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Mint Statistics: Are gold Eagle proofs flying away?

This week, the U.S. Mint released sales figures for the 2019 proof gold, which we’ve now added below, bumping 2016 from the list. This time last year, we reported that the Mint was offering 2016, 2017, and then 2018 proof gold Eagle coins simultaneously. The same is not the case now, with just the one-ounce 2018 proof still being offered alongside the 2019 releases.

Comparing the final 2019 sales to the 2017 sales totals, the only increase was the tenth-ounce Eagle. It will be interesting to see how the 2019 sales trend in comparison to the previous two years.

Apollo 11 sales continue to move slowly since the release, with the largest increase from last week being noted on the .999 silver dollar. The Mint reports 2,448 units sold in the past week, still a long way to go to reach sellout. And speaking of sellout, the Apollo 11 proof half dollar set has been moved to “currently unavailable” on the Mint’s website.

New last week was the Mint’s latest offering for kids, the 2019 Rocketship. Sales “skyrocketed” since last week, increasing by nearly 29,000. After just two weeks, the Mint has already marked this set as unavailable.

 

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