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United States Mint to help anchor September Long...
by Paul Gilkes The U.S. Mint will attend the Sept. 7 to 9 Long Beach Coin, Currency, Stamp and Sports Collectible Expo at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, California. The Long Beach expo’s opening day, Sept. 7, coincides with the Mint’s launch of sales for the Uncirculated 2017-P Ellis Island National Monument 5-ounce silver coin.
Pre-auction estimate for lot of nine perfect...
by Paul Gilkes Tucked amid the hundreds of 19th, 20th and 21st century Proof U.S. coins offered Sept. 5 in Los Angeles by Bonhams is a lot of nine 2016-W Winged Liberty Head gold dimes, from among the 125,000 first issued by the U.S. Mint on April 21, 2016. The issue price was $205 per coin.
Anglo Asian Mining expects increased gold...
by Paul Gilkes Gold production is expected to start in September from Anglo Asian Mining’s Ugur gold deposit in the Republic of Azerbaijan. Anglo Asian Mining has produced gold from its flagship Gedabeck mine since May 2009, but estimates the newly explored area's total mineral resource at 199,000 ounces of gold and 1,049,000 ounces of silver, with proven plus probable reserves of...
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U.S. Mint experiencing ups and downs with Enhanced...
by Paul Gilkes Sales by the United States Mint of its 10-piece 2017-S Enhanced Uncirculated Coin set are currently in a yo-yo pattern. Figures released Aug. 16 by the Mint indicate 214,345 sets were recorded sold. That is a decline from the previous week’s figures, when, as of Aug. 8, sales stood at 220,397 sets. When sales began Aug. 1, a limited edition of 225,000 sets were made...
Auction house sells U.S. commems from cache...
by Press Release Centennial Auctions sold a group of five original Uncirculated 1936 York County Commemorative 50¢ coins for $17,825 at a recent auction in Nashua, New Hampshire. Centennial sold the family coin collection a year ago, but these additional coins were only recently found hidden away in the back of a dresser drawer. No one knew they were there. The items were purchased...