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Tag Archives: gold
Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles first coin auction of the year at over $18 million was “the best auction since the Millennia sale,” according to Ira Goldberg. Continue reading
OK. Are you ready to be a tiny bit confused about bullion coin sales? The bullion Eagle and Buffalo sales were updated Feb. 6, but no February sales had occurred for Buffaloes or American Eagle gold coins, so the monthly figures are the final January monthly totals. Continue reading
Heritage Auctions has announced the publication of The 1815 Half Eagle: New Discoveries, a 50-page monograph by Heritage numismatists David Stone and Mark Van Winkle, published by Ivy Press. Continue reading
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
One-ounce gold bullion American Eagles set the sales pace this week as 21,500 more were sold, bringing the running total for October to 29,000 and the running total for the year to 439,500. Continue reading
Everybody seems to be on summer vacation. So I wonder what I am doing here as I adjust the running sales totals. There is not much to point to. Gold bullion American Eagle buyers took just 1,000 one-ounce coins. Continue reading
Proof gold Eagles have edged up percentage-wise to bullion having gained nearly 2 percent in premium. Interestingly, proof silver Eagles are up a few dollars while their melt value is down $2. Gotta love those investment portfolio buyers. Continue reading
In October 1980, Congress enacted a law creating the Commission on the Role of Gold in the Domestic and International Monetary Systems, commonly called The Gold Commission. President Reagan appointed 17 members of the commission. Continue reading
Steinberg’s, Inc. has issued the Summer 2012 edition of its “Gold Coins of the World” price list, nearly all of which is made up of newly listed items. Continue reading
“Enthusiastic” is probably not the word to describe buyers of the 2012-W uncirculated gold American Eagle coin when it went on sale June 28. In the first four days of the offer, 1,949 coins were taken. This result might indicate that demand for the 2012 coin will be even weaker than demand was for the 2011 issue, which had a final sales number of 8,822. Continue reading