Most Popular Collector Coins: Buffalo Proofs and Mint Sets

by admin on November 6, 2009

in Collector Coin Sales

US Mint coinsUS Mint Sets and American Buffalo Gold Proof Coins soared above other collectibles in this week’s sales figures, but the Buffalo Proofs received the most news attention.

The Buffalo Proof’s impressive start of 19K – in just one weekend – made headlines since it nearly surpassed the one ounce 2008 Buffalo Proof sales, and the new proof began with a much higher price tag of $1,360.

In other noteworthy news, the uncirculated Mint Set crossed the half million milestone after adding 23K to the totals, and the Mint Proof set tacked on another 18K to make it reach 1,225,747.

With the upcoming launch of the Lincoln Presidency Cent on Nov. 12, we can expect to see improvements in the Lincoln Penny products next week. Also, the announced deadline for Braille Silver Dollar orders might spur more interest in coming weeks. Collectors have until Dec. 11 to purchase the last of the commemorative Braille coins.

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 Coin Sales Stronger, US Mint Set Milestone

Mint Sales Figures ImageThe latest batch of US Mint sales figures are out and jumping to the forefront are gold coins — both bullion and collector. The bullion Silver Eagles are moving along as well. The US Mint Set and Proof Set continue with strength, with the former smashing through the 500,000 barrier. These and other highlights follow: …

Full Article: Gold Coin Sales Stronger, US Mint Set Milestone – CoinNews

First Spouse Gold Coin Sales Report

First Spouse Coin Sales Figures First Spouse Gold Coins recovered from last week’s low. The United States Mint sold almost twice as many this time. Plus, there was not any negative numbers reported due to customer returns, cancellations, etc.

Sarah Polk Proof sales increased by 113, coming in at the top spot for best seller. The second highest increase went to the Julia Tyler Proofs with their 57 gain. Rounding out the top three …

Full Article: First Spouse Gold Coin Sales –

Collector Silver Coin & Bullion Eagles Sales Figures

Sales Stats imageBreaking a recent October “up or down only” trend but returning to a more normalized pattern in general, the latest US Mint sales stats show mixing with fluctuating demand based on the type of collector silver coins. As for investor minted American Silver Eagle bullion coins, they have enjoyed stronger demand during the last seven days.

Getting back to coins for collectors, Braille Silver Dollars improved over last week’s report, with the exception of the newer Braille Education Set which advanced 793 compared to the prior 1,004. The Mint announced this week that it will offer the coins only until Dec. 11 at 5:00 p.m. ET. A total of 202,655 of the authorized 400,000 have been sold, indicating a sellout is …

Full Article: Collector Silver Coin & Bullion Eagles Sales Figures –

Mint Stats: Buffalo Proofs Make Strong Appearance

The first three days’ worth of Buffalo gold proof sales appears in the box at right. Some 19,468 coins were sold. This is a strong start for this collector coin. The number already equals all of the gold proof Buffaloes sold in 2008. Nothing like feeling potentially deprived to get collectors to jump in to order while the getting is …

Full Article: Buffalo Proofs Make Strong Appearance – NumisMaster

2009 Lincoln Sales, Presidency Cent Coming Soon

Lincoln cent product sales were mixed, according to the latest US Mint sales figures. Three of the five available products with Lincoln coins experienced improved sales over the prior week.

The 2009 US Mint Uncirculated Set increased by 23,469, compared to last week’s jump of 22,613. Total sales are now over one half a million, and it was released just a little over a month ago. On the other end of the pendulum, the US Mint Proof Set enjoyed a respectable gain of 18,080, but that was down compared to …

Full Article: 2009 Lincoln Sales, Presidency Cent Coming Soon –

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

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 Collectible Coins Not Up with Bullion Sales. Recent US Mint Bullion Coin Sales are also available.

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