US Mint Website Blackout Dates, End of Subscription Discounts

The United States Mint has provided additional information related to the launch of their new retail website and ordering system. This page on their website describes the impact on customers and provides links to visual tour pages showcasing the new layouts and functionality. Two significant factors that I wanted to bring to the attention of […]

New US Mint Retail Website and Order Management System

The United States Mint will soon launch a new retail website and order management system. This should provide a much needed update to the functionality and user experience for the Mint’s online customers. Early last month, the Mint posted a preview of the new website within the YouTube video embedded below. The video provides a […]

Recent Sell Outs at the United States Mint

A large number of numismatic products have recently sold out or concluded sales at the United States Mint. In some instances, the sell outs are only for a particular product option and the coins remain available within other options. In other instances, the sell outs represent the final availability for certain coins. 2014 American Gold […]

Likely Price Increase for Numismatic Gold Coins

Based on the available data, it is likely that there will be a price increase for the United States Mint’s numismatic gold products. This would include the recently released 2014 50th Anniversary Kennedy Half Dollar Gold Proof Coins. The Mint utilizes a flexible pricing policy for numismatic gold and platinum products, which allows prices to […]

Possible Price Increase for Gold Numismatic Products

Prices for the United States Mint’s numismatic gold products may be increased tomorrow. This would reverse the price decrease which took place last week. Prices for the US Mint’s numismatic gold and platinum products are determined based on the average weekly prices of the metals. The average is calculated based on the London Fix prices […]

US Mint Numismatic Gold Coin Price Decrease Possible

Based on the available data, it is possible that prices for the United States Mint’s numismatic gold products may be decreased tomorrow. This would put the 2014-dated gold products at their lowest price levels thus far. The US Mint determines prices for numismatic gold and platinum products based on the average weekly prices of the […]

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 […]