First 5 oz Silver Uncirculated Coin Debuts

by admin on May 6, 2011

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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.

Missing in the sales numbers, however, was the 2011 Presidential $1 Coin Uncirculated Set that launched Wednesday, April 27, and dropping in sales numbers were the Andrew Johnson $1 Coin Rolls from Philadelphia and all four of the silver proof sets.

The following articles provide more details, insights and analysis about the latest changes.

ATB 5 Oz Silver Near Sell Out

The latest round of United States Mint sales figures show several interesting product developments, including the near sell out of the three recently issued America the Beautiful 5 ounce Silver Coins. The US Mint placed the collector Hot Springs National Park 5 Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin on sale Thursday. 19,000 of the 27,000 sold by the evening. Around 2,000 remained as of late Monday afternoon. It would appear the Hot Springs issue is destined to sell out before the Mint is scheduled to lift its one per coin household limit on …

Full Article: ATB 5 Oz Silver Near Sell Out – CoinNews

Mary Lincoln Gold Coin Dominates

The dominate coin in the remaining First Spouse Gold Coin pool was the proof Mary Lincoln coin, for the first time in three weeks. It was also the only one to outperform its prior week’s sales. More than half of the First Spouse coins sold were Mary Lincoln proof coins, which was 78 out of 152 in all. In the last round, the ratio was 53 out of 227. As for the other two coins, collectors picked up 47 of the Mary Lincoln uncirculated and 27 of the Abigail Fillmore proofs. Fillmore’s proof was the leader in the last report with a surge of 90, but it was classified as "sold out" today at noon after the US Mint launched …

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5 Oz Silver Coins Lead

There was a stark contrast between the newest United States Mint numismatic product and the annual silver sets. The debuting 2010-P Hot Springs 5 oz. Uncirculated Silver Coin lead sales while the sets spiraled down during their sales suspension. US Mint sets struggled and lost sales. The Mint suspended the 2010-dated Silver Proof Set and America the Beautiful (ATB) Quarters Silver Proof Set around April 9. Then they halted the 2011-dated sets on April 18. In this round of weekly sales figures, the 2011 ATB Silver Proof Set plummeted by -70, the 2011 Silver Proof Set dropped by -54, the 2010 …

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Gold Eagle Sales Rate Dropping

Sales of the 2011 proof gold American Eagle coin options slowed dramatically this week. Buyers grabbed just 4,090 more one-ounce coins, the most popular option so far. Also purchased were an additional 782 half-ounce pieces, 1,540 quarter ouncers and 3,025 tenth ouncers. The full set saw another 1,557 taken by collectors. Compared to the 2010 offer last October, these numbers are weak. The 2010 Hot Springs 5-ounce collector coin has not yet sold out six days into the sales period …

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Hot Springs Silver Coin Debut

The highs and lows in this week’s sales report include the new five ounce uncirculated 2010-P Hot Springs Silver Coin that pounced on the scene with a near sell out and the retreating annual silver sets. Proof Gold Eagles held on to some of their previous week’s launch momentum, and the commemorative coins surged. The hot number of the week was the new 2010-P Hot Springs silver coin. Even though the concept of a five ounce duplicate of the new quarter-dollar series received mixed reviews from many numismatists early …

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Each of the above linking articles reference US Mint figures as of May 1.

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