Mint Sales Higher in Mid-October

by admin on October 22, 2009

in Collector Coin Sales

US Mint coinsEnthusiastic collectors made more headway on US Mint products, gobbling up all of the Lincoln Coin & Chronicles Sets and many American Buffalo gold bullion coins. And that’s only part of it.

American Eagle lovers devoured silver bullion by 733,000 and gold bullion by 25,500, which are much higher sales numbers than what came in last week’s report. Even the 2009 Silver Proof Set jumped by over 12,000 this week, after suffering lost sales in the prior week.

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.

Bullion & Silver Coins Hot

Mint Sales Figures ImageUS Mint sales once again look attractive following a week when collector interest in most coins dipped. Demand is strong for both silver and gold bullion coins, as has been the case for much of the year. The newly released Gold Buffalo coins were most impressive.

In other notables, Ultra High Relief $20s finally topped the 100K barrier, and the Lincoln Chronicles set shot off Mint shelves to the tune of 50,000 in 30 hours. Collector silver coins and sets also held their own, enjoying better than normal weekly gains. These and other highlights follow …

Full Article: Bullion & Silver Coins Hot – CoinNews

First Spouse Gold Coin Demand Weakens

First Spouse Coin Sales Figures US Mint First Spouse Gold Coin sales retreated mid-month after two price increases in October. In fact, in terms of total coins sold, sales hit their all-time lowest since these ten coins have been available.

Sarah Polk Proofs sold the most with an increase of 114, and Julia Tyler Proofs were next, gaining 74. Anna Harrison Uncirculated saw the least change, with only 9 being sold in the seven day period …

Full Article: First Spouse Gold Coin Demand Weakens –

Silver Coins & Sets Jump Up

Sales Stats imageA new week ushered in greater demand for silver coins, new US Mint stats reveal. Previous weekly sales dipped, so the change is more pronounced.

Last week’s silver coins report showed a spike in 2008 Annual Uncirculated Dollar Coin Sets. That is likely explained by the fact that the set is the only way to acquire an uncirculated American Silver Eagle now that the 2009’s are canceled. While the latest weekly numbers are still higher than typical at 1,666, they are lower than the prior 2,180 …

Full Article: Silver Coins & Sets Jump Up –

Mint Stats: Lincoln Coin and Chronicles Set a Sellout

The Lincoln Coin and Chronicles Set arrives this week with a sellout number of 51,000. That’s 1,000 over the maximum allowed, but not to worry. That will be whittled back to the 50,000 by the time all credit card and other problems are worked through. In fact, the Mint was still taking …

Full Article: Mint Stats: Lincoln Coin and Chronicles Set a Sellout – NumisMaster

Lincoln Coin Sales Rise, Chronicles Helped

2009 Lincoln products received lots of attention last week. The Oct. 15 release of the Lincoln Coin & Chronicles Set no doubt is most likely responsible, since all 50,000 sets sold out in under 30 hours.

The Lincoln Cent Proof Sets must’ve been riding on the Chronicles Set coattails. Almost 11,000 sold in one week, something that hasn’t happened to the Cent Proof Set in over a month …

Full Article: Lincoln Coin Sales Rise, Chronicles Helped –

Each of the above linking articles reference US Mint figures as of October 18.

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 Sales: Mint Sets Hot, Proofs Cold, Lincoln’s Sell Out. Recent US Mint Bullion Coin Sales are also available.

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