Bombay Hook Quarter Ceremony, Coin Exchange and ForumThe 29th coin from the U.S. Mint’s series of America the Beautiful Quarters launches this month. Mark your calendar for Sept. 18. That’s when Delaware’s Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge quarter officially gets introduced.

A U.S. Mint-hosted coin forum will be held the night before the quarter ceremony and then a coin exchange right after it. These events are free and open to the public […]


Canadians Invited to Vote for 2017 Coin DesignsCanada turns 150 in 2017 and the Royal Canadian Mint will strike new designs on circulating 5-cent, 10-cent, 25-cent, loonie and toonie coins to celebrate the sesquicentennial.

In a contest dubbed My Canada, My Inspiration, Canadians last year were invited to submit designs for the 2017 coins and now the Mint is asking them to vote for their favorites […]


Gold Falls, Silver Rises for 6th Session; US Coins RiseGold futures ended at a one-week low Thursday, down for a second straight day and for their seventh loss in nine sessions. Silver, meanwhile, posted a sixth gain in a row.

Gold for December delivery declined $9.10, or 0.8%, to close at $1,124.50 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange […]


2015 JFK Coin & Chronicles Set ImagesIn about two weeks, the United States Mint will release its third Coin & Chronicle Set of the year, this one featuring John F. Kennedy. This year’s first two sets for Harry S. Truman and Dwight D. Eisenhower sold out within 15 minutes of their release. The third set, well, buyers will line up to get it too.

Its online product page is ready to go. The U.S. Mint this week published images and a full description of the limited-edition set in preparation for […]


Johnson Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Medal SetAt noon ET today, Sept. 3, the U.S. Mint released the last 2015-dated Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Medal Set. This newest collectible commemorates Lyndon B. Johnson, the 36th President of the United States, and his wife Claudia Taylor "Lady Bird" Johnson.

Produce for collectors and priced at $9.95, the set includes one uncirculated quality Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential $1 Coin and one Lady Bird First Spouse Bronze Medal […]


Gold Slips, Other Metals Gain; US Coin Sales RiseGold futures ended modestly lower Wednesday while silver extended its winning streak to five sessions in a row. Platinum and palladium also gained on the day.

Gold for December delivery turned down $6.20, or 0.5%, to settle at $1,133.60 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange […]


US Mint Sales: Lady Bird Johnson Gold Coins DebutLady Bird Johnson First Spouse Gold Coins are new to U.S. Mint sales boards. This week’s sales report also offers updates for the 2015 American $1 Coin and Currency Set and other popular numismatic products.

Lady Bird Johnson gold coins went on sale last Thursday, Aug. 27. Collectors in the early going claimed […]


2015 25c Haunted Canada Brakeman Coin Nearing SelloutA new Royal Canadian Mint 25-cent collectible coin that tells the tale of Vancouver’s headless brakeman is nearing a sellout.

Priced at CAD $29.95, or US $22.66, the 2015 25c Haunted Canada Brakeman coin just reached 93% of its maximum 15,000 mintage […]

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Gold Marks 1-Week High in September StartGold futures closed to a one-week high in their start to the new trading month on Tuesday as safe-haven demand climbed on the back of another day of sharp losses in U.S. stocks.

Gold for December delivery rose $7.30, or 0.6%, to settle at $1,139.80 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange […]


US Mint's American Eagle Bullion Sales Rally in AugustSummer months are usually humdrum for United States Mint bullion sales but they’ve been screaming along this year.

As far as Augusts go, there is no better one for American Silver Eagles and just three stronger for American Gold Eagles — in 1998 and 1999 when demand soared during the Y2K scare and in 2011. These are considerable marks for an aged American Eagle coin series that launched in 1986 […]