Silver Eagles 10M, Medal of Honor Coin Sales Figures Hot

by admin on March 11, 2011

in Collector Coin Sales

US Mint coinsSilver coins headlined this week’s coin sales figures. American Silver Eagle bullion coins topped the 10 million milestone and demand for Medal of Honor silver proof commemoratives remained hot. As for new 2011 products, the Yosemite Three-Coin Set debuted on the chart.

The United States Mint sold enough Silver Eagles to advance the 2011 annual sales to 10,330,500 by mid-week. Only four other years in the Eagles history have reached higher numbers. They were 2002, 2008, 2009, and 2010.

The hottest individual numismatic coin was the Medal of Honor Silver Proof Coin. They accounted for 22,788 of the 37,317 MOH commemoratives that the US Mint sold. Collectors also scooped up 16,227 of the US Army commemoratives.

Sets did very well in this report. The 2011 Proof Set added 36,785 and the Mount Hood Quarter Two-Roll Set surprisingly gained 17,334. Newcomer Yosemite Three-Coin Set began with 11,441.

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

Medal of Honor Coins Prominent

The latest US Mint sales figures include one product addition, the Yosemite Quarter Three-Coin Set, versus the seven that debuted in the previous week’s report. The set and 2011 Medal of Honor Commemorative Coins were among the most prominent numismatic products to show better gains. The Yosemite Quarter Three-Coin Set was released on March 3, 2011. It represents the third such issue since the America the Beautiful Quarters series was introduced in …

Full Article: Medal of Honor Coins Prominent – CoinNews

Proof Pierce First Spouse Coin Out

The proof Jane Pierce First Spouse Coin sold out late last week, according to the United States Mint’s website. The uncirculated Jane Pierce gold coin, however, is still for sale. This makes the second time the US Mint has recently removed a First Spouse coin’s availability before its mintage reached its published limit. The earlier one was James Buchanan’s Liberty Proof Coin which sold out in early February. The US Mint launched the Jane Pierce coins on June …

Full Article: Proof Pierce First Spouse Coin Out –

Silver Eagles Top 10M

Bullion Silver Eagles overtook the 10 million milestone in annual sales, and the new 2011 Medal of Honor Silver Dollars led in weekly collector US Mint sales. The United States Mint’s Authorized Purchasers took in another 668,500 American Silver Eagles at the beginning of March, which caused the coins’ year-to-date sales to topple 10 million. Right now the total rests at 10,330,500. The annual sales rank as the fifth best in the series and there are still nine and a …

Full Article: Silver Eagles Top 10M –

Yosemite 3-Coin Set Opens

Sales of Yosemite National Park Quarters Three-Coin Set began strong compared to earlier sets, and the Medal of Honor Commemorative Coins maintained a steady pace with a cumulative advance of 37,317. In addition, bullion American Silver Eagles opened the new month with enough force to break 10 million in annual sales. The United States Mint launched the Yosemite Three-Coin Set for on Thursday, March 3, and within four days sold 11,441 of them …

Full Article: Yosemite 3-Coin Set Opens –

Each of the above linking articles reference US Mint figures as of March 6.

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