Author Archives: Connor Falk

Coin show hurt by Minnesota law

Coin dealers and collectors are upset about the way the new Minnesota coin dealer registration law has hurt their local coin show. Andrew Swammi, coin dealer and coordinator of the Roseville Coin Show held July 12 in Roseville, Minn., said … Continue reading

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First Spouse Harding gold sales begin

The Florence Harding First Spouse half-ounce gold coins, both uncirculated and proof, went on sale July 10. Buyers bought 574 of the uncirculated coin and 907 of the proof coin in the first few days of sales, which is not … Continue reading

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Confusion follows Minnesota coin law

Coin dealers are confused and frustrated over a new Minnesota law requiring coin dealers with annual sales of $5,000 or more to register with the state. “I think it impacted many more people than the law was designed to address,” … Continue reading

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Coin sales start slowly for Mint in July

With sales affected by the Mint’s Fourth of July holiday closure, many items, including bullion, saw little change. Only 389 Arches 5-ounce collector coins were sold the past week, a coin that was selling fast a couple of weeks ago. … Continue reading

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Gold sells while silver falters in June

Gold bullion did well in June. Buyers took 43,000 one-ounce gold American Eagles, the best sales since January. In terms of total numbers of Eagle coins sold of all four sizes, sales in June were the best since April. April … Continue reading

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First Spouse a sleeper series?

Since their inception in 2007, the First Spouse gold coins have had collectors wondering if they are worth investing in. As far as dealers are concerned, the First Spouse coins are a mixed bag. “If I buy, I’d hang on … Continue reading

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Prices going, going, gone

Are you willing to pay upward of $3,000 for a coin that sold for $424.75 only three months ago? Buyers interested in the Baseball Hall of Fame coins are paying that and more for a multitude of graded and special … Continue reading

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Coolidge dollars prove to be popular

Buyers are showing interest in the $100 bag of President Coolidge dollars.The Philadelphia $100 bag sold out this past week, selling 1,989 units. The Denver version is not far behind at 1,955. These numbers are much higher than any other … Continue reading

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More Arches National Park products released

The United States Mint has released more Arches National Park products over the past week. Buyers purchased 21,301 Arches 5-ounce silver collector coins in the first five days of sales. Total mintage for the coin is 30,000. Also released were … Continue reading

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Rush for gold Kennedy half dollar at ANA show?

The gold Kennedy half dollar will be first released by the U.S. Mint at the American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money in August. Is it worth it for collectors to show up and buy those coins just so they … Continue reading

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