U.S. Mint Bullion Sales Strong, Except for Roosevelt 5-Oz. Coins

The Mint has released its bullion sales figures for the previous week. The sales figure for Theodore Roosevelt National Park 5-ounce silver bullion coins now registers at 30,500 units sold, an uptick of 1,000 units since the U.S. Mint’s reporting of last week. Combined sales for 2016’s four 5-ounce bullion coins are at 246,800 units, for a total of 1,234,000 ounces of silver. In comparison […]

U.S. Mint Shares Design Candidates for 2018-2020 American Eagle Platinum Proof Coins

The U.S. Mint has shared potential designs for its upcoming 2018, 2019, and 2020 American Eagle Platinum Proof coins. The designs will be discussed at the next Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee Meeting, scheduled to take place tomorrow, September 16. The candidates are included below with an introduction and descriptions provided by the Mint. Since its inception […]

U.S. Mint Announces Numismatic Hobby Forum and CCAC Meeting

The U.S. Mint has announced that it will hold a Numismatic Coin Forum in Philadelphia on Thursday, October 13. The one-day conference aims to prepare for the Mint’s upcoming 225th anniversary by bringing together various members of relevant organizations to discuss the past, present, and future of numismatics. While the event is not open to […]

U.S. Mint 2016 Bullion Sales; Roosevelt 5 oz. Bullion Coin Release Date (Updated)

Gold, silver, and platinum have all gained in value during the past week, making it an apt time to look at recent trends in U.S. Mint bullion sales. Platinum in particular has been quite visible of late, with prices rising just as the Mint begins issuing its 2016 American Eagle one-ounce platinum bullion coins. As […]

Over 17,000 2016 Platinum Eagle Bullion Coins Sold on First Day (Updated)

The U.S. Mint opened sales of 2016 American Eagle One-Ounce Platinum bullion coins today, a release that was met with enthusiasm from the Mint’s authorized purchasers. According to the most recent bullion sales numbers, the Mint sold 17,100 Platinum Eagles today, quite a large total when considered alongside the total mintages for one-ounce Platinum Eagles […]

Silver Eagle and Reagan Coin & Medal Set Sales; Palladium Coins Update

Sales of American Eagle Silver Bullion Coins to the U.S. Mint’s authorized purchasers have dropped precipitously of late, leading to an ever-increasing buildup of inventory that could see the issues taken off of allocation in the near future. If the trend continues in the coming weeks, sales of Silver Eagles will no longer be on […]

Nancy Reagan First Spouse Gold Coins Week 1 Sales, 2016 Platinum Eagle Photos

The U.S. Mint’s first-week sales totals for the 2016 Nancy Reagan First Spouse Gold Coins show that interest in the issues has been higher than we’ve seen for most other recent releases in this series. The Proof version of the coin sold 1,428 pieces between Friday, July 1, and Monday, July 4, while the Uncirculated […]

2016 American Eagle One-Ounce Platinum Proof Coin (Updated)

Update #1, 6/30/16, 12:56 p.m.: The 2016 American Eagle One-Ounce Platinum Proof Coin has gone into “Currently Unavailable” status on the U.S. Mint’s Web site 56 minutes after its release. Update #2, 7/1/16, 9:55 a.m.: Michael White of the Mint’s Office of Corporate Communications has shared the following statement regarding sales of the 2016 Platinum Proof […]

U.S. Mint Shares Release Dates for 2016 Coin & Currency Set and Platinum Eagle Proof Coin

The U.S. Mint’s product release schedule for 2016 remains a work in progress; before today, the only new items due for release in the month of June were rolls and bags of the Harpers Ferry America the Beautiful quarters. Many have suspected that some products currently languishing at the bottom of the schedule with launch […]