Jeppson Assumes US Mint Deputy Director PositionNew leadership has been appointed at the United States Mint with Rhett Jeppson assuming the position of principal deputy director.

Treasurer of the United States Rosie Rios announced the appointment earlier this month, with Jeppson officially assuming the duties just over two weeks ago, on Jan.12, 2015 […]

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Gold Slips, Jan 2015 Silver Eagle Sales Top Jan 2014Gold settled lower for a second session in a row on Monday as investors took profits and the U.S. dollar climbed.

In other bullion news, United States Mint sales of bullion American Silver Eagles reached over 5.1 million for the month, topping sales of 4.775 million from January 2014 […]

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National Purple Heart Hall of Honor Commemorative Coin Act ReintroducedCommemorative coin legislation was reintroduced in the US House of Representatives to help in honoring the sacrifice of America’s servicemen and servicewomen who were killed or wounded in combat.

Entitled the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor Commemorative Coin Act and numbered H.R.358, the bill was presented by Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (D-NY) on Jan. 14, 2015 […]

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2014 American $1 Coin and Currency Set Values StrongThose who paid $13.95 for the U.S. Mint’s 2014 American $1 Coin and Currency Set could pocket some quick money. The sets are realizing healthy prices in the secondary market, with higher graded examples of its 2014-D Enhanced Uncirculated Native American $1 Coin winning the most.

Sets contain a Series 2013 $1 Federal Reserve note and that $1 coin. They launched with […]

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Congrats Set, US Marshals Coin, Design Reviews; Popular NewsThis week will be busy with new product releases from the United States Mint and several rounds of medal and coin design reviews by the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC).

As for new products, the U.S. Mint will launch the 2015 Congratulations Set for $50.95 on Monday. Then on Thursday […]

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Gold Advances Week; US Mint Bullion Coin Sales SlowerGold ended lower Friday, slipping from a more than five-month high, but it still logged a 1.2% weekly gain.

Gold for February on Friday declined $8.10, or 0.6%, to settle at $1,292.60 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange […]

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2015 High Relief Silver Medal Design CandidatesCandidate designs for the U.S. Mint’s 2015 High Relief Silver Medal will look very familiar if you’ve read our earlier article about the 2015 $75 High Relief Gold Coin and its designs. Both sets are nearly identical.

Medals lack the many required elements found on U.S. precious metals coins, like the denomination, fineness, weight, and mottoes of In God We Trust, United States of America, and E Pluribus Unum. As such, the 41 proposed silver medal designs have far fewer inscriptions […]

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Jack Nicklaus Gold Medal Design Candidates RevealedOn Thursday, Jan. 22, the United States Mint unveiled design candidates for the Congressional Gold Medal honoring golf legend Jack Nicklaus.

Public Law 113-210 authorizes the medal in recognition of Nicklaus’ service to the nation in promoting excellence, good sportsmanship, and philanthropy […]

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Gold Tops $1,300; Silver Climbs for Sixth SessionPrecious metals advanced Thursday, led by silver with gold in the middle yet crossing the $1,300 an ounce resistance level. Gold’s gain follows a 50-cent dip on Wednesday, the first time in eight sessions that prices ended lower.

Gold for February tacked on $7, or 0.5%, to close at $1,300.70 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange […]

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2015 $75 High Relief Gold Coin Design CandidatesOn Thursday, Jan. 22, the United States Mint unveiled 82 design candidates for the upcoming one-ounce, .9999 fine 2015 $75 High Relief Gold Coin and accompanying 2015 High Relief Silver Medal.

Potential eagle and liberty themed designs were given to the Commission of Fine Arts (CFA)¬†for their review on Thursday. The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will take them up on Tuesday, Jan. 27 […]

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