As the market price of silver moved higher, some collectors shifted their focus to the United States Mint’s numismatic silver products, particularly those which recently had their prices decreased. This was evidenced by the numbers in the latest weekly US Mint numismatic product sales report.
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On January 26, 2012, a bill was introduced in the Senate seeking to require commemorative coins to be minted and issued in recognition and celebration of the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
A similar bill had been introduced in the House of Representatives on July 14, 2011. This previous bill has 296 cosponsors and . . . → Read More: click here to continue
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We’re back with another fresh round up of coin collecting news and articles from around the internet! First, the US Mint has removed product listings for the $ 1 coin direct ship offerings, possibly signaling an end to the program. Also, steel cents and nickels, articles on the proposed Baseball . . . → Read More: click here to continue
Gold prices fell modestly Monday as the U.S. dollar emerged stronger, triggering a bit of profit-taking following sharp gains last week.
"People are in a risk-off mode today," Rick Trotman, a senior research analyst at MLV & Co. in New York, said in a telephone interview cited on Businessweek. "The dollar’s strength is acting . . . → Read More: click here to continue
China Gold Coin Incorporation and the Shenzhen Guobao Mint — both branches of the People’s Bank of China — have released three commemorative 2012 Chinese Panda Silver Coins. The coins are each composed of .999 fine silver and have reverse designs featuring a mother panda and her cub. The three coins are all legal . . . → Read More: click here to continue
Practically every news poll conducted over the past few days concluded that Greece and its private creditors might reach an agreement this week (perhaps even today) and that following such a handshake between the parties the country would commence discussions for a second, 145 billion euro-large bailout. Alas, things ran into a bit . . . → Read More: click here to continue
Once again United States Mint prices moved higher for numismatic Gold Eagles, the Gold Buffalo and First Spouse Gold Coins. The Mint increased their prices on Wednesday, January 25, as a result of the upward trend on the London Fix, the market indicator in the Mint’s pricing policy.
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Series 2009 10 Uncut Currency Sheet
The Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) on Tuesday, January 24, 2012, made available Series 2009 $ 10 Uncut Currency Sheets. [...]Read the rest of Series 2009 $ 10 Uncut Currency Sheets Available from BEP (213 words)
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Another round of United States Mint weekly sales figures uncovered the debut performance of the 2012 America the Beautiful Quarters Proof Set. The annual set is the third in the series to feature clad proof versions of America the Beautiful Quarters®. [...]Read the rest of 2010-2012 America the Beautiful Quarters Proof Sets Starting Sales (533 . . . → Read More: click here to continue
Momentum players pulled the "buy" trigger on precious and base metals, along with crude oil and equities, yesterday afternoon, after they concluded that the Fed’s offer to not hike interest rates until late 2014 was tantamount to a fresh QE program. [...]Read the rest of In The Lead – Promissory Notes (1,195 words)
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The America the Beautiful Quarters Program recently completed its second year of release, with five different designs representing National Parks or sites of America. The total mintage across the five designs rose compared to the previous year, although the increase was only attributable to a jump in production for the final design of the . . . → Read More: click here to continue