Gold nuggets from multiple sources and a more than 1,000-ounce silver ingot retrieved from a World War II shipwreck helped highlight Kagin’s Auctions Sept. 15 sale held in conjunction with the CoinExpo Santa Clara in Santa Clara, California.
A two-day Silver Industrial Conference is being hosted Oct. 26 and 27 at the Embassy Suites hotel in downtown Washington, D.C., by The Silver Institute. Eight speakers with dedicated topics on silver as well as a panel discussion on the outlook for silver have been scheduled.
The first palladium American Eagle bullion coins will be offered for sale Sept. 25 by the U.S. Mint to its authorized purchasers. The 1-ounce .9995 palladium $25 face value coins will be limited to the initial production (but that number is not yet disclosed).
A complaint filed Sept. 6 in a federal court by the CFTC alleges Newport Beach, California, Monex Deposit Company and several affiliate firms defrauded thousands of customers out of more than $290 million from “illegal, off-exchange retail commodity transactions.” Monex officials have denied the CFTC’s allegations contained in the complaint.
Bullion coins like the Panda or Koala depict cute native animals, but a new silver bullion coin issued by Scottsdale Mint brings a bit of a sting. The Deathstalker Scorpion 1-ounce .999 fine silver coin, denominated 500 francs CFA and issued for Chad, is now available from Scottsdale Mint.
Dillon Gage Asia, a subsidiary of Dillon Gage Metals, one of the world’s largest precious metals wholesale firms, has entered into an agreement with China Great Wall Coins Investment Ltd. to distribute bullion coins from the official sovereign mint of China.
The U.S. Mint sold out all 40,000 2017 Ellis Island National Monument 5-ounce silver bullion coins it had prepared for sale, by Aug. 31, three days after the coins went on sale to authorized purchasers.