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Buyers take a smorgasbord approach

There are no home runs this week. Buyers are active, but spreading their dollars around various Mint products. Proof baseball half dollars advanced by 8,852 this week to 119,869. The uncirculated version moved ahead by 4,758 coins to 74,203. Proof … Continue reading

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Did you see a Smoky sellout coming?

While we were all looking at baseball sales sellouts, some dyed-in-the-wool collectors were busy ordering the daylights out of the Smoky Mountains 5-ounce silver coin. The 2014-P collector version goes on the chart below at 21,415. That’s already almost as … Continue reading

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Proof Eagles in shadow of baseball

The baseball silver dollar has sold out, so the sales numbers on this page are now simply curiosities compiled by the Mint on April 6. Continue reading

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Mint Stats: Buyers find gold in baseball offering

The gold baseball coins sold out the day after they went on sale. Continue reading

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Mint Stats: 5-ounce ATB sales make good start

Followers of silver bullion coins will note that the Mint has sold 4,330,000 American Eagles in March, a figure that beats the February total of 3,750,000. Continue reading

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Mint Stats: Silver Eagle shows off its stamina

The 2014-W proof silver American Eagle seems to have the stamina of a long-distance runner. Continue reading

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Mint Stats: Platinum’s back where it belongs

For the first time since 2008, the bullion platinum American Eagle coin has taken its place in the monthly Eagle sales table. Continue reading

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Mint Stats: Proof silver Eagles move backwards

Something you don’t see every day is the dramatic decline in sales numbers for the 2014-W proof silver American Eagle coin. Continue reading

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Mint Stats: Nowhere to hide on the Stats pages

Now how can I hide? For several weeks the 2014 five-quarter silver set has been listed as the 14-coin silver proof set. Continue reading

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Mint Stats: 2014 Mint products off to good start

Ah, 2013, you are but a mere memory to many coin collectors. Continue reading

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