American Eagle bullion coin redesign gets underway with a plethora of new options up for contention

By |2020-06-24T14:23:30+01:00June 24th, 2020|Categories: Culture, Bullion, Gold, Silver, US Mint, United States|

After what seems to be an absolute age, the slow moving wheels of US government have finally decided the American Eagle bullion coin is due for a revamp, well, one side of it anyway. The stylish John Mercanti-penned heraldic style eagle on the silver coin is to be changed, as is the Miley Busiek design on the gold. Both have [...]

One small week for mankind: US Mint celebrates America’s 1969 moon landing with four domed coins

By |2019-01-20T17:33:00+00:00January 21st, 2019|Categories: Gold, Science, Silver, US Mint, United States|

One small week for mankind: US Mint celebrates America's 1969 moon landing with four domed coins It's fifty years since Neil Armstrong stepped out of the lunar lander and onto the surface of the moon - the first human being to set foot on a planetary body other than Earth. This week [...]

A twenty trillion dollar note in solid silver is an unusual addition to the coin note market

By |2018-03-05T22:10:20+00:00March 5th, 2018|Categories: Banknote / Foil, History, Silver, United States|

A twenty trillion dollar note in solid silver is an unusual addition to the coin note market Coin notes are getting more popular and there are plenty of new issues coming out through 2018, but there's always demand for the old classics. While the new format has rapidly embraced the world of [...]

America commemorates the men and women of World War I with a new commemorative silver coin

By |2018-01-23T12:13:30+00:00January 18th, 2018|Categories: History, Silver, US Mint, United States|

America commemorates the men and women of World War I with a new commemorative silver coin One of the bloodiest wars in human history, the First World War brought the full force of the new industrialised economies to the waging of warfare. When the war started there were echoes of conflicts a [...]

The proof version of the iconic American Silver Eagle bullion coin is now on sale

By |2017-03-30T13:34:17+01:00March 24th, 2017|Categories: News Nuggets, Silver, US Mint, United States|

The proof version of the iconic American Silver Eagle bullion coin is now on sale It's that time of year again. The United States Mint has launched the 2017 version of its ultra-iconic and much admired American Silver Eagle silver bullion coin. Struck in an ounce of fine silver, the design [...]

One hundred years of Lions Club International celebrated on latest US silver coin

By |2017-01-21T00:49:43+00:00January 20th, 2017|Categories: People, Silver, US Mint, United States|

One hundred years of Lions Club International celebrated on latest US silver coin The United States Mints first silver commemorative of 2017 has gone on sale and it's a centennial celebration of an organisation that has dedicated itself to the betterment of its communities, Lions Club International (LCI). Founded in 1917 by [...]

US Standing Liberty gold coin available for sale from noon EST TODAY

By |2016-11-05T06:30:29+00:00September 8th, 2016|Categories: Culture, Gold, US Mint, United States|

US Standing Liberty gold coin available for sale from noon EST TODAY Tomorrow at noon Eastern Standard Time, the United States Mint will start sales of the second in its three-coin anniversary tribute to some of the most iconic designs in US numismatic history. The first coin was the [...]

On July 30th the US Mints beautiful American Liberty high-relief coin goes on sale

By |2016-11-05T06:31:53+00:00July 27th, 2015|Categories: Culture, Gold, US Mint, United States|

It isn't often that the US Mint tries something different, but this superb high-relief American Liberty coin is a real step up from their recent gold output, most of which has centred around an inexplicable series showcasing the United States First Ladies; i.e. the wives of politicians...  Tapping into the American love of symbolism, the coin drips with it, [...]

US MINT COMMEMORATES 225 YEARS OF THE MARSHAL SERVICE

By |2016-11-05T06:32:34+00:00January 21st, 2015|Categories: History, Silver, US Mint, United States|

Celebrating the 225th anniversary of the establishment of the United States Marshals Service, America's first federal law enforcement agency, the US mint kicks off a coin program with the release of six coins commemorating the event. The actual date passed last September, but this is a 2015 coin program and will be minted through until the end of the [...]

EAGLE BULLION COINS IN 2014 SOAR IN SILVER AND CRASH IN GOLD

By |2016-11-05T06:32:38+00:00January 3rd, 2015|Categories: Bullion, Gold, News, Silver, US Mint, United States|

With 2014 now over and the United States Mint releasing the last of the years sales figures for its American Eagle bullion coin program, it's time for a quick look at the figures and the trends are pretty clear. With silver sales breaking the all-time record at 44,006,000 ounces, despite selling out of the 2014 allocation early, the mint [...]

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