Army Commemorative Coins On Top

by admin on February 11, 2011

in Collector Coin Sales

US Mint coinsThe first of two kinds of 2011 commemorative coins hit the charts in the latest coin sales figures from the United States Mint. The U.S. Army Commemorative Coins made their appearance at the top of the charts while the 2011 sets charged forth in strong force.

The most popular Army Commemorative Coins were the silver proof dollars. 46,895 of them left the US Mint shelves between their launch on Monday, January 31 and Sunday, February 6, 2011. The proof clad half dollars were second, with 30,162. Next, it was the 2011 Silver Proof Set that edged out the other coins, and sets, to take third place. They advanced by 23,151.

Honorable mention goes to the uncirculated Army silver dollars, the 2011 Mint Sets, and the uncirculated Army clad half dollars. Collectors picked up 20,698; 20,473; and 19,528 of each, respectively.

Bullion American Eagles made a strong showing on the sales charts as well. As of this writing, the Silver Eagles added 986,500 in February and the one ounce Gold Eagles leaped 38,000.

The following articles, however, provide detailed insights and analysis about the latest changes.

2011 Sets Start Solid

Newly released coins and sets dominated the sales charts in the latest round of figures published by the US Mint. Several older-dated numismatic products also picked up a touch. Although the new US Mint annual sets have started slower, weekly sales increases continue to top the 20,000 level. 2011 Proof Sets added 20,473 versus the previous weekly gain of 21,784. Collectors have ordered 321,280 at a price tag of $31.95 each since their release on …

Full Article: 2011 Sets Start Solid – CoinNews

Buchanan’s Proof Coin Sells Out

The US Mint stopped selling James Buchanan’s Liberty First Spouse Proof Coins earlier this week, even though their latest sales total was 7,317 as of Sunday. Only 4,461 of the uncirculated version had sold by Sunday, which means the combined total for both of the proof and uncirculated Buchanan’s Liberty First Spouse Gold Coins was 11,778, or 78% of the maximum 15,000 mintage the US Mint had first announced. As of this writing, the …

Full Article: Buchanan’s Proof Coin Sells Out –

2011 Army Silver Dollars Debut

Another highly anticipated 2011-dated silver product debuted in the most recent US Mint weekly sales report. The 2011 United States Army Silver Dollar Commemorative Coins hit the street on Monday, January 31, and they racked up 67,593 across both proof and uncirculated options. Broken out, the proofs won the race with 46,895, and the uncirculated trailed with a solid 20,698. Not a bad start, considering these silver dollars are competing with …

Full Article: 2011 Army Silver Dollars Debut –

Silver Dollars Top Army Totals

The first sales numbers for U.S. Army commemoratives hit the boards below. It looks like the silver dollar gets the title of most popular for this report. It has sold 13.5 percent of the maximum available while the gold is 10.9 percent of the maximum available and the half dollar is 6.6 percent of the maximum available. The half dollar is handicapped by the fact that it is copper-nickel clad. Collectors like silver better, but nevertheless, buyers have snapped up …

Full Article: Silver Dollars Top Army Totals – NumisMaster

Army Commemoratives Open

Droves of buyers gobbled up US Mint numismatic products, according to this week’s sales report. The 2011 U.S. Army Commemorative Coins started with a decent bang, and this year’s Silver Proof Set propelled another 20K. The Army Commemorative Coins debuted with the silver dollars as their leader. 46,895 proofs sold along with 20,698 of the uncirculated. Together the silver coin total came to 67,593. The clad half-dollar, or 50¢ piece, was close …

Full Article: Army Commemoratives Open –

Each of the above linking articles reference US Mint figures as of February 6.

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