US Mint Collector Coin Sales Dampen

by admin on December 20, 2009

in Collector Coin Sales

US Mint coinsUS Mint sales figures were not as robust as the week before. Nearly every category experienced slower sales, as the end of the year approaches.

American Eagle Platinum Proof coins reached their 8,000 marker and sold out before the end of the week. American Buffalo Proofs are still available.

The US Mint lowered their gold coin prices on Thursday, December 17, which is good news for any collectors buying the last of the 2009 UHR Double Eagles. The price dropped $50 to $1,489.00. The deadline to purchase one is December 31st before 3 PM Eastern Time.

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.

Demand Sluggish, Gold Coins and Sets Retreat

Mint Sales Figures ImageDemand for almost every numismatic product fell according to the latest US Mint weekly sales report. In fact, just analyzing the raw numbers show a drop of over 70,000 total items from the prior week. Nearly every gold coin and all US mint proof and uncirculated sets retreated. This is not completely surprising, however, as the previous week saw well above average demand for most coins. Also, demand for gold …

Full Article: Demand Sluggish, Gold Coins and Sets Retreat – CoinNews

Downward First Spouse Coin Sales, Price Lowered

First Spouse Coin Sales Figures This week’s sales figures were a bit boring compared to last week’s report that included Margaret Taylor First Spouse opening sales figures. Then, a total of 3,158 Spouse coins sold. This week the total was 479. Still, that was better than November’s weekly average of 404. Naturally, the star of the week was the new Margaret Taylor Proofs, leading the pack with 217. Taylor’s Uncirculated version was second, gaining 82 …

Full Article: Downward First Spouse Coin Sales, Price Lowered –

Collector Silver Declines, Eagles Return Strong

Sales Stats image2009 American Silver Eagle Bullion Coins have returned with strength following their near two-week hiatus as a result of a depleted inventory. The United States Mint resumed selling the eagles to authorized dealers on Monday, Dec. 7. Although they are being rationed, 737,500 more were still sold in the last seven days and during a time when silver prices moved mostly lower. 27,783,000 is the new 2009 tally. The latest …

Full Article: Collector Silver Declines, Eagles Return Strong –

Mint Stats: Year-End Means More Coins Go Off Sale

One-ounce silver American Eagle bullion coins hit the monthly box score this week with sales of 1,145,500. The one-ounce gold was not sold during the seven days covered by this report. Fractional gold American Eagle numbers hardly budged, not because demand has receded, but because of timing issues. After …

Full Article: Year-End Means More Coins Go Off Sale – NumisMaster

Each of the above linking articles reference US Mint figures as of December 13.

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 End of November Collector Coin Sales Status. Recent US Mint Bullion Coin Sales are also available.

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