Saratoga Silver Bullion Coin Debuts, 2015 Silver Eagle Record

November 30, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Today, November 30, the U.S. Mint’s network of authorized purchasers began ordering 2015 Saratoga 5 Ounce Silver Bullion Coins, the last of this year’s five America the Beautiful 5 Ounce Silver Bullion Coins. Its design is emblematic of New York’s Saratoga National Historical Park.

2015 25c Saratoga National Historical Park Coin

2015 Saratoga National Historical Park coins depict a close-up of the moment General John Burgoyne surrendered his sword to General Horatio Gates

First-day sales logged in at 35,800 coins, accounting for 179,000 ounces in silver. The total is 200 higher than the previous coin, which sold out in two days. Read More…

2015 Silver Eagle Coin Weekly Rationing Continues

November 27, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Supply and demand issues continued for the U.S. Mint’s bullion American Silver Eagle coins as weekly rationing persisted. This time the sales limit was set to 1,000,000 and it was reached.

2015 American Eagle silver bullion coins

2015 American Eagle silver bullion coins should hit an all-time record next week

It was the third week in a row that all of the rationed amount was taken. Read More…

2015 Kookaburra, Kangaroo and Koala Coins in Collection

November 23, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Three of Australia’s favorite bush creatures are showcased on three silver coins that are now available in one set. Featured on Perth Mint coins are a kookaburra, a kangaroo and a koala — all in high relief.

2015 Kookaburra, Kangaroo, Koala High-Relief Silver Coins

[Shown: 2015 Kookaburra, Kangaroo, and Koala High-Relief Silver Coins]

This set, called the 2015 Australian High Relief Silver Proof Three-Coin Collection, is limited to 1,000. Read More…

2015 Silver Eagles and Proof Silver Sets Lead Sales

November 19, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

The weekly United States Mint sales stats show the 2015-W Proof American Silver Eagle as the leader once again in the white metal category. Sales moved up by 6,060 to 643,088.

2015-W Proof American Eagle Silver Coin

2015 Proof Silver Eagles were the Mint’s top-selling silver product for a fifth week in a row.

Not too far behind was the 2015 Silver Proof Set, which jumped by 4,816. Read More…

2015 American Silver Eagle Bullion Sales Continue at Record Pace

November 12, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Sales of this year’s bullion American Silver Eagles continued their steady climb despite rationing.

2015 American Eagle silver bullion coins

2015 American Eagle silver bullion coins are on a record annual sales pace.

Since Monday, Nov. 9, the United States Mint has sold 1,016,500, or 91.8%, of the weekly allotted 1,107,500 coins. Read More…

Blue Ridge Parkway Coin; FDR Set Sell Out

November 5, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

One week ago, on October 30, the U.S. Mint officially announced that the 2015-P Blue Ridge Parkway Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin has sold out.

2015-P Blue Ridge Parkway Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin

[Shown: 2015-P Blue Ridge Parkway Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin]

For some time before then, the coin’s status had been categorized as "unavailable" on the Mint’s website. Read More…

US Mint Sales: Johnson Sets Gone In 4 Hours

October 29, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Short was the length of selling time for the 2015 Lyndon B. Johnson Coin & Chronicles Set. It debuted at noon ET on Tuesday, October 27, and sold out before 4 PM the same day. The set’s product limit was 25,000 and ordering was limited to 2 per household.

LBJ Silver Medal

[Shown here in the photo is the Lyndon B. Johnson silver medal from the Coin and Chronicles Set. It’s struck in one-ounce of 99.9% pure silver.]

All four of this year’s Coin & Chronicles Sets sold quickly. Sales maxed out in 15 minutes for the sets honoring Harry S. Truman and Dwight D. Eisenhower Read More…

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