2016-P Cumberland Gap National Historical Park Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin and Presentation CaseCumberland Gap National Historical Park of Kentucky is the latest national site to be honored on a large format coin. Released by the United States Mint at noon ET today as part of the series of America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coins, it is composed from .999 fine silver to a diameter of three inches.

Cumberland Gap National Historical Park was established in 1940 and lies at the border between Kentucky, Virginia and Tennessee […]


US Mint Sales: Gold Coins Jump; Mercury Dime DipsMost of the U.S. Mint’s gold coins saw markedly higher sales last week, but the most talked about coin, the gold Mercury dime, actually posted a lower overall total.

The new 2016-W Mercury Dime Centennial Gold Coin had published sales last week of 122,510. After some consolidating, the U.S. Mint pulled that number down […]


Gold Retreats for Second Session on Profit TakingPrecious metals futures ended lower again on Wednesday. Gold logged a second day of losses after notching a 15-month high on Monday.

Gold for June delivery fell $17.40, or 1.4%, to settle at $1,274.40 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange […]


Gold Logs First Loss in Seven SessionsPrecious metals futures declined on Tuesday. Sliding from a 15-month high, gold’s loss was its first in seven sessions.

Gold for June delivery dipped $4, or 0.3%, to settle at $1,291.80 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange […]


US Mint Gold Coin Prices Expected to Rise Wed., May 4Expect United States Mint prices on gold collector coins to rise Wednesday by as much as $50 for every ounce of the gold they contain.

U.S. Mint policy is to set their prices based on a weekly average of London gold and the precious metal has firmly advanced to 15-month highs […]


Canadian 2016 Firefighter Coin Starts National Heroes SeriesColorful depictions of men and women who face danger in the line of duty appear on a new series of 99.99% pure silver coins from the Royal Canadian Mint.

Named the National Heroes Series, the first coin from the collection commemorates firefighters. It is available individually or as a part of a 4-coin subscription […]


2016 Australian Collector Coins for MayVariety is apparent again from the Perth Mint of Australia with new collector coins released for May. Subjects covered by the debuting strikes include a new gold proof Sovereign, two high relief kookaburra silver coins, a one kilo koala silver coin, and a colorful jaguar silver coin.

Also newly introduced are products related to the popular Star Trek entertainment franchise. This includes the Deep Space Nine Gold-Pressed Latinum Slip 1 oz Silver Gold-Plated Bar, a Spock Stamp & Coin Cover and a U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 Stamp & Coin Cover […]


Gold Marks New 15-Month HighGold futures moved higher on Monday, posting their highest settlement in 15 months and their six straight session advance.

Gold for June delivery added $5.30, or 0.4%, to end at $1,295.80 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange […]


Three-Coin Set of 2016 Cumberland Gap QuartersToday, May 2, the United States Mint launched its three-coin set of 2016 Cumberland Gap quarters for $9.95. Coins in the set commemorate the national historical park in Kentucky and feature a design on the reverse side that is emblematic of it.

This newest America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set is the second release this year and the 32nd overall in the series […]


Gold, Silver End April at 15-Month HighsPrecious metals soared on Friday as the U.S. dollar slumped to its weakest level in about 11 months. Gold and silver futures scored 15-month highs, advanced their winning streaks to five straight sessions, and surged for respective monthly gains of 4.4% and 15.2%. Silver’s double-digit increase was its biggest for a month since August 2013.

On Friday, gold for June delivery rallied $24.10, or 1.9%, to end at $1,290.50 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange […]