caseyresearch.com / Ed Steer / August 22, 2014
¤ YESTERDAY IN GOLD & SILVER
Well, JPMorgan et al, backed by their HFT specialists, were a force to be reckoned with right from the 6:00 p.m. EDT open on Wednesday evening in New York. The low tick came about twenty minutes before the Comex close on [...]
truthingold.com / Dave in Denver / August 14, 2014 at 07:57
The U.S. Mint confirmed it will adopt the new electronic silver benchmark to be unveiled this week for its coin sales, silver purchases and price management programs following the end of the original ‘silver fixing’ mechanism.
The new mechanism [...]
gata.org / By Michelle Manchir / 2014-08-08 01:51
By Michelle Manchir Chicago Tribune Thursday, August 7, 2014
Coin collectors like those bringing sleeping bags and waiting in line outside a convention center in Rosemont (Illinois), eager to get their hands on a new gold half dollar, will now [...]
goldcore.com / By Mark O’Byrne / 31 July 2014
U.S. Mint figures show that American silver eagles advanced by 260,000 on Tuesday. This increase meant that Silver Eagle sales are now over 26 million for the year. Sales of silver eagles remain at the second highest in the beautiful coin’s 29-year history.
Silver eagle [...]
gata.org / Michael Zielinski / Fri, 2014-05-30 21:04
5p ET Friday, May 30, 2014
Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:
The U.S. Mint will stop rationing U.S. silver eagle coins next week, for the first time in 16 months, Mike Zielinski reports at Coin Update.
“Despite the [...]
srsroccoreport.com / Steve St. Angelo / May 28, 2014
With the release of the Royal Canadian Mint’s first quarter 2014 report, sales of silver maples increased substantially compared to the same period last year. While Silver Eagles sales in Q1 declined slightly year-over-year due to a backup at the U.S. Mint, Canadian Maple [...]
srsroccoreport.com / Steve St. Angelo / May 13, 2014
The U.S. Mint just updated their Silver Eagle sales figures for May, and it was a whopper. Since the beginning of last week, the U.S. Mint sold 1.939,500 million Silver Eagles. This is a big number. Total for the month of May is already [...]
srsroccoreport.com / April 8, 2014
There would be no silver available for investment demand if the U.S. minted its coins as real silver money. Prior to 1965, the U.S. Mint included silver in its coinage. The U.S. dime, quarter and half-dollar consisted of 90% silver. However, today they are nothing more than base metal slugs.
srsroccoreport.com / Steve St. Angelo / April 1, 2014
The U.S. Mint sold more Silver Eagles in the past two months than it has ever in the same time-period in previous years. February and March sales were so strong, they surpassed 2013′s by nearly 2.4 million.
According to the U.S. Mint’s most recent update, sales [...]
srsroccoreport.com / by SRSrocco on March 28, 2014
According to the recent update by the U.S. Mint, Silver Eagle sales hit a new record in March. Sales of the U.S. Silver Eagle reached 4,476,000 at the end of the week. Even though this surpassed the amount sold last year by over one million, the U.S. [...]
blog.sfgate.com / Posted on March 4, 2014 | By SFGate
Despite the surge of speculation about the Saddle Ridge Hoard coming from the 1901 theft of $30,000 in gold coins from the old U.S. Mint in San Francisco, leading historians and Mint officials say that explanation doesn’t cut it.
“There is nothing connecting these [...]
news.goldseek.com / By Paul Shaefer / 27 February 2014
Gold – everyone loves it, especially when it comes in the form of something anyone can use. The gold coin. It’s one of the most recognizable forms of money there is – even if it’s not technically money. And, one of the more recognizable coins out [...]
srsroccoreport.com / Steve St. Angelo / February 25, 2014
The U.S. Mint updated its sales figures today… and it was another whopper. Yesterday, the U.S. Mint sold 825,500 Silver Eagles which was about two-thirds of the weekly allocation.
The U.S. Mint raised the total allocation to its authorized dealers this week to 1,250,000 compared to [...]
srsroccoreport.com / Steve St. Angelo / February 11, 2014
After a slower than average sales month in January, Silver Eagle sales picked up significantly in February. In the first eleven days of the month, the U.S. Mint sold nearly 1.7 million Silver Eagles.
In a recent article, I mentioned that I spoke [...]
Gold in U.S. Dollars, 1 Year – (Bloomberg)
goldcore.com / By Mark O’Byrne / 5 February 2014
Demand for physical gold and silver remains robust. The U.S. Mint has raised its silver coin supply to 850,000 ounces this week. That compares with 761,000 1 ounce American Silver Eagle coins allocated last week, Michael [...]
srsroccoreport.com / Steve St. Angelo / February 4, 2014
Sales of 2014 Silver Eagles were restricted in January due to a limited supply of available silver blanks. Silver Eagle sales during January reached 4,755,000 oz, compared to 7,498,000 oz in January, 2013.
According to Mike Unser at the CoinNew.net:
This year’s 2014 [...]
Gold in U.S. Dollars – (Bloomberg)
goldcore.com / By Mark O’Byrne / 3 February 2014
Australia’s Perth Mint, which refines most of the bullion from the world’s second-biggest producer, joined the U.S. Mint in reporting gold demand climbed in January. Sales of coins and the increasingly popular minted gold bars at the Perth [...]
goldcore.com / By Mark O’Byrne / 14 January 2014
Increasing demand for U.S. silver coins is set to send premiums to the highest since October according to Bloomberg.
The premium charged by wholesale dealers for American Eagle coins from the U.S. Mint may rise from 14%. The mint has said that weekly allocations will be [...]
numismaster.com / By Patrick A. Heller / December 27, 2013
The U.S. Mint will start selling the 2014-dated silver American Eagle coins Jan. 13. What can we expect for availability and premiums?
Last year, the U.S. Mint was unable to meet demand and began rationing supplies to the Authorized Purchasers before the end of [...]
gold-eagle.com / By Michael Lombardi / November 11, 2013
In 2012, the U.S. Mint sold 753,000 ounces of gold bullion in coins. So far this year, until November 6, the Mint has sold 761,000 ounces of gold bullion in coins—and we have two more months to go in 2013. (Source: U.S. Mint web site, last [...]