US Gold Mint: Price Cuts for Gold Coins


At the time of this writing it was expected that the price of the American Gold Eagle Proof coins would drop from September 20, 2011 due to the volatility of gold prices that had been on the downward spiral recently. However, the price cut would be based on the London gold AM and PM fixes at $1,838 per oz and $1,800 per oz respectively. It is the US Mint which sets the collector gold coin prices from the range of $1,750 to $1,799.99. Price reductions would be seen in First Spouse proof coins, 1 oz un-circulated Gold Eagle, un-circulated First Spouse gold coins, Proof Gold Eagles coins of … [Read more...]

Types of Gold Coins: First Spouse Series

first spouse gold coin series

Four or five coins of 1/2 ounce $10 gold are released every year. As per the Act, new coins in this series will be issued at least till 2016. The design of each coin depicts a portrait of the First Spouse on the obverse side and a scene representing her life or contributions on the reverse side. The series has a subset that carries the portrait of the respective presidents that did not have a spouse while in the office on the reverse side. The obverse of these coins depicts an image of Liberty from a coin that circulated during the era of the respective president. Types of Gold Coins: … [Read more...]

US Gold Mint: What’s in for 2011

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With 2010 wrapping up, the expectations of US gold coin investors and collectors remain high. They want to quickly grab whatever is available during 2010 and have their eyes already set on what is going to come up in 2011. According to updates by Coin Update, the US gold mint is planning to bring out its widely demanded core annual sets in January 2011. The products will include the following: 2011 Proof Set 2011 Mint Set 2011 Silver Proof Set The annual sets have traditionally been released in the middle of the year. Even in 2010, investors and collectors had to wait until July … [Read more...]