End of November Collector Coin Sales Status

by admin on December 7, 2009

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US Mint coinsUS Mint sales data indicate collectors were going after the 2009 Mint Uncirculated Set with a vengeance during the week of Thanksgiving, since sales jumped by more than 9,000 over the previous week. More than 28,000 sets were purchased, making the total for the year surpass the 600,000 milestone.

2009 US Mint Proof Sets were the second place top sellers for the week. Over 22,000 flew off the shelves, which was down slightly from last week’s 25,000. Still, the year-to-date sales reached an impressive 1.3 million status.

Many deadlines are approaching and should be noted. According to the US Mint’s web site, orders placed by December 7th for any in-stock items will be delivered by December 25th via Standard Delivery, and orders placed by December 11th can still make it by the 25th via Express Delivery. Also, December 11th is the deadline to order any of the Braille Silver Dollars or the Braille Education Set.

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 Shines, Uncirculated Mint Sets Hit 600,000

Mint Sales Figures ImageThe newest US Mint sales report is reminiscent of last week’s, with few notables outside of bullion coins. Collectors were more stingy in their spending, or perhaps they simply stepped away from the buying table during the Thanksgiving holiday week. In a change from the prior report that showed most US Mint coin sets had better than normal gains, only three stood out in this round — the 2009 DC & US Territories Quarters Set, the …

Full Article: Gold Shines, Uncirculated Mint Sets Hit 600,000 – CoinNews

First Spouse Gold Coin Demand Rises

First Spouse Coin Sales Figures Demand for First Spouse Gold Coins is up again, as the series enjoyed another week of rising sales, according to the latest weekly US Mint sales figures. The Sarah Polk Uncirculated coins outpaced the rest of the group, including Polk’s Proof version for the first time. Collectors purchased 139 more of the coins. The Van Buren Liberty Proof was the second most popular, rising 131 during the week. Since the new Margaret …

Full Article: First Spouse Gold Coin Demand Rises – FirstSpouseCoins.us

Silver Coins Slow During Thanksgiving Week

Sales Stats imageBlack Friday excitement did not translate into higher sales for silver coins, according to the latest figures from the US Mint weekly sales report. Demand for silver coins was down for all but one product. Ironically, the one to perform better was actually released last year. The Mint’s 2008 Annual Uncirculated Dollar Coin Set had weekly sales of 1,300 compared to the prior 1,163. The set is the only way to purchase an uncirculated …

Full Article: Silver Coins Slow Thanksgiving Week – SilverCoinsToday.com

Mint Stats: Slow Advance Continues for Buffaloes

Another week of slow down in gold proof Buffalo sales. The increase was just 2,597. The total for the proofs stands at 37,885 for the month of November. Sales of the bullion version jumped from 33,000 to 61,500. Also advancing slowly is the Saint-Gaudens 2009 …

Full Article: Slow Advance Continues for Buffaloes – NumisMaster

2009 Lincoln Cent Sales Overshadowed

At the moment, it appears that 2009 Lincoln Penny products are being overshadowed by the skyrocketing attention to gold prices and gold coins. The latest round of US Mint sales figures shows that all Lincoln coins moved slower, with the exception of the US Mint’s Uncirculated Set which blasted forward. It jumped by 28,613, making it the best selling week for the set in November. Sales also topped the 600,000 milestone. The new “Presidency” Two-Roll …

Full Article: Lincoln Cent Sales Overshadowed – 2009LincolnPennies.com

Each of the above linking articles reference US Mint figures as of November 29.

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 Collector Gold 1 Oz Coins Lighten, Taylor Presidential $1 Bang. Recent US Mint Bullion Coin Sales are also available.

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