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Mint Stats: Numbers compiled during hurricane

The Mint made a huge effort on behalf of Numismatic News readers to update sales figures for this weekly column despite being closed with the rest of the federal government for two days because of Hurricane Sandy. I am grateful. Continue reading

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Mint Stats: Silver buyers grab 5-ouncers

Five-ounce silver America the Beautiful bullion coins became the hottest thing around this week as the third 2012 design became available to the Mint’s Authorized distributors. Continue reading

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Press Club honors Fuljenz

Michael Fuljenz, president of Universal Coin & Bullion in Beaumont, Texas, again has been honored by journalism professionals for his consumer education writings about gold and other precious metals. Continue reading

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Bullion and Commemorative Coin eBooks from Krause Publications

IOLA, Wis. (June 14, 2012) — Krause Publications, a leading producer of books, magazines, online products and events, is currently offering a variety of its Bullion and Commemorative Coin products in e-book form. In just one month over the 2011 … Continue reading

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Drop in bullion stirs up new ideas

While I would certainly prefer to write about older U.S. coins, I cannot help but pay attention to the greatest overall force in the current coin market. Gold has declined 3 percent over the last month, silver a rather substantial 8 percent and platinum over 3 percent. Continue reading

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Premium on MS-65 $20s lowest ever?

The German finance minister called Greece “a bottomless pit.” I think that quote can apply to over half of the Western World. Fiat currency has allowed many governments to create a huge international bottomless pit. Although precious metals are weaker at the moment because of the weakening euro versus the dollar, they are the only insurance for the individual. Continue reading

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Russia tops at World Money Fair

Demand for Russian coinage helped the Kuenker auction held just prior to the opening of the World Money Fair at the Estrel Hotel achieve a prices realized total of over 10.5 million euros ($13.75 million). Continue reading

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Buyers trade up

There were some strange retail customer silver and gold bullion trading patterns at my store at the end of January and during the first three days of February. All week long it seemed like we were buying back U.S. gold American Eagles while other customers were purchasing large quantities of Canadian gold Maple Leaves. In silver, we purchased significant quantities of U.S. silver Eagles from the public, while buying demand was heavily skewed toward U.S. 90 percent silver coins. 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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Bullion prominent in Berlin

Is the bullion business taking over the World Money Fair? Not really, but the entry area is looking more and more like prime real estate to firms whose primary goal is to sell precious metals to willing buyers. Continue reading

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