2014 Australian High Relief Collection Includes 3 Silver Coins

November 23, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

The Perth Mint of Australia features three popular designs in its 1,000-limited 2014 Australian High Relief Silver Proof Three-Coin Collection.

Coins of the 2014 Australian High Relief Silver Proof Three-Coin Collection

[Shown: Coins of the 2014 Australian High Relief Silver Proof Three-Coin Collection]

Included issues appear as part of the Perth’s annual silver coin programs depicting the kookaburra, kangaroo and koala. Read More…

Kennedys Up, Basballs Silver Coins Down

November 20, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

With the holiday season right around the corner, collectors kept their eyes on silver coins. The weekly United States Mint sales stats revealed the two biggest sellers in the white metal category were coin sets, not individual coins.

2014-P National Baseball Hall of Fame Proof Silver Coin

Leading sales was the 2014 Silver Proof Set, which moved up 7,251 in this round to 345,627. And, not far behind was the 2014 50th Anniversary Kennedy Half-Dollar Silver Coin Collection. Read More…

2014 American Silver Eagle Bullion Sales Top 1M in Return

November 18, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

United States Mint bullion sales of its American Silver Eagles topped 1 million in their limited return on Monday, Nov. 18, following a week and a half absence.

American Eagle bullion coins and US money

The increase drove year-to-date sales to 40,393,000, placing the annual level second highest in the silver coin’s 29-year history, and there’s more time to top the record. Read More…

Love and Season’s Greetings Themes on Disney Silver Coins

November 13, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Disney silver coins struck by the Perth Mint of Australia have proven to be popular with collectors and two recent releases celebrating love and the holiday season are likely to continue that tradition. Available from the Perth Mint are the 2015 Disney Crazy in Love 1 oz Silver Proof Coin and the 2014 Disney Season’s Greetings 1/2 oz Silver Proof Coin.

2015 Disney Crazy in Love Silver Coin and 2014 Disney Season's Greetings Silver Coin.

2015 Disney Crazy in Love Silver Coin and 2014 Disney Season’s Greetings Silver Coin.

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2014 Everglades Silver Coins Start with Sales of 16,243

November 13, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Newly released 2014-P Everglades National Park Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coins shot to the top of the latest United States Mint sales stats, but initial demand for the coin waned compared to predecessors this year.

2014-P Everglades National Park 5 Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin

2014-P Everglades National Park 5 Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin

Between Thursday, November 6 and Sunday, November 9 collectors hit the order button for 16,243 of the fifth and final 2014 America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin. Read More…

US Mint to Allocate 2014 Silver Eagle Bullion Sales in Restart

November 11, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

When the United States Mint begins again to sell 2014 American Silver Eagle bullion coins, they’ll use an allocation system to limit how many each of its authorized dealers can order.

Stacks of American Silver Eagle bullion coins

Sales of the silver coins will resume next Monday, Nov. 17, and more than 1 million are expected to be available. Read More…

2014 Everglades 5 Ounce Silver Coins Available

November 7, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

This week the United States Mint released the last of the 2014-dated America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Coins. Commemorating Everglades National Park in Florida, the Mint began selling the bullion version on Monday, Nov. 3, and then on Thursday, Nov. 6, the agency released the collector version.

2014-P Everglades National Park 5 Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin - Obverse, Case and Reverse

2014-P Everglades National Park 5 Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin – Obverse, Case and Reverse

Sales of the investor 2014 Everglades National Park Five Ounce Silver Bullion Coin blasted off with U.S. Mint authorized dealers buying 22,000 on the first day. That is already 5,200 more than the prior Great Sand Dunes coin which launched in September. These bullion coins can be purchased from coin and precious metals dealers for around $105 each. Demand determines how many are sold.

Staring sales of the collectible 2014-P Everglades National Park Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin will not be known until next week, and will be reported here on Silver Coins Today. The U.S. Mint sells these versions directly to the public for $154.95. They have a mintage limit of 30,000.

Everglades National Park Silver Coin Design and Coin Specification

America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Coins offer the same basic imagery as found on the associated America the Beautiful Quarter, including an obverse portrait of George Washington. The image of the first President of the United States was created by artist John Flanagan and initially featured on the 1932 circulating quarter-dollar.

Obverse of America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coins

Obverse of America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coins

Obverse inscriptions around the effigy include UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, LIBERTY, IN GOD WE TRUST and QUARTER DOLLAR. For the collector silver coins, a ‘P’ mint mark is also shown indicating the United States Mint facility in Philadelphia as its location of striking. Bullion versions are also minted in Philadelphia but they do not have a mint mark.

2014-P Everglades National Park 5 Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin

2014-P Everglades National Park 5 Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin

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