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Despite previous gaps in the series, the U.S. Mint has announced that they will be selling American Platinum Eagles bullion coin in 2016! Because the coin was not issued last year, demand could be high. Why should you make a purchase of the 2016 Bullion American Platinum Eagle? MCM's writer, Brian Comp Jr., tells you what you need to know.
In a world full of coins, there is not much difference in their overall shape. Despite various sizes and metal content, the shape of the coin is nearly always round and thin. There are, however, a few very unique coins struck by various Mints around the world that break these conformities. From domed coins to volcano shaped coins, you will be surprised the examples ModernCoinMart has to offer!
The Royal Canadian Mint has released a new domed commemorative coin, this time with a quality, colorized finish! This beautiful coin shows off the design of a basketball as it commemorates the 125-year-old sport. While this is not the first colorized domed coin ever made, it is certainly one of the highest quality seen!
The U.S. Mint has released a new series of commemoratives to celebrate the centennial of three classic American coins: The Walking Liberty Half Dollar, the Standing Liberty Quarter, and the Mercury Dime. Each one of these coins are being restruck in .9999 fine gold, using their original 2016 design. These three coins are major releases of 2016 - make sure you will have all the information you will need to collect!
If you’ve been collecting coins for any length of time, then chances are you’ve seen certified specimens with labels signed by someone associated with the US Mint. Who are these people? Why would anyone want their signature? What can their signature add to your collection? Today, we’ll take a look at 3 of the most significant US Mint associates who sign labels.
New legislation may cause Augustus Saint-Gauden's "Aspet" to become a National Historic Art Park. What is the significance of this? Who exactly is Augustus Saint-Gaudens, and what influence has his work had on numismatics?
The U.S. Mint has announced that the 2016-W Proof American Platinum Eagle will be released on June 30. While American Platinum Eagles have never had a set date for their release every year, with 2015's late issue, a release so early in the year is not only surprising but also very exciting! Are you ready for the latest edition to the series?
With the momentous decision by the British people on June 23rd through the Brexit Vote, the UK is no longer part of the European Union. This massive political change has brought about a frenzy of gold purchases in the UK, and had caused the price of gold to soar. What other effects will this change have in the numismatic world?
If you are interested in Norse mythology, check out this beautiful High Relief Silver coin struck by the Perth Mint. The Second coin in the Norse Gods coin series, this coin features the god Thor, wielding his mighty hammer Mjolnir! This exceptional coin is brushed with an artistic antiqued finish. In addition to its eye appeal, this recent issue is already sold out at the Perth Mint! Perhaps we have peaked your attention?
When you’re looking for a way to invest your money, there are a wide variety of options available. Physical gold and gold coins are on the list, but you need to know what you’re dealing with. Some of the most frequent questions about buying gold bullion include things like the timing of your purchase and how pricing works. Just keep reading and you’ll know all the necessities soon.