Gold Rises 1% on Week; Silver Posts 6.3% Weekly IncreaseGold and silver futures declined Friday but the pair still scored their second straight weekly increase. Palladium declined on the day and for the week. Platinum, meanwhile, advanced for both.

Gold for August delivery shed $1.40, or 0.1%, to settle at $1,426.70 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange […]

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Neil Armstrong's Apollo 11 Flown Gold Medal Sells For $2 MillionAn extremely rare gold medal graded by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC) that traveled on the Apollo 11 mission to the moon realized $2,055,000 at an auction held on the mission’s 50th anniversary.

It is one of the highest prices ever paid for a medal, and it is the highest price realized to date for any item from the Armstrong Family Collection™, which comprises items saved by astronaut Neil Armstrong and his immediate family members […]

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Giant Leap Print From Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Series LaunchesThe Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) released today its 2019 Giant Leap Engraved Print, the third and final card from its Apollo 11 50th Anniversary collection. Each of the prior engravings is no longer available.

The series celebrates the semicentenary of the first manned Moon landing on July 20, 1969 […]

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Gold Logs Another 6-Year High; Silver Marks 1-Year HighMost precious metals gained Thursday. Gold settled at a fresh, more than six-year high while silver closed at a more than one-year high.

Gold for August delivery gained $4.80, or 0.3%, to settle at $1,428.10 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange. The settlement was the highest since May 13, 2013 when the yellow metal ended at $1,434.30 an ounce […]

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US Mint Sales: Apollo 11 Gold Coins Near 80% of MaximumApollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coins saw their second best weekly sales since early March, the latest figures from the United States Mint show.

The suite of collectibles logged new sales of 4,791 coins, led by the proof Apollo 11 Silver Dollar which advanced 2,555 from a week earlier. The silver dollar was the U.S. Mint’s third strongest weekly seller […]

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Gold Ends Above 6-Year High; Silver Closes Near 5-Month HighPrecious metals futures gained Wednesday. Silver finished near a five-month high and gold closed at a more than six-year high.

Gold for August delivery tacked on $12.10, or 0.9%, to settle at $1,423.30 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange. The settlement was the highest since May 14, 2013 when the precious metal ended at $1,424.50 an ounce […]

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U.S. Mint Considering Colorized CoinsAdding some color to U.S. commemoratives is under consideration, the United States Mint revealed during a Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee meeting Wednesday to review candidate designs for the 2020 Basketball HOF Coins.

The U.S. Mint has never added color to coins. The final Basketball coin designs would play a large part in driving an eventual decision […]

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2020 Basketball Commemorative Coin Design CandidatesThe United States Mint unveiled proposed designs for upcoming dome-shaped Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coins.

As directed by Public Law No: 115-343, the U.S. Mint in 2020 will issue $5 gold coins, silver dollars and clad half dollars in recognition of the 60th anniversary of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame […]

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Gold Dips 0.2%; Silver Marks 20-Week HighPrecious metals futures finished mixed Tuesday with silver and platinum closing higher and gold and palladium ending lower. Silver scored its best settlement in twenty weeks.

Gold for August delivery declined $2.30, or 0.2%, to settle at $1,411.20 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange […]

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Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Currency Set LaunchesThe Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) today at noon EDT began selling its Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Currency Set for $85.95.

The anniversary set contains an uncirculated $50 with a serial number beginning with "1969" and an engraved print of the iconic "Buzz Aldrin on the Moon" photograph […]

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