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LeRoy Transfield Interview — PART II

NOTE: I reached out to LeRoy Transfield, the winner of the design competition for the World War I Centennial Commemorative dollar coin to ask about his experience with the design competition. Yesterday, I posted a write-up he provided to me. Today, are his answers to additional questions I had. Coin Collectors Blog: I see from […]

A few more real “investment” coins–

The thing is look how many people favored these…

A few more real “investment” coins–

Gold and Silver Log 1.9% Weekly Losses

Gold and silver futures fell on Friday while platinum and palladium advanced. All four precious metals declined on the week, however, with their losses ranging from 1.6% to 2.2%.

Gold for December…

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US Mint Product Highlights for 2018

On Wednesday, Oct. 18, the United States Mint published its product schedule for 2018. There are the usual listings of annual sets, quarters, dollars and precious metals coins; and then there are…

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75th Anniversary of the End of World War II Commemorative Coin Act Introduced

House legislation introduced Oct. 12 calls for 2020-dated commemorative coins to honor the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War.

The United States entered the war after the surprise…

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LeRoy Transfield discusses designing WWI Commemorative

NOTE: I reached out to LeRoy Transfield, the winner of the design competition for the World War I Centennial Commemorative dollar coin to ask about his experience with the design competition. He sent me a copy of his story with permission to publish it here. The following is what he sent. I had additional questions. […]

Perth Mint Bullion Sales Rebound in September

Australian bullion demand rebounded in September, according to figures from The Perth Mint.

The Mint’s gold sales doubled the previous month and its silver sales bounced from their lowest level in a…

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Gold, Silver and Platinum End Three-Session Losing Streaks

Gold, silver, and platinum futures closed higher on Thursday for the first time since the end of last week. Palladium, however, extended its losing streak to four straight sessions — though…

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225th Anniversary American Liberty Silver Medal Set Launch

Anniversary celebrations continue at the United States Mint with its newest release, the 2017 American Liberty Silver Four-Medal Set. The collectible is the Mint’s final product marking its 225th…

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US Mint Sales: Core 2017 Sets Most Sought

Core annual sets were the strongest numismatic sellers last week, according to the latest batch of sales figures from the United States Mint. The 2017 Proof Set led them all, advancing by more than…

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