US Mint Numismatic Gold Coin Prices Decreased

Prices for the United States Mint’s numismatic gold coins have been decreased following a decline in the market price of the precious metal. This reverses a price increase which occurred one week ago. From fewer data points due to the recent holidays, the average price of gold for the weekly period fell into the $1,250 […]

Numismatic Gold Coin Price Increase Possible

Based on the available data, it is possible that the prices for the United States Mint’s numismatic gold coins may be increased tomorrow. The pricing change would impact the recently released 2014 Proof Gold Eagle products. The US Mint determines prices for numismatic gold and platinum products based on the average weekly prices of the […]

US Mint To Survey the Public on Circulating Coins

Based on a recent publication within the Federal Register, the United States Mint intends to use opinion surveys and focus group interviews to gather the public’s views on circulating coins. This would continue the Mint’s ongoing research and development activities authorized under the Under the Coin Modernization, Oversight, and Continuity Act of 2010 and potentially have […]

24 Karat Gold 2014 Kennedy Half Dollars

The agenda for the forthcoming meeting of the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) has revealed the United States Mint’s plans to offer a special product featuring a 2014 Kennedy Half Dollar struck in 24 karat gold. Specifically the agenda includes “discussion of a 2014 24K Gold Kennedy Half-Dollar Special Product.” Collectors have known since last […]

Price Increase for Numismatic Gold Products Possible

Based on the available data, it is possible that the prices for the United States Mint’s numismatic gold products may be increased tomorrow. The US Mint determines prices for gold and platinum numismatic products based on the average weekly prices of the metals calculated with the London Fix prices from the prior Thursday AM to […]

United States Mint 2013 Annual Report

The United States Mint’s 2013 Annual Report has recently been made available online. The report covers their financial results for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2013. During the year, the Mint recorded total revenue of more than $4.3 billion, up by 26.2% from the prior year. Net income and seigniorage reached $292.5 million, up […]

Quick US Mint News Updates

There have been a number of recent news items and developments related to United States Mint coins and numismatic products. This includes some recent 2013 numismatic product sell outs, the initial distribution for the 2014 Silver Eagle bullion coins, and an unfortunate development for the recently concluded Girl Scouts of the USA commemorative coin program. […]

US Mint Product Release Dates January – March 2014

The United States Mint recently updated their product schedule to include exact release dates for numismatic products listed from January to March 2014. Looking down the schedule, I noticed two changes in release dates from the prior year. First, the three gift themed sets (2014 Birth Set, 2014 Happy Birthday Coin Set, and 2014 Congratulations […]

Looking Ahead to 2014 US Mint Coins and Programs

With the new year just around the corner, I wanted to write a post which takes a look ahead at the United States Mint’s 2014 coins and numismatic products. Much information is already known, although that is not to say there will not be a few surprises in store. 2014 Commemorative Coin Programs The first […]