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 […]

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 […]

U.S. Mint Lifts Allocation of Silver Eagles; Platinum Eagle Bullion Coins Coming July 25 (Updated)

The U.S. Mint will put an end to its allocation of American Eagle One-Ounce Silver bullion coins for the time being, according to Tom Jurkowsky of the Mint’s Office of Corporate Communications. Softening demand for the issues combined with consistent production on the part of the Mint has helped created a surplus that should allow […]

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 […]

Slower Sales of Silver Eagles Help U.S. Mint Build Up Inventory

Today, the U.S. Mint stated that it has an inventory of 2,204,500 American Eagle silver bullion coins available for sale to its authorized purchasers (AP’s) this week. This is by far the largest weekly allocation of Silver Eagles we’ve seen the Mint offer this year, excepting the week of January 11, during which four million ounces […]

Comparative U.S. Mint Silver Bullion Sales Through May

The U.S. Mint sold 579,500 American Eagle silver bullion coins to its authorized purchasers (AP’s) today, nearly half of this week’s 1,166,500-ounce allocation. Demand for Silver Eagles has been high this year, and sales are on pace to break 2015’s record-breaking 47-million coin total. As today’s sales figures have provided the final update for this month, […]

U.S. Mint Updates Packaging for Gold Buffalo Bullion Coins

The U.S. Mint has announced that it has updated its packaging for American Buffalo Gold Bullion Coins, ushering in the use of hard plastic containers similar to those employed to ship gold and silver American Eagle bullion coins. Gold Buffalos were previously transported in 20-coin sheets of sealed plastic, as pictured above. As of yesterday, […]

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 […]