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Mint reopens Baseball dollar sales

In a suprise move Dec. 16, the Mint reopened sales of the 2014 Baseball Hall of Fame silver dollar since its sellout in early April. The Mint said that some 3,500 were available across the uncirculated and proof options. Buyers  … Continue reading

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Silver Eagles set another record

The 2014 silver bullion American Eagle has further cemented its lead as the best sales year for the coin since its release in 1986. On Dec. 17, the Mint reported that it sold an additional 453,500 silver Eagles since Dec. … Continue reading

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Coins go off sale as year wraps up

The year is coming to a close and the Mint is closing out sales on many coins and sets. Most notably, the Baseball Hall of Fame clad proof half dollar is sold out, with 249,049 coins taken since its release. … Continue reading

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Dealers eye up 2015 silver Eagle launch

Buyers grabbed a record number of American Eagle silver bullion coins in 2014, and a big reason was the low price of silver. “It hit a price point where a lot of buyers were interested,” said Michael Fuljenz, president of … Continue reading

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Silver Eagles set sales record in 2014

The numbers are in and 2014 is the new highest sales year for the silver American Eagle bullion coin. As of Dec. 9, the Mint reports it has sold 43,051,000 silver Eagles, surpassing the previous record in 2013 of 42,675,000. … Continue reading

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Rushmore ATB quarter comes off sale

The last of the 2013 America the Beautiful (ATB) quarters, the Mount Rushmore  National Memorial quarter, is off sale. Collectors bought 3,059 Philadelphia, 3,052 Denver and 6,611 San Francisco 100-coin bags. In addition, they purchased 10,666 two-roll (P+D) sets, 7,245 … Continue reading

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Silver Eagle sales close in on record

The silver American Eagle bullion coin is set to hit a record sales year in 2014, spurred on by low silver prices and high buyer interest. But will it really be a record year? In terms of dollars spent on … Continue reading

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Rationed silver Eagles return to market

As rationing silver American Eagles begins again, the Mint has managed to sell a small amount. On Nov. 17 and Nov. 18, 1,310,000 silver Eagles were sold, bringing the November total so far to 2,570,000. The 2014 Baseball Hall of … Continue reading

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Barber coinage attracts fans

President Theodore Roosevelt called the series of dimes, quarters and halves designed by Charles E. Barber “artistically of atrocious hideousness,” but that’s not stopping determined Barber coin collectors. “I think that the market is nice and strong right now,” Glenn … Continue reading

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Viewpoint: Commemorate Apollo 11 moon landing

On July 20, 1969, the Apollo 11 lunar module touched down on the moon, putting mankind on its surface. A short time later, astronaut Neil Armstrong took those first steps onto its surface, saying, “That’s one small step for [a] … Continue reading

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