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Royal Canadian Mint considers offering silver bullion receipts

December 14, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

GATA By Tim Kiladze The Globe and Mail, Toronto Tuesday, December 13, 2011… Following the wild success of its $600-million initial public offering for gold exchange-traded receipts, which targeted retail investors, the Royal Canadian Mint is open to launching a similar product for silver. Ian Bennett, the Mint’s chief executive officer, was in Toronto [...]

Coin News: 2008 Proof, Mint, and Chronicles Set Values; Fake Coins; Errors

October 28, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Several numismatic news or coin blog articles are referenced on CoinNews two separate times a week. 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: 2008 mint and proof sets strong Harry Miller | Numismatic News Mint sets have [...]

Gold’s New Ally

October 24, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

The Daily Reckoning If you’ve invested in gold, you’re about to gain a powerful ally: pension funds. “I think the largest institutions like our own are realizing that we barely own any [gold]” Shayne McGuire, head of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas said in an interview in Hong Kong very early this morning. “The [...]

Chinese Citizens Significantly Increasing Gold and Silver Ownership

October 23, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Mark O’Byrne submits: Gold Gold closed Friday night trading at $1,058.70/oz. In euro and GBP terms gold is trading at €704.55/oz and £642/oz. Gold looks set for its fourth week of gains (if it can remain above $1,053/oz) and this would be bullish technically. While fears about the Chinese economy may have led to some [...]

Coin Monday at Heritage Auctions: One Coin for One Stamp

October 19, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Heritage Auction Galleries Oct. 19, 2009 Written by John Dale I don’t buy too many stamps anymore. Most of my bill-paying happens online, and e-mail has largely replaced physical letters (emphasis on largely — greeting cards and thank-you notes are the main exceptions). That said, I do need to buy at least one stamp a [...]

United States Mint to Offer 2009 American Buffalo Proof Gold and American Eagle Platinum Proof Coins

October 7, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Agency also announces products not offered in 2009 WASHINGTON – The United States Mint announced today that it will offer for sale 2009 one-ounce American Buffalo Proof Gold Coins and one-ounce American Eagle Platinum Proof Coins. The release dates for these products are tentatively October 29 and December 3, 2009, respectively. In addition, the agency [...]

A Bull in a Silver Shop

October 5, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

By The Mogambo Guru One of the most interesting news items I’ve found was on the cover of The Financial Times, where I learned that a guy named Lahde “made tens of millions of dollars from betting against the financial and property sectors during [the] past two years”, and he now wanted to thank “the [...]

Silver Eagle Coins Near 21 Million in Sales, Hit All-Time Record

October 5, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Demand has never been stronger for bullion American Silver Eagle Coins. Despite a trepid retreat in sales last month — the worst monthly figures of 2009, it still registered as the second best September ever for the coins. Moreover, the eagles hit an all time annual record high with still three months left in the [...]

Inflation is Our Future

September 30, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

The Daily Reckoning On one hand, the deflationists are claiming that given the extremely high debt levels in the West, further inflation is impossible. On the other side of the argument, many proponents of inflation are calling for Zimbabwe style hyperinflation. In this business, everyone is entitled to their opinion; however it is my contention [...]

America the Beautiful Quarters Introduced

September 10, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

US Mint Video Describing New Quarters The United States Mint today announced the design themes for the next 56 US quarters and the massive commemorative silver bullion coins that will be issued between 2010 to 2021. It also formerly introduced the name of the new series, calling it the United States Mint America the Beautiful [...]

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