Gold Slips 0.9% on Week, Silver Logs 0.4% Weekly DeclinePrecious metals futures declined Friday, and all but palladium dropped on the week. The weekly losses were modest. For gold, it was its first in five weeks.

Gold for February delivery shed $6, or 0.5%, to settle at $1,241.40 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange. The settlement was the weakest since Dec. 3 […]

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2018 American Innovation Dollars For Collectors Available At noon EST today, Dec. 14, the United States Mint released products for collectors containing 2018 American Innovation dollars.

Their designs are the first from a multi-year coin series honoring innovation and innovators from each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia and the five U. S. territories — Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the Northern Mariana Islands […]

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2019 Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin ImagesNew from the United States Mint are images and some photos of next year’s 2019 Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coins. The U.S. Mint released them Thursday, Dec. 13, in conjunction with a ceremonial striking event at its production facility in Philadelphia.

Scheduled to launch Jan. 24, 2019, the gold, silver and clad coins are uniquely curved much like the ones from 2014 that honored the 75th anniversary of the National Baseball Hall of Fame […]

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Photo of US Mint 2018 Proof SetUnited States Mint flagship products, namely the 2018 Proof Set, the 2018 Silver Proof Set, and the 2018 Mint Set, have notched solid numbers in the last month. When they haven’t led in overall sales they’ve still been in the hunt.

Since mid-November, the 2018 Proof Set has averaged weekly gains of more than 16,000. It jumped 17,210 in the latest round — making it the Mint’s best weekly seller […]

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Gold Declines, Silver Logs Fresh 3-1/2-Month HighMost precious metals retreated Thursday. Silver was the exception, barely, registering a fresh three and a half month high.

Gold for February delivery declined $2.60, or 0.2%, to settle at $1,247.40 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange […]

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Gold Rises, Silver Marks 15-Week High, Palladium Logs New RecordPrecious metals posted gains Wednesday that ranged from 0.2% for gold to 2.8% for platinum. Palladium scored a new record and silver finished at its best price since late August.

Gold for February delivery rose $2.80 to settle at $1,250 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange […]

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2019 $1 Coin Celebrates American Indians in U.S. Space ProgramThe United States Mint revealed the one-year-only design that will appear on the 2019 Native American $1 Coin.

Honoring American Indians in the U.S. space program, the design pairs nicely with those on 2019 Apollo 11 Commemorative Coins which celebrate the 50th¬†anniversary of the first manned moon landing […]

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American Innovation Dollar Series Launch CeremonyOn Friday, Dec. 14, the United States Mint will formerly introduce its multi-year American Innovation™ $1 Coin Program.

The official ceremonial launch will take place at the Mint’s new Coin Store in Washington, D.C., beginning at 11:30 EST […]

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Gold Dips As Silver, Platinum and Palladium Rise Tues., Dec. 11Most precious metals futures rose Tuesday, led by palladium. Gold slid lower for a second day in a row but is down just 0.4% on the week so far.

Gold for February delivery declined $2.20, or 0.2%, to settle at $1,247.20 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange […]

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NGC Now Certifies and Encapsulates Canceled Dies Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC) has announced a new certification and encapsulation service for coin, token and medal dies. As many numismatists know, dies are the tools used in the minting process to strike a planchet and impart the coin’s design.

After their useful life is over, dies are usually destroyed by a mint. Sometimes, however, they are canceled and sold as a numismatic product or scrap. These canceled dies are defaced to prevent them from being used to illegitimately strike more coins […]

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