The Coin Analyst: U.S. Mint Ends One-Week Suspension of Silver Coin...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek …… On October 3 the U.S. Mint suspended sales of some numismatic silver coins because of the recent rise in...

United States Mint Press Conference ANA Philadelphia 2012 : Video

Richard A. Peterson, Deputy Director US Mint ........ Richard A. Peterson was named Deputy Director of the United States Mint on January 25, 2011. A...

Modern U.S. Coin News Round-Up: So Much for Summer Doldrums

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek It used to be the case that summer was a slower period for coin collecting. Numismatists would take a break from...

The Coin Analyst: San Francisco Silver Eagle Set Launch A Success

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek….. When the U.S. Mint first proposed issuing a special American silver eagle proof set marking the 75th anniversary of the...

The Coin Analyst: San Francisco Silver Eagle Sets Debut

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek..... When the U.S. Mint issues a special silver eagle set, it is an important numismatic event. On June 7 the...

The Coin Analyst: Is “Mint to Demand” the New Normal?

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek..... Some U.S. Mint products have always been essentially made to demand, that is produced to whatever level buyers order, rather...

Modern U.S. Coin News Round-Up: New Releases from the U.S. Mint

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek 1.) First 2012 America the Beautiful Five-Ounce Coins Released The U.S. Mint has finally provided information on the 2012 America the Beautiful...

New Gold Bar Exhibit at the Denver Mint

A ceremony was held at the United States Mint in Denver, Colorado exhibiting the first public display of gold bars in more than 10...

Treasurer Rosie Rios at the ANA National Money Show

Rosie Rios, Treasurer of the United States Interviewer: David Lisot Treasurer Rosie Rios explains why the Mint and BEP are exhibiting at the American Numismatic Association....

The Coin Analyst: Interview with Michele Coiron on Promoting Sales of...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek Michele Coiron is director of sales for the fund-raising affiliate of the Maryland War of 1812 Bicentennial Commission, known as...

The 2011 Army Half Dollar Reconsidered

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek The 2011 U.S. Army half dollar has been selling for a significant premium in 2012, despite the...

The Coin Analyst: U.S. Mint Plans for 75th Anniversary San Francisco...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek The U.S. Mint has announced that it will honor the 75th anniversary of the San Francisco branch of the U.S....

Two New Members Appointed to Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee

WASHINGTON - The United States Mint is pleased to announce the appointment of two new members to the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC).  These...

The Coin Analyst: ANA’s Rod Gillis Asks Members to Support World...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek The U.S. Mint has issued many commemorative coins over the year that have military themes on them. In the past year,...

The Coin Analyst: The U.S. Mint’s Spring 2012 Coin Program

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek In the past couple of weeks the U.S. Mint has finally started to put some bones on its upcoming product...

The Coin Analyst: Alice Paul Coin Ill Suited for First Spouse...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek The U.S. Congress frequently enacts legislation on coins that is misguided. One of the best recent examples is the...

The Coin Analyst: How the U.S. and World Mints Are Dealing...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek Spot prices on the futures markets for precious metals have always been volatile, especially for silver. But since last year’s roller...

Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee Meets February 28

The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will hold a public meeting at 9:00 a.m. (ET) on Tuesday, February 28, 2012, at United ...

The Coin Analyst: Memo to the Mint: End the News Blackout...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek News blackout The U.S. Mint normally publishes a schedule of upcoming products on its web site (www.usmint.gov) that lists the majority...

The Coin Analyst: 2011 Low Mintage Key Coins Likely to Perform...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek Determining which coins will be low mintage keys in their respective series is a significant part of the fun of...

The Coin Analyst: The Modern Commemorative Coin Program and the Launch...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek Critics often assert that too many modern U.S. commemorative coins have been issued, and that the program has been abused...

The Coin Analyst: U.S. Mint Announces Some Major Changes to the...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ....   The America the Beautiful Quarters five-ounce silver bullion and numismatic program has faced problems since before the first coins...

Interview with Dr. Michael Bugeja Part II: “Coins Are Art You...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek This is the second part of the interview I did with Dr. Michael Bugeja, who serves on the Citizens Coinage...

Interview with CCAC Member Dr. Michael Bugeja Part I: “I Am...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek Dr. Michael Bugeja was appointed last year to serve on the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee, which advises the U.S. Secretary...

The Coin Analyst: Possible New U.S. Collector Coins Suggested in Mint...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek Last week a polling company hired by the U.S. Mint e-mailed some of its customers a fascinating survey that sought...

The Coin Analyst: Market Analysis and Latest Developments on 25th Anniversary...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek Late last year the 25th anniversary American silver eagle sets that were released at the end of November dominated the...

The Coin Analyst: The Best 2011 U.S. Mint Coins Still Available...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek I believe the following 2011 U.S. Mint coins offer the solid long-term potential for price appreciation based on supply and...

The Coin Analyst: 2012 American Silver Eagles Available for Pre-Order

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek Every year about this time collectors of American silver eagle coins have their own holiday ritual, namely, pre-ordering the next...

Coin Analyst Special Report: Circulation-Strike Presidential Dollar Program Halted by Obama...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek On December 13 Vice President Biden and Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner announced that the presidential dollar coin program will be...

The Coin Analyst: Update on 25th Anniversary Silver Eagle Sets

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek Collectors who ordered 25th anniversary silver eagle sets from the Mint on October 27 are eagerly awaiting shipment of their...