Grand Canyon Three-Coin Set Inaugural Sales

by admin on April 21, 2011

in Collector Coin Sales

US Mint coinsDemand was up for all of the America the Beautiful Quarter Three-Coin Sets, as was to be expected since the Grand Canyon Three-Coin Set debuted. The latest United States Mint’s collector coin sales figures revealed the Grand Canyon Set was the third best seller of all of the numismatic offerings.

Two other sets had more sales. They were the 2011 Mint Set with 30,791 and the 2011 Proof Set with 12,430. The Grand Canyon Three-Coin Set’s inaugural sales were 12,418.

Half of the silver sets were out of the running, since the US Mint decided to temporarily suspend the sales of the 2010-dated sets until the spot price of silver stabilized. And, the sales number for the 2011 America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Set that launched on April 1 was still not listed in the report from the Mint.

The following articles, however, provide detailed insights and analysis about the latest changes.

Silver Coins Improve, Sets Retreat

Rising silver prices have helped and hindered US Mint silver products, based on the latest sales figures from the bureau. Five of the six clad and gold U.S. Army and Medal of Honor commemorative coins registered poorer weekly gains, but three of four silver U.S. Army and Medal of Honor coins improved. The silver coins contain 0.773 ounces of the metal, giving them a melt value of $34.86 at the current spot price of $45.07 an ounce. That is still $20 less …

Full Article: Silver Coins Improve, Sets Retreat – CoinNews

Lincoln Gold Coins Lead

Since prices have been at an all time high, and only three coins remain available, it is no wonder sales for First Spouse Gold Coins fell from a cumulative total of 515 in the prior round down to 179. Prices increased on Wednesday, April 13 by $25 to $904 and $891 for the proof and uncirculated versions due to the rising price of gold on the market. Of the three coins still being offered by the United States Mint, the uncirculated Lincoln First Spouse Gold Coins …

Full Article: Lincoln Gold Coins Lead –

Silver Commemoratives Outperform

Three out of four silver commemorative coins outperformed their prior week’s gains, and bullion American Silver Eagles rallied higher as well per the most recent US Mint sales figures. The numbers for the recently issued 2011 America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Set™ remain unavailable. The proof Medal of Honor silver dollar led with 1,966 and the proof US Army silver dollar followed with 1,359. Previously, the silver commemorative coins …

Full Article: Silver Commemoratives Outperform –

New Sales Wave About to Begin

This week is the quiet before the big offerings of 2010 and 2011 America the Beautiful 5-ounce silver coins and 2011 proof gold American Eagles. The charts below have been tweaked accordingly. The Mint’s target of initial 2011 ATB bullion coins was raised a bit to 126,500 from the 125,000 indicated as the tables were first prepared. The 2011 gold American Eagle sales maximums have been put into place. Next week sales figures will begin. The 2010 …

Full Article: New Sales Wave About to Begin –

Grand Canyon 3-Coin Set Debut

New US Mint sales figures include one debuting numismatic issue — the Grand Canyon Three-Coin Set — and another milestone for bullion American Silver Eagles, but the majority of weekly sales eased. As for the 2011 America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Set, its opening numbers remain a mystery since the Mint has yet to include it in their report. Fans of America the Beautiful Quarter products grabbed 12,418 of the Grand Canyon Three-Coin Set …

Full Article: Grand Canyon 3-Coin Set Debut –

Each of the above linking articles reference US Mint figures as of April 17.

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