2017 Proof American Eagle Silver Coins for Collectors Released

March 23, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

The latest collector coin from the United States Mint, the 2017-W Proof American Eagle Silver Coin, is now available for $53.95. The U.S. Mint released it today at noon Eastern Time.

2017-W Proof American Eagle Silver Coin (obverse and reverse)

[Shown: 2017-W Proof American Eagle Silver Coin (obverse and reverse)]

Composed of an ounce 99.9% pure silver, the proof coin by year’s end will likely have the highest sales among the Mint’s products for collectors. Read More…

Effigy Mounds 5 Oz. Coin and Boys Town Silver Dollar Sales Debut

March 17, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

2017’s first big collector coin launched on March 7, and by Sunday March 12, the opening figure for the 2017-P Effigy Mounds Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin hit 14,363. It was the undisputed leader in this week’s United States Mint sales stats.

2017-P Effigy Mounds Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin

[Shown: 2017-P Effigy Mounds Mounds Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin]

This massive 3-inch diameter 99.9% silver collectible features the same designs as its quarter-dollar counterpart Read More…

Older Proof Silver Eagles Back on Top

March 10, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Last year’s 2016 Proof American Silver Eagle moved up in the latest round of the United States Mint weekly sales stats.

2016-W Proof American Silver Eagle

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

It was the leader in the white metal category, squeezing ahead of the recently popular 2017 America the Beautiful Silver Proof Set and proof 2017 Lions Clubs International Centennial Silver Dollar. Read More…

2017 Boys Town Silver Dollars Released

March 9, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Silver dollars celebrating the centennial of Boys Town are now available. The U.S. Mint today, Mar. 9, released the $1 silver coins along with companion $5 gold coins and clad half-dollars. A three-coin set is also available.

2017 Boys Town Centennial Commemorative Coins - Silver Dollar, $5 Gold Coin, 50c Clad Coin

[Shown: Obverses (heads) of the 2017 Boys Town Centennial Commemorative Coins – Silver Dollar, $5 Gold Coin, 50c Clad Coin]

The commemorative coins are produced at three different U.S. Mint facilities in collector qualities of proof and uncirculated. The set includes a proof edition of each coin. Read More…

2017-P Effigy Mounds 5 Ounce Silver Coins for Collectors

March 5, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Effigy Mounds National Monument of Iowa is celebrated on a five-ounce silver coin debuting this Tuesday, March 7, from the United States Mint.

2017-P Effigy Mounds Mounds Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin

[Shown: 2017-P Effigy Mounds Mounds Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin]

The collector coin is the first 2017-dated release from the Mint’s series of America the Beautiful 5 Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coins and the thirty-sixth overall. Read More…

2017 Bullion Silver Eagles Slow to 1.2 Million in February

March 4, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

2017 Bullion American Silver Eagles ended in the low category for sales in February, when compared to January and a year earlier.

Silver bar and American Eagle Silver bullion coins

Bullion 2017 American Silver Eagles registered February sales of more than 1.2 million.

The U.S. Mint’s network of authorized purchasers took in 1,215,000 coins, which was considerably less than the Read More…

2017 Quarters Silver Proof Set Debuts at 43,538

February 24, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Silver rules. The top four bestsellers in the United States Mint weekly sales stats were all silver products.

2017 America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Set Photo

[Shown: Photo of the U.S. Mint’s 2017 America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Set Photoâ„¢]

Clinching the number one spot was the 2017 America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Set, the Mint’s newest offering. Read More…

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