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- e-letters (December 13, 2016) We asked: Are million dollar rarities overhyped? While the vast majority of collectors will never own a million-dollar coin – including me! – all of us can admire, appreciate and, yes, envy the stratosphere in which those historic coins orbit the hobby. Most of the time, news about the sale of seven-figure rarities generate headlines in ...
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The 2016 Patricia Nixon First Spouse gold coin began sales Feb. 18. The United State Mint reports 686 uncirculated and 1,159 proof coins were purchased by collectors from release to Feb. 21. It is the first of three issues for … Continue reading
Feb. 23 marked the return of the 2016 America the Beautiful clad quarter proof set at the Mint. The set released Jan. 11 but was pulled later that day. The Mint announced the image on the set packaging for the … Continue reading
Sales of the Shawnee America the Beautiful 5-ounce silver bullion coin are the best for the coin series since 2011. The United States Mint reports that 75,000 coins have been sold to Authorized Purchasers. This total puts the coin as … Continue reading
President Richard Nixon is now on the dollar as the Mint released his Presidential dollar coin Feb. 3. As of Feb. 7, collectors have purchased 29,639 Philadelphia and 27,922 Denver 25-coin rolls, 757 Philadelphia and 717 Denver 100-coin bags and … Continue reading
The 2016 Mark Twain silver dollar coins have finally arrived as orders began Feb. 1. The Mint estimates around 23,900 proof and 9,600 uncirculated coins were purchased in the first day of sales. The coins were to be released Jan. … Continue reading
2016 gold and silver Eagle bullion coin sales at United States Mint have seen their best showing in January since 2013 in total ounces. As of Jan. 27, gold Eagle sales amounted to a total of 124,000 ounces sold across … Continue reading
The 2016 Mark Twain gold $5 coins have arrived, but collectors will need to wait for the Twain silver dollars. The United States Mint released the Twain gold $5 coins on Jan. 14 as scheduled. Collectors purchased 2,990 uncirculated and … Continue reading
Demand for bullion coins has spilled over from 2015 and into 2016. The United States Mint began taking Authorized Purchasers’ orders for silver and gold Eagles plus gold Buffalo bullion coins on Jan. 11. As of Jan. 13, buyers ordered … Continue reading
The 2015 $100 American Liberty high relief gold coin is unavailable at the United States Mint as of Jan. 3. Since its release on July 30, 2015, buyers have purchased a total of 49,211 coins out of a 50,000 mintage … Continue reading