2016 Shawnee 5 Oz Bullion Coins on a Roll

February 12, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

The biggest movers in the silver collectible category on the United States Mint sales charts were the commemorative 2016 Mark Twain Silver Dollars.

2016 Shawnee National Forest Five Ounce Silver Bullion Coin

[Shown: Photo of a 2016 Shawnee National Forest Five Ounce Silver Bullion Coin]

In U.S. Mint bullion products, the week’s supply of 2016 American Silver Eagles again sold quickly and 2016 Shawnee National Forest 5 Ounce Silver Bullion Coins are on a roll with sales the highest since 2011. Read More…

Twain $1 Sales Debut, Shawnee Bullion Demand Sharp

February 5, 2016 by · 1 Comment 

Early sales for the commemorative 2016 Mark Twain Silver Dollars are here as are the first-week total for the 2016 Shawnee 5 Ounce Silver Bullion Coin.

Mark Twain Silver Dollars - Proof and Uncirculated

Mark Twain Silver Dollars – Proof and Uncirculated

Demand sharpened this week for bullion coins. For American Silver Eagles, the United States Mint’s entire weekly allocation Read More…

2016 Shawnee 5 Oz Silver Bullion Coins Debut at 41,800

February 2, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

On Monday, February 1, the United States Mint started selling 2016 Shawnee 5 Ounce Silver Bullion Coins to its network of Authorized Purchasers. This coin is the first of five America the Beautiful 5 Ounce Silver Bullion coins to appear this year. The design on its reverse or tails side represents Shawnee National Forest in Illinois.

Shawnee National Forest Quarter

Shawnee National Forest coins depict Camel Rock with natural vegetation in the foreground and a red-tailed hawk soaring in the sky overhead

First-day sales hit 41,800 coins, which equals 209,000 ounces in silver. The total is 16.8% higher than Read More…

2016 Mark Twain Commemorative Silver Dollars Release

January 31, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Silver dollars commemorating the life and legacy of Mark Twain are just a few hours away from launching. Struck in numismatic qualities of uncirculated and proof, the United States Mint will release them at noon ET on Monday, February 1, at introductory prices of $44.95 and $45.95.

2016 Proof and Uncirculated Mark Twain Commemorative Silver Dollars

[Shown: U.S. Mint images of the 2016 Proof and Uncirculated Mark Twain Commemorative Silver Dollars]

Sales of the silver coins are expected to be robust in the early going, and more so for the proof edition. Proof coins tend to always be more popular than uncirculated coins but the proof Mark Twain Silver Dollar could be more so as it features multiple laser frosting intensities to enhance their designs. Read More…

2016 American Silver Eagle Sales Soar in January, Scoring 4th Best Month

January 29, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Sales of the United States Mint’s best-selling product, the bullion American Silver Eagle, surged to 5,954,500 in January.

American Eagle silver coins (20)

This milestone marks the highest monthly sales since January 2013 when a record 7,498,000 sold, and it makes January 2016 the 4th top-selling month in the Silver Eagle’s history which started in 1986. Read More…

Perth Mint Offers 2016 Special Occasion Silver Coins

January 26, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Friendship, marriage and a baby are represented on three new silver coins now available from the Perth Mint of Australia. Each showcases colorful reverse designs to enhance their detail on the 99.9% pure silver issues.

Perth Mint 2016 Special Occasion Silver Coins

2016 Special Occasion Silver Coins

The coins are designed to be given as gifts for those special occasions encountered throughout the year. Read More…

US Mint Sales: 2016 Bullion Silver Eagles On the Rise

January 21, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Demand is robust for 2016-dated bullion American Silver Eagles. The United States Mint sold all of its allotment of 4 million coins last week, and 95% of this week’s allotted 1 million coins were gone by Tuesday.

American Silver Eagle Bullion Coins

January is typically one of the bestselling months for Silver Eagles because it’s the first time buyers can get a year’s newly dated edition. Read More…

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