2016 Proof Silver Eagles at 322,317 in 3 Days

September 23, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

On Friday, September 16, the U.S. Mint released the 2016-W Proof American Silver Eagle, and it debuted at number one in sales with orders totaling 322,317 coins in three days.

2016-W Proof American Silver Eagle

[Shown: CoinNews.net photo of an obverse of a 2016-W Proof American Silver Eagle]

The hottest item is unique compared to previous strikes in the series that started in 1986 because Read More…

2016 Proof American Eagle Silver Coin for 30th Anniversary

September 16, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

The United States Mint at noon ET today started selling the 30th anniversary release of the 2016-W Poof American Eagle Silver Coin.

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[Shown: 2016 Proof American Silver Eagle Coins – Sides, Edge and Case]

An annual product since introduced in 1986, this year’s coin is unique because it bears a flat or smooth edge with an inscription marking its anniversary milestone. All prior-year issues have reeded edges. Read More…

2016 Silver Proof Set Sales at 256,463

September 15, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Back on top in the silver category of the latest U.S. Mint sales stats was the 2016 Silver Proof Set. Its gain of 3,825 was its highest weekly jump in the last five reports. With this recent climb, the set’s overall total advanced to 256,463.

2016 Silver Proof Set

[Shown: Packaging, protective lenses and coins of the 2016 Silver Proof Set]

The countdown continues for the 2016-W Proof Silver Eagle’s debut. Read More…

Sales of 2016 Liberty Medals Adjusted Modestly Lower

September 9, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

It’s been two weeks since the U.S. Mint launched the 2016 American Liberty Silver Medals, but none have been available since the sell out that occurred a few minutes after their debut.

2016 American Liberty 1 Ounce Silver Medal Reverse

[Shown: CoinNews.net photo of a 2016-S American Liberty 1 Ounce Silver Medal, Reverse Side.]

In fact, the latest sales stats show a decrease of 18 each for both versions. The new total for the San Francisco strike fell to Read More…

2016 Liberty Medal, Roosevelt 5 Oz Coin Debuts; Silver Eagle August Sales

September 2, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

The latest U.S. Mint sales stats offer three major points of interest — the first-time totals for the 2016 American Liberty Silver Medals and 2016 Theodore Roosevelt National Park 5 Ounce Silver Bullion Coin, and August results for 2016 American Eagle silver bullion coins.

2016 American Liberty 1 Ounce Silver Medal, Obverse and Reverse

[Shown: CoinNews.net photo of a 2016-S American Liberty 1 Ounce Silver Medal, Obverse and Reverse]

Within minutes of their launch on August 23, the two limited-edition 2016 American Liberty Silver Medals sold out. (See photos of the silver medals on CoinNews or our article about their release.) Read More…

2016 American Liberty 1 Oz Silver Medals Release

August 23, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Later today at noon Eastern Time, the United States Mint will begin selling 1-ounce, .999 fine American Liberty Silver Medals.

2016 American Liberty Silver Medal Obverse and Reverse

[Shown: 2016 American Liberty Silver Medal Obverse and Reverse]

Buying options include two medals that have common designs — one from the West Point Mint and one from the San Francisco Mint. Read More…

Harpers Ferry 5 oz Silver Coin Sales Slide

August 18, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

While sales of the 2016 Silver Proof Set advanced the most in the silver category of this latest round of United States Mint sales stats — as has often been the case this year, the 2016-P Harpers Ferry National Historical Park Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin took a nose dive.

2016-P Harpers Ferry National Historical Park Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin

[Shown: 2016-P Harpers Ferry National Historical Park Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin for collectors.]

Sales of Harpers Ferry silver coins plummeted by 1,315 units to settle at 15,449. Read More…

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