A new 1-ounce .999 fine silver dollar from Fiji offers an artistic option for silver stackers and collectors alike: the 2017 coin from the Scottsdale Mint showcases the artwork of ukiyo-e artist Katsushika Hokusai with his most famous piece, The Great Wave off Kanagawa.
Osborne Coinage Co. in Cincinnati has released the first two 1-ounce and 5-ounce silver rounds in its planned 12-piece Angels and Demons Steampunk Coin Collection. The .999 fine silver rounds are produced in two finishes — Proof and Antique. The firm also refers to its Antique finish as Vintage. Osborne is producing each version in a limited mintage.
Mock-up renderings of the mandated designs for the 2017 American Eagle $25 palladium bullion coin were reviewed March 16 by the Commission of Fine Arts.
Why the sudden spike in demand for rhodium? Well, look no further than China. Last year, Chinese consumers spent more money on automobiles, at that market's fastest pace in three years.
A modern silver bullion coin just released harkens back to ancient coin art. The New Zealand Mint, in conjunction with A-Mark Precious Metals and the issuing nation of Niue, now offers the Athenian Owl Tetradrachm $2 bullion coin.
The first two weeks of March have not been kind to gold and silver spot prices. A major announcement from Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen might have something to do with it.
The Red Dragon of Wales is the third subject in the Royal Mint’s Queen’s Beasts silver and gold bullion program. The quarter- and 1-ounce .9999 fine gold coins and 2-ounce .9999 fine silver coin will be available to purchase directly from the Royal Mint in mid-March.
India’s efforts to reclaim gold through recycling and thereby reduce the nation’s reliance on imports of the precious metal are falling short of expectations. Government experts speculate that over the 16 months since a recycling program was implemented, approximately 7 tons in gold from among a believed potential of 24,000 tons have been turned in, according to...
Developmental strikes for a palladium American Eagle bullion coin have been struck at the Philadelphia Mint using dies based on artwork that is similar in design to the planned production artwork mandated in the enabling legislation. U.S. Mint officials said March 8 that images illustrating the developmental strikes are not available for public release.
The Canadian Yukon is experiencing a resurgence in gold mining as precious metals producers hunt for lucrative veins in the region that spawned a massive gold rush more than a century ago. The world’s No. 2 gold producer, Newmont Mining Corp., based in Greenwood Village, Colo., is the latest concern to heavily invest in mining operations in the area.