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Will U.S. Mint Price Increases Backfire?

This week, the U.S. Mint announced significant price hikes for its silver numismatic products. The range of increases ranged from about 30 percent to 70 percent. The jump in prices is related to the rise in the silver spot price … Continue reading

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New Legislation Could Bolster Hobby

The hobby may soon get an unexpected boost from Congress. Legislation is now being considered through which circulating commemorative coins and one-year type designs could appear on circulating quarters and half dollars. While the proposed legislation has other parts that … Continue reading

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Platinum Eagles Soar as Spot Price Increases

By Richard Giedroyc Everyone is interested in the current value of their coins; however, some individuals are true investors with more than a casual interest. It is for the sake of the serious investor that it should be mentioned that … Continue reading

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America the Beautiful Quarter Products Hit Market

More America the Beautiful quarter products have hit the market, and you will see their listings added to this week’s charts. The three-coin set honoring Weir Farm National Historic Site in Connecticut was released June 29. The set, comprised of … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Creates Influx of Collectors, Investors

By Richard Giedroyc The surprising and rapid recovery of equity markets in a “V” rather than a “U” shape curve has impacted the spot price of precious metals inversely. This, in turn, has been impacting the value of bullion and … Continue reading

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Bullion Investors Hesitate

By Richard Giedroyc There will always be bumps along the road, but in general the market for coins is moving along smoothly. There is some recent hesitation among investors seeking bullion and bullion impacted coins due to prices having reached … Continue reading

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Bullion-Related Coins Remain a Hot Market

By Richard Giedroyc The market for coins is healthy, even frothy. It doesn’t matter if you are into buying bullion and bullion-impacted coins, collectible but generally available coins, or “desirable” coins. I am using the term desirable rather than scarce … Continue reading

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Liberty’s Torch Shines On

The United States Mint released the gorgeous 2019 American Eagle One Ounce Gold Uncirculated Coin – struck in 22-karat gold – on June 13 at 12pm Eastern Time. This coin is a collector version of the Mint’s American Eagle Gold … Continue reading

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Eagle sales show gathering strength

I drove into the office in the extreme cold this morning and was delighted to find that there is a little fire in precious metals. Gold is at $1,323.20 an ounce. Silver is $16.13 an ounce. Both are up strongly … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (October 30, 2018)

Who decides how rare a new coin issue should be? The brilliant marketing bureaucrats at the U.S. Mint have now created their second rare palladium Eagle in 2018 with a 15,000 mintage limit, presumably as an early Christmas gift to … Continue reading

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