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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 and 666 tenth-ounce proof gold Eagles. The week’s sales account for around 10 percent of the total sold since their release on March 12 of both the one- and quarter-ounces, 22 percent of the half-ounce and 5 percent of the tenth-ounce.

The 2015 proof gold Eagle four-coin set containing one of each denomination is reported sold out. Buyers ordered a total of 10,088 sets.

Likewise, the 2014-W proof silver Eagle went off sale with collectors purchasing 894,627 coins since its release.

Products listed in Mint Statistics that are no longer available are denoted with an “*” next to the product title. Once a product is sold out, it may be removed to make room for new product listings.

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This article was originally printed in Numismatic News.
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