Gold Ends Week at 10-Month Low, Silver Edges UpMarking their fifth straight week of losses, gold futures dropped to a more than 10-month low Friday as the U.S. dollar continued to rise against other world currencies.

Gold for February delivery declined $10.50, or 0.9%, to settle at $1,161.90 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange […]


2017 Native American $1 Dollar Design ImageThe United States Mint unveiled the one-year-only design that will appear on the reverse of next year’s 2017 Native American dollar.

Selected from among thirteen candidates, the winning design commemorates Sequoyah, a silversmith and inventor of the characters for reading and writing the Cherokee language […]


US Mint Sales: Unc. Silver Eagle; Congratulations Set DebutDemand for U.S. Mint collector products increased last week with 62% of them logging stronger sales, and that’s after a sharp uptick in orders from the previous week.

Advances were supported by Christmas shopping, the release of two new products — the 2016-W Uncirculated American Silver Eagle and the 2016 Congratulations Set, and by a U.S. Mint holiday brochure mailed to collectors […]


Gold Slips 0.4% As Dollar RalliesGold futures declined slightly Thursday, as the U.S. dollar rallied after showing some weakness on Wednesday.

Gold for February delivery shed $5.10, or 0.4%, to settle at $1,172.40 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange […]


2016 Fort Moultrie 5 Oz Silver Uncirculated CoinAnother series from the United States Mint comes to a close for the year with today’s release of the 2016-P Fort Moultrie Uncirculated Five Ounce Silver Coin. It appears as the final 2016-dated issue from the U.S. Mint’s America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin™ Program and it is the thirty-fifth in the series overall.

Shown on the reverse (tails side) is a design emblematic of Fort Moultrie which is part of Fort Sumter National Monument of South Carolina […]


Gold Rises 0.6% and Silver Jumps 2.8% as Dollar WeakensGold futures on Wednesday reclaimed most of their losses in the past two days as the U.S. dollar gave back some gains.

Gold for February delivery gained $7.40, or 0.6%, to settle at $1,177.50 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange […]


Order Deadline for US 2016 Commemorative CoinsWith the New Year quickly approaching, the United States Mint is starting to remind customers about products that are going off sale.

Beginning at noon ET on Dec. 29, the U.S. Mint will no longer sell 2016-dated commemorative coins […]


American Silver Eagle 2016 Annual Sales End at 37.7MThe United States Mint sold the last of the 2016-dated American Eagle silver bullion coins on Tuesday, Dec. 6. Their annual total ended at 37,701,500 coins, ranking 2016 as the fifth best sales year. U.S. Mint bullion distributors will now have to wait about a month for more since next year’s edition doesn’t launch until Jan. 9.

Silver Eagle sales ran at a record pace through the first five months of this year, slowed to a jog in June, and then walked in the summer months […]


Precious Metals Decline; US Mint 2016 Bullion Coins Selling OutPrecious metals fell in tandem Tuesday. Gold futures ended lower for the the fifth time in six sessions, and neared a 10-month settlement low.

Gold for February delivery dropped $6.40, or 0.5%, to finish at $1,170.10 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange […]


US House Approves Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative CoinsThe U.S. House on Monday, Dec. 5, overwhelming passed legislation that would authorize the United States Mint to strike curved coins for 2019 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the first manned landing on the moon.

Named the Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act and numbered H.R.2726, the bill seeks of […]