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.
Two 2015 proof Roosevelt dimes are really catching the attention of coin collectors. The 2015 March of Dimes Special Silver Set is being offered to the public for $61.95 beginning at 12 PM Eastern Time on May 4. This 3-coin set will not only feature the namesake 2015 March of Dimes commemorative silver dollar, but it will also bring to the table two special proof Roosevelt dimes – a Philadelphia reverse proof dime and West Point standard proof dime.
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.
Many coin investors and collectors are ready to buy silver coins as prices on the precious bullion metal took a recent tumble. But is the right time right for you to buy silver coins? Only you can make the final detemination before buying silver coins. But with silver hovering between $17 and $18 an ounce as of this writing, this could be one of the best opportunities in years to buy silver coins while prices are still low.
There are many silver dollars for sale, as coin investors and coin collectors alike look to cash in on the recent activity in the silver bullion market. Of course, it seems that plenty of silver dollars are always available – Morgan silver dollars and Peace silver dollars most especially. Whether you’re seeking individual silver dollar coins for sale or want roll quantities (20 silver dollars come to a roll), or even if you want bags of silver dollars, you won’t have a hard time finding the coins you’re looking for.
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.