The Royal Canadian Mint’s latest privy mark Maple Leaf silver bullion coin shines a light on Canadian involvement in a groundbreaking technology. The Reverse Proof coin features a tiny light bulb privy mark on the reverse.
ICTA and Alabama businesses teamed up to effect a significant law change in favor of coin buyers.
U.S. demand for silver as an investment vehicle is expected to pick up in 2018 as investors move more funds into precious metals instead of the stock market, according to the latest report from The Silver Institute. Coin demand almost halved to 73 million ounces in 2017, according to the Institute.
Bullion coin sales from the U.S. Mint continue on a downward slide begun in 2016, with 2018 sales of American Eagle silver coins for the first two months of the year 34 percent below the same period of 2017.
A small version of the Britannia platinum bullion coin is making big news. The Royal Mint plans to issue a tenth-ounce platinum Britannia in partnership with global distributor Manfra, Tordella and Brookes, New York City.
New bullion coins from the Perth Mint imagine dragons on a rectangular format coin — a .9999 fine silver dollar and a .9999 fine gold $100 coin celebrating Chinese mythology.
The RCM announced Feb. 2 during the World Money Fair in Berlin the development of Mintshield, a proprietary new process that mint officials said reduces the occurrence of white spots on silver bullion coins.
The Yukon’s Keno Hill Silver District should be bustling with activity later in 2018 as Alexco Resource Corp. plans resumption of mining for silver and related minerals.
The U.S. Mint currently has 12 vendors authorized to purchase U.S. gold, silver and platinum bullion coins, nine of which are located in the United States.
The U.S. Mint’s authorized purchasers will be able to begin placing orders on Feb. 26 for the 2018 Pictured Rocks National Seashore 5-ounce silver bullion coin.