2014 Kennedy Half-Dollar Clad Set Logs 4-Day Sales of 84,593Collectors over the weekend picked up 14,619 more 2014 Kennedy Half-Dollar Uncirculated Coin Sets, lifting their four-day sales total to 84,593.

The set was released by the United States Mint on Thursday, July 24, and costs $9.95 [...]

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Gold Backs Below $1,300; Silver Edges HigherGold slipped to below $1,300 an ounce Tuesday with demand dipping on a stronger U.S. dollar.

Gold for August delivery settled down $5, or 0.4%, to $1,298.30 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange [...]


1964 Kennedy Portrait Returns for 2014 50th Anniversary CoinsThis article describes how the U.S. Mint restored the original portrait design on 1964 Kennedy Half-Dollars for 2014 50th Anniversary Kennedy Half-Dollars in .9999 fine gold, .900 fine silver and copper-nickel clad.

This year’s 50th anniversary Kennedy half-dollars bear the vintage Gilroy Robert’s portrait of President John F. Kennedy, a design for inaugural 1964 halves that was "lost" over the years following a number of revisions [...]


US Mint Survey to Inquire about Low Denomination CoinsA survey will soon be conducted for the United States Mint to hear about the public’s use and perception of U.S. circulating coinage.

Special emphasis will be directed toward the use off low denomination coins, according to a U.S. Mint noticed published earlier this month on the Federal Register [...]


Rare 1787 Brasher Doubloon at ANA World's Fair of MoneyCollectors attending the upcoming 2014 Chicago ANA World’s Fair of Money in Rosemont, Ill. will have the opportunity to see a 1787 Brasher Doubloon, Monaco Rare Coins has announced.

Graded NGC MS63, the 787 Brasher Doubloon is the finest certified of the seven known examples [...]


Gold Steady, American Eagle Bullion Coins Rise SlightlyGold ended flat to start the new trading week on Monday, staying above $1,300 an ounce yet still headed for a July decline.

Gold for August delivery ended at $1,303.30 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange [...]


Billions in Gold, Treasures of History at West Point MintDid you know that there is gold near the banks of the Hudson River in New York? And we’re not talking about a little bit of gold dust left in a creek bed, but tons of the precious metal.

Secured inside vaults of the United States Mint facility in West Point are thousands of bars of gold [...]


Photos of 2014-W Reverse Proof Kennedy Half-Dollar Silver CoinsIt’s a safe bet to assume that the most sought 50th Anniversary Kennedy Half-Dollar product will be this fall’s release of the 2014 Kennedy Half-Dollar Silver Coin Collection with its four 90% silver coins for $99.95.

Better than clad and cheaper than gold, collectors like silver. The set has that times four with the added lure of coins bearing varying finishes and struck from all U.S. Mint production facilities [...]


Trip to West Point Mint Over... Upcoming ArticlesOur trip last week to the U.S. Mint at West Point was fantastic. We met the management teams, watched employees work their magic, saw 2014 50th Anniversary Kennedy half-dollars made and scored our names on walls of a vault where thousands of silver and gold bullion bars are held.

We’ll publish several stories about our visit. The early ones will focus on [...]

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Gold Logs 0.5% Weekly Loss, US Mint Silver Coin Sales UpGold recovered from a three-session losing streak Friday, trimming its weekly loss to 0.5% and ending above $1,300 an ounce after dropping from the key level on Thursday.

United States Mint bullion coins divided from a week ago with sales 62.1% lower for gold coins but 3.8% higher for silver coins [...]