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Mint Statistics: Don’t ration your attention to Eagles

Silver American Eagle bullion coin rationing is now in effect until the end of 2018. Who saw this coming after months of slow sales? This week, the Mint vended an additional 925,000 Eagle coins to bring the September running total … Continue reading

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Mint Statistics: Interest in ‘S’ proof Eagle plummets

Weekly sales of 2018-S proof silver American Eagles declined by three-quarters compared to last week. Just 5,006 were taken by buyers. As low as this number is, sales of the 2018-W proof silver Eagle were lower still at 2,692. However … Continue reading

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Mint Statistics: Calm before sellout: Kind of boring?

Next week will probably come the report that the proof palladium American Eagle has sold out. There is nothing so exciting to focus on this week. Sales of the proof 2018-S proof silver American Eagle rose by 20,235 to 114,119. … Continue reading

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Mint Statistics: Accountants active, buyers less so

Accountants have caught up with reality at the U.S. Mint. The 2018 San Francisco Silver Reverse Proof Set stands at 198,748 of a possible 200,000. The set has not been available from the Mint website for more than a week. … Continue reading

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Mint Statistics: Silver reverse proof set reaches sellout

The 2018 San Francisco Silver Reverse Proof Set looks like it has sold out. The Mint website shows it as not currently available. The latest sales statistic shows that 189,325 of a possible 200,000 have been sold. That is an … Continue reading

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Mint Statistics: World War I breaks out of the trenches

What do you know? When the Mint put the World War I coin and medal sets back on sale, the results have actually been positive. Even the commemorative dollars sold individually showed a little spark of life. The Army medal … Continue reading

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Mint Statistics: Current sellout watch like paint drying

World War I Centennial Silver Dollar and Medal Sets have gone back on sale. Sales figures below have inched up a tad for all five sets. Whether the Mint can resell all of the sets that were returned is another … Continue reading

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Mint Statistics: Reverse proof numbers shy of sellout

Still interested in reverse proof sets? After all, a week is a long time in the Internet Age. Since the last column, the Mint has sold 39,281 of the San Francisco Silver Reverse Proof Set. This brings the total to … Continue reading

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Mint Statistics: Reverse proof sales lag regular proofs

It is perhaps ironic that the week I report the failure of the 2018 silver reverse proof set to sell out its maximum 200,000 sets I also report that the regular silver proof set just passed the 200,000 mark on … Continue reading

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Mint Statistics: Single coin ‘set’ puzzlingly unavailable

Remember the 2018 Congratulations Set? You can be forgiven for not being able to. I had to refresh my memory. This week, the sales number dropped by 501 to 19,252. I wondered why. First off, the set is really just … Continue reading

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