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Gold collector, bullion coins hot

Two highly anticipated Mint products arrived the week of April 18 to 22 and sales data shows collectors were buying gold coins in earnest. The 2016 silver proof set went on sale April 18. As a cornerstone of the set … Continue reading

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Gold Mercury dime hits market

A quick sellout always attracts attention from coin collectors and the 2016 gold Mercury dime is no different. On the secondary market, that means profits to those who placed orders. A quick survey on eBay shows resellers have wasted no … Continue reading

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Centennial issues strike cord with collectors

With the 2016 gold Mercury dime sold out at the Mint, coin dealers reselling them are seeing a rush by collectors who missed out. The coin is the first of three issues in 2016 commemorating the 1916 Mercury dime, Standing … Continue reading

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Mint releases plethora of product

A number of new coins and coin sets have arrived at the U.S. Mint. First up is the 2016 Presidential dollar uncirculated set, released March 29 and saw 23,091 sets purchased. Next up is the 2016 quarters uncirculated set, which … Continue reading

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2016 Mercury dime details revealed

A mintage limit of 125,000 was set by the U.S. Mint for the tenth-ounce gold Mercury dime that will go on sale at noon Eastern time April 21. No price was announced. The coin will feature a “W” mintmark on … Continue reading

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Eye-catching coins up for bid at CICF 2016 auction

Heritage Numismatic Auctions is sure to turn both ancient and world coin collectors’ heads when it calls the CICF 2016 Signature Auction. They will present the official auction of the 2016 Chicago International Coin Fair, taking place April 12-16, 2016, … Continue reading

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Bullion sales take tumble in March

Has the interest in owning the new year’s bullion coins died down? Are investors shying away from gold and silver? Whatever the answer, gold and silver bullion coin sales are down at the Mint during March. As of March 30, … Continue reading

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2016 proof gold Eagles enter market

In with the new, out with the old for proof gold Eagles. March 17 marked the first day of sales for the 2016 proof gold Eagles, supplanting the 2015-dated versions which have been pulled from the Mint website. As of … Continue reading

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Heritage brings rarities to CICF 2016

Heritage Auctions is sure to turn both ancient and world coin collector’s heads when it hosts the CICF 2016 signature auction. The sale is held in conjunction with the 41st annual Chicago International Coin Fair. The show is held from … Continue reading

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Quarter releases scheduled for 2016

The full schedule of 2016 America the Beautiful quarter launch ceremonies is now available on the United States Mint’s website. The events, hosted by the Mint and the respective national site, mark the first distribution of the new quarters. In … Continue reading

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