2017 Congratulations Set at 74,497

April 23, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

The latest United States Mint sales stats revealed the total sold for the 2017 Congratulations Set is 74,497 out of its 75,000 product limit. Since a few minutes after launching on April 4, the set has virtually had an unavailable status.

2017 Congratulations Set Packaging

[Shown: Front, center and back of the 2017 Congratulations Set]

While the Congratulations Set featured a proof American Eagle Silver Coin from the minting facility in San Francisco Read More…

2017 Congratulations Set Unavailable in Minutes

Collectors’ first chance at a 2017-S Proof American Eagle Silver Coin ended swiftly. The special coin from the San Francisco Mint debuted today in the 2017 Congratulations Set, and the set’s status turned to unavailable within 5 minutes of its release.

2017 Congratulations Set Packaging

[Shown: Front, center and back of the 2017 Congratulations Set]

The 2017 Congratulations Set has a product limit of 75,000. Read More…

2017 Proof Silver Eagle Debut Sales

April 1, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

The U.S. Mint launched the 2017-W Proof American Eagle Silver Coin on Thursday, March 23 and sold 233,010 of them in the first day. By Sunday, that total jumped up to 266,173.

2017-W Proof American Eagle Silver Coin (obverse and reverse)

[Shown: 2017-W Proof American Eagle Silver Coin (obverse and reverse)]

Compared to last year’s release, however, it was definitely a slower start. Read More…

Silver Coins Lead US Mint Weekly Sales

March 24, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

All top three sellers in the latest United States Mint weekly sales stats contained silver. The one with the highest sales was last year’s coin, the 2016 Proof American Silver Eagle, and it was followed by 2016 Uncirculated Silver Eagles and the proof version of the new 2017 Boys Town Centennial Commemorative Silver Dollar.

2017 Boys Town Centennial Silver Dollar - Proof Obverse and Uncirculated Reverse

2017 Boys Town Centennial Silver Dollar – Proof Obverse and Uncirculated Reverse

The 2016 Proof Silver Eagle features a smooth edge for special etching that reads, "30th ANNIVERSARY." Read More…

2017 Proof American Eagle Silver Coins for Collectors Released

March 23, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

The latest collector coin from the United States Mint, the 2017-W Proof American Eagle Silver Coin, is now available for $53.95. The U.S. Mint released it today at noon Eastern Time.

2017-W Proof American Eagle Silver Coin (obverse and reverse)

[Shown: 2017-W Proof American Eagle Silver Coin (obverse and reverse)]

Composed of an ounce 99.9% pure silver, the proof coin by year’s end will likely have the highest sales among the Mint’s products for collectors. Read More…

Effigy Mounds 5 Oz. Coin and Boys Town Silver Dollar Sales Debut

March 17, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

2017’s first big collector coin launched on March 7, and by Sunday March 12, the opening figure for the 2017-P Effigy Mounds Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin hit 14,363. It was the undisputed leader in this week’s United States Mint sales stats.

2017-P Effigy Mounds Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin

[Shown: 2017-P Effigy Mounds Mounds Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin]

This massive 3-inch diameter 99.9% silver collectible features the same designs as its quarter-dollar counterpart Read More…

Older Proof Silver Eagles Back on Top

March 10, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Last year’s 2016 Proof American Silver Eagle moved up in the latest round of the United States Mint weekly sales stats.

2016-W Proof American Silver Eagle

[Shown: CoinNews.net photo of an obverse of a 2016-W Proof American Silver Eagle]

It was the leader in the white metal category, squeezing ahead of the recently popular 2017 America the Beautiful Silver Proof Set and proof 2017 Lions Clubs International Centennial Silver Dollar. Read More…

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