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2009 American Buffalo Gold Proof Coin Launches with Little Issues

October 30, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Today at noon ET the United States Mint began selling the 2009 American Buffalo Gold Proof Coin for $1,360.00, as it announced on Oct. 22. The one-ounce .9999 fine (24 karat) gold coin is expected to draw significant attention. The US Mint handled early demand in improved fashion compared to the collector blitz and resulting [...]

US Mint Sales: Bullion Robust, Collector Coins Retreat

October 29, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

US Mint collector coins moved like molasses when compared to sales figures of two weeks ago. But bullion coins — especially gold — still had a little swagger in their step. October will be a robust month for American Eagles and American Buffalos. These and other highlights follow: UHR Double Eagles took a significant hit, [...]

2009 Gold Buffalo Proof Coins

October 23, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

The United States Mint today said the 2009 American Buffalo Gold Proof Coin will launch on Thursday, October 29, at noon Eastern Time. The release date is not surprising since it was tentatively announced earlier this month. What is nearly shocking is that there will be "no mintage or household order limit for this product." [...]

US Mint Sales: Bullion Coins Hot, Silver Coins Strong

October 22, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

US Mint sales once again look attractive following a week when collector interest in most coins dipped. Demand is strong for both silver and gold bullion coins, as has been the case for much of the year. The newly released Gold Buffalo coins were most impressive. In other notables, Ultra High Relief $20s finally topped [...]

Coin News: Lincoln Cent Values, Buffalo Nickel, Jay Johnson

October 21, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Four numismatic news or coin blog articles are referenced on CoinNews every Tuesday and Thursday. These articles are not authored by us, but we recommend coin collectors read them for their unusual or interesting content. Here are today’s coin articles: Gateway closing a little [Lincoln Cent Values] Steve Roach | Coin Values Lincoln cents are [...]

Lincoln Chronicles Sets Explode and Sell Out

October 20, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

The US Mint’s 2009 Lincoln Coin and Chronicles Set went on sale at noon on Thursday, Oct. 15. Within five hours, a total of 29,919 were grabbed by coin collectors. By the following day and before 6:00 p.m. ET, the Mint sold its entire inventory of 50,000. As of this writing, the Mint is only [...]

2009 Lincoln Cent Mintages Finalized for Three Pennies

October 19, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

US Mint circulating production levels for the third 2009 Lincoln penny, known as the Professional Life cent, are now known for each Mint facility in Denver and Philadelphia. 2009 Lincoln Cent Mintages Denver Philadelphia 2009 Total Birthplace Cent 350,400,000 284,400,000 634,800,000 Formative Years Cent 363,600,000 376,000,000 739,600,000 Professional Life Cent 336,000,000 316,000,000 652,000,000 Total 1,050,000,000 [...]

Coin Chat Radio: Lincoln Chronicles Set, Error Coins, Kid Designer

October 17, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

The Lincoln Coin & Chronicles Set from the US Mint is discussed first on "What’s In The News", a segment of this week’s Coin Chat Radio. The host, Bob Van Ryzin, informs listeners of the make-up of the set, as well as its limited mintage. In a CoinNews follow-up, the set sold out Friday and [...]

Lincoln Coin and Chronicles Set Sold Out

October 17, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

It took longer than many collectors expected, but the Lincoln Coin and Chronicles Set sold out prior to 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Friday, Oct. 16. However, THERE IS STILL A CHANCE TO PLACE ORDERS. The US Mint continues to keep the sets open for those who would like to be added to a waiting [...]

US Mint Apologizes to Customers for Chronicles Set Experience

October 17, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

The US Mint on Friday "sincerely apologized" to customers who experienced difficultly and frustrating moments Thursday when attempting to order the newly issued Lincoln Coin and Chronicles Set. As we relayed on CoinNews yesterday, the US Mint Web site was either down or sporadic in behavior for several hours following the launch of the new [...]

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