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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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Reader tells of order nightmare

By William H. Brownstein If history is any example you would think that the Mint would have learned when it limited the mintage of the American Eagle 2011 25th anniversary set to 100,000 and it almost immediately sold out. The … 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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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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MS-65 1920-S quarter a good deal

There are a number of surprises in the prices of the Standing Liberty quarters. It’s a case where the Standing Liberty quarter is still a set we are learning about. That might sound strange since the last Standing Liberty quarter … Continue reading

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Viewpoint: Presidential series from cereal box?

By David Menchell I know you’re primarily interested in the Kennedy Presidential dollar, an issue raised in a recent poll question. I have to say that I’m pretty disappointed with the entire Presidential series. In general, I find them to … 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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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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Bullion sales continue to slump

May could become the worst month of the year for bullion coin sales. As of May 27, Authorized Purchasers had ordered just 9,500 one-ounce, 2,000 half-ounce, 6,000 quarter- ounce and 30,000 tenth-ounce gold American Eagles. They also acquired 7,000 one-ounce … Continue reading

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Gold bullion coin sales slow down

Authorized Purchasers are holding back their orders for gold bullion coins. Just 1,000 American Buffalo and 500 American Eagle gold one-ounce bullion coins were sold between May 13 and May 20. With 6,500 total ounces of gold purchased the week … Continue reading

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