Approved designs for the 2016 National Park Service Centennial gold $5 half eagle, silver dollar and copper-nickel clad half dollar were unveiled Nov. 19. The three-coin program was authorized under Section 3055 of The Carl Levin and Howard P. “Buck” McKeon National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015, Public Law 113-291.
Heritage Auctions' Nov. 12 sale of 278 lots of Fine Silver and Objects of Vertu, including examples of American Coin Silver, brought total prices realized of $629,599.
The United States Mint is scheduled to begin accepting orders at noon Eastern Time Nov. 18 for the 2015 America the Beautiful Quarters Circulating Coin Set. Priced at $5.95, the set contains 10 circulating coins — five from the Philadelphia Mint, evidenced by a P Mint mark on the Washington obverse, and five struck at the Denver Mint, having a D Mint mark.
The United States Mint informed its authorized purchasers Nov. 13 that its inventory of 2015-dated quarter-ounce gold American Eagle bullion coins are sold out and that no more quarter-ounce coins will be struck. "We will continue to sell our remaining inventories of 2015-dated American Eagle one ounce, one-half ounce and one-tenth ounce gold bullion coins until those...
When collectors search for their silver lining, a multitude of product choices awaits them, as well as a variety of sources and ways to hold their investment. Silver bullion is marketed in many widely differing sizes, from wafers measured in grams to investment bars measuring 1,000 troy ounces. Most commonly found are those in a 1-ounce size, be they government-issued...
The United States Mint is projecting official sales for the three 2016 24-karat gold 100th anniversary coins could reach between 145,000 and 225,000 units combined. Mint officials announced Nov. 10 the bureau is moving ahead with plans to issue centennial editions Winged Liberty Head dime, Standing Liberty quarter dollar and Walking Liberty half dollar in .9999 fine gold.
The United States Mint announced late Nov. 10 the bureau is moving ahead with plans to issue centennial editions in 2016 of the Winged Liberty Head dime, Standing Liberty quarter dollar and Walking Liberty half dollar in gold. The dime and half dollar designed by sculptor Adolph A. Weinman and the quarter dollar by sculptor Hermon A. MacNeil were struck in .900 fine...
The coinage presses at the San Francisco Mint have been hard at work since the beginning of September striking Proof 2016-S America the Beautiful quarter dollars. The San Francisco Mint began striking the five copper-nickel clad Proof quarters for 2016 on Sept. 8. Production of the .900 fine silver Proof 2016-S quarter dollars began on Sept. 24.
The U.S. Mint sold nearly 92 percent of the weekly allocation of 1,107,500 American Eagle 1-ounce silver bullion coins on the day they were made available, Nov. 9. Sales Nov. 9 of 1,016,500 coins bring the calendar year total to 41,938,500 coins. The Mint established its calendar-year sales record in 2014 with 44,006,000 coins recorded sold.
Early American's 249-lot sale Nov. 20 and 21 features a number of lots offering paper money. Among the lots offered is a circa 1900 Heraldic Eagle plaque created from macerated United States currency and an uncut eight-note sheet of March 5, 1776, New York Water Works 4-shilling notes.