Walking Liberty Centennial Gold Half Dollar: First-Day Sales Are Official

The U.S. Mint reports that the Walking Liberty Centennial Gold Half Dollar sold 43,728 units on its first day of availability. The coin, which is the third and final member of a three-coin centennial trio commemorating the historic circulating dime, quarter, and half-dollar designs of 1916, went on sale yesterday, November 17, at noon. Early estimates […]

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 […]