Marketwatch

July, 2017

The ANA show in Denver is coming up and snippets of new releases are starting to appear

By | 2017-07-14T16:14:34+00:00 July 14th, 2017|Categories: Marketwatch|

The ANA show in Denver is coming up and snippets of new releases are starting to appear The American Numismatic Association will be holding their showpiece event, the World's Fair of Money, in Denver for 2017. Taking place between the 1-5 August at the Colorado Convention Center, they're billing it as showcasing more than $1 billion of "historic rare coins and colorful currency including $100,000 bills and [...]

Small signs of gold sales recovery last month unfounded as they plummet again. Silver struggling.

By | 2017-07-04T22:00:11+00:00 July 4th, 2017|Categories: News Nuggets, Marketwatch|

Small signs of gold sales recovery last month unfounded as they plummet again. Silver struggling. It's the time for a look back at last months bullion coin sales from Perth and the United States Mint (no new Canadian figures yet). Last month we noted an upturn from one of the worst April performances in recent years (we track the last 5 years), with the hope that things [...]

June, 2017

United States and Perth Mints silver sales recover well but gold sales remain weak

By | 2017-06-03T18:36:57+00:00 June 3rd, 2017|Categories: News Nuggets, Marketwatch|

United States and Perth Mints silver sales recover well but gold sales remain weak Time for a quick look at bullion coin sales from the big mints and the picture is one of a recovery from April sales, one of the worst on recent record, but not on the same period last year, against which the market remains depressed. First the good news is that Perth silver [...]

May, 2017

Bullion coin nightmares at the United States and Perth Mints as sales nosedive to new lows

By | 2017-05-11T21:36:13+00:00 May 4th, 2017|Categories: News Nuggets, Marketwatch|

Bullion coin nightmares at the United States and Perth Mints as sales nosedive to new lows We're all used to volatility in the precious metal bullion coin market and we're all equally aware of the seeming disconnect between where the spot price is and where we think it should be given the economic indicators. The spot price in 2017 has shown the same kinds of movement as [...]

April, 2017

March is over, US & Perth Mint’s bullion sales graphs updated and the pain continues

By | 2017-04-09T12:52:36+00:00 April 9th, 2017|Categories: News Nuggets, Marketwatch|

March is over, US & Perth Mint's bullion sales graphs updated and the pain continues Time to update the bullion sales graphs from the United States and Perth mints. It will be a while before we get the numbers for the Royal Canadian mint and even then it will only be until the end of 2016. All in all, another less than stellar month in a market seemingly disconnected from the the [...]

March, 2017

The Isle of Man is back in the commemorative coin game with new Tower Mint partnership

By | 2017-03-28T16:27:44+00:00 March 28th, 2017|Categories: Marketwatch, Coin Invest Trust, Isle of Man, Tower Mint|

The Isle of Man is back in the commemorative coin game with new Tower Mint partnership After announcing a break from the Pobjoy Mint after forty years, the Isle of Man has partnered up with The Tower Mint, the last remaining London-based mint (the Royal Mint moved to Wales years ago) to get back in the commemorative coin market, as well as produce new circulating currency. On [...]

February bullion coin sales charts updated for the Perth Mint and the US Mint. Huge drops.

By | 2017-03-12T08:43:01+00:00 March 12th, 2017|Categories: News Nuggets, Marketwatch|

February bullion coin sales charts updated for the Perth Mint and the US Mint. Huge drops It's that time of the month again when the figures for the sales volume of precious metal coin sales are released and it's showing huge drops from January, even in a month traditionally known for them. We have the usual numbers for the United States Mint, which is exceptionally good and [...]

February, 2017

Ever growing selection of modern coins from Oceania collected in comprehensive new catalogue

By | 2017-02-19T18:44:06+00:00 February 19th, 2017|Categories: News Nuggets, Marketwatch|

Ever growing selection of modern coins from Oceania collected in comprehensive new catalogue While sites like AgAuNEWS try their best to cover as many coins as possible, the ever increasing numbers of modern numismatics entering the marketplace make that more and more difficult. Even though we produce our Coin Series Profiles that detail some of the less known or most popular coin series out there, we can [...]

Bullion coin sales charts updated for the Perth Mint and the US Mint for January

By | 2017-02-11T17:12:19+00:00 February 11th, 2017|Categories: News Nuggets, Marketwatch|

Bullion coin sales charts updated for the Perth Mint and the US Mint for January As we usually do, the bullion sales charts have been updated to cover the first month of 2017. We've done the United States and Perth Mints but the figures for the Royal Canadian Mint are sadly still lagging far behind. The RCM publishes a quarterly report only and we've still yet to [...]

July, 2016

AgAuNews nuggets from the modern coin world 008 – Week 27 2016

By | 2016-11-05T06:30:43+00:00 July 12th, 2016|Categories: Marketwatch, News|

BULLION COIN SALES FOR JUNE MIXED We've updated our bullion coin sales charts for the Perth Mint and the United States Mint to cover sales in June. As usual, the Royal Canadian Mint lags behind with its figures, publishing only quaterly. The figures for July will be interesting as they should be showing the full effects of the Brexit referendum result that has upset markets worldwide. [...]