US Mint Sales: 2016 Bullion Silver Eagles Top 25 Million

June 24, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

The U.S. Mint’s 2016 Silver Proof Set continues to reign among silver products, according to the latest round of sales stats. Collectors picked up 5,288 during the week ended June 19, which pushed their total to 218,010 sold.

Stacks of American Silver Eagle bullion coins

Bullion 2016 American Silver Eagles are running at a record pace, topping 25 million for the year.

This year’s set will continue to dominate until the newest 5-ounce piece, which depicts Harpers Ferry National Historical Park in West Virginia, becomes available on July 11. Read More…

Little Change in US Mint Weekly Sales Stats

June 16, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Little has changed trend-wise in the latest sales stats from the United States Mint. 2016 Silver Proof Sets led again among silver products for coin collectors, advancing 5,720. The previous report had them up 6,167, which was also the biggest gain in silver offerings. The Silver Proof Set’s cumulative sales total is at 212,722 since becoming available on sale April 18.

2016 Silver Proof Set

[Shown: Packaging, protective lenses and coins of the 2016 Proof Set]

On the investor side, the U.S. Mint restricted authorized buyers to a weekly allocation level of 1,672,500 bullion American Silver Eagles. Read More…

Weekly Sales Frontrunner is 2016 Silver Proof Set

June 9, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Leading numismatic silver products for a second straight time in the United States Mint’s weekly sales stats was the 2016 Silver Proof Set. Collectors ordered 6,167 of them, just one week after buying 13,176. With this recent jump, the set’s overall sales climbed to 207,002.

100th Anniversary of the National Park Service 2016 Proof Silver Dollar

The 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service 2016 Proof Silver Dollar reached 41,562 in individual sales

On the bullion side, sales are unchanged so far for the Read More…

2016 Harpers Ferry 5 Oz Silver Bullion Coins Debut at 33,000

June 7, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

On Monday, June 7, the United States Mint started selling 2016 Harpers Ferry 5 Ounce Silver Bullion Coins to its network of authorized purchasers. This latest silver coin is the third of five America the Beautiful 5 Ounce Silver Coin designs for 2016. It commemorates West Virginia’s Harpers Ferry National Historical Park.

Harpers Ferry National Historical Park Coin

Harpers Ferry coins depict John Brown Fort, the site of John Brown’s last stand during his raid on the Harpers Ferry Armory.

First-day sales of the bullion coin hit 33,000 pieces for a total of 165,000 ounces in .999 fine silver. Read More…

2016 American Silver Eagles Score Best May

June 2, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Still hot, the United States Mint’s American Silver Eagle sales spiked in May. Not only was it the third highest selling month so far in a record-pacing year, but it was also the best month of May for the bullion series since its start in 1986.

2016 Bullion American Silver Eagles

U.S. Mint sales of bullion American Silver Eagles are on pace for a record year

The month ended with sales of 4,498,500 coins, which is 122.3% higher than in May 2015 when they reached 2,023,500 coins. Compared to more recent months Read More…

Canadian 2016 $20 for $20 Silver Coins Released

The Royal Canadian Mint now has released all of its 2016 $20 silver coins that sell at their face values.

Canadian 2016 $20 for $20 Silver Coins

The three Canadian 2016 $20 for $20 silver coins feature the Tyrannosaurus rex, Batman v. Superman and the Enterprise from the original Star Trek series

Depicting the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 from the original Star Trek series, the third and final 2016 coin from the Mint’s $20 for $20 series launched earlier this month. Read More…

2016 Silver Proof Set Sales Fall, Cumberland Gap Coin Hits 75,000

May 26, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Three major things can be taken away from the latest United States Mint sales stats. First, sales dropped for the 2016 Silver Proof Set, then the investor-quality 5 ounce silver bullion coins finally added to their total, and, lastly, bullion 2016 American Silver Eagles are close to reaching the 23 million-sold milestone in just five months.

2016 Silver Proof Set

[Shown: Packaging, protective lenses and coins of the 2016 Proof Set]

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