CFA and CCAC Recommendations for 2015 High Relief Gold Coin and Silver Medal

Last week the United States Mint released the design candidates for the upcoming 2015 High Relief Gold Coin and Silver Medal. The obverse design will feature a modern rendition of Liberty, while the reverse will feature a modern rendition of an eagle. The 25 different obverse and 16 different reverse design candidates were reviewed by […]

2015 High Relief Gold Coin and Silver Medal Design Candidates

The United States Mint has released the design candidates for this year’s upcoming 2015 High Relief Gold Coin and Silver Medal. Today and next week, these designs will be reviewed by the Commission of Fine Arts (CFA) and Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) in separately held meetings. Last year, the CCAC had given their enthusiastic […]

CCAC Supports Potential 2015 24-Karat Gold Ultra High Relief Coin

During a teleconference meeting held this afternoon, the members of the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) expressed their support, enthusiasm, and excitement for potential 2015 24-Karat Gold Ultra High Relief Coins and accompanying Silver Medals from the United States Mint. Members commented on how the initiative could serve to fulfill former Mint Director Edmund Moy’s […]

2009 Ultra High Relief Double Eagle Prices

More more than one month has passed since sales of the 2009 Ultra High Relief Double Eagle Gold Coin concluded at the US Mint. I thought it would be an interesting exercise to examine the recent sales prices for the coins on the secondary market. In recent weeks, the premiums for many collectible gold coins […]

Ultra High Relief Above 100K, Braille Education Set Sales Higher

US Mint sales of the 2009 Ultra High Relief Double Eagle Gold Coin have exceeded the closely watched 100,000 mark. The latest weekly sales figures from the United States Mint indicate that 100,704 coins have sold as of October 18, 2009. This represents an increase of 1,936 above the prior week. Many collectors have eyed […]