2015 Silver Proof Set Posts Early Sales of 184,613

May 21, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Initial orders for the 2015 Silver Proof Set reached 184,613 by Sunday, per new sales stats data from the United States Mint. The set hit the market only four days earlier, on Thursday, May 14.

Packaging and Lenses of the 2015 Silver Proof Set

Packaging and Lenses of the 2015 Silver Proof Set

The annual set from San Francisco just reached over the top of last year’s debut of 183,520. It too had been released in May with a $53.95 price tag. Read More…

2015 Australian Kookaburra Silver Coin in High Relief

May 20, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

In 1990, the Perth Mint of Australia introduced a new series of silver coins depicting one of its native birds, the kookaburra. Since that debut, Australian Kookaburra silver coins have become one of the most popular annual series in existence.

2015 Australian Kangaroo High Relief Silver Proof Coin

[Shown: 2015 Australian Kangaroo High Relief Silver Proof Coin (1 oz size)]

To mark a quarter of a century since their introduction, the Perth Mint has released unique 25th anniversary editions Read More…

March of Dimes Unc. Silver Dollar Sales Spike

May 15, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

A few other silver products benefited with the March of Dimes Special Silver Set receiving extra attention since its release last week. Both individual proof and uncirculated March of Dimes Silver Dollars attained higher sales, per the latest United States Mint sales stats.

Uncirculated and Proof 2015 March of Dimes Silver Dollars

Photo of the Uncirculated and Proof 2015 March of Dimes Silver Dollars.

The proof silver dollar jumped by 1,856 to 45,834 versus its gain of 1,104 in the previous round, and the uncirculated dollar sales suddenly erupted by 1,174 to 20,980 after adding 372 previously. Read More…

2015 Silver Proof Set Includes 14 Coins for Collectors

May 13, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Collectors can soon order one of the most popular annual sets produced by the United States Mint as the 2015 Silver Proof Set launches on Thursday, May 14. The fourteen-coin set will be available beginning at noon ET for $53.95, the same price as last year’s set.

2015 Silver Proof Set

[Shown: U.S. Mint image of its 2015 Silver Proof Set]

Of the fourteen proof coins, seven are composed in 90% silver. Read More…

2015 March of Dimes Silver Sets Unavailable

A week and a day after they launched, 2015 March of Dimes Special Silver Sets unofficially sold out.

Photo of the three silver coins in March of Dimes Set

[Shown: Photo of the three silver coins in March of Dimes Special Set]

On Tuesday, May 12 at 11:00 a.m. ET, the United States Mint provided a sales update for the set and said their household ordering limit was lifted. Read More…

2015 Kisatchie 5 Ounce Silver Bullion Coin Sells Out

The first two of the five 2015-dated America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Bullion Coins have sold out. Earlier in the year, on April 1, Nebraska’s Homestead National Monument of America bullion coin sold out at 35,000 units. More recently, on May 7, Louisiana’s Kisatchie National Forest bullion coin sold out at 42,000 — the highest total for the bullion series since the 2011-dated Chickasaw National Recreation Area bullion coin sold out at 48,7000.

2015 Kisatchie National Forest Five Ounce Silver Bullion Coin

Photo of the 2015 Kisatchie National Forest Five Ounce Silver Bullion Coin

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2015 March of Dimes Special Silver Set Day-by-Day Sales

May 9, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

We’re late with our weekly U.S. Mint sales stats article, but the delay allows us to show day-by-day orders for the 2015 March of Dimes Special Silver Set.

Opened 2015 March of Dimes Special Silver Set

[Shown: Photo of a 2015 March of Dimes Special Silver Set]

In the first 24 hours of its release, which happened at noon ET this past Monday, collectors swooped in and picked up 52,540 of the sets, or 70% of the authorized 75,000. Read More…

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