2007 & 2008 First Spouse Gold Mintage Figures

This is the last in a series posts dedicated to reviewing the latest available sales figures for the Mint's 2007 and 2008 precious metals related products.Today, we take a look at the First Spouse Gold Coin Series. This series began in 2007 with much excitement. The first two coins released in the series honored Martha Washington and Abigail Adams. They sold out their maximum authorized mintages … [Read More...]

2007 & 2008 Proof Gold Eagle Mintage Figures

Another post to continue the recap of the latest sales figures for the Mint's 2007 and 2008 precious metals products...Today we take a look at another popular, long running product, the Proof Gold Eagle. Each year the Mint places maximum production limits for each fractional denomination. Sales usually reach or come fairly close to sell out levels. For 2007, a few of the individual options … [Read More...]

2007 & 2008 Proof Silver Eagle Mintage Figures

Another post in the continuing series recapping the latest sales figures for some of the Mint's 2007 and 2008 precious metals related products. Today we take a look at one of the Mint's most popular products, the Proof Silver Eagle. These are beautiful, affordable proof coins for a widely collected series. In recent years, the Mint has been selling these coins based on demand without a maximum … [Read More...]

John Quincy Adams Dollar Bags and Rolls

2008 John Qunicy Adams Dollar Bags and Rolls will go on sale at the Mint later this week on May 15, 2008 at 12:00 Noon ET.This will mark the sixth release of the Presidential Dollar Program and the second release for this year.Coins will be available from the Mint in 25-coin rolls or 250-coin bags. The 25-coin rolls will be available with coins struck from either the Philadelphia or Denver mint … [Read More...]

2007-W & 2008-W Burnished Silver Eagle Mintage Figures

The ongoing recap of the most recently published sales figures for some the Mint's 2007 and 2008 precious metals products continues. Today we take a look at the 2007-W & 2008-W Burnished Silver Eagles. These are collectible versions of the bullion coins offered directly by the Mint. The coins are struck on burnished blanks and carry the "W" mint mark. Figures included below come from the … [Read More...]

2007-W Burnished Platinum Eagle Mintage Figures

Back to the ongoing recap of the most recently published sales figures for some the Mint's 2007 and 2008 precious metals products.Today I will take a look at the figures for the 2007-W Burnished Platinum Eagles. These are the special collectible versions of the bullion coins that are offered directly from the Mint. They are struck on specially burnished blanks and carry the "W" mint mark. The … [Read More...]

Presidential Dollar Historical Signature Set – John Adams

The Mint will release the John Adams Presidential Dollar Coin Historical Signature Set on May 13, 2008 at 12:00 Noon ET. The product page for the offering is already available on the Mint's website here.This set is the second release of this new offering. The first release honoring George Washington first went on sale April 8, 2008 and is still available for sale. According to the latest Mint … [Read More...]

2007-W Burnished Platinum Eagles Back on Sale

At long last, the Mint has put the remaining 2007-W Burnished Platinum Eagle coins back up for sale on its website.As mentioned previously in this blog, these coins have spent nearly all of 2008 under suspension as the price of platinum spiked and then entered a period of extreme volatility.Only two product options are shown available- the one ounce coin and the one-tenth ounce coin. The full … [Read More...]

2008 New Mexico First Day Cover on Sale May 8

The 2008 New Mexico Official First Day Coin Cover will go on sale at the US Mint tomorrow May 8, 2008 at 12:00 Noon ET. The product page is already available here.The cover will include two 2008 New Mexico State Quarters, one each from the Philadelphia and Denver Mints, along with a 41 cent American Flag postage stamp. The cover will have a postmark of April 8, 2008 from Zia Pueblo, NM.The … [Read More...]

2007 Proof Platinum Eagle Mintage Figures

This post will resume the brief series of posts recapping sales figures for some 2007 and 2008 precious metals related products. Now that sales of the 2008 Proof Platinum Eagle Coins have begun, it's a good time to look at the most recent sales figures for the 2007 Coins.During 2007, sales of the 2007 Proof Platinum Eagles were suspended on numerous occasions as the price of platinum rose … [Read More...]