April 19, 2013: Proof American Gold Eagles, Gold Bullion Sales, Coin Market Report

gold-eagleWelcome to Coin Update!

We’re back to bring you another round up of coin collecting news and articles from around the internet!

The United States Mint has released the 2013 Proof Gold Eagles. Some product limits have been reduced and the initial pricing is lower compared to last year.

On the bullion front, American Gold Eagle sales have soared following the drop in the market price of gold.

Dave Harper examines the ebb and flow of demand for Gold Eagle bullion coins over the past few years.

The US Mint has surveyed customers about a potential special set to be issued in 2014 for the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy Half Dollar.

Continuing the article series covering early commemorative silver coins, here is an article on the 1925 Lexington-Concord Half Dollar, issued for the 150th anniversary of the famous battle.

National Coin Week was designated as the third week in April by Presidential Proclamation in 1974.

You can join the ANA for free courtesy of Stack’s Bowers Galleries.

A coin market report by Jim Bisognani covers recent significant auction results for both US and world coins.

Information on three highly interesting coin hoards discovered in Bulgaria during the summer of 2012.

A look at the counting process for coins and bills paid by bus passengers in China.

Here are two recently released silver coins from the Bank of Latvia.

The US Mint has started sales for bronze duplicates of the Congressional Gold Medal awarded to Professor Muhammad Yunus. The post also includes an update on the price of the upcoming 2013 West Point Silver Eagle Set.

And now for some notable auctions. First, here is the Abigail Adams Bronze Medal Mule Error which has the obverse of the Abigail Adams medal paired with the reverse of the Louisa Adams medal.

Next, an auction for 12 different modern commemorative silver dollars all graded NGC MS 70.

That’s it for the update. Have a great weekend!


  1. Herbert says

    I loved the coin updates. It kind of helps me to decide on my next investment moves from the various options available.

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