The Different Types of US Gold Mint Coins

According to a recent news report by CoinNews.net (June 20, 2012), the up trending of US Gold and platinum coins’ prices will continue. The price of US Gold Mint coins may rise further if the prices of its constituent metals don’t drop soon. The coins that will most likely be affected include the First Spouse Gold coins, American Gold Buffalo coins, Star Spangled Banner Commemorative Gold coin and the American Gold Eagle coins. The average price of gold and platinum … Read More »

US Gold Coins: The First Spouse Series of 2012

The United States Mint is continuing with the chronological First Spouse series of US Gold Coins in 2012 to honor the wives of Presidents who had served the nation. The series was begun in 2007 when four types of gold coins were issued commemorating Martha Washington, Abigail Adams, Thomas Jefferson’s Liberty as well as Dolley Madison. Each year, the Mint issues four coins. This year commemorates Alice Paul, Frances Cleveland (first term), Caroline Harrison and Frances Cleveland (second term). The … Read More »

Most Valuable Rare Gold Coins in the US

In a recent revelation, a company called Lear Capital based in Los Angeles was successful in gathering four out of eight of the Rare Gold Coins known as Stella gold coins. The four coins of original four dollar value are amongst the most highly priced collector’s items, valued at over $6.5 million. There are two types of Four Dollar Stella Coins – one with Liberty’s coiled hair and the other with flowing hair. These are one of the world’s most … Read More »

Joint Venture to Boost Sales of All Types of Gold Coins

The owners of Legend Numismatics Inc and Morphy Auctions have joined hands in an effort to boost sales of numismatic Gold Coins. They agreed on taking this innovative approach on June 6th, 2012 in Denver. The new venture titled Legend Morphy Rare Coin Auctions aims to hold at least two auctions every year, for rare gold coins. With the new company, its owners Dan Morphy and Laura Sperber hope to merge the numismatic expertise of Legend Numismatics and the auction … Read More »

Twenty Dollar Gold Coins: Things You Should Know

The US mint reported a significant decline in the sales of gold eagle coins in the month of April 2012 which are quite different form the old Twenty Dollar Gold Coins . According to US mint data only 20,000 ounces of Gold Eagle coins were sold in April 2012, down 81% from 108,000 ounces sold during April 2011. Gold Eagle sales are down 43% during Jan-April 2012 compared to the same period last year. Gold has remained an attractive investment … Read More »

Weak Economic Data leads to Increased Gold Prices, Gold Trading

The weak economic data released by US authorities has been putting pressure on the US dollar and has led to an increase in the Gold Prices, which had slid down to below $1600 an ounce in May this year. Gold prices had risen sharply in February and March and even crossed the $1700 an ounce mark. However, this uptrend had not restricted the demand for gold and its products and gold trading has remained buoyant. Historical trends show that prices … Read More »

US Mint Initiates Sale of Acadia National Park Quarters

The US Mint has initiated the sales of the 2012 America the Beautiful Three Coin set, which features the Acadia National Park Quarters. This is the thirteenth release under the America the Beautiful Quarters program and each three piece set includes one uncirculated quarter from the US Mint’s Philadelphia facility, one uncirculated quarter from its Denver facility and one proof quarter from the San Francisco unit. All these coins are mounted on an illustrated plastic display card which contains description … Read More »

US Gold Coins The 2011 Gold Eagle and 2012 Gold Buffalo

As of this Tuesday, June 12, 2012, US Gold Coins and gold in general registered the third consecutive price hike in straight sessions owing to the broadening of the safe-haven demand. According to the assessments put forth by Bill O’Neill from LOGIC Advisors, primarily, the countries of Greece, Spain and Italy are to be considered responsible for gold becoming more and more attractive since there is a lot of anticipatory fear about what may happen in the future. The prices … Read More »

Rare Gold Coins Some Popular Variants Discussed

In an interesting development, a $3 Rare Gold Coin is all slated to fetch a whopping $4 million when it is put up for auction this month (June). Surprisingly, this 1870-S $3 gold piece, happens to be one of the only two such coins ever minted in American history and is naturally being considered as one of the rarest finds. More surprisingly, the coin was an accidental discovery. Reportedly, it was found stuck to the pages inside a souvenir book. … Read More »

Liberty Gold Coins

The $20 Liberty Gold Coins as well as the $20 Saint Gaudens are highly promoted online. If you are an investor wishing to bank on them there would be several websites to gather information from before you buy. It would be advisable to gather as much information on these gold coins, as you can lay your hands on, before purchasing any of them. The $20 Libertys are commonly known as Double Eagles. These coins served as common currency in America … Read More »