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US Mint coinsOne newcomer and several high gains dominated the United States Mint’s latest coin sales figures. The biggest newsmaker was the debuting 2010-P Hot Springs Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin which sold approximately 25,000 out of 27,000.

49 products in all outperformed their prior sales gains, including all of the commemoratives, for the second week in a row, and every Presidential $1 Coin Cover. Even the one-quarter ounce American Gold Eagle Proof Coin got a lot of action by adding 1,540 in this round versus 1,313 in the last. [click to continue…]


US Mint Coin Sales Slow

by admin on March 18, 2011

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US Mint coinsCompared to recent weeks, United States Mint collector coins slowed in the latest coin sales figures. From 2011 commemoratives to annual sets to America the Beautiful Quarters, nearly every item pulled back. Bullion American Eagles, however, were different.

The 2011 Medal of Honor Coins went from a 37,317 increase in the prior week’s sales to only 12,747 in this round. Demand for US Army commemoratives eased too. They went from a 16,227 leap to one that was just 6,128. [click to continue…]


2011 Mint Set Debut

by admin on February 20, 2011

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US Mint coinsSets were top sellers according to the most recent coin sales figures from the United States Mint. The 2011 Uncirculated Mint Set made its debut and was most popular. The 2011 Proof Mint Set and Silver Proof Set came in second and third.

The Uncirculated Mint Set, aka the Mint Set, opened with 191,391. They launched on Tuesday, February 8. Their opening numbers were not at strong as last year, but that has been the case for all of the annual sets so far this year. [click to continue…]