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2019 Proof Coins Take Bigger-than-expected Leap

After last week’s palladium plunge where the 2019-W proof palladium Eagle dropped from 16,690 to 13,319, this week it is reporting at 14,733.  It must be a difficult one to reconcile! For those of you following bullion sales, we’ve moved … Continue reading

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U.S. Bullion: All the Elements in the Equation?

By Mark Benvenuto The United States Mint has been playing on the world stage for decades now, when it comes to gold and silver bullion coins that is. We were not the first nation to unveil any sort of bullion … Continue reading

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2019 Platinum Bullion Coins Sold Out

All 40,000 of the platinum American Eagle bullion coins for 2019 have been sold to authorized dealers and the Mint currently has no plans to strike any additional.  The coins went on sale back on January 7 and sold within … Continue reading

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Mint Statistics: Collectors continue Apollo 11 buying trend

Apollo 11 commemoratives still remain available for collectors, with sales inching toward the maximum mintages. The half dollar set is the closest to sellout, with 84,349 of the total 100,000 already sold. The 5-ounce silver isn’t far behind at 63,598 … Continue reading

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Error coins not seized

What happened to the eight illegally obtained 2000-P double denomination coins you mentioned last week? It does not appear the government has taken any legal action to seize these coins, and they remain in private hands. A single collector allegedly … Continue reading

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Mint Statistics: Limited Edition set demand declines

Purchase momentum for the 2018-S Limited Edition Silver Proof Set slowed this week. Buyers took another 5,975 of the $144.95 set. The running sales total rises from the initial 24,990 to 30,965. Maximum is 50,000. Loss of momentum is also … Continue reading

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Mint Statistics: Silver Eagles want to fall asleep again

For the second week in a row, sales of silver American Eagle bullion coins have slowed down. Buyers grabbed just 200,000 pieces, compared to 260,000 the week before. The September sales surge is well and truly over. So far in … Continue reading

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Bad year for silver Eagles

Will 2017 turn out to be the worst year for silver American Eagle sales since 2008? It’s a distinct possibility. Already the financial news media has reported that sales in the third quarter of 2017 are the worst since 2007. … Continue reading

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