Silver Eagles and Medal of Honor Coins Highlight Sales Figures

by admin on March 4, 2011

in Collector Coin Sales

US Mint coinsHighlights for the week’s coin sales figures include red hot bullion American Silver Eagles and three new products. They were the Medal of Honor Commemorative Coins, the Andrew Johnson Presidential $1 Rolls and the 2011 Presidential $1 Proof Set.

The Silver Eagles closed out last month to the tune of 3.2 million, which was a new record for the month of February. The prior best February had been in 2009 when 2,125,000 sold. The United States Mint has been matching high demand with high output of the investor coins and has sold more than 9.6 million so far this year.

Between the Medal of Honor Commemorative Coins, collectors went after 42,091 of them during their first few days on sale. The top two most popular were the $1 Silver Proof and Uncirculated Coins at 25,156 and 10,346. The $5 gold options were 4,699 and 1,890 for the proof and uncirculated.

The next newcomer was the Andrew Johnson Presidential $1 Coin rolls. The Philadelphia strikes outsold the Denver ones 23,211 to 22,523.

Finally, the biggest numismatic hit was the 2011 Presidential $1 Proof Set. It debuted at 163,129 in its first appearance on the charts.

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

Presidential Proof Set, Commemoratives Debut

The US Mint released seven products last week which included ten different coins. Rarely are so many offerings issued in such a short time span. The US Mint sales figures this week include the debut performances of the four 2011 Medal of Honor Commemorative Coins, the 2011 Andrew Johnson Presidential Dollar rolls from Philadelphia and Denver, and the four-coin 2011 Presidential Dollar Proof Set. The 2011 Presidential Dollar Proof Set went on sale …

Full Article: Presidential Proof Set, Commemoratives Debut – CoinNews

First Spouse Coin Prices Higher

The United States Mint raised their prices for the one-half ounce First Spouse Gold Coins yesterday in response to the higher recent market price of the precious metal. At $879 per proof and $866 for each uncirculated, the new prices are the highest they have ever been in the full span of the series. The increase was necessary according to the US Mint’s pricing policy. When the average London Fix gold price moves beyond certain $50 price points as …

Full Article: First Spouse Coin Prices Higher –

Medal of Honor Silver Dollar Debut

New to the United States Mint’s sales list this week are the 2011 Medal of Honor Silver Dollars, and they dominated. They hit the market on Friday afternoon, February 25, and by Sunday, February 27, collectors bought 35,502 of them. Broken down, 25,156 proof silver dollars and 10,346 uncirculated dollars sold. The Medal of Honor Silver Dollars easily outsold their gold counterparts. 4,699 of the proof Medal of Honor $5 gold coins and 1,890 of …

Full Article: Medal of Honor Silver Dollar Debut –

Eagle Sales Rise With Metals Spike

Gold and silver American Eagle sales have been swift, and with gold hitting a record $1,437.20 on March 2 and silver smiling at $34.28, don’t be surprised to see that continue. Last week the Mint sold almost 1 million ounces of silver – 867,500 – as customers ordered 1 ounce bullion coins. Gold had its own fans with 9,000 1 ounce and 3,500 1/2 ounce gold coins sold. Not bad for a week’s worth of sales. The Medal of Honor commemorative coins join the list …

Full Article: Eagle Sales Rise With Metals Spike – NumisMaster

Silver Eagles Best February

The United States Mint launched seven new coin products last week, but only one of them landed in the three spots among the best numismatic sellers for the week. The top three performers were the 2011 Presidential $1 Coin Proof Set, the 2011 Proof Set, and the 2011 Mint Set. Bullion Silver Eagles flew off the Mint shelves too and closed out February with a new record. US Mint bullion Silver Eagles finished February at 3,240,000 and became the new …

Full Article: Silver Eagles Best February –

Each of the above linking articles reference US Mint figures as of February 27.

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