2016-P Cumberland Gap 5 Ounce Silver Coins for Collectors

Cumberland Gap of Kentucky is commemorated on a five-ounce silver coin launching this Thursday, May 5, 2016.

2016-P Cumberland Gap National Historical Park Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin

The 2016-P Cumberland Gap National Historical Park Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin goes on sale at noon ET on the 5th for $149.95.

Issued by the United States Mint, the collectible is the second 2016-dated release in the series America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coins. Read More…

2016 Silver Proof Set Launch Results

April 28, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

The 2016 Silver Proof Set, one of the most popular annual United States Mint products, debuted on Monday, April 18, and its sales hit 176,733 by Sunday.

2016 Silver Proof Set

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

This year’s inaugural figures trailed last year’s, with the 2015 set opening with 184,613 orders, even though the newest silver set had a longer initial time frame for its first reported sales. Read More…

2016 Australian Wedge-Tailed Eagle Coin in High Relief

April 25, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

One of nature’s largest bird of prey is featured on the Perth Mint’s 2016 Australian Wedge-Tailed Eagle Silver Proof High Relief Coin. Each is composed of one ounce of 99.9% pure silver.

2016 Australian Wedge-Tailed Eagle 1 oz Silver Proof High Relief Coin

[Shown: 2016 Australian Wedge-Tailed Eagle 1 oz Silver Proof High Relief Coin]

Seen on the high relief reverse (tails side) is a single Wedge-Tailed Eagle perched on the branch of a tree. Read More…

2016 Cumberland Gap and Silver Eagle Bullion Coins Rule

April 22, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

The quickest mover in the silver category on the latest United States Mint sales chart was the 2016 Proof National Park Service 100th Anniversary Commemorative Silver Dollar, jumping by 2,061, but on the bullion side it was the new 2016 Cumberland Gap 5 Ounce Silver Bullion Coin and 2016 American Silver Eagle.

Roll of bullion 2016 American Silver Eagles

2016 sales of bullion American Silver Eagles total 17,912,500

For the bullion Silver Eagles, most of the weekly allocated coins were gone by Thursday. Read More…

2016 Cumberland Gap 5 Oz Silver Bullion Coins Debut at 48,000

April 19, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

On Monday, April 18, the United States Mint started selling 2016 Cumberland Gap 5 Ounce Silver Bullion Coins to its network of bullion distributors. This latest silver coin is the second of five America the Beautiful 5 Ounce Silver Coin designs for 2016. It commemorates Kentucky’s Cumberland Gap National Historical Park.

Cumberland Gap National Historical Park quarter

Cumberland Gap National Historical Park coins depict a frontiersman gazing across the mountains to the West

First-day sales of the bullion piece reached 48,000 units or 240,000 ounces in .999 fine silver. Read More…

2016 Silver Proof Set Includes 13 Coins for Collectors

April 17, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Sales begin for the United States Mint’s 2016 Silver Proof Set on Monday, April 18, at noon Eastern Time.

2016 Silver Proof Set

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

Annually issued, this year’s set includes 13 coins in collector proof finish. Seven are in 90% silver and 10% copper. Read More…

Bullion 2016 American Silver Eagle Sales Reach 17 Million

April 14, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

According to the latest U.S. Mint sales stats, bullion 2016 American Silver Eagles reached the 17,000,000 milestone, in record-breaking time.

American Silver Eagle Bullion Coins

United States Mint distributors ordered all of the week’s available bullion American Silver Eagles.

As a comparison to the same time last year, 2015 Silver Eagle sales had just topped the 13 million mark to land at 13,049,500. Read More…

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