Collector Coin Sales: August Ends, 2009 Proof Set Sales Are High

by admin on September 4, 2009

in Collector Coin Sales

US Mint coinsUltra High Relief Double Eagle Gold coins fared well last week, but it will be interesting to see how much sales jump since the US Mint increased the price by $50 only a few days after raising the household limit from 10 to 25 coins.

Orders for the new 2009 Lincoln Cent Proof set started out strong, like other product launches this year with the redesigned Lincoln pennies. The clad 2009 Mint Proof Set continues to be most popular and will hit 1 million sold by next week. Silver Proof Sets might reach half of that number in another month or so.

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.

US Coin Sales: Lincoln Proof Sets Top 66K, Ending August

Mint Sales Figures ImageUS Mint sales data this week provides a first glimpse into Lincoln Proof Set numbers. They also show higher demand for UHR coins even before the 25-coin limit increase. And they indicate the briefest of stopping points before 2009 Clad Proof Sets hurdle over the 1 million mark.

Several sales highlights follow:

  • UHR $20 Double Eagles enjoyed their best week in months. Sales jumped 4,110 — and that, before the 25-coin limit increase was triggered to a start.
  • 2009 Lincoln One Cent Proof Sets debuted on Wednesday, Aug. 26 for $7.95 each. The first four days of sales were strong, but…

Full Article:  US Coin Sales: Lincoln Proof Sets Top 66K – CoinNews

First Spouse Coin Weekly Sales, Ending August

First Spouse Coin Sales Figures The newest Julia Tyler First Spouse Coins were again the biggest US Mint sellers. The proof and uncirculated options climbed by 217 and 133, respectively.

Van Buren’s Liberty proof performed better than normal. Sales increased by 77 compared to last week’s 41.

Gold coin prices rose by $25 on Wednesday. The Mint used its pricing policy to adjust coins upward as a result of gold’s recent rise above $950 an ounce. Proof and uncirculated First Spouse Coins are…

Full Article: First Spouse Coin Weekly Sales –

US Mint Weekly Silver Coin Sales, Ending August

Sales Stats imageWith the exception of Silver Eagles, US Mint silver coin sale figures were less than exciting for the last seven days ending Sunday, Aug. 30.

The 2009 Silver Proof Set was the biggest gainer in collector coins. Sales climbed by 12,852 versus the prior 17,845. It will take about a month for the sets to break 500,000 at the current pace.

Interestingly, Proof Braille Silver Dollars seemed to have …

Full Article: US Mint Weekly Silver Coin Sales-

Mint Stats: Lincoln Proof Set Sales Bolt Out of the Gate

The new four-coin 2009 Lincoln cent proof set hits the boards for the first time with initial sales of 66,350.

That is not a bad number for roughly five days of sales, but it is interesting that when collectors are given the choice of the proof set and the two-roll cent sets, the higher demand levels are racked up by …

Full Article: Mint Stats: Lincoln Proof Set Sales Bolt Out of the Gate – NumisMaster

2009 Lincoln Cent Sales, Ending August

2009 Lincoln Cent Proof Sets launched on Aug. 26 with a fair share of collector anticipation. Demand was solid during the first four days, but surprisingly not blockbuster strong as has been the case with past 2009 Lincoln penny product launches.

The difference is perhaps because many collectors have already ordered the proof coins …

Full Article: 2009 Lincoln Cent Sales –

Each of the above linking articles reference US Mint figures as of August 30. The secondary source for the above articles originate from Coin Collecting News.

Tables of the latest sales for US Mint collector coins are always available from Collector Coin Sales, and the prior report may be read by following Lincoln Pennies Back on Sale, UHR Limits Increase Again. Recent US Mint Bullion Coin Sales are also available.

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