The individual one-tenth ounce 2013-W Proof Gold Eagle is the latest United States Mint numismatic product to sell out. Since the four coin proof set option sold out late last year, this coin is officially no longer available from the Mint.
The 2013 Proof Gold Eagles originally went on sale April 18, 2013. The US Mint offered the typical four different sizes of one ounce, one-half ounce, one-quarter ounce, and one-tenth ounce coins available either individually or within a four coin set. Product limits were established for each ordering option.
Around December 30, 2013, the four coin proof set option sold out. This was followed by the sell out of the individual one ounce proof coin around January 3, 2014. With the sell out of the individual one-tenth ounce proof coin, now only the individual one-quarter ounce and one-half ounce proof coins remain available.
The US Mint has not yet posted the week’s sales statistics on their website, however downloading all data to date in XLS format does include some updated numbers. In the past some of the numbers on this spreadsheet have changed once the main website page has been updated.
Based on the downloaded data, the individual one-tenth ounce 2013 Proof Gold Eagle had sales of 13,950 units. The previously sold out four coin set option had sold 7,877 units. Based on these sales figures, this yields a preliminary total mintage of 21,827 pieces. This amount is higher than the current mintage low for a one-tenth ounce proof Gold Eagle. This was established for the 2012-dated issue at last reported sales of 20,637 units across all options.
Depending on where sales eventually conclude for the individual one-half ounce and one-quarter ounce coins, these issues could still possibly establish slightly lower lows for the respective denominations. The current lows are held by the 2012-dated issues at 12,919 for the one-half ounce and 13,926 for the one-quarter ounce coin. Current sales levels put the 2013-dated issues at 12,448 for the one-half ounce and 12,475 for the one-quarter ounce coin and counting.