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Mint Statistics: Holiday demand pushes up proofs

Holiday shopping seems to be boosting certain Mint sales items. The 2018 clad proof set jumped by 10,711 to 406,984. Silver proof sets rose by 6,065 to 264,239. The puzzle is why clad sets outsell silver when silver sets tend … Continue reading

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Mint Statistics: Totals show zero interest in bullion

Nobody voted for gold or silver American Eagle bullion coins on election day. Zero have been sold so far in the month of November. No Buffalo gold bullion coins were sold, either. Fortunately for the Mint, sales of collector coins … Continue reading

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Mint Statistics: Limited Edition set demand declines

Purchase momentum for the 2018-S Limited Edition Silver Proof Set slowed this week. Buyers took another 5,975 of the $144.95 set. The running sales total rises from the initial 24,990 to 30,965. Maximum is 50,000. Loss of momentum is also … Continue reading

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Mint Statistics: Buyers take half of Limited Edition set

The 2018-S Limited Edition Silver Proof Set posts a 24,990 number in the first few days of sales. Maximum of 50,000 is identical to the number in prior years. Price of the set is $144.95. For silver Eagle bullion coins, … Continue reading

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Mint Statistics: Silver Eagles want to fall asleep again

For the second week in a row, sales of silver American Eagle bullion coins have slowed down. Buyers grabbed just 200,000 pieces, compared to 260,000 the week before. The September sales surge is well and truly over. So far in … Continue reading

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Mint Statistics: Special coin and stamp set a yawner

The Breast Cancer Awareness Coin and Stamp set put up its first number below. It is just 2,846. Mintage limit is 25,000. It does not seem likely that sale will reach the limit. The first few days of availability usually … Continue reading

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Mint Statistics: Silver bullion Eagles put in big number

Silver American Eagle bullion coins are hot. In just one week, the Mint has sold 1,010,000 more of them to its Authorized Purchasers. The running tally for the year is now 12,680,000. Check all the bullion coin totals on the … Continue reading

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Mint Statistics: Steady buyers push up sales totals

Who are the steady buyers of clad 2018 proof sets? This week’s sales of 7,208 is a similar number to last week. The running total for the year is 355,245. In 10 year’s time, will they complain that the price … Continue reading

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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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