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October 9, 2013: White Mountain Five Ounce Coin Sold Out, Draped Bust Quarters, Royal Mint News

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The 2013-P White Mountain Five Ounce Silver Coin has sold out at the United States Mint after less than five months of availability and at a sales level below the maximum mintage.

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October 4, 2013: 2014 Civil Rights Act of 1964 Commemorative, Coin Market Report, Walking Liberty Half Dollars

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Mint News Blog gives readers the chance to vote on their preferred design for the 2014 Civil Rights Act of 1964 Silver Dollar. Results of the previous vote on the 2014 Native American Dollar design are also provided.

The article series exploring early commemorative silver coins continues with details of . . . → Read More: click here to continue

October 2, 2013: US Mint Sales Reports, ATB Five Ounce Silver Bullion Coins, Royal Canadian Mint New Releases

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American Gold Eagle bullion sales experienced another slow month. While still well above historical levels, Silver Eagle sales were also slower.

On the numismatic front, United States Mint product sales were broadly . . . → Read More: click here to continue

Would SAVE II Act Prohibit Bullion and Numismatic Coins?

1 oz American Gold Eagle with "50 Dollars" denomination

An article published last week discussed the SAVE II Act (H.R. 3146) introduced in the House of Representatives on September 19, 2013 by Representatives Patrick E. Murphy (D-FL) and Mike Coffman (R-CO). The intention of the bill was to generate savings to the US Government by eliminating duplication and increasing efficiency. One of the . . . → Read More: click here to continue

September 27, 2013: Cent and Nickel Production, 1913 Liberty Head Nickel, World Coin News

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A bill recently introduced in the House of Representatives would prohibit the production of coins and currency that cost more than their face value to produce. Currently , the cent and nickel would . . . → Read More: click here to continue

SAVE II Act Would Prohibit “Non-Cost Effective” Coins and Currency

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On September 19, 2013, Representatives Patrick E. Murphy (D-FL) and Mike Coffman (R-CO) introduced a bill which would take steps to reduce the deficit of the Federal Government. Among other measures, the bill includes a provision which would prohibit the non-cost effective minting and printing of coins and currency. Based on the most recent . . . → Read More: click here to continue

Royal Canadian Mint Offers Second $100 for $100 Silver Coin

The Grizzly $  100 Silver Coin

The Royal Canadian Mint has started accepting orders from the general public for their second “$ 100 for $ 100″ silver coin. The first release of the series had proven popular with collectors and achieved a quick sell out.

The second release for the series carries the “2014” date and features a detailed . . . → Read More: click here to continue

Farewell Set of the Coins of Queen Beatrix & Queen’s Day

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The Royal Dutch Mint has launched (21st September) a special set of Dutch coins assembled to both bid farewell to the coins issued under the reign of Queen Beatrix, as well as mark the last “Queen’s Day” which was celebrated on the 30th April of this year – the very day which the Queen . . . → Read More: click here to continue

Royal Mint Launches 2013 Brilliant Uncirculated £5 Gold Coin

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The Royal Mint have launched (17th September) one of the most eagerly awaited coins for both collectors and investors, the £5 gold piece. We are all familiar with the half sovereign, more recently, the quarter sovereign, of course the internationally sought after sovereign and the lesser known but also the eagerly collected double-sovereign… Then, . . . → Read More: click here to continue

Current Finest Morgan Silver Dollar Set on Display at Long Beach Expo

Coronet Collection 1891-CC Morgan Dollar PCGS MS68PL  (Photo: PCGS)

Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com) will host the first-ever public display of the Coronet Collection that was just crowned as the finest current Morgan Dollars Basic Set, Circulation Strikes (1878-1921), in the PCGS Set Registry® (www.pcgs.com/setregistry).  The collection, which is only two-tenths of a point away from becoming the All-Time Finest set, will be . . . → Read More: click here to continue

September 12, 2013: Circulating Coin Production, Expensive Classic U.S. Coins, Chinese Platinum Pandas

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The weekly United States Mint numismatic product sales report discusses the 2013-W Reverse Proof Gold Buffalo and includes the opening sales figure for the Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Discovery Set.

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September 10, 2013: Coingrader Capsule, 5 Star Generals Half Dollar, Superman Coins

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Coingrader Capsule reports the results of a crossover attempt for SEGS graded coins.

Will the 2013 5-Star Generals Half Dollar be a key?

Packaging shortages are the reason for the delay . . . → Read More: click here to continue

Royal Canadian Mint Launches Superman 75th Anniversary Gold and Silver Coins

Superman Gold Coin

The Royal Canadian Mint have launched (9th September) a series of coins marking the 75th anniversary of the first publication of the superhero comic book character “Superman” known all around the world to comic-book enthusiasts as the quintessential “Man of Steel” fighter of crime and upholder of all that is good and moral.

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Royal Mint Offers £20 for £20 Silver Coin

£20 for £20 Silver Coin

The Royal Mint have launched (4th September) a new silver coin which includes one of the country’s most revered reverse designs – that of Benedetto Pistrucci’s immortal portrayal of St. George slaying the dragon. The new coin is also the Royal Mint’s first “£20 for £20” offerings and, the UK’s first ever £20 denomination . . . → Read More: click here to continue

September 3, 2013: US Mint Bullion Sales, Perth Mint New Product Releases, 20-Cent Pieces

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The monthly sales of the United States Mint’s American Gold Eagle bullion coins dropped to a six year low, while Silver Eagle bullion sales remained high.

The Perth Mint has started accepting . . . → Read More: click here to continue