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RSM Coin to Commemorate Apollo 11 Landing

When the Apollo 11 Lunar Module landed on the Moon on July 20, 1969, three facilities assisted.  These facilities are located in Gladstone, Calif., Camberra, Australia and Robledo de Chavela (Madrid, Spain). They guaranteed the monitoring of the interplanetary spacecraft … Continue reading

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RAM Launches Apollo 11 Coins

On June 4 the Royal Australian Mint launched its long-awaited coins struck to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing in 1969. One of these coins is included in a twin pack with the U.S. Apollo 11 … Continue reading

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Mint Statistics: Stronger first-quarter bullion sales for 2019 vs. 2018

With the first quarter drawing to a close, we thought it would be interesting to take a look at sales in the first quarter to 2019 as compared to the same time period in 2018. The first thing to stand … Continue reading

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Community Voice Responses (February 26, 2019)

From the Feb. 1 Numismatic News E-Newsletter: Are you surprised that no Apollo 11 coins sold out in one day? Here are some answers sent from our e-newsletter readers to Editor Dave Harper.   Not surprising, since they are overpriced … Continue reading

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Delayed shipping probably unnecessary

“I want my coins yesterday” is the informal slogan of collectors who order new issues from the Mint. How else can you get them slabbed as first strikes? How else can you flip them for a profit on the secondary … Continue reading

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No sellout first day of Apollo offers

Two things are certain this morning (Jan. 25) regarding the Apollo 11 commemorative coin program sales, which began yesterday. 1. Coin collectors did not spend more than $87 million to buy out all of the coins. This is the sum … Continue reading

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Apollo order totals just in from the Mint

Order totals just in from the Mint show no Apollo sales option is close to reaching sellout status. 19CA      2019 APOLLO 11 GOLD PROOF   15,544 19CB      2019 APOLLO 11 GOLD UNC        7,781 19CC      2019 APOLLO 11 SILVER PROOF 86,073 19CD      … Continue reading

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Could Apollo program be failure already?

Two things are certain this morning regarding the Apollo 11 commemorative coin program sales, which began yesterday. 1. Coin collectors did not spend more than $87 million to buy out all of the coins. 2. Conventional wisdom that the 5-ounce … Continue reading

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Who has the money for the sellout gamble?

Got a spare $87,475,000? That’s what the U.S. Mint hopes to extract from coin collectors with the Apollo 11 commemorative coin program. I think it is fair to say that not everything will sell. The question this morning among potential … Continue reading

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All eyes ready to turn to Apollo 11 coin program

Yesterday, the Mint began a countdown to the Apollo 11 commemorative coin program. It sent out an email that said, “T-Minus 8 days until lift off.” Sales begin Jan. 24. Collectors will have the opportunity to purchase cupped coins. There … Continue reading

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