After what appeared to be strong kick-off to bullion coin sales in January by the U.S. Mint, February sales slid significantly for all options. February’s sales to authorized purchasers of American Eagle 1-ounce silver bullion coins totaled 1,215,000, a 76.3 percent drop from the 5,127,500 coins recorded sold in January.
Customers will be able to place orders with the U.S. Mint beginning at noon ET March 23 for the Proof 2017-W American Eagle silver dollar. The numismatic product is priced at $53.95 each, with no product limit or household order restriction.
An 1883 14-karat gold Sons of the Revolution medal is a highlight in Early American History Auctions Inc.’s March 18 sale. The 279-lot auction includes collectibles in numerous categories, including numismatic material.
When asked about selling his collection the consignor said, “I am going to miss my Large Cents. They probably spent more time than they should have at home where I could look at them, rather than in their other home in a bank safe-deposit box.”
One day in early August of 1901, a large (half ton) order of gold was brought to the Selby Smelting Company for refinement. The gold bars proved to be far too many for the factory’s newly constructed vaults, so part of the shipment was placed in an older vault. Those gold bars went through quite a detour on their way to the furnace.
2016 has been a huge year for the precious metals market. You probably knew that. Now read an exclusive report about how you can best take advantage of a gold and silver buying opportunity that likely won't come back around for several years.
A 1959-D Lincoln cent in an upcoming Heritage auction is clearly different from a typical cent; it was struck on a silver planchet intended for a Roosevelt dime.
The sixth planet from the sun is the first subject of a planned eight-year series of Solar System silver-niobium ringed-bimetallic coins from Palau. Saturn, the second-largest planet in the solar system, is the first honoree in a commemorative coin program for the tiny island nation.
Nebraska hobbyist and hobby promoter Mitch Ernst has declared his candidacy for the upcoming American Numismatic Association Board election. "I have served the numismatic community on the local, state, district and regional level. In those capacities, I have seen the need for more understanding of how non-profits should operate, the role of proper governance and...
The U.S. Mint shifted some production of 2016 American Eagle silver bullion coins to the San Francisco and Philadelphia Mints so that the West Point Mint could complete the development and production of the Proof 2016-W American Eagle bearing the special 30th anniversary edge inscriptions.
A former New Jersey coin dealer pleaded guilty Feb. 14 in federal court to avoiding taxes on more than $400,000 in income derived from fraudulently obtaining credit cards to purchase bulk quantities of coin products from the U.S. Mint to “corner the market,” according to a press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office.
The latest Coin World Weekly issue has been sent to the presses. But you don’t have to wait for it to hit newsstands to enjoy the expert insights and historical analysis found inside.