Also this week, we got our first look at an actual 2017 American Liberty gold coin, a gold ingot recovered from the SS Central America sold at auction, and a Coin World employee talked about his experience during the Fort Lauderdale airport shooting.
It was recently discovered that the superstar Prince, who died this past April, was sitting on a sizeable stash of 10-ounce gold bars. The total value of those bars will surprise you.
First-day sales Jan. 9 for the 2017 American Eagle silver and gold bullion coins outpaced first-day sales for 2016 issues, but the 2017 starting sales for American Buffalo 1-ounce gold coins totaled slightly below 2016 levels. The West Point Mint is striking 2017 American Eagle 1-ounce .9995 fine platinum bullion coins but U.S. Mint officials have not disclosed how many will...
The creator of the Liberty Dollar is issuing gold, silver and copper versions of an Inaugural Trump Dollar to mark the Jan. 20, 2017, inauguration of Donald J. Trump as the 45th president of the United States. The designs for the Inaugural Trump Dollars are adapted from Trump Dollar medallions issued by von NotHaus before the Nov. 9 general election. The inscriptions...
The final 2016 tally from the Mint reports sales of 37,701,500 ounces of American Eagle silver bullion coins during the calendar year, which is down sharply from record-setting 2015 sales that finished at an even 47,000,000 ounces.
The United States Mint finished off 2016 American Eagle gold bullion coin sales with its slowest month of the year, but that didn't prevent the year-end total from being the highest since 2011.
The Royal Mint, a 1,000-year-old institution owned by the United Kingdom Treasury, has partnered with CME Group to build and launch a digitized gold offering called Royal Mint Gold. RMG will change the way traders and investors trade, execute and settle gold, according to the businesses involved.
The Pobjoy Mint’s newest colorful .990 fine titanium coin honors a native maritime animal. The £2 coin, for South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands, celebrates the southern elephant seal (Mirounga leonina). The largest subpopulation is in the South Atlantic, with more than 400,000 individuals, including about 113,000 breeding females on South Georgia.
Bloomberg News reports gold's performance is maintaining its string of consecutive weekly declines in price, the longest decline in more than a year. The news comes amid indications the Federal Reserve may raise interest rates three times during calendar year 2017 after announcing a small rate hike the week before Christmas.
One of the trends to hit a peak in 2016 was something that happened gradually, as mints around the world fought for market share for bullion coin sales. One of the trends to hit a peak in 2016 was something that happened gradually, as mints around the world fought for market share for bullion coin sales.