Gold, Silver Rise on Week; Palladium Posts New RecordPrecious metals futures ended higher Friday and most of them posted weekly increases. Palladium was the biggest winner on the day and week. It drove its winning streak to four straight sessions and finished at a fresh record.

Gold for December delivery gained $8, or 0.7%, to settle at $1,223 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange. The settlement was the highest since Nov. 8 […]


U.S. Mint Product Highlights for 2019The United States Mint published this week its product schedule for 2019. There are the regular listings of quarters, half-dollars, dollars, American Eagle coins, and annual sets; and then there are unique products that you don’t see every year like the curved-shaped Apollo 11 commemoratives.

It appears that exact release dates will be published quarterly as products shown beyond March are simply listed with dates of "SPRING 2019," "SUMMER 2019," or "FALL 2019." There are also about two-dozen TBDs for product release dates that are yet to be determined […]


2019 America the Beautiful Quarter Images and Release DatesThe United States Mint published images and release dates for the five 2019 quarters that recognize four national historical parks and one wilderness respectively located in Massachusetts, Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, Texas and Idaho.

They represent the 46th through 50th coins from the U.S. Mint’s program of America the Beautiful Quarters® […]


PCGS Thanks Don Willis For A Decade of ServiceProfessional Coin Grading Service ( has announced the resignation of Don Willis who served as PCGS President since 2008.

"We sincerely thank Don for his service during the past 10 years and appreciate his contributions to the company, the hobby and the profession," stated Joe Orlando, President and Chief Executive Officer of Collectors Universe, Inc. (NASDAQ: CLCT), parent company of PCGS […]


Palladium Scores New Record High, Gold Rises ModestlyPrecious metals futures logged gains Thursday ranging from 0.4% for gold to 2.5% for palladium. Palladium’s daily advance was its third in a row, and it finished at a new record.

Gold for December delivery gained $4.90 to settle at $1,215 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange. The settlement is the highest since last Thursday, Nov. 8 […]


2018 Block Island 5 Oz Silver Uncirculated Coin ReleasedDebuting two days after its associated quarter dollar, the United States Mint just released the 2018-P Block Island National Wildlife Refuge Uncirculated Five Ounce Silver Coin.

The collectible is issued under the U.S. Mint’s America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coins™ series with each piece composed of five ounces of .999 fine silver to a diameter of 3.00 inches […]

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Gold, Silver Post First Gains in Five SessionsGold and silver futures closed higher Wednesday for the first time in five sessions. Silver rebounded from a 34-month low. Platinum extended its losses to five straight sessions while palladium ended ahead for a second day in a row.

Gold for December delivery rose $8.70, or 0.7%, to settle at $1,210.10 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange […]


NGC-Certified Newman Coins Top $60 MillionNumismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC), the third-party grading service that has certified all of Eric P. Newman’s coins, has announced that the total prices realized for NGC-certified Newman coins has topped $60 million. The milestone comes after the Newman Part XI sale by Heritage Auctions, Nov. 7-10, 2018.

The top coin in the sale was a 1792 Washington President Pattern Silver Half Dollar, graded NGC XF Details. One of only five examples known, it realized $204,000 […]


US Mint Sales: Flagship Sets Lead in Week Ending Nov. 11The United States Mint released Tuesday its first collector products in nearly four weeks. They’ll lead in next week’s sales report.

For now, and since mid-October, the U.S. Mint’s flagship annual sets and proof American Silver Eagles have amassed the most sales. The 2018 Proof Set, 2018 Silver Proof Set and 2018 Mint Set have led, followed by the ‘S’ and then the ‘W’ proof Silver Eagles […]


Silver Ends at 34-Month Low, Gold Dips 0.2%Gold, silver and platinum futures closed down Tuesday for a fourth session in a row while palladium broke its streak of three straight session slides. Silver marked its weakest finish since early 2016.

Gold for December delivery declined $2.10, or 0.2%, to settle at $1,201.40 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange. The settlement was the lowest since Oct. 10 […]