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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: 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: 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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Mint Statistics: Steady buyers push up sales totals

Who are the steady buyers of clad 2018 proof sets? This week’s sales of 7,208 is a similar number to last week. The running total for the year is 355,245. In 10 year’s time, will they complain that the price … Continue reading

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Why would anyone buy clad proof set?

Don’t you think it is about time for the U.S. Mint to abolish its clad proof sets? I do. Silver proof sets containing 90-percent silver examples of dimes, quarters and half dollars have been produced by the U.S. Mint since 1992. … Continue reading

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