Gold Drops on Week; US Mint Silver Sales FlyPrecious metals bobbed back and forth for most of the week, but their losses weighed heavier than their gains. Gold not only slid 2.3% on the week, it closed on Friday at a five-week low.

United States Mint bullions coins rallied this week with silver sales the strongest since the week after the first 2015-dated Silver Eagles launched in January […]

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Court Rules 1933 $20 Double Eagles Property of FamilyThe 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia determined that the United States Mint must return ten 1933 $20 Saint-Gaudens double eagles to a family in Pennsylvania.

The three-judge appeals court ruled 2-1 that ownership of the gold pieces should be reinstated to Joan Langbord and her sons […]

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Canadian 2017 Coin Design Contest Ending April 30Less than a week remains in the Royal Canadian Mint’s contest to design the 5-cent, 10-cent, 25-cent, loonie and toonie coins that will circulate in 2017.

On March 11, the My Canada, My Inspiration contest kicked off when the Mint asked Canadians to design these five coins as a way to celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary […]

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Kisatchie National Forest Quarter Launch Ceremony HighlightsOn Wednesday, April 22, 2015, representatives from the National Forest Service and the United States Mint officially introduced the new Kisatchie quarter to the public.

Around 1,500 people attended the ceremony, including more than 850 schoolchildren who received one of new quarters for free. Others swapped cash […]

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PCGS Coin Grading Contest at June 2015 Long Beach ShowProfessional Coin Grading Service will award a collector and dealer each $1,000 and a young numismatist a certified Morgan silver dollar as winning prizes in a coin grading competition at the upcoming Long Beach Coin, Stamp & Collectibles Show.

Held June 3 to June 6, 2015 in the Long Beach Convention Center, the contest is open to […]

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Gold and Other Metals Rebound AgainPrecious metals rose Thursday, extending their repeated movement of lower and then higher closings that started on Monday. Gold prices rebounded from their lowest close of the month.

Gold for June delivery gained $7.40, or 0.6%, to close at $1,194.30 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange […]

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Three-Coin Set of 2015 Kisatchie National Forest QuartersToday, April 23, the U.S. Mint released the 2015 Kisatchie National Forest Quarters Three-Coin Set. Quarters of the set commemorate the national site in Louisiana.

This latest America the Beautiful Quarter Three-Coin Set is the second issued this year, and it’s the 27th overall in the series […]

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Gold Ends at April Low; US Bullion Sales WidenPrecious metals returned lower in the mid-week trading session Wednesday, with gold and silver each falling 1.3% after they both gained 0.8% on Tuesday.

Gold for June delivery declined $16.20 to settle at $1,186.90 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange […]

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US Mint Sales: Ike $1s, and Bess Truman Gold Coins DebutHighlights from this week’s U.S. Mint sales report include first showings of the 2015 Bess Truman First Spouse Gold Coins and products with 2015 Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential $1 Coins.

Dollars featuring Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower, the five-star general and 34th President of the United States, jumped out of the sales gate […]

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2015 ATB Quarters Uncirculated Set Includes 10 Coins for $12.95Earlier today, April 22, the United States Mint started accepting orders for its newest annually issued product, the 2015 America the Beautiful Quarters Uncirculated Coin Set.

Priced at $12.95, this set offers pairings of five unique, one-year only coin designs […]

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