Author Archives: Connor Falk

Johnson Presidential dollar releases

The final Presidential dollar for 2015,  the Lyndon B. Johnson dollar coin, was released Aug. 18. By Aug. 23, collectors ordered 29,133 Philadelphia and 27,542 Denver 25-coin rolls, 685 Philadelphia and 657 Denver 100-coin bags and 2,202 Philadelphia and 3,032 … Continue reading

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Ike price drops already

The Eisenhower Coin and Chronicles set has dropped in value on the secondary market after a quick sellout at the Mint. The set contains an Eisenhower reverse proof Presidential dollar, silver inauguration medal and stamp. It went on sale for … Continue reading

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Did Ike set inspire FDR set buyers?

Could it be that the 15-minute sellout of the Eisenhower Coin and Chronicles set Aug. 11 is causing interest to rise in the earlier Coin and Chronicles offers? Perhaps the quick flips of the 16,830 sets of the 17,000 Ike … Continue reading

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2014 proof silver Eagle demand jumps

Demand for the 2014 proof silver Eagle has jumped since July 26. Between Aug. 2 and Aug. 9, collectors purchased 13,742 2014 proof silver Eagles. Data from July 26 to Aug. 2 shows 24,676 2014 proofs were ordered. Sales from … Continue reading

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Ike set a quick sellout

Some collectors were saying “I Like Ike” while others expressed frustration when the Eisenhower Coin and Chronicles set went on sale Aug. 11. The biggest draw in the set is the Eisenhower reverse proof dollar, exclusive to the set. Limited … Continue reading

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High Relief not an instant sellout

Despite much anticipation for the 2015 gold American Liberty High Relief coin, it was not an instant sellout. Released on July 30, first day sales amounted to 36,686 coins. By Aug.  2, collectors bought an additonal 5,244 coins, bringing the … Continue reading

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High Relief gold worth it?

Are you in for $1,650 on the secondary market, or are you willing to wait until September or October for a coin from the U.S. Mint? That’s the question facing potential buyers of the 2015-W High Relief American Liberty gold … Continue reading

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July gold sales double previous best

The Mint was on a tear as July ended. It sold 46,000 ounces of gold in a week to Authorized Purchasers to reach a monthly total of 164,500 ounces by July 29. This is more than double the amount for … Continue reading

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Truman sets triple in price

The secondary market for the Truman Coin and Chronicles set got a second wind in mid-July, taking prices to triple issue price, up from double reported just two weeks ago in the July 28 issue. Where on July 16, ungraded … Continue reading

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July gold eagle sales best yet in 2015

A weakening gold price has pushed sales of gold American Eagles to their best month yet in 2015. The United States Mint reported July 21 that it had sold 101,000 one-ounce, 6,000 half-ounce, 20,000 quarter-ounce and 95,000 tenth-ounce gold Eagles … Continue reading

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