Gold, Silver Up for Second Week; US Mint's Silver Coins ReturnGold, silver and platinum advanced for a second straight week while palladium scored a first weekly gain in three.

Gold for December delivery tacked on $6.80, or 0.6%, to settle at $1,197.70 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange […]

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BEP Accepting Applications for Free Currency ReadersCitizens and legal residents of the United States who are blind or visually impaired can now request a free currency reader from the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP).

An application form for those interested is available from the Bureau of Engraving and Printing website […]

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Complete Set of 2014 Young Collectors Super Powers CoinsSix unique coins depicting six different superheroes could make for an ideal gift for a youngster — especially when they are grouped together and presented within a superpowers-themed coin album.

Available for AUS $81.82, or about US $70.45, is the Perth Mint’s complete set of six 2014 Young Collectors Super Powers Coins. Designs, all by artist Tom Vaughan, are distinctive with each portraying a mighty superhero using their special superpower […]

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Gold Dips for Second Day, US Mint Sales RiseGold prices settled lower for a second straight session on Thursday but the metal remains poised for a modestly weekly gain.

Gold for December delivery shed $3, or 0.3%, to end at $1,190.90 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange […]

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2014 American $1 Coin and Currency Set for $13.95A 2014 Native American $1 Coin from Denver and a Series 2013 $1 Federal Reserve note printed for the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City are available today, Nov. 20, within a joint United States Mint and Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) product called theĀ 2014 American $1 Coin and Currency Set.

The uncirculated $1 coin and crisp, uncirculated $1 note are sold for $13.95 […]

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2015 National Coin Week Theme Selected"Building Tomorrows: Inspiration and Innovation at World’s Fairs" is the theme for next year’s annual National Coin Week, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) has announced.

Every third week of April, the ANA and its members celebrate National Coin Week with special numismatic exhibits, events, fun educational activities and other programs honoring a historic event or person and its impact on coins and paper money […]

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Gold Slips 0.3%, Silver Gains 0.7%Silver advanced 0.7% on Wednesday as other precious metals declined. Gold slipped the least, off less than 0.3%, while platinum shed 0.4% and palladium lost 0.9%.

Gold for December delivery dipped $3.20 to settle at $1,193.90 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange […]

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US Mint Sales: Baseball Coins Top 850K, Quarters Set DebutsLast week the United States Mint released one product, the 2014 America the Beautiful Quarters Circulating Coin Set.

Launched on Thursday, Nov. 13, the 10,804 sales start for the 10-coin set of circulating 2014 America the Beautiful Quarters is the quickest in the series […]

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2014 Kennedy 50c Product Sales as of Nov. 16New United States Mint sales figures show much more modest weekly gains across the three 50th Anniversary Kennedy Half-Dollar products that include a total of 7 coins in varying finishes and compositions.

Increases and the latest sales totals are in the table below, but keep in mind that they are […]

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Gold Hits 2-Week High, Silver Climbs 12 CentsPrecious metals rebounded Tuesday with gold leading gains and scoring a more than two-week high as the US dollar dipped against other major currencies.

Gold for December delivery tacked on $13.60, or 1.1%, to end at $1,197.10 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange […]

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