Gold, Silver Bullion Prices Falling Fast Today - Is Now The Time to Buy or Sell?

Gold, Silver Bullion Prices Falling Fast Today - Is Now The Time to Buy or Sell?

When I went to sleep last night, silver was at $17.04 and gold was trading at $1210. All morning long today, I’ve been watching prices for both metals trend downward, and where it will end up is anybody’s guess. This event, of course, is causing some discomfort for bullion investors who purchased American silver eagles and American gold eagles over the past couple weeks, as metals prices looked to be rebounding from lows in early October.

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eBay’s Top 25 Mercury Dime Sales for September 2014

eBay’s Top 25 Mercury Dime Sales for September 2014

Take a look at the top eBay sales of Mercury dimes from September 2014 and you'll see a good mixture of high-end common dates, circulated key dates, and a few minting varieties. Perhaps most interesting about the Mercury dimes on this list are the number of super-grade pieces – those that grade Mint State 67 or higher.

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eBay's Top 25 Walking Liberty Half Dollar Sales from September 2014

eBay's Top 25 Walking Liberty Half Dollar Sales from September 2014

The Top 25 most expensive Walking Liberty half dollars sold on eBay during September 2014 include a few super-grade pieces, some circulated early dates, and other goodies. Surprsingly, there's one date that does not show up anywhere on this Top 25 list, and that's any 1921 Walking Liberty half dollar, counted as key issues for the series. Surely, several lower-grade 1921 Walking Liberty half dollars sold on eBay in September, but none was pricey enough to make it to this list, with the lowest-priced piece coming in at just over $900 last month.

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U.S. Mint American Eagle Coins – Bullion Sales for Week Ending October 24, 2014

U.S. Mint American Eagle Coins – Bullion Sales for Week Ending October 24, 2014

In early October, it looked like the U.S. Mint was well on its way to achieving a monthly sales record for the American eagle silver coins. As we fall through October and look at some crisp new sales numbers released by the U.S. Mint, it’s evident that the monthly production figures remain strong for the American silver eagles, and the same can be said for 1 oz. American gold eagles, too. But will the U.S. Mint surpass its September sales figures for these popular bullion coins?

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eBay's Top 25 Peace Silver Dollar Sales from September 2014

eBay's Top 25 Peace Silver Dollar Sales from September 2014
Peace silver dollars are commonly collected by seasoned numismatists and are included in many investors’ portfolios as well. Peace dollars were first struck in 1921 and last officially produced in 1935. Though tens of millions of Peace dollars were made during the duration of the series, it's important to note that most of the coin's production came during the first five years of the series. Peace dollars experienced a long hiatus during the late 1920s and early 1930s as the Great Depression occurred and there was simply no economic need to produce silver dollars.
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U.S. Mint American Eagle Coins – Bullion Sales for Week Ending October 17, 2014

U.S. Mint American Eagle Coins – Bullion Sales for Week Ending October 17, 2014

American eagle coin sales from the past week reflect continued pressure from investors, who appear to be snapping up 1-ounce American siler eagle and American gold eagle coins. While the activity over the past seven days is definitely lighter than it was early in the month, when more than 1 million American silver eagles were sold in just one day, the overall number of sales this past week at the U.S. Mint were nevertheless strong.

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5 Proven Tips for Buying Coins on eBay - How to Avoid Scams and Come Out a Real Winner

5 Proven Tips for Buying Coins on eBay - How to Avoid Scams and Come Out a Real Winner

Thousands of people are buying coins on eBay everyday, and it's not hard to see why. While I still frequent my friendly local coin dealers, I do enjoy browsing coins online and will occasionally buy some on eBay. Of course, as is the case with any products sold on eBay, there are always some risks associated with buying coins sight-unseen.

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eBay's Top 25 Lincoln Cent Sales from September 2014

eBay's Top 25 Lincoln Cent Sales from September 2014

What are the most valuable Lincoln pennies according to eBay sales from September 2014? We’ve got the list here, and it includes many of the usual suspects you’d expect to find among a rundown of the most expensive Lincoln cents, along with a few rare, super-grade Lincoln cents from otherwise common years in the series.

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3 Reasons To Buy Silver Coins Now

3 Reasons To Buy Silver Coins Now

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. 

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Are Capital Plastics Coin Holders Worth The Price? Here’s Why I Think They Are

Are Capital Plastics Coin Holders Worth The Price? Here’s Why I Think They Are

Coin collectors need a safe method for storing their coins, and there’s no better way to keep and display coins than in a Capital Plastics coin holder. I've tried many different coin holders, albums, and cases over the years, but I continually find myself most satisfied and quite happy with the products Capital Plastics offers.

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Silver Dollars for Sale & What They Could Mean About Silver Prices

Silver Dollars for Sale & What They Could Mean About Silver Prices

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.

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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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eBay’s Top 25 Morgan Silver Dollar Sales for September 2014

eBay’s Top 25 Morgan Silver Dollar Sales for September 2014

This roundup of Morgan silver dollar prices from eBay during the month of September 2014 reveals some big prices for several scarce key dates. The collector market is perennially strong for Morgan silver dollars.

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U.S. Mint American Eagle Coins – Bullion Sales for Week Ending October 10, 2014

U.S. Mint American Eagle Coins – Bullion Sales for Week Ending October 10, 2014

We’ve only barely gotten into the first couple weeks of October and already the month is off to a roaring start for gold and silver bullion coin sales at the United States Mint.

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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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American Eagle Coin Sales for Week Ending September 26, 2014

American Eagle Coin Sales for Week Ending September 26, 2014
American Eagle Coin Bullion Sales for Week Ending September 26, 2014

As we enter autumn, the United States Mint is ramping up production of gold and silver American Eagle coins. For the week ending September 26, 2014, the United States Mint bullion coin sales data indicates growing demand for the American Eagle gold and silver coins as well as the American Buffalo gold coin.

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eBay Top 25 Walking Liberty Half Dollar Sales for January 2014

eBay Top 25 Walking Liberty Half Dollar Sales for January 2014

Considered among the most beautiful of all silver coins, Walking Liberty half dollars are a top-favorite coin among many numismatists and are popularly collected as both a type coin and as a series. Walking Liberty half dollars, designed by famed sculptor Adolph A. Weinman, were struck from 1916 through 1947 and contain a composition of 90 percent silver and 10 percent copper.

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eBay's Top 25 Mercury Dime sales for January 2014

eBay's Top 25 Mercury Dime sales for January 2014

The Mercury dime, or Winged Liberty Head dime as numismatic aficionados refer to the type, is a classic silver coin that was struck during the years 1916 through 1945 and has remained a popular collectible to this day. The Mercury dime, designed by Adolph A. Weinman, remains on top of many collectors’ lists not only as a type coin for rounding out 20th century coin sets and birth year sets, but also a coin to be collected as a series.

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eBay's Top 25 Morgan Silver Dollar sales for January 2014

eBay's Top 25 Morgan Silver Dollar sales for January 2014

Morgan dollars are a perennial favorite among coin collectors, and sales figures on eBay from January 2014 tell the story – Morgan dollars remain as popular as ever. The eBay online auction site saw a lot of action in January surrounding its Morgan dollar offerings, with hundreds of pieces closing in the four-figure range, and two specimens pulling in more than $10,000 each.

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