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Mint Statistics: Silver Eagles beat January 2018 already

Sales of 2019-dated silver American Eagle bullion coin moved ahead by 695,000 this week. At the midpoint in the month, the running total stands at 3,366,000 coins. This already exceeds the 3,235,000 total achieved by the entire month of January … Continue reading

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Mint Statistics: 2019 bullion numbers jump day by day

The rush for 2019 bullion coins means that the figures below are different from the story here, which was about the first day of sales. As January goes along, more and more bullion coins are sold. Since the monthly numbers … Continue reading

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Mint Statistics: Buyers pause as year comes to end

We have just passed Christmas week where “not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse.” Collectors weren’t moving either, judging by sales results up to Dec. 30. Proof set sales tailed off dramatically to just 2,896. In recent weeks … Continue reading

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Mint Statistics: Look closely at Innovation $1 sales

What sort of yardstick should we use to measure the success of the new American Innovation $1 coin? If we look at sales of 100-coin bags, the new dollar has begun with a bang. The combined Philadelphia-Denver total nearly equals … Continue reading

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Mint Statistics: Old favorites stay on top this week

Proof set sales keep perking right along as the last of the Christmas shopping is done. The clad set rose by 17,210. The silver set is up by 9,224. These numbers probably don’t surprise anyone. But is there a last-minute … Continue reading

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Mint Statistics: Proof sets keep holiday spotlight

Just how deeply into Mint offerings do holiday gift buyers dig? The question occurred to me as I posted the latest proof set numbers. Buyers grabbed 16,370 more clad 2018 sets and 7,815 silver sets. The uncirculated coin set sales … Continue reading

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Mint Statistics: Five-ounce silver leads latest sales

Block Island 5-ounce silver quarters are popular. The bullion version saw 80,000 taken away by buyers. That beats the other four designs by significant numbers. The next highest sales total is the 5-ounce Cumberland Island at 52,500. The first three … Continue reading

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Mint Statistics: American Eagles jingle all the way

One good sales week deserves another as far as silver American Eagle bullion coins go. In the last seven days, the Mint has sold an additional 590,000 of these. This has nearly doubled the monthly total to 1,270,000. It will … Continue reading

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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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