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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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Mint statistics hint at number of new collectors

The aftermarket for collectible coins is always difficult to access. There is no clearinghouse through which dealers report their sales. We need to rely on a series of co-incidence barometers to check the temperature of the business of coins. The … Continue reading

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Mint Statistics: Apollo coins touch down in this report

A box for the Apollo 11 commemorative coins has been added to the report below to begin the annual redesign process. Old coins go off sale. New coins are added. No Apollo sales options have sold out yet. The 5-ounce … 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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Apollo 11 strike ceremony held in Philadelphia

There was a first strike ceremony yesterday (Dec. 13) at the Philadelphia Mint. Being struck with the appropriate fanfare were the new coins honoring the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. Sales of the new coins will begin … Continue reading

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Fair shot at 2019 Apollo 11 coins asked for

The Apollo 11 commemorative coin program is coming next year. Unveiling of the designs occurred Oct. 11. Excitement is building. I have had my first contact from a reader worried about not being able to get them. He writes: “Is … Continue reading

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Do you remember the moon landing?

When the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing occurs July 20, 2019, it will evoke a lot of memories. The first man on the moon was an incredible achievement. I did not see George Washington crossing the Delaware … Continue reading

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