The United States Mint has just announced a product limit of 75,000 for the 2014 50th Anniversary Kennedy Half Dollar Gold Proof Coin. The Mint has now either announced or adjusted product limits for all three of this year’s 50th anniversary Kennedy products during the course of sales.
The Uncirculated Coin Set containing two clad half dollars had gone on sale July 24, 2014 with no stated product limit and an ordering limit of five sets per household. A product limit of 200,000 units was established in late October and the ordering limit was removed in mid-November. As of the most recent report, sales have reached 170,500 units.
The Silver Coin Collection containing four 90% silver half dollars from different mints with different finishes had gone on sale October 28. A product limit of 300,000 was announced just days before the start of sales and an initial ordering limit of five sets per household was established. After three weeks of availability the ordering limit was removed and soon thereafter the product limit was reduced to 225,000 units. Current sales have reached 172,634 units.
The Gold Proof Coin had gone on sale August 5, 2014 with no stated product limit and an online ordering limit of five units per household. After a frenzied start, the pace of sales slackened and even experienced net negative weekly sales on a few occasions. The ordering limit was quietly removed in mid-October and a product limit of 75,000 was finally announced today. Current sales have reached 67,340 with the current pace of sales running at about 300-500 coins per week.
The table below shows the complete weekly sales data for all three of the 50th Anniversary Kennedy Half Dollar products.
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