Author Archives: Connor Falk

Jackie Kennedy, gold prove popular

The 2015-W Jacqueline Kennedy First Spouse gold coin was released by the United States Mint on June 25 to much anticipation. Collectors purchased 4,072 uncirculated and 7,936 proof coins by June 28, placing them on back order. These numbers are … Continue reading

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Truman set sells out

In just 15 minutes, the U.S. Mint reported it had sold out of the Harry S. Truman Coin and Chronicles set on June 30, despite the Mint’s 5-sets-per-household order limit. The set had a product limit of 17,000. It contains … Continue reading

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Mint releases Kennedy dollar coin

John F. Kennedy is now on another denomination: the dollar coin. The United States Mint began accepting orders for the John F. Kennedy Presidential dollar on June 18. Collector response has been swift as they purchased 21,374 Philadelphia and 5,286 … Continue reading

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High mintage projected for Jackie First Spouse

Jacqueline “Jackie” Kennedy is considered to be one of the most popular first spouses due to her involvement in many philanthropic, historical and diplomatic causes. But how well will that popularity translate into a coin? The 2015-W Jacqueline Kennedy First … Continue reading

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Buyers have confidence in gold

A continuing trend so far in June shows Authorized Purchasers increasing their orders for gold bullion American Eagle coins. As of June 17, investors purchased  33,500 one-ounce, 1,000 half-ounce, 6,000 quarter-ounce and 50,000 tenth-ounce gold Eagles. With a total of … Continue reading

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Try smaller gold

Affordable, yet attractive, Indian Head quarter ($2.50) and half ($5) eagles make a good choice for gold coin collecting on a budget. Mike Fuljenz, owner of Universal Coin & Bullion, Beaumont, Texas, and a specialist on Indian Head gold, said … Continue reading

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One-ounce gold Eagles jump in sales

With a drop in the price of silver and gold collectors are ditching coins containing the precious metals while investors are buying them up. Sales of bullion American Buffalo and Eagle coins rose dramatically between June 3 and June 10. … Continue reading

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Three strikes against Liberty Head nickel

Three strikes and Liberty Head nickels are out with collectors. Lack of a good looking design, lack of a grading consensus and few survivors in higher circulated grades combine to keep collectors away. “They are ugly coins,” said Bill Miholer … Continue reading

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May worst month for silver Eagles yet

The United States Mint has reported it sold just 2,023,500 one-ounce silver American Eagles in May. This amounts to a 29 percent decrease in sales from April, the previous worst month  in 2015 for sales of the coin. Gold American … Continue reading

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More reverse proofs on the way

With the March of Dimes set sold out featuring a reverse proof silver dime, collectors still have four more reverse proof coins coming in 2015 and the United States Mint says more are on the way in subsequent years. On … Continue reading

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