U.S. Mint Strikes Over 1.25 Billion Coins for Circulation in AprilU.S. coin production picked up in April, topped one billion coins for a fourth straight month, and was quicker than a year ago, according to the latest round of manufacturing figures from the United States Mint.

In the headline monthly figure, U.S. Mint coining presses struck over 1.25 billion coins to mark gains of 18.9% from March and 42.7% from April 2018 […]

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Legend 32nd Regency Auction HighlightsLegend Rare Coin Auctions presented their 32nd Regency Auction, conducted as the official auction for the PCGS Members Show in New Orleans. Featuring over 630 lots, this auction included a separate session for silver dollars, held Wednesday, May 15, while type coins and gold were offered on Thursday, May 16.

Important collections were offered, including the Pug Collection, the Issaquah Estate, selections from the Vanderbilt Collection, the Wolverine Collection, the Northern Lights Collection of Proof Buffalo Nickels, and other very impressive properties from many different consignors […]

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Penny Costs 2.06 Cents to Make in 2018The price of producing U.S. coins for circulation climbed again last year, the United States Mint disclosed in its 2018 Annual Report. And also again, for a thirteenth straight year in fact, the unit cost for both cents and nickels remained above their face values.

The toll to make, administer and distribute the 1-cent coin was 2.06 cents in FY 2018 compared to 1.82 cents a year earlier, and cost for the 5-cent coin rose to 7.53 cents from 6.60 cents […]

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Gold Ends at 1-Week High, Silver Climbs 1.1%Precious metals divided Thursday. Gold and silver gained while platinum and palladium declined. Gold’s close was its best in a week.

Gold for June delivery tacked on $11.20, or 0.9%, to settle at $1,285.40 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange. The settlement was the highest since last Thursday, May 16 […]

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Gold, Silver and Palladium Log Modest Gains Wed., May 22Three of four major precious metals rose modestly in thin trading action Wednesday. Platinum was the outlier, dropping 1.2%. The metals were little changed in after-hour dealings following the release of the minutes from the FOMC’s last policy meeting.

Gold for June delivery rose $1, or less than 0.1%, to settle at $1,274.20 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange […]

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US Mint Sales: 2019 Uncirculated Coin Set DebutsThe recently released uncirculated 2019 Mint Set jumped out of the starting gate according to the latest sales figures from the United States Mint. The added bonus coin — the last of three premium 2019 "W’ cents — that comes with every set is doing its job of driving in more orders.

Released May 14 for $21.95, the set of 20 uncirculated coins from the Philadelphia and Denver Mints posted six-day sales of 161,598. That’s the best debut for the annually issued product since the set from 2012 […]

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Gold Settles Near Three-Week LowPrecious metals futures on Tuesday moved opposite of their direction on Monday as platinum gained and gold, silver and palladium fell. Gold finished at a nearly three-week low.

Gold for June delivery shed $4.10, or 0.3%, to settle at $1,273.20 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange. The settlement was the lowest since May 2 […]

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Shipwrecked "Supernova" 1857-S Double Eagle Realize $282,000The spectacular 1857-S Double Eagle, recovered in 2014 from the fabled S.S. Central America and nicknamed "Supernova" because of its amazing, unique natural toning, set a record price for any 1857 San Francisco Mint $20 gold coin in a public auction conducted by Legend Rare Coin Auctions (www.LegendAuctions.com) in New Orleans, Louisiana, May 16, 2019.

Described by Legend President Laura Sperber as "the most beautifully and amazingly colorful toned gold coin we have ever seen," the sunken treasure Double Eagle, graded PCGS MS67, sold for $282,000 […]

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Gold Edges Up From Two-Week LowPrecious metals futures ended mixed Monday with gold, silver and palladium climbing and platinum falling.

Gold for June delivery added $1.60, or 0.1%, to settle at $1,277.30 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange […]

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American Legion Silver Dollar and Medal Set ReleasedCommemorating the American Legion’s founding, the United States Mint today released the American Legion 100th Anniversary Proof Silver Dollar and Medal Set.

This set includes one 2019-P Proof American Legion Silver Dollar and one American Veterans Silver Medal — both struck in 99.9% silver at the U.S. Mint facility in Philadelphia. The silver dollar debuted earlier this year as part of the Mint’s American Legion Commemorative Coin Program. The silver medal is unique to the set […]

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