November 29, 2016

FROM THE DESK OF THE CHAIRMAN

by Craig Smith-- It was debt that caused the 2008 crisis. Today we have even more debt than we did in 2008. There are many ways to deal with excessive, unmanageable debt. Read the entire story

November 25, 2016

2016 Limited Edition Silver Proof Set Release

Following a one-year gap in availability, the United States Mint resumes an annual offering with the release of the 2016 Limited Edition Silver Proof Set. It goes on sale beginning today at noon... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website Read the entire story

November 25, 2016

US Banknote Production Hits 675.8 Million in October FY 2017 Start

Banknote production retreated in October for a second straight month but the combined value of the notes was the highest in a year, data from the agency that prints U.S. currency shows. 675.84... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website Read the entire story

November 23, 2016

Gold Returns to 9-Month Low, Falls Below $1,200

Precious metals posted sharp declines in pre-holiday trading Wednesday. Markets in the U.S. are closed Thursday for the Thanksgiving holiday but they re-open on Friday. Gold for December delivery... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my Read the entire story

November 23, 2016

US Mint Sales: Gold Walking Liberty; Fort Moultrie Quarters Debut

More than a half-dozen United States Mint products went on sale last week, including quarters commemorating Fort Moultrie in South Carolina and the gold Walking Liberty half-dollar. All of them were... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my Read the entire story

November 22, 2016

Gold Prices Rise Modestly, Silver Snaps 4-Session Losing Streak

Precious metals advanced Tuesday. Gold ended higher for a second day in a row while silver posted its first increase in five sessions. Gold for December delivery added $1.40, or 0.1%, to settle at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my Read the entire story

November 22, 2016

10-Coin Set of Circulating 2016 America the Beautiful Quarters Released

The United States Mint is now selling a 10-coin set that includes circulating versions of this year's quarters. Officially named the 2016 America the Beautiful Quarters Circulating Coin Set™,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my Read the entire story

November 21, 2016

Gold Climbs from 9-Month Low; US Bullion Coins Advance

Gold futures finished higher on Monday for the first time in four sessions, climbing slightly from a nine-month low. Gold for December delivery edged up $1.10, or less than 0.1%, to settle at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website Read the entire story

November 21, 2016

PCGS to Display $10 Million 1794 Dollar at 2017 FUN

In January, the Professional Coin Grading Service will display the world's most valuable coin ever sold at auction, the 1794 Flowing Hair dollar. The rarity, graded PCGS SP66 and believed by many... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my Read the entire story

November 19, 2016

Gold Ends Week at 9-Month Low; US Mint Bullion Sales Best Since January

Gold futures declined for the ninth time in ten sessions Friday, closing at a nine-month low and logging their second straight weekly loss. Gold for December delivery fell $8.20, or 0.7%, to settle... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my Read the entire story

November 18, 2016

Fort Moultrie Quarter Launch Ceremony Highlights

United States Mint quarters celebrating Fort Moultrie at Fort Sumter National Monument in South Carolina were officially introduced to the public on Thursday, Nov. 17. Around 1,000 people attended... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my Read the entire story

November 17, 2016

Gold Returns to 5-1/2-Month Low

Gold futures declined for the eighth time in nine sessions Thursday, closing at a 5-1/2-month low, yet are down by a relatively modest 0.6% week to date. Gold for December delivery shed $7, or 0.6%,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my Read the entire story

November 17, 2016

2016 Gold Walking Liberty Half-Dollar Launch

The United States Mint is selling the much-anticipated 2016-W Walking Liberty Centennial 1/2 Ounce Gold Coin beginning at noon ET today, Nov. 17. This collectible appears 100 years after the original... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my Read the entire story

November 16, 2016

US Mint Sales: Products Move Quicker

Overall, United States Mint products saw their best week-over-week gains since early October. Nearly 64% of them posted stronger sales. And for a third week in a row, the same products in the same... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my Read the entire story