Those who are waiting for news of a sellout of the silver 2010 Yosemite 5-ounce uncirculated collector coin will have to wait awhile longer. Sales of 2,593 pieces this week pushed the cumulative total to 23,104. The Mint still has 3,896 to sell. Could it be that by the time we get to the fifth issue of the 2010 coins that collectors will decide that 27,000 for each is not such a low total after all?
For the third week in a row the Mint has sold no 2011 Olympic 5-ounce coins to
Authorized Purchasers, though last week had a small catch-up adjustment to the running total.
When both the collector version and the bullion coin version of America the Beautiful coin sales are moving slowly does that tell us anything more than it is summer and collectors have moved their attention to other leisure activities?
Uncirculated Mary Todd Lincoln First Spouse coins went off sale. The 3,760 total is hardly more than the numbers for Jane Pierce and Abigail Fillmore.