Gold Dips, Silver Flat; US Mint Coin Sales RiseSilver traded about flat Tuesday while gold, platinum and palladium logged mostly modest declines.

Gold for August delivery shed $7.60, or 0.6%, to finish at $1,306.30 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange [...]


Rare Peace Dollars from 1921 and 1922 Certified by PCGSProfessional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) has certified historic Peace dollars from the estate of Raymond T. Baker.

Baker, the U.S. Mint Director from March 1917 to March 1922, oversaw the introduction of the Peace dollar in 1921 and its transitional design changes [...]


Photos of 2014 Australian Kangaroo High Relief Silver CoinThe Perth Mint earlier this month started selling its latest annually issued 2014 Proof Australian Kangaroo High Relief Silver Coin.

We’ve covered new releases for a few years since the Perth started striking them in 2010. They’ve always caught my attention. This year I remembered to pick one up to see what I was missing [...]


Gold Rises 0.3%, Silver Advances 0.6%; US Mint Bullion Coins GainGold ended in positive territory Monday after dropping 2.1% last week. Silver also turned higher following its 2.7% weekly tumble.

Gold for August delivery picked up $4.50, or 0.3%, to close at $1,313.90 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange [...]


2014 Gold Kennedy Half-Dollar Purchases Limited by AgeIn-person purchases of the dual-dated 1964-2014 Proof Gold Kennedy Half-Dollar will be limited to those who are 18 and older, the United States Mint said in a brief memo sent to news media on Monday.

Collectors will have the opportunity to order the unique halves beginning on Aug. 5, 2014. Ordering on the 5th opens at [...]


Trip to West Point Mint Begins... Stay TunedThis week my brother Darrin and I are visiting the U.S. Mint at West Point. This will be Darrin’s first visit and my second. I was there last year for a media event that shined spotlights on the history of the site and its 75th anniversary.

One of the anticipated highlights for this latest trip is watching how 50th Anniversary 24K Gold Kennedy half-dollars are made [...]


Gold, Silver Fall on Week; US Mint Bullion Sales Rise SharplyGold snapped a two-session winning streak on Friday, dragging prices down more for the week.

United States Mint bullion coins rallied from a week ago with sales 93.3% higher for gold coins and 64.1% higher for silver coins [...]


US Mint 2015 24K Gold Ultra-High Relief Coin and Silver Medal?On Thursday, July 17, the U.S. Mint announced that the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will discuss a "potential 2015 24K Gold Ultra-High Relief Coin and accompanying silver medal."

The CCAC will hold the public meeting via teleconference at 3:00 p.m. (EDT) on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 [...]


2013 Proof Set Sells Out, Sales Top Prior YearSales ended this week for the 2013 Proof Set. The United States Mint tagged the set’s product page with "sold out" and added it to the "No Longer Available" section of its website.

The popularity of annual sets has been receding in recent years, although orders for the 2013 Proof Set topped those from 2012 [...]


2014 $2 New York and San Francisco Notes Available IndividuallyOn Tuesday, July 15, the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) started selling $2 notes individually and lifted its limit restrictions for the collection that groups them together in a set.

Now available without household ordering limits is the 2014 $2 Single Note Collection for $15.90 with quantities of 25 sets sold at a discount of $15 each [...]