That news is that, based on Freedom of Information obtained from the Treasury, the conventional wisdom that ALL of the early bullion coins were minted in Philadelphia is incorrect. In fact, the first two years of the standard bullion coin, 1986 and 1987, were actually and solely minted in San Francisco. He says that for years the collector world was operating on an incorrect assumption, pointing out that the document from the Treasury Department indicates that Philadelphia did not start minting the coins until 1988. Mezak was touting these, certified to be either MS70 & MS69, in a newly-designed NGC slab at an outlandish prices. He also mentioned the 1996 mintage to be the next sleeper with values in the high grades approaching six figures. OK, just so you know.