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Many coins too closely tied to bullion moves

Gold bullion and modern coins including American Eagles and First Spouse issues continue to sell at values near the spot price of gold. This is a thinly traded market. Gold continues to slide along just below $1,200. Forecasts of a … Continue reading

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Mint Statistics: Special coin and stamp set a yawner

The Breast Cancer Awareness Coin and Stamp set put up its first number below. It is just 2,846. Mintage limit is 25,000. It does not seem likely that sale will reach the limit. The first few days of availability usually … Continue reading

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Mint Statistics: Silver bullion Eagles put in big number

Silver American Eagle bullion coins are hot. In just one week, the Mint has sold 1,010,000 more of them to its Authorized Purchasers. The running tally for the year is now 12,680,000. Check all the bullion coin totals on the … Continue reading

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Get out of the way of silver Eagle buyers

Professionals have begun to forecast that prices are bottoming for gold and silver. That is a dangerous game to play. Nobody has an exemplary record of making this kind of market call. However, one thing I can add to the … Continue reading

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Ignore crisis, sleep well with coins

They say hindsight is 20/20. Is it? We passed the 10th anniversary date of the bankruptcy of the Wall Street firm of Lehman Brothers on Sept. 15, 2008. The Great Recession commenced then. Unemployment soon soared to over 10 percent. … Continue reading

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Eagle sales come on strong

Don’t read too much into this, but silver American Eagle bullion coins have had their best September sales figure since the record-setting year of 2015. Back in 2015, the U.S. Mint sold 47 million silver Eagles. So far in 2018, … Continue reading

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Bad year for silver Eagles

Will 2017 turn out to be the worst year for silver American Eagle sales since 2008? It’s a distinct possibility. Already the financial news media has reported that sales in the third quarter of 2017 are the worst since 2007. … Continue reading

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Fake 2015-W proof silver Eagles reported

Fake proof 2015-W silver American Eagles have been reported by Numismatic News columnist F. Michael Fazzari, who works for ICG grading service. He said he purchased a counterfeit 2015-W silver Eagle at the Sarasota, Fla., show that was held Feb. … Continue reading

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Initial demand strong for silver Eagle

Collectors still love their proof silver American Eagle coins if demand during the opening days of availability are any indication. Continue reading

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Dawning of new silver Eagle age?

Little did I know when I wrote last year that the U.S. Mint should put the “S” mintmark on the silver American Eagle bullion coins that it had begun striking in San Francisco that we were entering a new chapter, perhaps even a new age, for the silver American Eagle. Continue reading

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