Mint Stats: Gold Market Price Rise Threatens Unc. Eagles By David C. Kranz
February 21, 2008
The world market price of gold leaped into record territory
over $950 per ounce in New York intraday trading Feb 21, having
closed the day prior at $934.60. Will the U.S. Mint pull uncirculated
2007 gold American Eagles off sale for price adjustments?
We've previously noticed that when gold's market price gets
within about $100 of the one-ounce Unc. Eagle price, the sales
are suspended. On Feb. 21, the Unc. gold Eagle is available
Before an e-mail snafu prevented me from accessing all of
this week's statistics, I'd noted the 2008 Bald Eagle commem
numbers. They are updated this week, as are the Dolley Madison
First Spouse gold $10 figures, all as of Feb. 18. The American
Buffalo Celebration Coin had toted sales of 5,925 since going
on sale Feb. 5.