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2011 Uncirculated American Gold Eagles

2011 Uncirculated American Gold Eagles

Welcome back to Something About Coins! The U.S. Mint released their 2011 Uncirculated American Gold Eagles today. Silver prices are trending downward, but many collectors were able to sell their silver dollars and commemoratives while the precious metal was peaking. Jack Ahr, coin designer of the Bicentennial quarter, was recently spotted at a coin show. [...]

America the Beautiful Quarters 3-Coin Set, Magnolia Collection of Gold Coins

America the Beautiful Quarters 3-Coin Set, Magnolia Collection of Gold Coins

Welcome back to Something About Coins! The U.S. Mint is launching a few more products this week, including the Mount Hood National Forest America the Beautiful Quarters 3-Coin Set. The Magnolia Collection of early U.S. gold coins sold at auction and Greg Reynolds highlights some of his favorite coins from it. Silver coins are still [...]

ATB 5 Oz Silver Coins, Russian Bullion Coins

ATB 5 Oz Silver Coins, Russian Bullion Coins Welcome to Something About Coins! Below are five articles covering the U.S. Mint’s sales of ATB 5 ounce silver coins, the Bank of Russia’s new bullion coin series, the upcoming 2011 American Eagle Gold Uncirculated Coin, and the up tick in demand for proof gold coins. Enjoy!

US Silver Coins, Half Dollar Commemoratives

Welcome back to Something About Coins. The latest sales figures from the U.S. Mint is out, and older half dollar commemoratives get historical look. Definitions for fresh coins and choice or gem coins are thoughtfully explained, and the People’s Bank of China has new gold and silver commemorative coins. Enjoy!

Silver’s High Prices, 2011 Silver Sets Suspended

Silver’s High Prices, 2011 Silver Sets Suspended

Welcome to Something About Coins. Most of the coin related headlines dealt with the high price of silver. The U.S. Mint had already suspended two of its silver proof sets, but now it has "temporarily suspended" two more — the 2011 silver sets. Dave Harper reported on the Chicago International Coin Fair, and Heritage Auctions [...]