dollar Gold Proof Coin […]


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