US Mint Top Sellers: 2010 Silver Eagles and Proof Sets

by admin on November 20, 2010

in Bullion Coin Sales, Collector Coin Sales, Mint Weeky Reports

US Mint coinsTop numismatic sellers in the most recent United States Mint coin sales figure report were once again sets and gold coins, but the biggest news was in silver bullion.

Silver Eagle bullion coins bulldozed beyond old records to set new all-time highs. Authorized U.S. Mint Purchasers picked up over one million coins in a week and moved the annual sales total beyond 31 million. The old sales record for the series was nearly 29 million. The latest increases gave 2010 Silver Eagles the all-time mintage record, previously held by the 2009 Silver Eagles.

Sets were big among collectors, and the 2010 Proof Set advanced by 30,183 after rising 38,709 previously. The 2010 Silver Proof Set rose 10,416, the US Mint Set added 8,556, and the 2010-W Proof Gold Eagle Four Coin Set shot ahead 5,233.

Two other popular Proof Gold Eagles were the half-ounce, which grew by 1,695, and the one-tenth ounce, which added 1,622. Proof Buffalos coins were also up, advancing by 1,019.

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

Silver Eagle Bullion Coins New High Record

The recent pullback from record gold and 30-year high silver prices has had the opposite effect on bullion coins, US Mint sales figures indicate. Demand for bullion American Gold Eagles and American Silver Eagles is searing, with the latter hitting an all-time mintage record. U.S. Mint numismatic coins were mixed, with the collector version of the Gold Eagles sparking their own fire. First up for review are current sales of United …

Full Article: Silver Eagles Hit High Record – CoinNews

Buchanan’s First Spouse Liberty Coin Sales Comeback

As a group, demand for First Spouse Gold Coins increased over the prior week, according to the latest United States Mint sales figures. Despite freshly high gold coin prices, collectors bought 558 compared to 452. The proof Buchanan’s Liberty First Spouse Gold Coin was the best seller, gaining 160 after zero was noted in the previous report. Second place went to the proof Margaret …

Full Article: Buchanan’s Liberty First Spouse Gold Coins Rebound –

2010 Silver Quarters Proof Set Rally

Overall, demand for collector silver products eased compared to the previous week, the latest US Mint sales figures show. One exception to the slower Mint sales was the 2010 America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Set™. It experienced its best gain since early last month. The quarter set advanced 3,494 and exceeded its prior week’s move of 2,477 by 1,017. The last time the set surged by more than 3,000 was during the week that ended on October 3 when 4,498 were ordered. The quarters silver proof set now stands at 206,939. The most purchased silver product in this round was the 14-coin 2010 Silver …

Full Article: 2010 Silver Quarters Proof Set Rally –

Gold Proof Eagle Sales Jump

Apparently record gold prices and a pending price hike energized buyers of the proof gold American Eagle coins. Strong demand continued for the four-coin set. Sales jumped 5,233 to 22,657 in the past week, but it was the half ounce that really came alive. Buyers snapped up 1,695 of them to raise the running total by 42 percent to 5,697. The quarter ounce continued higher …

Full Article: Gold Proof Eagle Sales Jump – NumisMaster

Gold and Silver Eagles Up, Proof Set Down

Demand for collector sets were mixed in the latest round of US Mint sales data. The 2010 Proof Set slowed for the second week in a row, but bullion coins retained their hot pace. The 2010 Proof Set total rose by 30,183 to hit 873,770, but weekly sales had been 38,709 and 51,016. The 2010 Silver Proof Set, on the other hand, outperformed two prior weeks’ climbs by advancing 10,416 compared to 10,154 and 10,343. The 2010 …

Full Article: Bullion Coins Erupt –

Each of the above linking articles reference US Mint figures as of November 14.

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