December 10, 2013: Proof Gold Buffalo Sell Out, Prince George Coins, 2014 Gold and Silver Pandas

gold-buffaloWelcome to Coin Update!

We’re back with another fresh round up of coin collecting news and articles from around the internet!

Included in the latest weekly United States Mint sales report are the opening numbers for the Helen Taft First Spouse Gold Coins. Also the 2013 Proof Gold Buffalo has sold out.

Mint News Blog has further details and analysis on the 2013 Proof Gold Buffalo sell out.

The US Mint will discontinue sales of $1 coins in 500-coin boxes in 2014.

A unique British test penny sold for $12,280 at auction.

It appears that every step of the life of Prince George may be documented on coins.

The United States Olympic Committee and a private mint who produced commemorative medals struck with an X-canceled US Mint die have reached a settlement on the issue of the use of the U.S. Olympics logo.

Q. David Bowers shares some reader comments and further reflections on the permanence of print.

Should modern coins be graded?

The David & Sharon Akers collection will be included in the Heritage FUN US Coin Signature Auction.

Kitco Metals is among gold traders facing Quebec tax fraud allegations.

World Mint News Blog covers the 2014 Chinese Gold and Silver Panda Coins.

And now for today’s notable auction. The first year of issue 1986-S Proof Silver Eagle graded PCGS PR70DCAM. The same seller has nearly all proof issues of the series graded PR70DCAM listed in no reserve auctions.

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

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