It’s 400 years since the historic Mayflower voyage and the two countries celebrate together with numismatic sets

By |2020-09-04T21:46:10+01:00September 4th, 2020|Categories: History, Gold, Medallion, Silver, Royal Mint, US Mint, United Kingdom, United States|

It's 400 years since the historic Mayflower voyage and the two countries celebrate together with numismatic sets A big part of early modern US history, the voyage of the Mayflower is one of a select group of nation defining events that are universally considered worthy of numismatic commemoration. The plucky tale of a group of colonists setting [...]

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

By |2020-09-28T13:05:13+01:00June 24th, 2020|Categories: Culture, Bullion, Gold, Silver, US Mint, United States|

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

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 [...]

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, [...]

PERTH AND UNITED STATES MINTS SEE RISING MARCH SALES. A NEW TREND?

By |2016-11-05T06:32:21+00:00April 5th, 2015|Categories: Marketwatch, Perth Mint, US Mint|

It's that time of the month when the United States Mint and the Perth Mint release their monthly bullion sales numbers, the former for its American Eagle coins in gold and silver, and the latter for total sales of both metals in coin and minted bar forms. None are as depressing as they have been so far in 2015, [...]

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 [...]

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