The United States Mint has informed their network of authorized purchasers that the 2015 Homestead National Monument of America 5 oz Silver Bullion Coins have sold out.
The bullion coins first went on sale to authorized purchasers on February 17, 2015. During the month of February, the US Mint received orders for 20,000 coins, followed by 15,000 coins during March, making for total distribution of 35,000.
This amount exceeds the total mintages for each of the 2014-dated releases of the bullion series. The final figures were 33,000 for Great Smoky Mountains, 28,000 for Shenandoah National Park, 22,000 each for Arches and Great San Dunes National Park, and 34,000 for Everglades National Park.
The series low for the bullion coins was reached in 2012 with the Hawaii Volcanoes and Denali National Park coins at 20,000 pieces each.
The US Mint has scheduled the next release of the bullion series featuring Kisatchie National Forest for release on April 20, 2015.
The 5 oz silver coins are also offered in numismatic version with an uncirculated finish and the “P” mint mark. The Homestead design remains available at last reported sales of 18,198 from a maximum mintage of 30,000. The numismatic coin featuring Kisatchie Natoinal Forest is scheduled for release on April 28, 2015.