Gold Ends Week Near 3.5-Month High; US Mint Silver Coins JumpMost precious metals futures declined on Friday but rallied on the week. Gold and silver logged a third straight week of gains, with the former closing near a 3.5-month high and the latter just off from a 3-month high.

Gold for April delivery edged up 20 cents, or less than 0.1%, to end at $1,157.70 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange […]

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Shawnee Quarter Launch Ceremony HighlightsShawnee National Forest quarters were introduced to the public Thursday, Feb. 4, at a ceremonial event held in Southeastern Illinois College’s Deaton Gymnasium in Harrisburg, Illinois.

More than 1,300 packed into the gym for the official launch ceremony, including some 550 schoolchildren. After the ceremony, kids received a new, shiny Shawnee quarter for free while many adults swapped cash for $10 rolls of the new coin […]


"Predator" and "Call of the Wild" Canadian 2016 Bullion Coins LaunchInvestors and collectors have two new options when buying bullion coins, the Royal Canadian Mint revealed on Friday, Feb. 5. Featuring a leaping cougar and roaring grizzly bear, both coins were unveiled at this year’s World Money Fair in Berlin, Germany.

The Mint introduced its first coin from a new, four-coin "Predator" series. Featuring 1-ounce silver coins that are struck in […]


Ronald Reagan Birthday Bash to Unveil Coin DesignsOn Saturday, Feb. 6, officials from the United States Mint and the Ronald Reagan Foundation will unveil designs for the Ronald Reagan Presidential $1 Coin and Nancy Reagan First Spouse Coin. The event is one of several scheduled to celebrate the 105th anniversary of Ronald Reagan’s birthday.

Born in Tampico, Illinois on Feb. 6, 1911, Reagan served as the 40th President of the United States from 1981 to 1989 […]


Gold Highest Since Oct. 28, Silver Prices Best Since Nov. 5Precious metals advanced for a second straight session Thursday as the U.S. dollar retreated. Gold futures closed to a more than 14-week high while silver futures marked a fresh 3-month high.

Gold for April delivery gained $16.20, or 1.4%, to settle at $1,157.50 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange […]


US Mint Sales: 2016 Native American $1 Coins DebutSales started strong for this year’s Native American $1 Coin, according to the latest figures from the United States Mint.

The dollar series features annually changing designs with the¬†newest coin¬†commemorating the contributions of the Native American Code Talkers in World War I and World War II. […]


Canadian 2016 Coin Series Depict Wildlife ReflectionsIconic creatures of Canada take center stage in the Royal Canadian Mint’s new 2016 Reflections of Wildlife Fine Silver 3-Coin Subscription. Coins of the series feature an animal with their reflections uniquely cast in rippling water.

Each coin is composed in one-half ounce of 99.99% pure silver and is limited to 15,000 […]


Mark Twain Silver Dollar Sales at 43,600In roughly three days, sales of the new proof and uncirculated 2016-P Mark Twain Commemorative Silver Dollars totaled 43,600 coins, or 12.5% of their maximum 350,000.

The proof with its unique degrees of frosting is outselling the other silver dollar with its standard uncirculated finish by 2.6-to-1 […]


Gold, Silver Log 3-Month Highs; US Mint Bullion Sales RisePrecious metals rallied on Wednesday with gold and silver futures each closing at about three-month highs.

Gold for April delivery tacked on $14.10, or 1.3%, to end at $1,141.30 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange […]


New Release Dates for 2016 Quarters SetsThe United States Mint published new on-sale dates for their clad and silver proof sets of 2016 America the Beautiful Quarters.

Clad sets will return for sale on Feb. 23. They originally launched on Jan. 11 for $14.95 but soon had their sales suspended after a printing mistake was discovered on packaging […]