Gold Mercury Dime Sales Adjustment and Other Updates

The U.S. Mint has adjusted its sales total for the 2016 Mercury Dime Centennial Gold Coin downward after considering returns, cancellations, and further assessments of its inventory. Michael White of the Mint’s Office of Corporate Communications told Mint News Blog today that sales of the issue currently stand at 120,966 coins, 1,544 less than were […]

PAN’s Tom Uram Nabs First Photos of Standing Liberty Quarter Centennial Gold Coin

One week after the rousing release of the 2016 Mercury Gold Centennial Gold Coin, the Pennsylvania Association of Numismatists (PAN) has done collectors a favor by posting pictures of the 2016 Standing Liberty Quarter Centennial Gold Coin to its Twitter account. The U.S. Mint has confirmed that it is displaying the coin this week at its […]

National Park Service Commemorative Coin Sales Off to a Slow Start

The U.S. Mint released its weekly sales report yesterday, finally giving us an official total for the 2016 Mercury Dime Centennial Gold Coin. Looking over the report, my attention turned to the numbers for this year’s commemorative coins, as sales of the 2016 National Park Service (N.P.S.) issues looked pretty lackluster. It was difficult to […]

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 […]

2016 U.S. Mint Silver Proof Set

Today, April 18, the U.S. Mint began taking orders for the 2016 U.S. Mint Silver Proof Set, which includes 13 Proof coins struck at the San Francisco Mint, seven of which are composed of 90% silver and 10% copper. The set is available for $52.95, one dollar less than last year’s issue, which contained an […]

Cumberland Gap 5 oz. Silver Bullion Coins Sale Date, Gold Mercury Dime Pricing

The U.S. Mint has announced that Cumberland Gap 5 oz. silver bullion coins will go on sale to authorized purchasers this coming Monday, April 18. Like the previous issue in this series, which featured Shawnee National Forest, the Cumberland Gap 5 oz. coins will have an overall mintage limit of 150,000 pieces applied across all […]