The Coin Analyst: John Mercanti’s Silver Eagle Guidebook

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek …… John Mercanti, who served as the U.S. Mint’s 12th Chief Engraver until his retirement in 2010, holds the distinction...

The Morgan Dollar vs. the American Silver Eagle, Part 2

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   Last week, it was tech specs and design. This week, I wanted to talk about the Morgan...

2016 U.S. Mint Annual Uncirculated Dollar Coin Set Available Dec. 14

The 2016 United States Mint Annual Uncirculated Dollar Coin Set (product code 16RB) will be available for purchase starting on December 14 at noon...

Error Coins – NGC Grades Dramatic 1986 Silver Eagle Error

A rare and prominent mint error was identified on a 1986 Silver Eagle that was found in a Mint-sealed box. NGC graders recently discovered a...

American Silver Eagle Year-End Market Wrap-Up: The 1980s

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   With a month to go before the year’s end, we enter the close of the production year...

The Coin Analyst: The American Silver Eagle Turns 30

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   The American Silver Eagle, authorized by the 1985 Liberty Coin Act and issued since October 1986, is a coin...

John Mercanti Dishes on His Career, America’s Silver Bullion Program, and...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker  for CoinWeek....   American Silver Eagles: A Guide to the U.S. Bullion Coin Program (2012) Whitman, 154 glorious full color pages....

U.S. Mint Releases Statement on American Eagle Silver Bullion Branch Mint...

By way of background, while most American Eagle silver bullion coins have been minted at the West Point Mint, to meet demand the United...

Market Whimsy: Terminal Point

Every coin except the great rarities has a Terminal Point By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker .....   Charles and Hubert's column Market Whimsy, which originally appeared in...

2016 American Eagle 1 Oz Silver Uncirculated Coin Available December 1

The United States Mint will accept orders for the 2016 American Eagle One Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin (product code 16EG) starting on December 1...

2017 Silver, Gold American Eagles Now Available to Pre-Order at APMEX

APMEX, a leading Precious Metals e-retailer, now has the 2017 Silver and Gold American Eagles available to pre-order. As an authorized purchaser, APMEX purchases...

U.S. Mint Ends Production of 2016 Gold, Silver Eagle Bullion Coins

The following information was delivered in an announcement sent to authorized purchasers by Michael White, from the Office of Corporate Communications for the United...

American Silver Eagle Sales on Pace for Another Record Breaking Year

Expect the U.S. Mint to sell between 55 and 61 million ounces of the 2016 American Silver Eagle 1 oz Bullion Coin By CoinWeek Staff...

CoinWeek Exclusive Video: First Look at the 2017 American Silver Eagle

In this CoinWeek Exclusive segment, we take our 4K video camera into the heart of the United States Mint to capture an inside look...

Coin Books – First Read: American Gold and Silver by Dennis...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   As modern U.S. coins grew in popularity and became an important segment of the coin market over the last...

CoinWeek Ask Recap: Coin Collector Questions from July 19, 2017

Take your hobby to the next level with some straight up answers to your pressing coin questions. CoinWeek editor and 13-time Numismatic Literary Guild (NLG)...

CoinWeek News Wire for May 14, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for May 14 2016 Brain Food 1.) What Does a Girl Have to Do to Get on a Banknote? They feature portraits...

U.S. Mint to Put 2016 Silver Eagles on Hold

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   As is usually the case during the last six weeks or so of the calendar year, the U.S....

2016 American Eagle One Ounce Silver Proof Coin Avail. Sept. 16

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2016 American Eagle Silver Proof Coin (product code 16EA) on September 16 at noon...

The Coin Analyst: U.S. Mint to Release West Point Silver Eagle...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… This spring is shaping up as a busy period for the U.S. Mint and an exciting, albeit expensive one for collectors of modern...

NGC Attribution of Mint Facility for Bullion Silver Eagles

NGC provides submission guidelines and mintage information for bullion Silver Eagles struck at various Mint facilities, 2011 to date Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) will attribute...

U.S. Mint Weekly Coin Sales – Silver Eagle Slowdown?

Nixon Presidential $1 coin products also debut By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Saying that sales for the American Silver Eagle bullion program are experiencing a...

American Numismatic Association Launches Membership Drive

Encapsulated ANA 125th Anniversary Silver Eagle Premium Offered Collectors who have been on the fence about joining the American Numismatic Association (ANA) now have an...

CoinWeek Ask: Our New Coin Question and Answer Live Stream, Replay

Take your hobby to the next level with some straight up answers to your pressing coin questions. CoinWeek editor and 13-time Numismatic Literary Guild (NLG)...

Gold and Silver American Eagles: Big Sellers in a Sluggish Economy

by Al Doyle for CoinWeek ……… Merchants from mom and pop stores to national chains are fighting a losing battle with lower sales volume. Are there any exceptions to...

Bullion Coins: NGC has decided not to implement its 2015 Silver...

Distributed on behalf of the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ........ NGC 2015 Silver Eagle Submissions Update NGC has decided not to implement its 2015 Silver Eagle Express...

The Coin Analyst: West Point Set Sales End at the Mint,...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek....   On June 6 the U.S. Mint ended sales of the special two-coin American Silver Eagle set marking the 75th anniversary of the West...

Sales Of Silver American Eagle Coins Surge And Could Near Their...

Silver Eagles are easier to sell, store and transport than large bars So far this year, sales of American Eagle silver coins from the United...

2015 American Silver Eagle Sales to Resume Monday July 27

By CoinWeek News Staff....   UPDATE, 7-20-15: An earlier version of this article relied on a Reuters report released Friday, July 17 that stated sales were...

The 2016 American Silver Eagle: A Modest Proposal

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   2016 marks the 30th anniversary of the American Silver Eagle bullion coin program, and I’m sure the...