Numismatic Crime - $100,000 Worth of Coins Stolen at Starbucks

Numismatic Crime – $100,000 Worth of Coins Stolen at Starbucks

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Coins and Silver Seized in Arrest The Police Department of Groveland, Florida is...

2020 American Silver Eagle Bullion Coins: The Last of Their Breed

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek .....   The Proof version of the 2020 American Silver Eagle is set for release on January 3, but it won’t...
Congressman Demands Answers From US Mint About Silver Eagle Program

Why You Can’t Buy Gold or Silver At Spot Price

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Gainesville Coins ......   Wouldn’t it just be grand to buy gold or silver at spot price? Think about that pile of...
United States Mint Clarifies Statement Regarding Silver Supply Shortage

United States Mint Clarifies Statement Regarding Silver Supply Shortage

In a message released Friday, May 28 , we made reference to a global shortage of silver. In more precise terms, the silver shortage...
Congressman Demands Answers From US Mint About Silver Eagle Program

American Silver Eagles – A Brief History and Current Values

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   In the 1970s, silver that had been stored in the United States’ Defense National Stockpile for years had accumulated to...

The Coin Analyst – What’s the Best Way to Invest in Silver?

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   I often hear newer coin collectors and silver investors ask what is the best way to buy silver. There are...

Hoarding Gold or Silver

By Allen Rowe  - Northern Nevada Coin ......   Hoarding gold is part of life for more of us than many people think. A while back in...

The Key Date Type I American Silver Eagles

By Chris Bulfinch for CoinWeek .....   On November 14, 2019, more than 100,000 people queued up online, over the phone, and at the United States...
Why the American Silver Eagle Coin Should Be in Your Collection

Why the American Silver Eagle Coin Should Be in Your Collection

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   Among numismatists, the American Silver Eagle is certainly popular. In November 2019, the United States Mint released a limited-edition San...

U.S. Mint Strikes 1 Million Silver Eagles at San Francisco Mint

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   For the second time in 2020, the United States Mint has produced a limited number of American Silver Eagles at...

United States Mint Unveils New American Silver Eagle, Gold Eagle Coin Reverse Designs

New designs will be featured on bullion and collectible coins in 2021   On Thursday, October 1, the United States Mint unveiled new reverse designs for...

Bullion Coins – Silver Stacking Techniques

Canadian Silver Maple Leaf Silver bullion is no longer just an investment vehicle but also a hobby that countless “Silver Stackers” take part in every...
The Mystery of the 1964-D Peace Dollar

The Mystery of the 1964-D Peace Dollar

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   While the 1933 St. Gaudens’ $20 gold coin is widely viewed as the most infamous American coin of all time...
Understanding the Silver Planchet Shortage at the U.S. Mint

Understanding the Silver Planchet Shortage at the U.S. Mint

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   If you've been wondering why the current premium over spot silver for American Silver Eagles is so much higher than...

The Coin Analyst: How Might $100 Silver Impact the Coin Market?

Silver Market by Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   Rising bullion prices have often been a boon for the numismatic coin market. They enable precious metal...

Are You Ready for the Next U.S. Mint Sell-Out? The 2021-W Type II Silver...

Are you ready for the next U.S. Mint sell-out?   By Chris Bulfinch for CoinWeek .....   Proof 2021-W American Silver Eagles (ASEs) with a new reverse design...

The Coin Analyst: Collectors Crying Over Milk-Spotted American Silver Eagles

Investors, on the other hand...   By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com .....   If you’re seeing small, white spots on your American Silver Eagles and wonder what those...

Changes Coming to All Three Sides of the 2021 American Silver Eagle: Bullion Shark

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   The West Point Mint, which produces bullion and collector precious metal coinage for the United States Mint, recently struck the...
Silver Markets, Gold markets, Platinum Markets

US Mint Making Changes to Meet Exploding Demand for American Gold, Silver Eagles

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   As a result of the pandemic and its effects on the U.S. economy, which have resulted in the largest-ever decline...

Type 2 American Silver Eagles Coming Soon

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   Last year the United States Mint announced that after using the same obverse and reverse designs on the American Silver...
Rings Versus Clicks: Why You Should Listen To Your Coins

Rings Versus Clicks: Why You Should Listen To Your Coins

By Victor Bozarth for PCGS ......   One of the biggest volume purchases in most coin shops is that of pre-1965 90% silver U.S. coinage. Depending...
Decoplata: The History of .720 Silver in World Coinage

Decoplata: The History of .720 Silver in World Coinage

By Austin Jepsky .....   Sometimes referred to as “Mexican Silver”, coins of a .720 silver fineness at one time or another could be found in...

Silver Stacking – Collecting Silver Rounds and Bars

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek .....   Whether they admit it or not, silver stackers get excited about watching their holdings grow by anywhere from a few pre-1965 dimes to...
How Morgan Dollars Became Indian Rupees - PCGS

How Morgan Dollars Became Indian Rupees

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   Little thought is given by many people on the previous incarnations of the metal that makes up the coins...
2022 West Point Uncirculated American Silver Eagle Available June 1

2022 West Point Uncirculated American Silver Eagle Available June 1

The United States Mint 2022 American Eagle One Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin produced at the West Point Mint will be released on June 1...
Redesigned United States Mint 2021 American Eagle Silver Proof Coin Available July 20

Redesigned United States Mint 2021 American Eagle Silver Proof Coin Available July 20

The United States Mint is pleased to announce the opening of sales for the redesigned 2021 American Eagle Silver Proof Coin beginning on July...

Merit Gold & Silver Lawsuit: Third Bullion Firm Targeted Under California Consumer Protection Law

From CoinWeek reported by Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker .........   On February 13, 2014, the Santa Monica City Attorney’s Office filed a consumer protection lawsuit...
Congressman Demands Answers From US Mint About Silver Eagle Program

Bullion Silver Eagles Struck at Multiple Mints From Beginning

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   Numismatists, coin dealers, and collectors of the American Silver Eagle bullion coin series have long had a suspicion that the...

Bullion Investing: Factors to Consider When Deciding Which Coin to Buy

We look at the mintage, purity, and other details of the ‘Big Four’   By John Maben - Pegasus Coin and Jewelry ...... With global chaos seeming...
10oz Silver Enhanced Reverse Proof Wedge-Tailed Eagle Coin Issued by Perth Mint

10oz Silver Enhanced Reverse Proof Wedge-Tailed Eagle Coin Issued by Perth Mint

Depicting master engraver John M. Mercanti’s seventh Australian Wedge-tailed Eagle design for The Perth Mint, this exceptionally detailed 10oz ‘Enhanced Reverse Proof’ silver coin...