Perth Mint Gold and Silver Sales Surge in JanuaryAustralian gold and silver sales surged to three-month highs in January, the latest figures from the Perth Mint show.

Silver sales posted a fifth straight month atop 1 million ounces, and they marked the third highest month since CoinNews started tracking the Mint’s data in February 2013 […]

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Gold Jumps $53 to 1-Year High; US Mint Gold Coins RiseGold and silver rallied Thursday with investors running to safety as oil crashed below $27 a barrel and global stocks tumbled. Gold futures closed at their best price in a year and scored their biggest gain in about 2.3 years.

Gold for April delivery surged $53.20, or 4.5%, to end at $1,247.80 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange […]


Gold Dips from 8-Month High, Bullion 2016 Silver Eagles Hit 8MMost precious metals ended lower Wednesday. Gold futures dipped from an almost 8-month high, closing down for the first time in six sessions.

Gold for April delivery declined $4, or 0.3%, to settle at $1,194.60 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange […]


US Mint Sales: Shawnee Quarters, Twain $1s and Nixon $1s DebutThe United States Mint last week introduced quarters commemorating Shawnee National Forest in Illinois, clad dollars depicting former President Richard M. Nixon, and silver dollars commemorating American author and humorist Mark Twain.

With the more than one dozen new product options available, the Mint saw an upswing in sales for both new and older collectibles […]


Gold Advances for Fifth Straight Session, Silver Rises SlightlyPrecious metals futures logged mostly modest changes Tuesday after soaring on Monday. Gold stretched its winning streak to five straight sessions and closed at a fresh, nearly eight-month high.

Gold for April delivery edged up 70 cents, or less than 0.1%, to settle at $1,198.60 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange […]


Patricia Nixon and Betty Ford First Spouse Gold Coin DesignsDuring an event on Saturday celebrating the 105th anniversary of Ronald Reagan’s birth, the United States Mint unveiled designs for the gold coin commemorating Nancy Reagan. On Monday, the agency announced designs for the other 2016 spousal coins honoring Patricia Nixon and Betty Ford.

Introduced in 2007, the First Spouse Gold Coins in the series are produced at the U.S. Mint facility in West Point, are struck in […]

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US Mint Gold Coin Prices Likely to Climb on Wed., Feb. 10For the second time this year, it looks like the United States Mint will follow the market and raise prices on collectible gold coins by as much as $50 for every ounce of gold they contain.

Increases would come on Wednesday, Feb. 10, and they would include hikes on the Mint’s newest 2016 Mark Twain coins. Many of the agency’s other gold products are currently unavailable […]


CCAC to Review New 2017-Dated Quarter DesignsThe Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will hold a one-hour teleconference meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 16, to review new designs for two of the five 2017 America the Beautiful Quarters.

The CCAC advises the Secretary of the Treasury on themes and designs pertaining to United States coins and medals […]


Gold Logs 8-Month High; US Mint Coin Sales RisePrecious metals rallied in their start to the new trading week on Monday as stock markets sank. Gold futures advanced for a fourth session in a row and closed near an 8-month high. Silver futures settled at their highest level in almost 3.5-months.

Gold for April delivery tacked on $40.20, or 3.5%, to finish at $1,197.90 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange […]


Ronald and Nancy Reagan Coin DesignsThe United States Mint on Saturday, Feb. 6, introduced designs for the Ronald Reagan Presidential $1 Coin and Nancy Reagan First Spouse Gold Coin. In doing so, two ten-year programs formally enter their swan song stages with each coming to a close.

The official unveiling was held at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California on what would have been President Reagan’s 105th birthday […]