Roosevelt Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Medal SetToday, Oct. 21, the United States Mint released the latest addition to its series of Presidential $1 Coin and First Spouse Medal Sets. The set honors the 32nd President of the United States, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and his wife, Eleanor.

This product comes with one uncirculated quality FDR Presidential $1 Coin and one Eleanor Roosevelt First Spouse Bronze Medal [...]

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1990-2015 Kookaburra Silver Bullion Coin DesignsIn 1990, the Perth Mint introduced Australian Kookaburra silver bullion coins, a 99.9% pure silver series that would become one of the world’s most popular by featuring annually changing Kookaburra reverses.

To celebrate 25 years of coins, the 2015 Australian Kookaburra silver bullion coin features the original design from 1990 [...]

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Gold and Other Precious Metals RiseGold, silver and other precious metals settled higher to start the new trading week on Monday.

Gold for December delivery advanced $5.70, or 0.5%, to close at $1,244.70 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange [...]

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2014-W Proof American Platinum Eagle Coin2014-W Proof American Platinum Eagle Coins for collectors are now available. They may be ordered directly from the United States Mint at catalog.usmint.gov for $1,600. Thanks to falling precious metals, the price is $200 less than when last year’s coin debuted.

Platinum Eagles are composed of one ounce of 99.95% fine platinum. Mintage for this year’s proof coin is [...]

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Platinum Eagle, FDR Sets, and Popular Coin NewsThis week the United States Mint will introduce three products. Up first, on Monday, is the 2014-W Proof Platinum Eagle from West Point for $1,600.

On Tuesday comes Roosevelt Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Medal Sets from Philadelphia for $9.95. Then on Thursday [...]

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Gold, Silver Mark Second Weekly Gain; US Mint Coin Sales EaseGold finished lower for a second straight session Friday yet scored a second weekly gain after dropping in the prior five.

Gold for December delivery shed $2.20, or 0.2%, to settle at $1,239 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange [...]

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2014 Lake Michigan Silver Coin Fourth in Canadian Great Lakes SeriesOffered as the fourth release from the Royal Canadian Mint’s Great Lakes series is the proof 2015 Lake Michigan 1 oz Fine Silver Coin. Eighty-three percent have already sold.

Mintage of the 99.99% fine silver piece is limited to 10,000 and like others of the series, each bears an interpretation of a bathymetry map of a lake — for this coin, Lake Michigan [...]

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Jacqueline Kennedy First Spouse Gold Coin Mintage TripledThe United States Mint has announced mintage limits for next year’s First Spouse Gold Coins, keeping those honoring Elizabeth Truman, Mamie Eisenhower and Lady Bird Johnson at 10,000 like this year’s issues while boosting the two featuring Jacqueline Kennedy up to 30,000.

From 2011 to 2014, the U.S. Mint notes that sales of the 24-karat gold coins have been similar with fewer than [...]

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Gold and Silver End Lower for First Time in Four DaysGold prices snapped a three-session winning streak on Thursday, sliding slightly from the prior-day when gold closed at a five-week high. Silver and other precious metals also retreated.

Gold for December delivery slipped $3.60, or 0.3%, to end at $1,241.20 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange [...]

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US Mint Urges Customers to Reset Account PasswordToday, Oct. 16, the United States Mint sent out another memo that urges customers, if they haven’t done so already, to reset their account password for shopping at catalog.usmint.gov.

The U.S. Mint’s new website and order system, which launched October 1, requires all account holders to reset their password when logging on for the first time [...]

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