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Mint Stats: Are gold Eagle sales ready to take off?

Gold American Eagle bullion coin sales were still dragging along for this week’s numbers, but news of the Federal Reserve’s decision not to curtail its $85 billion a month of bond buying caused a spurt higher for gold’s price. Continue reading

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Mint Stats: More Presidential dollars reach sellout

More asterisks were added to various dollar coin sales options. Sellouts of these base metal coins don’t elicit the same excitement as sellouts of silver Eagles, but they are noteworthy just the same. Continue reading

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Mint Stats: Dollar coin sellouts might be surprise

A number of asterisks went up this week where you might not expect them to appear. The McKinley 100-coin dollar bags are now marked as no longer available as are the same size bag for Taft. Continue reading

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Mint Stats: Reverse proof Buffalo gains more fans

  With the window closing on the opportunity to buy the reverse proof one-ounce gold Buffalo coin, about another 5,000 of the coins were sold this past week. Sales hit 37,314, almost three times the number of regular one-ounce Buffalo … Continue reading

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Mint Stats: Will reverse proof Buffalo be common?

Buyers are snapping up the reverse proof one-ounce gold Buffalo coin, but their ardor is slipping. Sales reached 32,676 as of Aug. 18, up by about one-third from the week prior. However, because it is the first reverse proof Buffalo gold piece, buyers are excited about it. Continue reading

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Gold Eagle sales in summer doldrums

Gold bullion prices have come to life in the last few days, with an ounce of the precious metal pushing past the $1,330 mark. Continue reading

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Mint Stats: Gold Eagles get slow start in August

Room has been made for the 5-Star Generals Profile Collection, which includes an uncirculated commemorative silver dollar and half dollar as well as a medal. Continue reading

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Mint Stats: Generals’ half does surprisingly well

If there was a top performer this week, it might just be a surprising jump in sales of the 5-Star General uncirculated clad half dollar. Continue reading

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Mint Stats: Girl Scout set on the board with 1,474

Collectors were not exactly panting over the arrival of the Girl Scouts Young Collectors Set. Continue reading

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Mint Stats: Gold Buffalo buyers beat Eagle buyers

One-ounce gold Buffalo bullion coins outsold one-ounce American Eagle bullion coins since last week’s column. Continue reading

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