Standing Liberty Quarter Centennial Gold Coin First Day Sales and Reagan Coin & Chronicles Price Update

The U.S. Mint released the 2016 Standing Liberty Quarter Centennial Gold Coin yesterday at noon and we now have a first-day sales total for the item. With orders restricted by a one-coin-per-household order limit, the $485 piece logged 47,884 sales on its first day of availability — 47.8% of its 100,000-coin mintage limit. The Mint […]

U.S. Mint Shares Info on Liberty Medals, Standing Liberty Gold Coins, and Proof Silver Eagles

Today the U.S. Mint provided us with some eagerly awaited information regarding three of 2016’s most anticipated products. First, the Mint has shared a notice on the Federal Register stating that the 2016 American Liberty Silver Medals, due for release on August 23, will be available for $34.95 each. Collectors will be able choose from […]

Price Decrease for U.S. Mint’s Gold Coins, Gold Mercury Dime Sales Update

The value of an ounce of gold has decreased by more than $52.30 an ounce in the last week, and today the U.S. Mint lowered prices on its gold collector coins. Gold’s current value is $1,220.60 per ounce, according to the London Bullion Market Association; this is well below the minimum for the previous pricing bracket, which […]

A Look at 15 Congressional Commemorative Coin Proposals

Now that the Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin Act has been signed into law, it’s a good time to take a look at the other commemorative coin proposals now making their way through the U.S. Congress. The newest submission concerns a program that would honor Christa McAuliffe and the other astronauts who lost their lives in […]

Sales Updates: 2016 Cumberland Gap 5 oz. Uncirculated Coin and Gold Mercury Dime

The 2016 Cumberland Gap 5 oz. Silver Uncirculated Coin was released yesterday and the first-day sales totals are in: the issue has sold 14,062 units, not quite half of its stated 30,000-piece mintage limit. Though this number is lower than first-day totals for other recent releases in this series, it does not represent a substantial […]

U.S. Mint’s Gold Coin Prices Likely to Increase Wednesday, 2018 Commemoratives Now Official

Gold has gained more than $52 an ounce since this time last week and it’s looking very likely that the U.S. Mint will raise prices on its gold collector coins tomorrow afternoon. The current value of an ounce of gold is $1,294, according to the London Bullion Market Association. This is well above the ceiling […]