U.S. Mint Sells 53K Cumberland Gap 5 oz. Silver Bullion Coins in Two Days

Yesterday, April 18, the U.S. Mint began accepting orders for 2016 Cumberland Gap 5 oz. silver bullion coins from its authorized purchasers. Now, after two days of availability, the issue has already sold 53,000 pieces, giving it the sixth-highest mintage ever for a 5 oz. America the Beautiful silver coin. Considering that the Cumberland Gap […]

Possible Price Hike for Gold Coins, Cumberland Gap Quarter Launch Photos

The value of gold has increased by almost $35 an ounce since last Monday, a trend that could lead the U.S. Mint to raise prices on its gold numismatic offerings as early as tomorrow afternoon. As of this writing, an ounce of the commodity is valued at $1,254.60 according to the London Bullion Market Association, and […]

Strong Opening for 2016 Gold Eagle Proof Coins

Michael White of the U.S. Mint’s Office of Corporate Communications has provided Mint News Blog with early sales totals for the 2016 American Eagle Gold Proof Coins released last Thursday. Combined sales for all four coins, including those issued in the four-coin set, have reached 45,673 pieces for a total of 21,362.15 ounces of gold […]

2016 American Eagle Gold Proof Coins (Updated)

Today the U.S. Mint released its 2016 American Eagle Gold Proof Coins, which are composed of 22-karat gold and are offered as 1/10-ounce, 1/4-ounce, 1/2-ounce, and 1-ounce versions. A four-coin set containing all of these issues is also currently available for the price of $2,890. There are no sales restrictions or production limits in place for […]

Update: 2015 ATB Blue Ridge Parkway and American Eagle Gold and Silver

The U.S. Mint has issued updates on the availability of two versions of its popular 2015 Blue Ridge Parkway Five Ounce Silver Coins. The first, the Blue Ridge Parkway 2015 Uncirculated Five Ounce Silver, has gone on sale today, July 7, for the price of $149.95 each. This addition to the America the Beautiful Quarters […]

2015-W Uncirculated American Gold Eagle

Today, April 30, 2015 at 12:00 Noon ET, the United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2015-W Uncirculated $50 American Gold Eagle. This is the collectible uncirculated or “burnished” version of the coin, which typically experiences a much lower mintage compared to the bullion and proof versions. The obverse design of the coin […]

2015 Proof American Gold Eagles

Today, March 12, 2015 at 12:00 Noon ET, the United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2015 American Gold Eagle Proof Coins. As a change from prior years, there are no product limits or maximum mintages established. The obverse design of the American Gold Eagle features Augustus Saint Gaudens’ classic depiction of Lady […]