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Mint begins yearly coin sales exodus

At the end of each year, the United States Mint begins wrapping up certain coin sales, such as the year’s commemoratives as well as past year’s mint and proof sets. The 2014 silver proof set has been pulled, with buyers … Continue reading

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Silver Eagle sees 47 million sold in 2015

The final sales total for the American Eagle silver one-ounce bullion coin is in. As of Dec. 16, the United States Mint reports Authorized Purchasers ordered 47 million coins in 2015, setting a new record. The first new record was … Continue reading

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Saratoga wraps up 2015 quarter releases

The final America the Beautiful design for 2015, the Saratoga National Historical Park quarter, was released Nov. 30. Collectors purchased 1,962 Philadelphia, 2,049 Denver and 3,215 San Francisco 100-coin bags, 7,275 Philadelphia and Denver two-roll sets, 3,206 San Francisco 40-coin … Continue reading

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Big changes for Mint bullion coin sales

The Saratoga 5-ounce silver bullion coin sold out just one day after its release on Nov. 30. Authorized Purchasers ordered the entire supply of 45,000 coins by Dec. 1. Another sold out bullion option was the American Eagle gold one-ounce … Continue reading

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Quarter, tenth bullion gold Eagles gone

The United States Mint is beginning to sell out of 2015 bullion coins. On Nov. 13, the Mint reported it had run out of quarter-ounce gold Eagles. Sales of the coin in November amounted to 12,000 coins with a total … Continue reading

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Silver Eagle sales near record year level

Week by week, sales of bullion silver American Eagles are nearing a new record since the United States Mint began selling the coins in 1986. As of Nov. 11, the Mint has sold 41,938,500 silver Eagles in 2015. The current … Continue reading

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Johnson ends 2015 Chronicles releases

The United States Mint released the last of the 2015 Coin and Chronicles sets on Oct. 27. The Lyndon B. Johnson Chronicles set sold out in just under four hours after its arrival. Collectors purchased 24,221 sets as of Nov. … Continue reading

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No gold Eagle, Buffalo sales Oct. 21 to 28

The United States Mint reports selling no gold Eagle or Buffalo bullion coins from Oct. 21 to 28. Have bullion investors gotten cold feet? Perhaps. Buyers have taken just 40,500 silver American Eagles during that time period. Usually the Mint … Continue reading

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Strong sales for 2015 proof gold Eagles

A campaign of online ads and mail solicitations by the United States Mint is boosting sales of the 2015-W American Eagle proof gold coins. From Oct. 11 to Oct. 18, the Mint reports selling 1,582 one-ounce, 999 half-ounce, 556 quarter-ounce … Continue reading

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Sellout can’t help Kennedy Chronicles

Despite the 2015 John F. Kennedy Coin and Chronicles set being unavailable at the Mint, some buyers just don’t want to hold on to them. Sales data puts the total sold at 49,370 sets as of Oct. 11, down 363 … Continue reading

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