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Johnson Presidential dollar releases

The final Presidential dollar for 2015,  the Lyndon B. Johnson dollar coin, was released Aug. 18. By Aug. 23, collectors ordered 29,133 Philadelphia and 27,542 Denver 25-coin rolls, 685 Philadelphia and 657 Denver 100-coin bags and 2,202 Philadelphia and 3,032 … Continue reading

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Did Ike set inspire FDR set buyers?

Could it be that the 15-minute sellout of the Eisenhower Coin and Chronicles set Aug. 11 is causing interest to rise in the earlier Coin and Chronicles offers? Perhaps the quick flips of the 16,830 sets of the 17,000 Ike … Continue reading

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2014 proof silver Eagle demand jumps

Demand for the 2014 proof silver Eagle has jumped since July 26. Between Aug. 2 and Aug. 9, collectors purchased 13,742 2014 proof silver Eagles. Data from July 26 to Aug. 2 shows 24,676 2014 proofs were ordered. Sales from … Continue reading

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High Relief not an instant sellout

Despite much anticipation for the 2015 gold American Liberty High Relief coin, it was not an instant sellout. Released on July 30, first day sales amounted to 36,686 coins. By Aug.  2, collectors bought an additonal 5,244 coins, bringing the … Continue reading

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July gold sales double previous best

The Mint was on a tear as July ended. It sold 46,000 ounces of gold in a week to Authorized Purchasers to reach a monthly total of 164,500 ounces by July 29. This is more than double the amount for … Continue reading

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July gold eagle sales best yet in 2015

A weakening gold price has pushed sales of gold American Eagles to their best month yet in 2015. The United States Mint reported July 21 that it had sold 101,000 one-ounce, 6,000 half-ounce, 20,000 quarter-ounce and 95,000 tenth-ounce gold Eagles … Continue reading

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Kennedy dollar and medal set on sale

The Kennedys showed their lasting popularity July 9 when the United States Mint released the Kennedy Presidential dollar and First Spouse medal set. It went on back order that same day. By July 12, the Mint reported it had sold … Continue reading

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Mint releases 28th ATB quarter

The United States Mint released the 28th America the Beautiful quarter, the Blue Ridge Parkway, on June 29, marking the halfway point for the series. As of July 5, collectors ordered 1,890 Philadelphia, 2,004 Denver and 2,954 San Francisco 100-coin … Continue reading

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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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