Release of U.S. Mint's first-ever $100 gold coin less than 24 hours away: Coin World Buzz

Coin World gives you a brief look at what's happening in the world of numismatics
By , Coin World
Published : 07/29/15
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1. Counting it down

When the U.S. Mint releases its 2015-W American Liberty, High Relief $100 gold coin at noon ET Thursday, it will be the first-ever U.S. gold coin of that denomination made available. But don't expect it to be available for long.

The most recent highly anticipated Mint release was the Harry Truman Coin and Chronicles Set featuring a Reverse Proof Presidential dollar coin, which sold out in 15 minutes on June 30. It will be interesting to see how long the American Liberty sticks around. 

Read more about the American Liberty, High Relief gold coin: 

2. Speaking of Coin and Chronicles ...

"When the 2015 Coin and Chronicles Set - John F. Kennedy goes on sale at noon Eastern Time Sept. 15, collectors will have twice as many sets available to purchase as were originally planned."

3. Silver returns with a bang

"When the United States Mint resumed sales July 27 of 2015 American Eagle silver bullion coins to its authorized purchasers after a three-week interruption, it sold 1,323,500 of the coins in a single day."

4. Precious metals pricing

Kitco.com listed the following prices per ounce as of 5:54 p.m. ET Wednesday:

5. Hot topics

Check out the three most-read stories of the last couple of days:

  1. Royal Canadian Mint issues first coin with color, fine art glass, glow paint
  2. American $1 Coin and Currency set to contain Enhanced Uncirculated 2015-W Native American dollar
  3. Here's what the West Point Mint's bullion storage vault looks like

6. Something social

In this third of six short videos on the production of America the Beautiful 5-ounce silver bullion quarter dollars, the...

Posted by Coin World on Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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