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 [...]

2015 PROOF AMERICAN SILVER EAGLE LAUNCHES EARLIER AND CHEAPER

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

Debuting some 21 days earlier than in 2014, and before the bullion version hits the shelves (12th Jan), the United States Mint has made available for order the 2015 proof version of their seminal American Silver Eagle coin. It's a huge selling commemorative coin, almost hitting three-quarters of a million sales in 2014. Predictably, there are no changes [...]

UNITED STATES MINT RELEASES 2015 PRODUCT SCHEDULE

By |2016-11-05T06:32:40+00:00December 20th, 2014|Categories: News, US Mint|

The United States Mint has it's 2015 release schedule up and below we've picked out all the gold, silver and platinum coins to make it easier to find what you're looking for. There were 132 items in the full list including the circulating and clad coins, but if you wish to see it in full, just click the [...]

U.S. MINT LAUNCH SILVER KENNEDY HALF DOLLAR FOUR-COIN SET

By |2016-11-05T06:32:50+00:00October 28th, 2014|Categories: History, People, Silver, US Mint, United States|

The Kennedy Half Dollar was first launched as a memorial to President John F. Kennedy who was assassinated in 1963, back in 1964. On the 50th anniversary of the coins first release, the United States Mint has undertaken a programme of commemorative issues going back to the original portrait by Gilroy Roberts, the United States Mints Chief Engraver [...]

AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL 2016 FAVOURED DESIGN CANDIDATES REVEALED

By |2016-11-05T06:32:59+00:00October 2nd, 2014|Categories: Culture, Bullion, Nature, Silver, US Mint, United States|

Probably our favourite bullion series, this ambitious series of five ounce silver coins (also Quarters) have become much sought after over the last few years. Starting out with some decent artwork, it's matured into an award-winning series with some super designs. There are five releases every year until the full set of 56 coins has been struck. As [...]

2015 AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL DESIGNS SHOWN BY UNITED STATES MINT

By |2016-11-05T06:33:03+00:00September 8th, 2014|Categories: Culture, Bullion, Silver, US Mint, United States|

It's that time when the United States Mint announces the designs to be used on all five coins for next years America the Beautiful series. The US Mint is pretty unique in having such a long and open design process for the coins it releases, no doubt because it's considerably more tied to the government than elsewhere. It's [...]

US MINTS GOLD KENNEDY HALF DOLLAR OPENS SALES TO A FRENZY

By |2016-11-05T06:33:13+00:00August 5th, 2014|Categories: History, Gold, People, US Mint, United States|

The last big gold hit at the United States Mint (USM) was the superb Baseball Hall of Fame coin, which managed to sell out it's entire 50,000 mintage in record time. Anticipation for this latest 2014 50th Anniversary Kennedy Half Dollar has already made it quite clear that this coin was going to be another hit. Available for [...]

PERTH AND UNITED STATES MINT SALES FOR Q2 REVEAL MARKET FIRMING

By |2016-11-05T06:33:17+00:00July 9th, 2014|Categories: News, Perth Mint, US Mint|

Following on from our post looking at first-quarter sales at the Perth and United States Mints, here we're having a look at the second quarter. The general trend seems to be one of a consolidation and gentle rise over this quarter with the exception of American Silver Eagles which have seen a drop. We'll have a better idea [...]

APRIL BULLION SALES AT THE PERTH MINT DOWN. US EAGLE NOT SHINING EITHER.

By |2016-11-05T06:33:27+00:00May 16th, 2014|Categories: News, Perth Mint, US Mint|

Following on from our post looking at first-quarter sales at the Perth and United States Mints, the figures for April don't show a promising picture, especially for the former. Only gold sales at the US Mint showed any signs of life in what was last year the biggest month for sales. With gold and silver hovering in the $1300/$20 area [...]

UPDATED: A SPECULATIVE (TOTAL GUESS) LOOK AT A CCAC 2016 AMERICAN SILVER EAGLE

By |2016-11-05T06:33:31+00:00April 11th, 2014|Categories: Bullion, News, Silver, US Mint|

The American Silver Eagle has been out for over 27 years now and as that's past the 25 year limit on any redesign of the coin, a redesign is now being speculated. Rather than spend money getting all new designs to replace the Heraldic Eagle on the reverse, 44 designs were picked from those rejected for use in [...]

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