US Mint Sales Report: New Products Debut

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The latest weekly United States Mint numismatic product sales report includes the debut figures for the recently released Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Dollar products and the Bess Truman First Spouse Gold Coins. On April 13, 2015, the US Mint began accepting orders for circulating quality versions of the 2015 Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Dollars. The […]

Jody Clark Starts Presses to Strike Coins with Fifth Queen Elizabeth II Portrait

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The Royal Mint this morning (17th April) began the minting presses which include the fifth or Clark portrait of HM Queen Elizabeth II. All 2015-dated coins from today, from the one penny up to the circulation £2 bi-metallic coins will depict the Queen as designed by Royal Mint designer Jody Clark. Mr. Clark was the […]

US Mint Sales Report: 2015 Proof Gold Buffalo Debuts

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The latest weekly United States Mint numismatic product sales report contains the opening figure for the recently released 2015 Proof American Gold Buffalo. The US Mint began accepting orders for the 2015 Proof Gold Buffalo on April 9, 2015. The one ounce 24 karat gold coins feature James Earle Fraser’s classic 1913 Type 1 Buffalo […]

Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Dollars Available in Rolls, Bags, and Boxes

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The United States Mint has started accepting orders for products containing circulating quality 2015 Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Dollars. This coin represents the second release of the year and the thirty-fourth release overall within the Presidential $1 Coin Program. The obverse design of the coin features a portrait of President Eisenhower designed and engraved by […]

Denmark’s Margrethe II, A Numismatic Evolution From Princess to Queen, 1958 – 2015

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The centuries-long tradition of the Kingdom of Denmark celebrating Royal events & anniversaries with the issue of a commemorative coin continues this month, as 2015 ushers in celebrations for the 75th birthday of one of Europe’s longest serving heads of state, Queen Margrethe II of Denmark. The recent circulation coins of Denmark have undergone a […]

Bill Seeks Changes to Bullion and Collectible Coin Requirements

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A bill introduced in the House of Representatives seeks changes to various requirements for United States Mint bullion and collectible coins. The changes would impact the American Gold Buffalo, silver versions of circulation coins included in numismatic sets, and potential palladium bullion and collectible coins. The bill H.R. 1698: Bullion and Collectible Coin Production Efficiency […]

US Mint Numismatic Program Net Income and Seigniorage Down 47% in FY 2014

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During the fiscal year ended September 30, 2014, the United States Mint saw roughly flat revenue from their numismatic segment, although a shift in product mix and losses generated in some categories sent net income and seigniorage down 47%. Revenue for the numismatic segment was $504.5 million, yielding net income and seigniorage of $50.8 million. […]

US Mint Bullion Coin Revenue Drops 44.1% in FY 2014

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The United States Mint’s bullion coin program experienced declines in both sales volume and revenue during the fiscal year ended September 30, 2014. Sales volume fell by 13.5% to 39,684,000 ounces of gold and silver content. Total revenue declined by 44.1% to $1.8 billion, sending net income down by 52.8% to $28 million. The United […]