Reports of the weekly sales of American Eagle silver bullion coins from the U.S. Mint continue to sound alike as authorized purchasers placed orders Sept. 28 and 29 exhausting the weekly allocation of 1 million coins.
The 45,000 2015 Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge silver bullion quarters dollars offered Sept. 28 by the U.S. Mint to its authorized purchasers sold out within the first 24 hours. The U.S. Mint plans to offer the 2015 Saratoga National Historical Park 5-ounce silver bullion coins to authorized purchasers beginning Nov. 30.
American Buffalo 1-ounce gold $50 coin sales by the U.S. Mint in 2015 are running slightly ahead of 2014 levels for the first nine months of the year, but are below sales for the same period in 2013. Through Sept. 23, 2015, the Mint reported sales for the year to its authorized purchasers at 169,000 of the 1-ounce gold coins.
The U.S. Mint's authorized purchasers will be able to place orders beginning Sept. 28 for the 5-ounce silver bullion version of the 2015 Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge quarter dollars. In addition, collectors will be able to place orders for the Uncirculated 2015-P 5-ounce silver Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge quarter dollar at noon Eastern Time. Oct. 8.
A game of military-themed chess featuring "Challenge coins" as pieces, if realized, would be the first of its kind. These 'challenge coins' are actually medals, and date back to the World War II, when British sixpence served as membership tokens for a military drinking club.
The U.S. Mint once again reduced its weekly allocation of American Eagle 1-ounce silver bullion coins to authorized purchasers Sept. 21, providing only 750,000 coins. The authorized purchasers placed orders for 544,500 of the available coins soon after the allocation announcement.
The United States Mint has notified Jack Hunt Coin Broker Inc. that the firm has been approved as an Authorized Purchaser of gold and platinum bullion coins produced by the Mint. Attaining this status makes Jack Hunt Coin Broker, Inc. one of just 12 Authorized Purchasers worldwide, and the eighth in the United States that can purchase gold and platinum bullion...
While final designs have been approved for the reverses of the 2015 and 2016 Proof platinum American Eagle $100 coins, there’s the possibility 2015 production could be delayed if sufficient planchets can’t be secured.
The U.S. Mint's authorized purchasers placed orders Sept. 14 for 573,000 of the 809,500 available American Eagle silver bullion coins, with the remainder recorded sold Sept. 15. Meanwhile, a number of Coin World readers were reporting on the Coin World Facebook Page soon after the JFK set sales launch that they were able to place their orders with relative ease.