This article was originally printed in Numismatic News.
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The Boy Scout numbers listed may or may not be different from those published last week. As this is written, the Mint has not yet been able to update them as it tries to bring the curtain down on the last remaining proof examples. The website is taking only orders for the waiting list, so that is pretty well it no matter what the numbers in the box indicate.
With gold bullion setting new records, demand for coins did not really spurt higher with it. Collectors bought just 2,054 more proof Buffalo coins while bullion buyers picked up an additional 4,500 of the bullion version.
For American Eagles, the gold one-ounce size had sales of an additional 13,500 pieces to bring the June total to 57,000. The half ounce saw additional sales of 2,000 pieces and the tenth ounce sold another 10,000 coins.
Silver Eagle bullion sales rose by 199,000 coins for the week.
Hot Springs bags are still being sold, so room has been made for them, right.
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