If you have some time to spare from eating, relaxing, and otherwise enjoying the summer-sendoff that is Labor Day, take a look at the videos below. They’ll be oldies-but-goodies for some of you, but they’re worth revisiting. Happy Labor Day.
Articles written by the Coin Update News Staff.
Stack’s Bowers Galleries will be offering world-class collections as part of their Official Auction of the Whitman Coins & Collectible Expo next week in Baltimore, Maryland. Anchored by the Blue Moon Collection, Part I, and the collections of Dr. Gordon Shaw and Anthony Bettencourt, this event will showcase fresh, high-quality material that many collectors […]
The Mint of Finland announced on 21st March that production of Danish circulation coinage has officially begun, with the minting of circulation-quality 20-kroner coins. Governor Hugo Frey Jensen (pictured) of Danmarks Nationalbank attended the first-strike ceremony in Vantaa to celebrate the start of manufacturing and production. It was also announced that the Mint of Finland will […]
“Police say two Bend teens made more than $50,000 selling fake bars of gold.” That’s the headline in today’s Register-Guard, a newspaper in Eugene, Oregon. It seems the two budding criminals got hold of fake, 1-ounce gold bars purported to be from the Perth Mint and the Royal Canadian Mint, in seemingly official, tamper-proof packaging. […]
(Washington)—The Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2017 United States Mint Proof Set (17RG) on March 29 at noon Eastern Time. This set includes the following coins, all with the S mintmark of the U.S. Mint at San Francisco: Five America the Beautiful Quarters Program coins honoring Effigy Mounds National Monument (Iowa), Frederick Douglass National Historic […]
(Washington)—The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2017 American Eagle 1-ounce silver Proof coin (17EA) on March 23 at noon Eastern Time. The obverse of the ASE features Adolph A. Weinman’s full-length figure of Liberty in full stride, enveloped in folds of the flag, with her right hand extended and branches of laurel and […]
Updated March 23 at 8:30 a.m. to correct the status of the 2016 Silver Proof Set (16RH), which was incorrectly described in the text as being “sold out.” It was actually marked “unavailable.” This U.S. Mint numismatic sales report covers the week ending March 19, 2017—a quiet week with no new releases or product-launch events. The […]
The Bank of Estonia, the Bank of Latvia, and the Bank of Lithuania have announced that all three Baltic countries will be participating in a joint issue to celebrate their centennial anniversaries of statehood and independence, which will be taking place in 2018. Six designs have been short-listed by the public in all three countries, […]
Silver As of March 21, 2017, the U.S. Mint’s authorized purchasers (APs) have bought 7,607,500 American Eagle silver bullion coins. This includes a reported 765,000 coins sold during the past week—a significant increase from the previous week’s sales total of 220,000 coins. This is the third consecutive week for which the Mint has reported no […]
The Reserve Bank of New Zealand have launched (13th March) the latest silver and gold coins in their five-year series marking the centenary of the commencement and conclusion of the Great War (later referred to as World War I). The series was begun in 2014 and will finish next year. Its aim is to honor the […]
The Royal Australian Mint have officially launched (13th March) the first two coins in a series of Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) commemorative collectible coins, which were unveiled at a Commonwealth Day celebration at the Runaway Bay Sports Super Centre. As part of the festivities for and countdown to the Commonwealth Games, the […]