Silver Eagles, Lincoln Dollars Lead US Mint Coin Sales

by admin on November 26, 2010

in Collector Coin Sales

US Mint coinsNo doubt the United States Mint has been busy — they launched five new products in a matter of days. The two best selling in the latest United States Mint coin sales figure report were the highly anticipated 2010-W Proof Silver Eagles and the Abraham Lincoln Presidential $1 Coins.

Sets gained strength in this round, and the 2010 Proof Set increased the most by adding 34,059. The 2010 Silver Proof Set shot up 15,746 and the Mint Set rose 12,097.

Not many collectors thought about numismatic gold items like the Proof Gold Eagles, Proof Buffalos and First Spouse coins. Authorized U.S. Mint Purchasers, on the other hand, picked up another one million Silver Eagle bullion coins and moved the annual sales total beyond 32 million.

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

Mount Hood Quarter, Lincoln Dollar Debut

Last week was the busiest in 2010 for US Mint product releases. This week most of the debuting US Mint sales figures are available for those launches, including numbers for Abraham Lincoln Dollars and three of the four America the Beautiful Quarters® products. As one of the most anticipated issues this year, Lincoln Presidential Dollars debuted atop their field with sales of 34,180 (D) rolls and 33,471 (P) rolls for a total of 67,651 …

Full Article: America the Beautiful Quarters Debut – CoinNews

First Spouse Gold Coin Sales Retreat

Demand plummeted for First Spouse Gold Coins, following an increase during the prior week, the latest United States Mint sales data revealed. Customers only wanted 159 of the coins, versus 558 previously. 4,543 Buchanan’s Liberty First Spouse Gold Coins remained available. The US Mint set their limit at 15,000 and 10,457 has been purchased so far. Only 70 were taken in this round …

Full Article: Demand Retreats for First Spouse Gold Coins –

Proof & Bullion Silver Eagle Records

Silver Eagles had a big week. Not only did the collector 2010 Proof Silver Eagles launch with high demand, per the most recent US Mint sales figures, but the bullion Silver Eagles soared to new highs. Bullion Silver Eagles hit new milestones while maintaining a hot pace in November. US Mint Authorized Purchasers took another 1,410,000 over the last six days to move November’s total to 3,875,000. Even though more than a week is left in the month, that total passed the highest selling month record of 3,696,000, which was set in December 1986. The bullion’s year-to-date total, another historic new record for the series …

Full Article: Silver Eagles New Records –

Proof Silver Sales Start Strong

The first report of Mint sales of the 2010 proof silver American Eagle is a strong one. From noon Eastern Standard Time Friday when sales opened to the end of the reporting period of Sunday, the Mint says collectors snapped up 273,212. It looks like we could be on the way to achieving the one million mark, which if it happens, would put it among the most common of the issues …

Full Article: Proof Silver Sales Start Strong – NumisMaster

Each of the above linking articles reference US Mint figures as of November 21.

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