UPDATE: We expect a shipment of 50,000 American Silver Eagles on Tuesday, August 4th.


Why is the U.S. Mint Running Out of Silver? (Infographic)

It was reported yesterday that the US Mint has run out of silver coins. Some have interpreted this as an indication that the US Mint has run out of silver. That is false. The constraint is not a raw supply shortage, but a....

World Gold Council Gold Demand Trends: 1Q2015

Gold.org -- The first three months of 2015 saw stable gold demand, according to the latest Gold Demands Trends report from the World Gold Council. Total demand for Q1 2015 was 1,079 tonnes (t), down just 1% on the same period last year.

Conditions differed from market to market, but at an....

Introducing the 2015 Perth Mint Funnel-Web Spider!

The Australian Perth Mint Announces the Release of the Limited Edition 2015 Funnel-Web Spider Silver Coin. These spectacular coins will be limited to a mintage of only one million worldwide. Texas Precious Metals is a national distributor of Perth Mint products.

The coin’s....

World Gold Council Gold Demand Trends: 2014 Full Year Report

2014 ends with strong gold demand in Q4, driven by jewellery and central banks

2014 saw a stabilisation of the gold market as it pulled back from the extremes of 2013, according to the latest Gold Demand Trends full year report from the World....

 

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Before the United States of America came into existence in 1776, a significant amount of coinage was struck in North America. Many of the coins struck during this era are crude and simple, but they played an important role in the 17th and 18th century. While not...

Since the mid-19th century, when numismatics became popular in America, a number of important coin collections have found their way into museums. Some are readily accessible to the general public, while others are archived away from everyday view. This article will describe...

The Walking Liberty Half Dollar is widely considered America’s most beautiful silver coin.  Adolph Weinman, a renowned sculptor whose motif won over numerous competing submissions,...

In August 2014, a rare 1861 $20 Double Eagle fetched a record price at auction for any $20 gold coin: a whopping $1,645,000. On the face, the coin appears to be a normal 1861 Double Eagle, which is normally worth...