John Paul II Commemorative Coins in Gold and SilverTwo new Royal Canadian Mint coins commemorate the life achievements and canonization of Pope John Paul II, one of the most influential people of the twentieth century.

2014 Pope John Paul II commemorative coins in gold and silver share reverse designs honoring the 264th pope, and are now available in limited mintages [...]


Gold, Silver Fall on Week; US Mint Bullion Coins QuickenGold prices fell Thursday, logging declines in two of the last three sessions to end the holiday-shortened trading week below $1,300 an ounce.

Gold for June delivery retreated $9.60, or 0.7%, to close at $1,293.90 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange [...]

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Queen Hands Out Royal Maundy Money at Blackburn CathedralContinuing a Christian tradition that dates back centuries, Queen Elizabeth II marked Holy Thursday today, April 17, 2014, by handing out Maundy money during a ceremony held at Blackburn Cathedral in Lancashire, England.

This year 88 men and 88 women received the coins in two separate purses as part of the Royal Maundy Service [...]


US Mint Sales: Coolidge $1s, Quarters Sets and Other Products DebutCollectors spent money quicker for a range of U.S. Mint products featuring three new coins but moved a smidgen slower in buying a new set of quarters, according to the latest sales figures published by the bureau.

New to this week’s sales tables are nine products that showcase Calvin Coolidge Presidential $1 Coins, Shenandoah National Park Quarters, an American Silver Eagle in uncirculated quality and Great Smoky Mountains National Park in five ounces of silver [...]


Gold and Silver Rise; US Mint Bullion Coins Gain WidelyGold prices edged 0.2% higher Wednesday after plummeting 2% in the previous session.

Gold for June delivery rose $3.20 to settle at $1,303.50 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange. The precious metal traded from a low of $1,293.50 to a high of $1,307.10 [...]


2014 Uncirculated Silver Eagle Sales Debut at 106,349Collector demand opened stronger this year for the annually issued uncirculated American Silver Eagle.

Released on Thursday, April 10, the 2014-W Uncirculated Silver Eagle notched sales of 106,349 by Sunday, April 13.

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Stack's Bowers Hong Kong Auction Tops $7M in Numismatic SalesStack’s Bowers Galleries realized over $7 million in rare coins, banknotes and other numismatic items in its April 2014 Hong Kong Showcase Auction.

A 1949 Kweichow 50 Cent commanded the highest price at $358,500, more than double the pre-auction estimate. A 1949 Kweichow 20 Cent followed, realizing $334,600 [...]


2014-P Great Smoky Mountains 5 Oz Silver Coin Nears SelloutThe United States Mint is on a sellout roll with its numismatic products.

The Mint’s curved baseball coins in gold and silver have sold out and its latest five ounce America the Beautiful silver uncirculated coin for Great Smoky Mountains National Park is poised to join them [...]


2014 Proof Gold Eagle Coin Prices May RiseThere’s a chance of price increases for a range of numismatic gold coin products sold by the United States Mint.

These include the newly released 2014-W Proof Gold Eagles and the older 2013-W First Spouse Gold Coins [...]


US Mint Sales of Baseball Coins as of April 13, 2014The latest round of U.S. Mint sales figures has just been published for the 2014 National Baseball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coins.

Issued in gold, silver and clad and in proof and uncirculated qualities, only the 50c clad coins remain available from the United States Mint [...]