Collector Coin Sales, Mint Sets On the Rise

by admin on November 15, 2009

in Collector Coin Sales

US Mint coinsThe 2009 US Mint Uncirculated Set took top honors in last week’s sales figures for collector coins, and the Mint Proof Set was close behind. The Uncirculated Mint Set jumped another 27,694, which was higher than the previous 23,469. The Proof Set added another 20,087, which was also higher than the prior 18,080.

Sales for the hot American Buffalo Proof coins cooled a little in this report, bringing in only half the sales of the prior report, but still a decent addition. 8,487 were added, so their 2009 total hit 27,955 and passed the 2008 record.

Most of the news coverage for the week was about the Mint’s gold coin price increase and the Lincoln "Presidency" Launch last Thursday, Nov. 12. Results will be coming in the next report, and sales are expected to be mixed. The Lincoln product sales are expected to rise, but it would be no surprise if gold Double Eagles, First Spouse Coins, and American Buffalos sales decline.

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.

Double Eagles and Eagles Rise

Mint Sales Figures ImageGold coins are again the major talking points coming out of the latest US Mint sales data. Buffalo gold proof numbers are less spectacular than those from last week’s report. But they are far from shabby and a retreat from the earlier blazing sales was to be expected. Standing out also were Ultra High Relief’s, bullion Eagles, Braille dollars and the Mint’s traditional annual sets. All improved over the prior week. Our bullet point analysis follows: …

Full Article: Double Eagles and Eagles Rise – CoinNews

First Spouse Coin Sales Decline, Price an Issue

First Spouse Coin Sales Figures The weekly London Fix gold average jumped, reaching the next rung on the US Mint’s pricing slide rule. As a result, expect the US Mint to increase First Spouse Gold Coin prices by $25 sometime before noon on Thursday. According to Mint policy, the prices will be $729 for the proofs and $716 for each uncirculated. Those will be never-before-seen, all-time highs …

Full Article: First Spouse Sales Decline, Price an Issue –

2009 Silver Sales Rise, Braille to Go

Sales Stats imageThe 2009 Silver Proof Set not only recovered from its recent dip, but it again garnered the most attention in the realm of numismatic silver products, the latest US Mint weekly coin sales reveal.

The silver proof set rose by 9,586 to mark a more than 2K improvement over last week’s reported 7,455. The set is at 558,388, accounting for …

Full Article: Silver Sales Rise, Braille to Go –

Mint Stats: Excitement Over for Gold Buffalo Proofs

Has the Buffalo stampede run its course?
Sales of the proof one-ounce Buffalo coin rose by just 8,487 during the past week, less than half of the amount sold in just the prior three days.
The bullion version goes on the board in November with additional sales of 11,000 …

Full Article: Mint Stats: Excitement Over for Gold Buffalo Proofs – NumisMaster

Lincoln Penny Sales, “Presidency” Cent Tomorrow

The fourth and final 2009 re-designed Lincoln penny, known as the Lincoln "Presidency" Cent, will launch tomorrow with significant fanfare. The ceremony will take place at the Ulysses S. Grant Memorial on the west side of the US Capitol in Washington, D.C. at 10 AM ET. Demand is expected to be high during the penny exchange that will follow the ceremony, and for more details, see Presidency Cent Launch Information

Full Article: Lincoln Penny Sales, “Presidency” Cent Tomorrow –

Each of the above linking articles reference US Mint figures as of November 8.

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 Buffalo Proofs and Mint Sets. Recent US Mint Bullion Coin Sales are also available.

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