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U.S. Mint Announces Designs for the Two Bush Coins

On July 28, The United States Mint officially announced the designs for the George H.W. Bush Presidential $1 coin and the Barbara Bush First Spouse gold coin. Public Law 116–112 authorizes the Mint to strike and issue these coins. The … Continue reading

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U.S. Mint Asks Dealers for Coin Forecasts

By Richard Giedroyc Silver rather than gold is where the action is! Gold bullion and readily available business strike gold coins prior to 1933 are holding their own following a significant price run-up to an all-time record for gold. It … Continue reading

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Proof Silver Eagles Come Out on Top

It was a quiet week as far as new releases go, but for top sellers, silver continues to dominate. The front-runner this week is the 2020-W proof silver Eagle coin. With a hearty week-over-week gain of 18,089, it cracked 300,000 … Continue reading

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U.S. Mint to Issue Its First-Ever Colorized Coins

The 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame products were launched June 4, but now these coins are bouncing back for a second installment. On Aug. 28 at noon EST, the U.S. Mint is releasing two products. They are the first colorized … Continue reading

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Mint Asks Public to Return Coins to Circulation

Editor’s Note: Following is a statement from the United States Mint’s Office of Corporate Communications issued July 23.         United States Mint Statement on Circulating Coins WASHINGTON – The impact of COVID-19 has resulted in the disruption … 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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Coins Continue Upward Climb

By Richard Giedroyc Collectible coins continue to surge ahead, with new collectors and speculators joining a seasoned population of buyers. Demand for gold and silver, be it in bullion or coinage form, continues to outstrip supply. The U.S. and many … Continue reading

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2020 Native American $1 Coin Available to Alaska Financial Institutions

The 2020 Native American $1 coin features a design of Elizabeth Peratrovich, a member of the Tlingit nation, whose advocacy for Alaskan Natives and an impassioned speech in the Alaskan Senate was considered a deciding factor in the passage of … Continue reading

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Downward Sales Adjustments Abound

What goes up, must come down, is not how we typically look at cumulative sales figures from the U.S. Mint – but it seems to be a common thread this week. While we can’t know for sure what caused more … Continue reading

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Basketball Silver Proof Sees Jump

There are no new products to add to the charts this week, but that doesn’t mean Mint product sales have been quiet. Whether it’s an interest in the sport of basketball or an appreciation for the curved coin design, the … Continue reading

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