Great Panther Silver Ltd. is focusing its attention on surface drilling at its Guanajuato mine complex in its quest “to become a leading primary silver producer by acquiring, developing and profitably mining precious metals in Latin America.”
The Moose River gold mining region of Nova Scotia in Canada is experiencing a modern gold rush, with pockets of gold harvested from surface mining where deep-mine production once reigned. Atlantic Gold Corp. is confident the company's Moose River Consolidated Project will be able to extract 87,000 ounces of gold from its Touquoy mine when operations are running full...
PCGS Proof 70 Deep Cameo examples of the 1984-P and 1984-D Olympic $10 gold commemorative coins realized record prices in a GreatCollections auction that closed June 18. The coins realized $3,080 and $2,255, respectively.
Proposed designs for two congressional gold medals honoring military exploits during World War II were recommended June 15 by the Commission of Fine Arts. One medal honors the secretive Office of Strategic Services and the other to salute Filipino Veterans of World War II who served with U.S. forces during World War II.
Without any product or household ordering limits in place, the U.S. Mint sold 24,233 of the Proof 2017-P American Liberty 225th Anniversary silver medals June 15.
A Treasury Department Office of Inspector General probe closed in 2015 confirmed that the U.S. Mint oversold and overshipped the 2014-W National Baseball Hall of Fame $5 gold coins to customers by more than 100 coins above the statutory authorization. However, no provisions exist for civil or criminal penalties for the federal law violation.
As planned, the American Liberty fractional gold coin being contemplated for production and release in 2018 by the U.S. Mint would weigh a tenth-ounce of .9999 fine gold and bear a face value of $10. The Commission of Fine Arts was reviewing the proposed design sketches June 15; the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee is to scrutinize the same designs June 21.
Prospects for a South African Krugerrand bullion coin struck in platinum are quickly fading. Terence Creamer is reporting on MiningWeekly.com that Daniel Mminele, deputy governor for the South African Reserve Bank, says the bank will not demand that the South African Mint produce a platinum bullion coin.
The U.S. Mint will open sales at noon ET July 11 for the Uncirculated 2017-P Ozark National Scenic Riverways 5-ounce silver quarter dollar. The product is limited to a maximum release of 25,000 coins, and no household ordering limit is in place. The price is $149.95 per coin.
When collectors think of “mule errors,” the U.S. coin that probably comes to mind first is the dateless piece pairing the State quarter dollar obverse, depicting George Washington, and the Sacagawea dollar eagle reverse. But several other significant mules exist, all mysterious and all rare. For the uninitiated, a mule error coin is a piece struck with two dies that...