Silver Coins

2013 America the Beautiful Coin Release Dates

Earlier today the United States Mint announced release dates for its remaining four bullion America the Beautiful 5 Ounce Silver Coins.

With these dates, exact or at least monthly release times are now known for all three series of this year’s America the Beautiful Coins […]

2013 West Point American Silver Eagle Two-Coin Set Sales

The most anticipated 2013-dated product from the United States Mint, the 2013 West Point American Silver Eagle Two-Coin Set, was released at noon Eastern Time on May 9, 2013.

Every day, Monday through Friday, the U.S. Mint at 3 PM Eastern Time provides a cumulative sales total for the sets. This article provides those running sales totals, plus the number of sets sold from […]

2013-W Enhanced Uncirculated American Eagle Silver Coin

A release date for the 2013 American Eagle West Point Two-Coin Silver Set is now set.

According to an updated product schedule, the United States Mint will release the two-coin silver set on May 9, 2013. Previously, a general May/June time frame had been offered […]

2012 America the Beautiful 5 Oz Silver Bullion Coins Sell Out

On Friday, March 1, 2013, the last of the five 2012 America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Bullion Coins sold out with United States Mint distributors grabbing the final quantities of Chaco Culture coins.

Ironically, still available are three of the 2011-dated ATB silver bullion coins. And, the 2013-dated issues are yet to be released.

2012-P Hawaii ATB 5 Oz Silver Uncirculated Coin

The third of five released 2012-P America the Beautiful 5 Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coins has sold out.

2012-P Hawaii Volcanoes National Park 5 Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coins are no longer available. It is the first of the 2012 America the Beautiful five ounce coins to sell out. It actually happened in mid-January 2013, but its final […]

American Silver Eagle Bullion Coin

The United States Mint will begin taking orders for 2013 American Silver Eagle Bullion Coins on January 7, 2013.

This was the release date in a notice sent by the U.S. Mint to its distributors, a memo that began by saying all of the remaining inventories of 2012-dated American Silver Eagles had sold out, and that no additional coins will be struck […]

Denali National Park and Preserve 5 oz Silver Coin

The last of the 2012-P America the Beautiful 5 Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coins makes its sales debut on Monday, November 5, 2012.

Each coin in the series is struck from five ounces of 99.9% fine silver. Unlike the previous one released with a price tag of $204.95 when silver prices were at $33.73 an ounce, the latest 2012-P America the Beautiful 5 Ounce Silver Coin celebrating Denali National Park and Preserve in Alaska will cost $229.95 at a time when […]

2012 Chaco Culture 5 Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin

United States Mint suspensions of silver coins for re-pricing ended Wednesday, October 10, after having been in effect since the previous Wednesday, October 3. This article shows the sales performances of the coins immediately prior to their suspension.

U.S. Mint sales reporting periods for its numismatic products are weekly. An unexpected suspension of coins by the Mint in the middle […]

2012-W Proof American Silver Eagle

Revolving precious metals prices have once again affected sales of American silver coins.

October started with another series of numismatic silver coin suspensions, lifting the total times such suspensions have occurred January through October 2012 to three […]

2012-P Hawaii Volcanoes Silver Coin

The fourth 2012-dated America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin depicting Hawaii Volcanoes National Park launched with a much lower premium than any of the three previous issues.

Released September 24, 2012 at a price of $204.95, the 99.9% fine silver coin had a melt value of $168.65 based on today’s London price of silver at $33.73 an ounce […]