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Wednesday, October 7, 2009

US Mint Gold Coin Prices to Rise


The US Mint's current pricing policy for numismatic gold coins allows them to adjust prices as frequently as once per week in response to the change price of gold. The recent surge in the price of gold has brought the average price for the preceding week high enough to cause a price change.

Prices changes have usually become effective around mid morning on Wednesday. There should still be a few hours to place final orders before prices are increased.

The price of the 2009 Ultra High Relief Double Eagle Gold Coin will be raised from $1,339 to $1,389 per coin.

The price of available First Spouse Gold Coins will be raised from $641 and $654 to $665.75 $666.00 and $679 for uncirculated and proof coins, respectively.

This change will bring the prices of these coins back to their highest levels for the year.

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5 Comments:

At October 7, 2009 at 7:38 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

Have no idea why they are still churning out the UHRs when they are cutting the other gold products; only 1oz proof buffalo manage to escape the Mint's termination.

The Mint a.k.a. THE TERMINATOR.

 
At October 7, 2009 at 8:51 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

Seems like the Mint not increasing the price on gold coins

 
At October 7, 2009 at 9:57 AM , Blogger Michael said...

Prices raised, as of 1:00 PM ET. They also used the $666.00 price instead of the $665.75 price they used two weeks ago.

 
At October 7, 2009 at 10:17 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

Yup. Seems like the Mint is late today; Probably busy dealing with angry phone calls from the morning.

 
At October 7, 2009 at 11:05 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

I guess they got over the "stigma" a price like $666 entails. That's so funny!

 

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