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Inflation Reaches 40-Year High

Inflation Reaches 40-Year High

June 15, 2022
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The Consumer Price Index shows inflation has increased by 8.6% since May 2021.
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2022 Platinum American Eagle Proof Launch

March 3, 2022
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2022 Platinum Eagle Proof, Freedom of Speech is the 2nd coin in the First Amendment in the United States Constitution Platinum Proof Coin Series.
Fed Chair and Precious Metals

Fed Chair and Precious Metals

November 22, 2021
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Perhaps the Fed will have to act one way or the other even before its final FOMC meeting of the year, which is due to take place in mid-December.
Platinum vs. Palladium Proof Coins

Platinum vs. Palladium

November 5, 2021
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As we look ahead to Wholesale Coins Direct's Palladium Eagle PF70 launch and, at the same time, reflect upon the release of our suite of 2021 Platinum Eagle PF70 coins earlier this year, we thought it might be a good time to revisit the age-old debate on palladium versus platinum – how they’re similar, how they’re different, and what makes them both desirable investment metals in their own rights.
2021 Palladium American Eagle Proof Launch

2021 Palladium American Eagle Proof

September 2, 2021
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The 2021 Palladium American Eagle Proof will be subject to mintage and product limits of 12,000 coins and a household order limit of one.
2021 Silver American Eagle Proof S-Mint Launch

2021 Silver American Eagle Proof S-Mint

August 12, 2021
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With the 2021 issue representing the first S-Mint to bear the new Silver Eagle design, we wouldn’t be surprised if this coin goes on to enjoy impressive levels of demand for years to come!
2021 Peace Dollar U.S. Mint Launch

2021 Peace Dollar U.S. Mint Launch

August 10, 2021
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The United States Mint is set to launch a modern-day rendition of the early 20th century United States Peace Dollar.
2021 Morgan Silver Dollar U.S. Mint Launch

2021 Morgan Silver Dollar U.S. Mint Launch

August 10, 2021
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One hundred years ago, what has become one of the most recognizable coins in United States history – the Morgan Dollar – took its final mintage lap, closing the book on its storied history. Until now.
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Gold Confiscation of 1933

August 5, 2021
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What Was the 1933 Gold Confiscation? Is it Illegal to Own Gold?
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Ed Moy’s Top Three Favorite Coins from the U.S. Mint

August 5, 2021
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Ed Moy's tenure as the 38th Director of the United States Mint, in addition to exploring three of his all-time favorite U.S. Mint coins.