US Mint Coin Sales Figures Improve

by admin on October 9, 2009

in Collector Coin Sales

US Mint coinsDemand for collector coins and sets improved from the prior US Mint sales report, with several proof sets and mint sets showing increases and silver Mint products rising slightly.

It was also the first report containing sales of the recently issued US Virgin Islands Quarters, which are available from the US Mint in bags and two-roll sets. The smaller 100-coin bags and rolls are selling better than the same product American Samoa quarters did during its the initial days. However, the 1,000-coin bags were slightly behind.

All Lincoln products picked up in sales as well. The US Mint Lincoln Coin & Chronicles Set goes on sale next week Thursday, Oct. 15, at noon Eastern Time. The sets are sure to spark some collector excitement and possibly sellout on day one.

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.

US Virgin Islands Quarters Sales

Mint Sales Figures ImageThe first round of sales figures for US Virgin Islands Quarters are now available, as are the numbers for the newly launched US Mint Uncirculated Coin Set. The quarters are doing fine, the sets are off to the races.

Last week’s report showed that the Presidential $1 Coin Uncirculated Set had unexplained fiery sales. This week’s numbers are colder. Several of the US Mint’s proof sets, however, warmed up. These and other highlights follow:

The first round of numbers are in for bags and rolls of US Virgin Islands Quarters. Sales are strong. Compared to the prior inaugural American Samoa quarter figures, the 100-coin bags and two-roll sets are …

Full Article: US Virgin Islands Quarters Sales – CoinNews

Van Buren’s Liberty Gold Coins Hit Milestones

First Spouse Coin Sales Figures Sales fell down for all but one of the ten available US Mint First Spouse Gold Coins, according to the latest Mint sales data.

While last week’s report showed half of the coins with triple digit increases, this week only showed one – the Sarah Polk Proof coin. It jumped by 149. The two coins that saw the most dramatic decline in new sales were the Julia Tyler Uncirculated and the Van Buren Liberty Uncirculated …

Full Article: Van Buren’s Liberty Gold Coins Hit Milestones –

US Mint Silver Coins Sales

Sales Stats imageSales of US Mint Silver Coins improved, rising from the prior week’s data that showed collector demand retreated slightly.

The biggest gainer was the 18-coin 2009 Silver Proof Set, which popped up another 14,352 to register year-to-date sales of 521,060. The previous weekly increase was about 1/3 lower at 9,432 (although enough to push the sets over 500K).

Extra focus on the 18-coin Silver Proof set may have been detrimental to the …

Full Article: US Mint Silver Coins Sales –

Mint Stats: Eagle Numbers Still Moving at Month End

Silver American Eagle bullion coins ended September at a monthly sales level of 1,703,000, up 100,000 coins. In the first few days of October the number sold was 257,000 coins. The October box will be placed next week in light of the changes still occurring for September …

Full Article: Mint Stats: Eagle Numbers Still Moving at Month End – NumisMaster

Lincoln Penny Sales Increase

Every Lincoln product experienced a cheerful improvement compared to last week’s sales numbers, and the newly released 2009 US Mint Uncirculated Set started off exceptionally well.

Sales figures show higher than normal demand for the new Uncirculated Set, featuring four redesigned commemorative Lincoln pennies from the Denver and Philadelphia Mints. The set launched Thursday, Oct. 1 for $27.95 each, and a whopping …

Full Article: Lincoln Penny Sales Increase –

Each of the above linking articles reference US Mint figures as of October 4. The secondary source for the above articles originate from Coin Collecting News.

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 Collector Coin Sales Fizzle?. Recent US Mint Bullion Coin Sales are also available.

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