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Coronavirus Determines Supply and Demand

By Richard Giedroyc The spot price of gold is at about $1,750 an ounce at the moment this commentary is being written, yet 1-ounce gold American Eagle coins are selling for as much as $1,900! What is going on? Simply … Continue reading

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Strong start for gold and silver bullion coins

American Eagle bullion coins went on sale yesterday. Would you believe the Mint can sell in one day more than half of all Eagles sold in 2018? It can. Platinum Eagles’ first-day sales totaled 18,000 pieces. Only 30,000 were sold … 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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January Eagle sales promising

By Jan. 9, sales by the U.S. Mint of 2012 silver bullion American Eagle coins to its Authorized Purchasers totaled 4,257,000 coins. Continue reading

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Eagles abundant

No silver Eagle rationing. Fractional gold Eagles at a discount. What’s gotten into the U.S. Mint in 2012? No rationing will be required for silver American Eagle one-ounce bullion coins – at least as it applied to initial orders for 2012-dated coins that were to be delivered to Authorized Purchasers Jan. 6, 2012. Continue reading

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Set backlash continues with twist

As you might expect, I have been getting a steady flow of phone calls, letters and emails from collectors irate over not getting 25th anniversary silver American Eagle sets. Continue reading

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Viewpoint: Rapid sellout shows need for fixes

Two of the coins in the 25th anniversary silver American Eagle set are only available in the set. Rather than strike more sets as this week’s poll question asks, a fair compromise would be for the Mint to strike 50,000 or 100,000 more of these unique coins, and then give collectors the chance to purchase them, one each per customer, one each per household per day, up to a limit of three of each per household. Continue reading

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Unc. silver Eagles return

After a two-year absence in 2009 and 2010, the uncirculated collector version of the silver American Eagle will return to the Mint’s lineup Sept. 29. The coin is neither the regular bullion coin version struck at West Point without a mintmark, nor a proof version struck with a “W” mintmark. Continue reading

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