Sales of 2015 American Silver Eagles, one of the world's most popular bullion coins, topped an all-time record. By the end of production for 2015, the United States Mint recorded a total of 47 million American Silver Eagles struck during the course of the year; the last 2015-dated American Silver Eagles were sold on December 15, 2015. In fact, the ...
Barely halfway into October, it's safe to say that the United States Mint looks well on its way to smashing last year's record production of American silver eagles. In 2014, the U.S. Mint struck 44,006,000 American silver eagles; already, into just the first full week of October, the Mint has issued 37,129,500 silver eagles. If the distribution fig...
Walking Liberty half dollars are widely considered one of the most beautiful silver coins the United States has ever produced. Designed by Adolph A. Weinman, they were struck from 1916 through 1947 and saw circulation for several years after the last was issue was made.
Lincoln pennies are one of the most popular collectible coins around, and they are also among the most valuable coins that can still be found in pocket change. The top 25 most valuable Lincoln pennies that were sold on eBay in August 2015 represent a wide range of the most desirable one-cent coins in terms of both date and condition.
The 25 most valuable Morgan silver dollars that sold on eBay in August 2015 include a variety of extremely scarce and high-grade specimens that are in demand among both coin collectors and coin investors. Amazingly, one of these coins sold for nearly $30,000, and three coins topped $20,000!
As the price of silver keeps dropping, sales of 2015 American Silver Eagles keep soaring higher and higher. August 2015 was another busy month at the United States Mint, as nearly 5 million American Silver Eagles and more than 240,000 American Gold Eagles of various denominations (totaling 101,500 ounces of gold) flew out of the U.S. Mint.
Walking Liberty half dollars are one of the most popular coin series around and certainly are considered among the most beautiful silver coins the United States has produced. It’s no surprise then that Walking Liberty half dollars are among the most valuable coins and therefore actively traded on the online auction site eBay.
This list of the top 25 most expensive Lincoln pennies sold on eBay in July 2015 has a most unusual element – three of the top five Lincoln cents listed here are modern (post-1958) issues. Even more peculiar is the fact that the 1909-S VDB Lincoln cent doesn’t turn up until the seventh position, or the lowest spot that issue has ever first appeared on any of these monthly rundowns of Lincoln penny prices.
Four of the most expensive Morgan silver dollars to sell on eBay in July 2015 cost more than $10,000 – no surprise given the tremendous popularity of silver dollars with coin collectors and coin investors. This is especially true in the case of the Morgan dollar, which is a long-running series that first started in 1878 and wrapped up in 1921.
Summer is sizzling, and so are bullion coin sales at the United States Mint which, helped by stumbling bullion prices, has been busy stocking orders as sales have increased to a feverish point for July 2015. In fact, for the month, the U.S. Mint reported some of the strongest sales figures for the year across all 2015 silver and gold bullion coins. Yet, as of the end of July, there have still been no platinum bullion coins minted.
Walking Liberty half dollars are among the most beautiful silver coins the world has seen, and they remain popular with coin collectors today. While the obverse design, by Adolph A. Weinman, appears on American Silver Eagles, the original Walking Liberty coin series, produced from 1916 through 1947, is still widely collected by numismatists.
The top 25 most valuable Lincoln cents that were sold on eBay in June 2015 include a litany of key dates, high-grading valuable pennies, and even a few scarce die varieties. Not surprisingly, the big winner for June sales was the 1909-S VDB penny, which not only was the first- and second-most expensive Lincoln pennies sold on eBay in June, but also, in fact, appears a total of 11 times on this list.
Morgan silver dollars are one of the most popular U.S. collector coins around, which is a fact made evident in this list of the top 25 most valuable Morgan dollars that were sold on eBay in June 2015. The most expensive Morgan dollar on this list traded hands for more than $12,000 – a large sum of money for any coin.
As the summer heats up, so, too, have bullion coin sales at the United States Mint. While the distribution of American Eagle silver and gold coins was relatively cool in May, the June numbers indicate a much more active bullion market. While the year has continued on without any American Platinum Eagle coin sales, the gold and silver coins have taken off to heights generally not seen since January 2015.
Walking Liberty half dollars are widely considered one of the most beautiful silver coins the United States has ever produced. It’s therefore little surprise that these coins are also one of the most popular collectibles in numismatics. Many Walking Liberty half dollars are quite scarce, making them highly valuable to coin collectors.
When the top 25 most valuable Morgan silver dollars crossed the virtual online block at eBay in May 2015, the list of top-sellers included a number of rare coins, such as the 1893-S and 1894 as well as a variety of scarce Carson City Morgan dollars. Amazingly, the most expensive Morgan dollar that was sold on eBay in May 2015 sold for more than $11,000.
Here at Coin Values, we look at the top 25 most valuable Lincoln cents selling on eBay each month. In the May 2015 eBay sales listings here, something most unusual has happened – a 1909-S VDB Lincoln cent doesn’t show up until eighth place, the lowest ranking yet on our Lincoln cent sales lists for that scarce and expensive coin!
On their 50th anniversary year, copper-nickel clad coins are receiving some much-deserved attention. I’m personally happy to see this, as copper-nickel clad coins offer many exciting collecting opportunities and even have a few scarce issues that are well worth collecting. These include the 1982 no-P Roosevelt dime, 1982 and 1983 Washington quarters, 1982 no-FG Kennedy half dollar, and all dates of the Eisenhower dollars, which are worth more than face value even in worn grades these days.
Heading into the late spring, bullion coin sales at the United States Mint continued to be strong for both silver and gold American Eagle coins, though there were a few noticeable differences in sales patterns during May as compared to the sales data posted for April. While we at Coin Values tend to focus mainly on silver and gold bullion coins sales, it’s also well worth noting that the United States Mint did not strike any platinum American Eagles in May, meaning none have been made for the year of 2015 up to this point.
Bidders were on fire when the first 128 rare coins of the D. Brent Pogue Coin Collection went for sale on May 19 in New York during the much-anticipated Stack’s Bowers Galleries and Sotheby’s sale. Overall, the 128 coins took in more than $25 million, and records fell in virtually every denomination category that was offered that evening.