Collector Sets Decline, Gold Improves

by admin on December 27, 2009

in Collector Coin Sales

US Mint coinsLower gold prices on December 16th helped boost sales figures of a few US Mint products. In fact, American Buffalo Proof and Ultra High Relief Double Eagle coins were the bright spot in this week’s sales stats. Both performed better than the last report.

Performing worse, however, were proof and uncirculated sets. For example, the Mint Proof Set gained a little more than 16,000 this time compared to nearly 26,000 in the week before. The Mint’s Uncirculated Set increased by 13,425, compared to the prior 15,905 gain.

As the end of the year approaches, many products go off sale. December 31st, 3 PM Eastern Time, is the deadline for Ultra High Relief Double Eagles as well as Jefferson and Madison Presidential dollar rolls and bags, to name a few.

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.

Gold and Eagles’ Decent Demand; Fractionals Gone

Mint Sales Figures ImageIf last week’s US Mint coin sales report could be considered lackluster, the most recent figures for this week do nothing but continue that trend. Fortunately, a few entries did show some movement, even if that movement could not be called extraordinary. Gold coins appear to have led the pack with decent demand. Most likely this is due to the $50 price reduction on gold issues that stemmed from the lower gold prices …

Full Article: Gold and Eagles’ Decent Demand; Fractionals Gone – CoinNews

US First Spouse Gold Coin Sales’s Gentle Gain

First Spouse Coin Sales Figures First Spouse Gold Coin sales were slightly better this round than last, according to the newest US Mint Sales figures. The total sold was 506, compared to last week’s 479. One factor to help sales was the $25 price cut on December 16 for each coin. Margaret Taylor coins roared above the others, which is typical of new releases. The Proof version increased by 241 and the uncirculated by 118, following …

Full Article: US First Spouse Gold Coin Sales’s Gentle Gain –

Silver Eagle Milestone, Collector Sets Decrease

Sales Stats imageNew United States Mint stats reveal that sales were lower for three of their four available silver coin products. The 2009 US Mint Silver Proof Set was the biggest unit gainer of the collectible sets with weekly sales of 10,041. That was down from 12,136. Collectors are purchasing fewer 2009 DC & Territories Quarters Silver Sets. The latest weekly increase stands at 1,786 compared to 2,300. The 2008-dated Annual …

Full Article: Silver Eagle Milestone, Collector Sets Decrease –

Mint Stats: Eagle Buyers Scramble as ‘09 Nears End

The scramble for 2009 fractional gold American Eagle half-ounce and quarter-ounce bullion coins ended Dec. 18, just before a blizzard socked Washington, D.C., and much of the East Coast. Last week’s column reported what this week’s potential numbers might be, but the forecast was just a little low. The final half-ounce total was 110,000 coins. The final quarter ounce number was …

Full Article: Eagle Buyers Scramble as ‘09 Nears End – NumisMaster

Each of the above linking articles reference US Mint figures as of December 20.

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 US Mint Collector Coin Sales Dampen. Recent US Mint Bullion Coin Sales are also available.

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