Also this week, a hoard of gold coins turns up in an unexpected place, a $4 million gold coin is stolen from a German museum, and we preview the sale of a bar of silver that was recovered from one of the world’s most famous shipwrecks.
Nearly 17 million American Eagle silver bullion coins were struck dated 2014 through 2017 at the Philadelphia and San Francisco Mints, augmenting the West Point Mint’s output of nearly 108 million coins in that time period. Details of the production were obtained by Coin World through a Freedom of Information Act request after U.S. Mint officials initially balked at...
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An anonymous purchaser was willing to pay nearly $1,000 above the published value for a Mint State 69 1987 American Eagle silver bullion coin because the coin is encapsulated in an early version of the Professional Coin Grading Service’s plastic holders.The buyer was one of 11 unique bidders who placed a combined total of 52 bids in the GreatCollections online auction...
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.