Gold, Silver and US Mint Bullion Coin Demand Soars in JanuaryGold rebounded Friday but not by enough to sling prices into the black for the week. Still, the yellow metal scored a 7.5% monthly gain, the most for a month since January 2012.

Gold for April delivery on Friday rallied $23.30, or 1.9%, to settle at $1,279.20 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange […]

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US Marshals Commemorative Coin First Day Sales Hit $8.4MThe United States Mint has announced early sales of the 50c clad, silver dollar and $5 gold 2015 US Marshals Service 225th Anniversary Commemorative Coins.

The series of seven products with six different collectible coins that celebrate the anniversary of America’s first federal law enforcement agency launched on Thursday, Jan. 29, at noon ET. By midnight […]

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2015 March of Dimes Silver Dollar ImagesThe United States Mint on Thursday released images of the March of Dimes Silver Dollar, the second commemorative coin program of 2015 that was authorized by Public Law 112-209 to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the March of Dimes.

Up until now, only line-art images of the dollar had been available. Those were revealed late last year following the end of a selection process that included reviews of 40 proposed designs […]

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Gold and Other Precious Metals Dive; US Coins GainPrecious metals futures tumbled Thursday with gold posting the biggest loss in 13 months and silver falling the most in 19 months.

Gold for April delivery tumbled $31.30, or 2.4%, to end at $1,255.90 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange […]

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2015 US Marshals Service Commemorative Coins for 225th AnniversaryNow’s the time to get $5 gold, $1 silver and 50c clad commemorative coins honoring the 225th anniversary of the United States Marshals Service, America’s oldest federal law enforcement agency.

Produced and sold by the United States Mint, buying options include 7 different collectible products that have discounted introductory prices ranging from $13.95 to $473.60 […]

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US Mint Sales: 2014 & 2015 Proof Silver Eagles Most PopularA lack of brand new releases often makes for a kind of humdrum U.S. Mint sales report. That’s what we have here.

Pretty typical during these times, proof Silver Eagles and annual sets led sales. A testament in strength to the Mint’s American Eagle program is seeing weekly sales of the now more than one-year old […]

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PCGS Introduces Digital Coin AlbumsProfessional Coin Grading Service has created a stylish way to display, enjoy and share your PCGS Set Registry® coins without having to pull them from storage.

It’s called the PCGS Digital Coin Albums, and as the name suggests, it presents your collection online in an attractive format that looks like a coin album […]

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Gold Slips 0.5%, Silver Near Flat; US Mint Coin Sales RiseGold slipped in the mid-week trading session Wednesday, pressured by strength in the U.S. dollar, but was little changed after the release of the monthly FOMC policy statement.

Gold for February delivery shed $5.80, or 0.5%, to close at $1,285.90 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange […]

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2015 High Relief Gold Coin and Silver Medal Designs ReviewedDesign reviews and recommendations are in for the 2015 High Relief Gold Coin and 2015 High Relief Silver Medal, one-year issues planned by the United States Mint based on the success of the 2009 $20 Ultra High Relief Double Eagle.

Last week the United States Mint published design candidates for the two high reliefs. Both collectibles will share the same basic designs, with the […]

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Free Coin and Currency Appraisals at Dallas Show, Feb 26 - Feb 28Do you need your old coins or banknotes appraised? If you’re in the Dallas area from Feb. 26 to Feb. 28, you may want to stop in at the Dallas Rare Coin and Paper Money Show, sponsored by the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG).

PNG says many of the 50 dealers participating at the show will offer informal appraisals for free […]

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