Numismatist David W. Lange Passes Aged 64

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David W. Lange, famed numismatist who served as the Director of Research for Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC) has passed aged 64. Mr. Lange succumbed to cancer on January 16, 2023 after a three-year battle with the disease. Mr. Lange began collecting in 1964, drawn to Lincoln Cents and Buffalo Nickels. He was a lifelong fan of coin boards, which had stuck with him since his early days when he focused on filling boards for cents …

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United States Mint Bullion Sales Report – January 15, 2023

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The United States Mint has updated its daily bullion sales report through Sunday, January 15, 2023. The bullion sales report reflects bullion American Eagle and American Buffalo coins that the Mint sold to Authorized Purchasers for the previous week and is different than the weekly numismatic product report. This is the first report of 2023 that reflects sales for the new year. The Mint reported 3.832 million bullion coins sales to Authorized Purchasers in the last week. …

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U.S. Rare Coin Market Continued to Soar in 2022

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The following is a Press Release from CDN Publishing, sharing that the United States rare coin market continued to grow in 2022. The company reports that the rare coin market exceeded $6 billion in total volume for the year. The market for rare United States coins enjoyed a banner year in 2022 with many hundreds of price records set for individual coins, according to an analysis by CDN Publishing (, publishers of the Greysheet family …

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2023 American Buffalo Now Available

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The bullion version of the 2023 American Buffalo is now available through Authorized Purchasers of the United States Mint. The one-ounce gold coin can be purchased directly from companies such as APMEX. As with other Authorized Purchasers from the United States Mint, APMEX bases the prices for the bullion-grade Eagles on the Spot price of gold and silver, payment method, as well as on quantity that you order. Editors Note: is not an affiliate …

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United States Mint Circulating Coinage Production Report – December 2022 & Year End Totals

The United States Mint has released its Circulating Coin Production Report for December 2022, showing that 846.5 million coins were produced for circulation across the nation’s Mint facilities. The total production is the lowest of any month in 2022, not uncommon for the final two months of any calendar year as the Mint prepares for next year’s coin production. Unsurprisingly, individual denominations’ production was down month-over-month compared to the November 2023 report. In December 2022, the United States Mint …

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