US Mint Sales: Silver Coin Products in Demand

December 16, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

US Mint silver coin salesThe United States Mint welcomed a newcomer to their America the Beautiful product portfolio. The five ounce 2010 America the Beautiful Silver Bullion Coins began with debut sales of 75,000 from Authorized Purchasers. That is 375,000 ounces of silver in a single day on their launch Friday.

As for the other US Mint bullion product, demand for Silver Eagle bullion coins picked up compared to the first week of December. The .999 fine bullion Silver Eagles advanced 1,005,000 in the last seven days, which totals 1,422,000 in the first half of December. Annual sales rolled in at 34,312,500.

Turning to US Mint collector products, demand for 2010 Proof Silver Eagles also remained high. The Mint sold 89,109 in this round, which brought the total to 796,813. In the last report, the 2010 proof silver Eagle coin reached the ninth highest selling year, but it has since moved into seventh place in the entire series.

The total for the 2010 Silver Proof Set grew another 11,475 to 488,474. It appears to be one week away from passing the 500,000 marker. The America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Set advanced 4,801.

And finally, the 2010 Disabled American Veterans Silver Dollars experienced an invigorating 4,072 combined gain during their final days. The Mint cut-off orders on Monday, December 13. Proof dollars advanced an even 2,500 and the uncirculated climbed by 1,572. The new DAV combined total topped 266,850.

The following are the latest US Mint silver coin product sales figures. The first column includes totals for the previous weekly sales while the second offers the most recent sales numbers. Weekly unit and percent increases follow.

US Mint Numismatic Silver Coins Sales

Previous Sales
New Sales
Unit Increase
% Increase
Mintage Limit
2010 Proof American Silver Eagles 707,704 796,813 89,109 12.59% none
2010 American Veterans Disabled for Life Silver Dollar Proof 186,941 189,441 2,500 1.34% 266,850 of 350,000
2010 American Veterans Disabled for Life Silver Dollar Uncirculated 75,837 77,409 1,572 2.07%
2010 Boy Scouts of America Centennial Silver Dollar Proof 245,000 245,000 0 0.00% 350,000 of 350,000
2010 Boy Scouts of America Centennial Silver Dollar Uncirculated 105,000 105,000 0 0.00%
2010 America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Set™ 216,404 221,205 4,801 2.22% none
2010 US Mint Silver Proof Set 476,999 488,474 11,475 2.41% none
2009 US Mint Silver Proof Set 694,406 694,406 0 0.00% none
2009 Quarters Silver Proof Set 299,183 299,178 -5 0.00% none


Sunday, December 12, 2010 is the "as of date" for the US Mint collector coin sales figures shown above.


2010 American Silver Eagle Bullion Sales

January 3,592,500
February 2,050,000
March 3,381,000
April 2,507,500
May 3,636,500
June 3,001,000
July 2,981,000
August 2,451,000
September 1,880,000
October 3,150,000
November 4,260,000
December 1,422,000
Total 34,312,500


Wednesday, December 15 is the "as of date" for the bullion eagle numbers.

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