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The Cape Mint has released a truly innovative Break-it Brexit coin that allows the owner to "break" the coin in two (should they choose) along a literal fault line, signifying the brexit event itself.
2019 was a banner year for precious metals with the big standouts being gold and palladium. A variety of factors help shape the spot prices of precious metals such as supply and demand and other fundamentals of each metal. However, the most important ones today are the long-term interest rates set by the Federal Reserve and the yield on U.S. government Treasury bonds, as well as certain other key economic factors.
Struck by private mints, some rounds are tailored to specific interests that are overlooked by government mints, while others provide affordable pieces with historic designs. Here are some rounds that our customers love. Each round was struck from 1 oz of .999 fine silver.
2019 was an exciting year for numismatics. The United States Mint introduced a number of "first-evers" including unprecedented collaborations with other renowned mints, a number of historic releases from the West Point Mint Branch, and the lowest mintage Silver Eagle to date! While Mints around the world commemorated the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing and the Lunar Year of the Pig with stunning coin releases.
In October of 2019, U.S Mint officials announced that they will be introducing new designs for the American Silver Eagle and American Gold Eagle at some point in mid-2021.
While the official Year of the Rat does not start until January of 2020, the Perth Mint is already kicking off their Lunar Series III with the first coins of the new cycle, featuring the clever, rat.
Even as the world has increasingly turned to paper and plastic, it is coins that represent real wealth. That is why they often play pivotal roles in movies. Here are just a few examples of cases in which coins played an important part in major films ranging from classic black and white films to recent Netflix releases.
The United States Mint announced in September 2019 some news about upcoming programs including the 2019 Innovation Dollar designs and the final ATB quarter designs, as well as potential programs pending legislative approval. See what the United States Mint has in store for collectors.
Adolph Weinman's numismatic legacy cannot be understated. His designs were and continue to be some of the most recognizable and prized among collectors, such as the obverse of the beloved American Silver Eagle, and both faces of the recently debuted American Palladium Eagle series-which is getting its first uncirculated issue in September 2020.
When it comes to modern U.S. coins, rarity as defined solely by a coin’s mintage usually matters less than the rarity of a particular coin relative to the other coins in its series.
Here are arguably the five top examples of modern U.S coins that are likely to remain in demand indefinitely and in most cases may remain the key date coins within their respective series.