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    Texas Attorney General Issues Warning on Buying & Selling Gold

    Posted on June 21, 2017

    The Attorney General for the state of Texas, Ken Paxton, recently issued a consumer protection alert regarding the purchase and sale of gold. After consulting with numismatic experts and reviewing the rising number of fraudulent practices in the industry, Mr. Paxton issued the warning based upon concerning fraud issues involving senior citizens in particular. In…

    “Who Ya Gonna Call” for Collectible Silver? The Perth Mint of Course!

    Posted on June 16, 2017

    Anyone that grew up in the 1980s is familiar with the selection of comedies anchored by comedic actor Bill Murray. One of the great films of the decade that became a cult classic for children of the 80s and 90s was Ghostbusters. The original film debuted in 1984 and was dubbed a “supernatural comedy film.”…

    Numismatic News from the United States Mint

    Posted on June 14, 2017

    The United States Mint has a busy 2017 schedule. Not only is the mint in the midst of rolling out the first in an exciting new series of 24-karat gold coins, it is also preparing for the release of the first-ever American Palladium Eagle and the 20th anniversary of the American Platinum Eagle coin. In…

    Feel the Force with Star Wars Coins from the New Zealand Mint

    Posted on June 09, 2017

    Like a reliable clock, the impact of Star Wars on popular culture ebbs and flows through generations. With the original trilogy’s release in 1977, the world was gripped by the beauty and tragedy of the struggle between the Rebels and the Empire. This classic case of good vs. evil played out across three films between…

    $20 for $20 Series from Royal Canadian Mint Sinks Overall Revenue

    Posted on June 07, 2017

    In 2011, the Royal Canadian Mint developed a new silver coin series that was designed to increase the popularity of collectible silver coinage by making it more attractive for newcomers in the precious metals industry to purchase gold and silver. In particular, its $20 for $20 series of coins gave numismatists the opportunity to purchase…

    A Look into American Silver Eagle Supplemental Bullion Coining

    Posted on June 02, 2017

    When the United States Mint launched the American Silver Eagle bullion coin program in 1986 at the San Francisco Mint, the Secretary of the Treasury reportedly had a sly comment ready to go. The Chicago Sun-Times reported at the time that James A. Baker III, Secretary of the Treasury, said “I don’t need a pick…

    JM Bullion Enjoys Continued Growth in Our Industry

    Posted on May 31, 2017

    At JM Bullion, we pride ourselves on a positive relationship with our customers and remain committed to building an eCommerce experience that all precious metal enthusiast who shop with us can enjoy. In the past we’ve used our blog to highlight other successes in the field of customer service, and now we’d like to take…

    Bullion Sales “Exploding” Across the Pond

    Posted on May 30, 2017

    On the western side of the Atlantic Ocean, the United States Mint has spent the better part of the last five years running the coining presses at its West Point Mint facility around the clock to keep up with demand for the American Eagle Series of bullion and proof coins. The American Silver Eagle coin,…

    The United States Mint Celebrates 225 Years of Minting

    Posted on May 25, 2017

    On April 2, 1792, a fledgling nation took its first bold and official steps toward a then-unknown future with passage of the Coinage Act of 1792. In addition to creating the United States dollar as the official standard unit of money for America, the act regulated coinage in the United States and established the United…

    A New Lineup of Coins: the Disney-Pixar Cars Collection from NZ Mint

    Posted on May 19, 2017

    Disney-Pixar has proven a winning combination in cinema since the 1995 release of Toy Story. In the intervening 22 years, countless successful animated films have followed. The Toy Story franchise included 3 films in all, and spawned successful other animated adventures including Monsters Inc., Cars, Finding Nemo, and Finding Dory. The New Zealand Mint has…

    Add Some Variety to Your Collection with Privy Mark Silver Maple Leafs

    Posted on May 12, 2017

    Some of the most beautiful coins in the world today are struck by the Royal Canadian Mint. One of the world’s leading mints, RCM is well known not only for its popular annual release programs and beautiful coinage designs, but also for the impressive .9999 purity used in the vast majority of its bullion and…

    Recent Auction Sales Show Resurgence in Collector’s Market

    Posted on May 05, 2017

    Coin collecting and the purchase of silver and gold bullion coins don’t always go hand-in-hand as indicators of the strength of the market. Collectors, generally speaking, care more for the condition of a coin and the rarity of a piece than they do the metal content and value of the coin as an investment. While…

    The Emerging Popularity of New Coins in the Perth Mint Catalog

    Posted on April 28, 2017

    Numismatists eagerly await the annual release of numerous gold and silver coin programs from mints around the world. Among those facilities that collectors and investors keep close tabs on is the Perth Mint of Australia. Numismatists always find a wide variety of precious metals from the refiners at Perth Mint, and while you may be…

    The Upcoming Norse Goddesses Series from Perth Mint

    Posted on April 21, 2017

    Australia’s Perth Mint is no stranger to the release of unique, and altogether stunning silver and gold coin programs. In 2017 the Perth Mint is embarking on yet another new coin series with the release of its new Norse Goddesses collection. Although small in comparison to some of its other programs, with just three coin…

    JM Bullion Gold and Silver Market Update (4/19/17)

    Posted on April 19, 2017

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    Gold Spot Price Open: $1,295 Gold Spot Price Close: $1,283 Change in Gold Spot Price: -$12 Silver Spot Price Open: $18.45 Silver Spot Price Close: $18.13 Change in Silver Spot Price: -$0.32 As geopolitical worries subsided on Wednesday, precious metals took a fairly sizeable hit. When all was said and done, gold lost in upwards…

    JM Bullion Gold and Silver Market Update (4/18/17)

    Posted on April 18, 2017

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    Gold Spot Price Open: $1,293 Gold Spot Price Close: $1,293 Change in Gold Spot Price: NO CHANGE Silver Spot Price Open: $18.60 Silver Spot Price Close: $18.25 Change in Silver Spot Price: -$0.35 Precious metals finished the day mixed again, but seeing as spot values have not been moving too dramatically it is clear to…

    JM Bullion Gold and Silver Market Update (4/17/17)

    Posted on April 17, 2017

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    Gold Spot Price Open: $1,294 Gold Spot Price Close: $1,287 Change in Gold Spot Price: -$7 Silver Spot Price Open: $18.66 Silver Spot Price Close: $18.36 Change in Silver Spot Price: -$0.30 Precious metals opened up this week of trading having lost some value right away. When all was said and done, gold lost about…

    JM Bullion Weekly Market Preview (4/17/17)

    Posted on April 17, 2017

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    Market Overview: Markets are calm today as the new trading week gets under way. Geopolitics have taken a turn this past weekend, however, as what some consider fresh provocations by North Korea have increased already high tension levels between the U.S. and North Korea. As the nation has done before, it held a parade on…

    JM Bullion Gold and Silver Market Update (4/14/17)

    Posted on April 14, 2017

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    Gold Spot Price Open: $1,290 Gold Spot Price Close: $1,289 Change in Gold Spot Price: -$1 Silver Spot Price Open: $18.62 Silver Spot Price Close: $18.52 Change in Silver Spot Price: -$0.10 Precious metals ended up losing on Friday, but the week as a whole was overly upbeat for both gold and silver. When all…

    Celebrating the Works of Art Nouveau’s Founder: The Alphonse Mucha Collection

    Posted on April 14, 2017

    Available through JM Bullion as one of the exclusive dealers, the Mucha Silver Round collection celebrates some of the greatest works of Alphonse Mucha. When complete, a total of six different designs and six different silver round options will be available for each new design released. If ever there was a silver round collection worth…

    JM Bullion Gold and Silver Market Update (4/13/17)

    Posted on April 13, 2017

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    Gold Spot Price Open: $1,276 Gold Spot Price Close: $1,290 Change in Gold Spot Price: +$14 Silver Spot Price Open: $18.37 Silver Spot Price Close: $18.52 Change in Silver Spot Price: +$0.15 Both gold and silver moved forward again on Thursday, this time thanks to some remarks made by US President Trump. When all was…

    JM Bullion Gold and Silver Market Update (4/12/17)

    Posted on April 12, 2017

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    Gold Spot Price Open: $1,276 Gold Spot Price Close: $1,289 Change in Gold Spot Price: +$13 Silver Spot Price Open: $18.37 Silver Spot Price Close: $18.45 Change in Silver Spot Price: -$0.08 Precious metals continued their winning ways on Wednesday thanks to increasing safe-haven demand. When all was said and done, gold managed to add…

    JM Bullion Gold and Silver Market Update (4/11/17)

    Posted on April 11, 2017

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    Gold Spot Price Open: $1,256 Gold Spot Price Close: $1,277 Change in Gold Spot Price: +$21 Silver Spot Price Open: $18.03 Silver Spot Price Close: $18.31 Change in Silver Spot Price: +$0.28 Precious metals bounced back on Tuesday as geopolitical jitters have begun to set in amongst global investors. When all was said and done,…

    JM Bullion Gold and Silver Market Update (4/10/17)

    Posted on April 10, 2017

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    Gold Spot Price Open: $1,258 Gold Spot Price Close: $1,258 Change in Gold Spot Price: NO CHANGE Silver Spot Price Open: $18.08 Silver Spot Price Close: $17.92 Change in Silver Spot Price: -$0.16 Precious metals began the week having lost some ground, but are still hanging on to the near-term technical advantage. When all was…

    JM Bullion Weekly Market Preview (4/10/17)

    Posted on April 10, 2017

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    Market Overview: The gold and silver markets are seeing some slight selling pressure today as stocks trade in the green and the risk aversion trade has faded. The risk on/risk off dynamic could potentially see some rapid changes in the coming weeks, however. The possibility of further military action against Syria may remain on investors’…