2014 Silver Coin for 100th Anniversary of Hockey CanadaA new $20 silver coin celebrates the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Canadian Amateur Hockey Association, the precursor to today’s Hockey Canada.

The coin’s official unveiling happened at the Fairmont Chateau Laurier, which also served as the association’s inaugural meeting one century ago [...]

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ANZAC Spirit Coin Depicts First ConvoyNew from the Perth Mint of Australia and its ANZAC Spirit 100th Anniversary Coin Series is a silver 50-cent piece remembering the first convoy to depart from Australia on November 1, 1914 to join Allied forces in the northern hemisphere.

Coins are composed of one-half ounce of 99.9% pure silver and, reflective of the centennial date, have a mintage limited to 1,914 [...]

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Gold Falls 2.1% and Silver Prices Tumble 4.9%Gold and silver prices dived Thursday, extending losses that began in after-hours trading on Wednesday when the Federal Reserved halted its stimulus program and signaled stronger confidence in the economy.

Erasing gains on the year, gold for December delivery tumbled $26.30, or 2.1%, to $1,198.60 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange [...]

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2015 March of Dimes Silver Dollar Designs UnveiledToday, Oct 30, 2014, the March of Dimes Foundation and the United States Mint revealed designs for the commemorative 2015 March of Dimes Silver Dollar.

Up to 500,000 of the silver dollars are authorized by the March of Dimes Commemorative Coin Act, Public Law 112-209, to celebrate the Foundation’s 75th anniversary [...]

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US Mint Sales: New Products Debut, Gold Coins Again StrongerTwo new products debuted in United States Mint sales stats this week, the 2014-W Proof American Platinum Eagle and the Roosevelt Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Medal Set.

Elsewhere, demand for most gold collectibles improved for a third straight week [...]

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Gold, Silver Drop After Fed Ends 6-Year QE ProgramGold closed lower Wednesday, and then dropped further when the Fed announced the end of its bond-buying program and signaled stronger confidence in the economy.

Gold for December delivery declined $4.50, or 0.4%, to settle at $1,224.90 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange. In later electronic trade, gold prices tumbled toward $1,211 an ounce [...]

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Kennedy Collection Scores 12-Hour Sales of 85,670Sales of the 2014 50th Anniversary Kennedy Half-Dollar Silver Coin Collections jumped out of the gate. Now, they’re not moving at lightning speed like the curved Baseball silver coins did in March, but they’re selling fast.

Released on Tuesday at noon, collectors gobbled up the set of four silver coins with 85,670 ordered by midnight. That’s 28.6% of the available [...]

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2014-W Proof Platinum Eagle Debut SalesSales kicked off Monday, Oct. 20, for the 2014-W Proof American Platinum Eagle. New figures from the United States Mint show collectors snapped up 3,341 by Sunday.

The sales start is the quickest in three years for the [...]

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Gold Inches Higher, US Mint Eagle Oct Sales Top SeptGold was little changed on Tuesday, rising a smidgen as many investors kept to the sidelines ahead of the Fed’s policy statement release on Wednesday.

Gold for December delivery added a dime to finish at $1,229.40 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange [...]

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50th Anniversary Kennedy Silver CollectionThe last of three United States Mint products to celebrate the semicentennial of the Kennedy half-dollar launches today at noon EDT for $99.95. With four silver coins in four different finishes and from each of the four U.S. Mint production facilities, this latest release is expected to quickly outsell the other two anniversary products combined.

Officially dubbed the 50th Anniversary Kennedy 2014 Half-Dollar Silver Coin Collection, encapsulated and held within its embossed faux leather folder are [...]

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