Bullion Coins, Proof Sets and Buchanan Products Compete

by admin on October 11, 2010

in Collector Coin Sales

US Mint coinsMost news coverage demonstrated how American Eagle bullion coin demand slowed down. Although the Silver Eagles approached the 26 million milestone, the Mint raised the premiums that its authorized purchasers would have to pay.

Another James Buchanan coin product hit the charts, the $1 Coin Cover. It sold 16K, while his $1 and First Spouse Medal Set sold 941 and his Liberty Gold Coin sold 443.

The 2010 United States Mint Proof Set remained strong and so did the Silver Proof Set. Both topped set sales.

Disabled American Veterans commemorative coin demand eased.

The latest US Mint sales stats are always added on Coin Sales Figures throughout the week. The following articles, however, provide detailed insights and analysis about the latest changes.

Bullion Coins Soften, Buchanan Covers Debut

United States Mint coin sales were mixed, breaking a string of two weeks where demand had climbed across nearly every product the U.S. Mint was selling. James Buchanan Presidential $1 Coin Covers appear in the sales tables for the first time this week, having just been released Thursday, September 30, 2010. Four-day orders totaled 16,220, which continues a trend of lower opening sales as compared to previous debuting figures for the series: Franklin Pierce Presidential $1 covers started at 16,688 between their issue on Thursday, July 1, to Sunday, July 4. Millard Fillmore $1 covers opened at 17,833 between their launch on Friday, April 2 through to Sunday, April 4. Zachary Taylor …

Full Article: Bullion Coins Soften, Buchanan Covers Debut – CoinNews

Buchanan Liberty Gold Coin Tops 9K

First Spouse Coin Sales Figures Although the overall number of First Spouse Gold Coins sold during the past week improved compared to the prior report, only half had better sales. 868 was the total versus 846, according to the United States Mint sales report. Without a doubt collectors still found James Buchanan’s Liberty Gold most desirable of the available coins in the series. They wanted 249 proofs and 194 uncirculated. This surge for the Liberty uncirculated was a rebound after 67 sold in the last report. Buchanan’s total reached 9,498 or 63.32% of its 15,000 mintage limit. Margaret Taylor’s coins have been riding high of late. The U.S. Mint …

Full Article: Buchanan Liberty Gold Coin Tops 9K – FirstSpouseCoins.us

Silvers Eagle Bullion Coins Approach 26M

Sales Stats imageUnited States Mint numismatic statistics showed a mixed but slower leaning week of silver product sales, breaking a two-week streak where all silver coins had advanced. And in bullion products, 2010 American Silver Eagle coins improved in the last several weeks but dipped overall in September. 2010 America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Sets rallied for a third straight week, rising 4,498 compared to the prior 4,471 which followed the lower 2,732. The sets are standing at 190,341.Although the quarters …

Full Article: Silvers Eagle Bullion Coins Approach 26M – SilverCoinsToday.com

Strong Price but Demand Falls

With the price of silver rising 13.5 percent in the month of September you would think sales of silver American Eagle bullion coins would be flying high. But you’d be wrong. September concluded the slowest month of silver Eagle sales since September of last year. Sales of 1,880,000 coins is roughly half the level of May’s 3,636,500, which is the highest monthly total for 2010. The average of the first nine months …

Full Article: Strong Price but Demand Falls – NumisMaster

Each of the above linking articles reference US Mint figures as of October 3, 2010.

Tables of the latest sales for US Mint collector coins are always available from Collector Coin Sales. Recent US Mint Bullion Coin Sales are also available.

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