Gold and Silver Plunge on Week, Marking Two Month LowsPlatinum prices edged higher on Friday while gold, silver and palladium declined. All the metals posted sharp weekly losses. Gold and silver ended the week at fresh, two-month lows.

Gold for December delivery gave back $10.60, or 0.6%, to settle at $1,866.30 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange. The settlement was the lowest since July 22 […]


Three Named to PCGS CoinFacts Coin Dealer Hall of FameProfessional Coin Grading Service ( has named three longtime coin dealers and numismatic leaders to the PCGS CoinFacts Coin Dealer Hall of Fame.

Every year, PCGS inducts a small handful of distinguished dealers into the Hall of Fame, and this year the world’s premier third-party grading service is adding the names of three well-deserving individuals to the hall of numismatic luminaries. These three new inductees are Bruce Amspacher, Greg Roberts, and Catherine Bullowa-Moore […]


PMG-Certified Notes Shine in Heritage September Currency SaleA rare banknote certified by Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) realized $384,000 to lead the way at a pair of Heritage Auctions currency sales held September 17-18, 2020. The result set a world record for any piece of small-size US currency, according to Heritage Auctions.

In a reflection of collectors’ clear preference for PMG-certified notes, 23 of the top 25 lots in the Heritage Auctions Currency Sale and 23 of the top 25 lots in the Heritage Auctions World Paper Money Sale were certified by PMG […]


U.S. Mint Medallic Artist Michael Gaudioso RetiresOne of Philadelphia’s and the U.S. Mint’s finest, Medallic Artist Michael Gaudioso, has retired after creating designs of the nation’s coins and medals since 2009.

Gaudioso, a graduate of the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, earned his Master of Fine Arts from the New York Academy Graduate School of Figurative Art in New York City […]


Gold and Silver Climb from 2-Month LowsPrecious metals divided Thursday with gold and silver rising and platinum and palladium falling. Gold’s gain was its first in four sessions, and comes on the heels of the yellow metal closing at a two-month low.

Gold for December delivery rose $8.50, or 0.5%, to settle at $1,876.90 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange […]


2020-W $25 Uncirculated American Palladium Eagle ReleaseA new series finish and mintage low lends support to the U.S. Mint’s latest product, the 2020-W $25 Uncirculated American Palladium Eagle, while a $3,000 price weighs against it.

The uncirculated coin is composed of 1 ounce of .9995 fine palladium. Each bears designs originally created by world-renowned designer and medallic artist Adolph A. Weinman […]


Gold and Silver Prices Finish at Two-Month LowsExcluding palladium, precious metals declined Wednesday. Palladium’s win was its first in three sessions. Gold and silver ended at two-month lows.

Gold for December delivery lost $39.20, or 2.1%, to settle at $1,868.40 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange. The settlement was the lowest since July 22 […]


US Mint Sales: 2020 Salt River Bay 5oz Coin DebutsThe United States Mint released one product last week recognizing Salt River Bay National Historical Site and Ecological Preserve in the U.S. Virgin Islands. The U.S. Mint’s latest sales show how well it performed in the early going.

Released Sept. 18, the .999 fine 2020-P Salt River Bay Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin logged three-day starting sales of 12,669 units, making it the Mint’s best seller for the week […]


NGC-Certified English 1705 Gold Coin Tops $300,000 in Spink AuctionA rare English gold coin struck during the reign of Queen Anne and certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) realized over $300,000 — more than double its pre-auction estimate — in a Spink sale on September 15, 2020.

A host of other NGC-graded coins also raced past their pre-auction estimates in the Stratos Sale of Spectacular English Gold Coins, organized by the prestigious London-based auction house […]


1934 $10,000 Note Realizes World Record in Heritage SaleA 1934 U.S. bank note set the world record for the most valuable type of its kind sold at auction when it brought $384,000 at Heritage Auctions. The $10,000 bill sets the ceiling on the most valuable "small size" piece of currency ever sold.

The note is one of just three $10,000 bills to survive in such remarkable condition, according to Paper Money Guaranty (PMG), which graded the note […]