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U.S. Mint Announces 2015 Coins & Products Release Schedule

U.S. Mint Announces 2015 Coins & Products Release Schedule

The U.S. Mint has just announced its 2015 coins and products release schedule, giving coin collectors and bullion investors a heads up as to when they can start making their 2015 coin orders. It looks like the U.S. Mint will be kicking off its first 2015 coin releases very early in the month of January, with a slew of 2015 coin sets and other merchandise to follow. 

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Buy Bullion Coins On Cyber Monday? 'Tis The Season Of Silver & Gold Coins

Buy Bullion Coins On Cyber Monday? 'Tis The Season Of Silver & Gold Coins

December 1 marks Cyber Monday in 2014, and perhaps you're wondering if you should buy silver and gold bullion coins while you're shopping for your family and friends. While silver and gold decorations may be on every Christmas tree, silver and gold bullion coins are stacking up in coin dealers' and bullion brokers' cases as they stock up on inventory to meet increasing demands over the holidays.

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Columbian Half Dollars Were the First U.S. Commemorative Coins

Columbian Half Dollars Were the First U.S. Commemorative Coins

In 1892, the United States first minted Columbian Exposition silver half dollars to commemorate the 400th anniversary of Christopher Columbus’ voyage to the Americas. The Columbian half dollar was struck in 1892 and 1893 and was sold for $1 as a souvenir at the World’s Fair in Chicago. Over the course of two years, some 5 million pieces were struck, with 950,000 dated 1892 and the remainder made in 1893.

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American Silver Eagle Sales Hit Astonishing Highs Last Week at U.S. Mint

American Silver Eagle Sales Hit Astonishing Highs Last Week at U.S. Mint

Dropping silver prices may be driving unprecedented levels of buying activity from bullion coin speculators. Just last week, the United States Mint sold more than 2,740,000 American silver eagles. In fact, on one day alone, the U.S. Mint took orders for some 1,150,000 silver eagles. That figure could very well be a U.S. Mint record for one day sales of American silver eagles.

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1804 Silver Dollar, Other Rare U.S. Coins to Be Auctioned

1804 Silver Dollar, Other Rare U.S. Coins to Be Auctioned

Stack’s Bowers Galleries has announced they will hold a series of auctions starting on May 14, 2015 and lasting through September 21, 2017 and will offer the “most valuable rare coin collection" ever to cross the auction block.

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