Author Archives: Connor Falk

Enhanced uncirculated missing edge lettering discovered

Missing edge lettering was reported on a 2014-D enhanced uncirculated Native American dollar coin from the Native American Coin and Currency Set. ANACS made the find Jan. 20. Paul DeFelice, vice president of marketing and client relations at the third-party … Continue reading

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Standing Liberty quarters stand firm

When it comes to collecting Standing Liberty quarters, why should collectors go straight for the key date 1916, when prices start at $2,850 in G-4 alone? If they do, they’ll take a huge step toward completing a series that is … Continue reading

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Mint releases Birth, Birthday sets

The 2015 Birth and Happy Birthday sets were released by the United States Mint on Jan. 13. Both sets contain a 2015 Lincoln cent, Jefferson nickel, Roosevelt dime, Kennedy half and an America the Beautiful quarter. It is the Homestead … Continue reading

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Mint sells out 2013 sets – finally

The United States Mint has removed the rest of 2013’s mint and proof sets. Buyers purchased 128,377 America the Beautiful clad quarter sets and 138,451 silver quarter proof sets, as well as 266,729 Presidential dollar proof sets. As for the … Continue reading

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Community Voice Responses (1/27/15)

From the Jan. 2 Numismatic News E-Newsletter: Should the successful cupped baseball coins be followed by more U.S. cupped issues? Here are some answers sent from our e-newsletter readers to Editor Dave Harper. I believe that cupped coins can be … Continue reading

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Proof Silver Eagle starts new year

The Mint began sales of the first collector’s coin for the new year, the 2015 proof Silver Eagle, on Jan. 2. Buyers purchased 262,377 coins in just two days of being on sale. Also released, though only for Authorized Purchasers, … Continue reading

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Year of change for dealers

How did coin collecting in 2014 go for you? For some coin dealers, it was a year of change as the precious metals market continued its downward trend. Jim Long, owner of JEL Coins, Baltimore, Md., said 2014 was better … Continue reading

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Bullion Silver Eagle breaks record

More products are off sale as both the Mint and collectors look to the 2015 coin releases. The silver American Eagle bullion coin set a record year again on Dec. 31, finally selling out at 44,006,000 coins sold, up 130,500 … Continue reading

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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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