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Mint Stats: Some gold sales numbers fall back a bit

You can tell when the price of gold bullion drops because sales numbers for the Mint’s gold coin products can drop along with it as would-be buyers decide to cancel their orders. Continue reading

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Mint Stats: Final 2013 5-ounce silver bullion on sale

The Mount Rushmore 5-ounce America the Beautiful silver bullion coin has gone on sale and the first number shows 6,000 were taken by the Mint’s Authorized Purchasers. Continue reading

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Mint Stats: Collector interest focuses on gold ounce

This week it was the one-ounce 2013-W proof gold American Eagle coin’s turn to experience a jump in sales. Continue reading

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Mint Stats: Uncirculated gold Eagle makes big jump

Sales of uncirculated 2013-W gold American Eagles leaped 18 percent in just one week. Continue reading

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Mint Stats: White Mountain 5-ounce supplies gone

The 2013-P collector version of the White Mountain 5-ounce America the Beautiful bullion coin is now marked sold out at 20,523 pieces. Continue reading

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Mint Stats: Proof set gift season coming soon

This is a good week to talk about proof sets since little else seems to be making a splash. Continue reading

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Mint Stats: Union Shield cent roll goes off sale

Have rolls of 2010 Union Shield cents finally gone off sale? They were not listed in this week’s Mint sales report. The Mint website says they are sold out. I will put an asterisk next to the 187,459 sales number. After being available for over three years, it is a pretty safe bet that anyone who wanted a roll was able to purchase one Continue reading

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Mint Stats: McHenry quarter set sales take off

The 2013 Fort McHenry quarters three-coin set gave the other America the Beautiful coin sets a run for their money in its first week of sales tallying 9,398. Continue reading

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Mint Stats: Are gold Eagle sales ready to take off?

Gold American Eagle bullion coin sales were still dragging along for this week’s numbers, but news of the Federal Reserve’s decision not to curtail its $85 billion a month of bond buying caused a spurt higher for gold’s price. Continue reading

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Mint Stats: More Presidential dollars reach sellout

More asterisks were added to various dollar coin sales options. Sellouts of these base metal coins don’t elicit the same excitement as sellouts of silver Eagles, but they are noteworthy just the same. Continue reading

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