Sales Figures on 10th Anniversary Platinum Eagle Set

Dave Harper at Numismaster has some sales figures on the newly released Mint products including the 10th Anniversary Platinum Eagle Set. Many collectors have eagerly been awaiting some data on how well these sets have been selling to gauge whether a sell out is possible. From early data, the sets are selling briskly making a sell out a possibility. Out of a total maximum authorized mintage of … [Read More...]

Platinum Update- 10th Anniversary Platinum Eagle Set

The 10th Anniversary Platinum Eagle Set went on sale last week. Early indications seem to suggest that the sets are selling briskly, but I have not seen any official sales numbers released yet. Due to the set's relatively high authorized mintage of 30,000 sets, an immediate sell out was not expected. I will continue to look for any sales information and post when available.A possible catalyst … [Read More...]

2007 State Quarter First Day Covers- Sleeper Hit?

CoinWorld recently had an interesting article on the First Day Cover offerings from the US Mint. While these products have been little publicized, several of the issues have sold out from the Mint and are commanding premiums on the secondary market. Could the 2007 State Quarter First Day Covers be the sleeper hit of 2007?When the State Quarter First Day covers were first issued in 1999, the … [Read More...]

Commemorative Update

This week's issue of CoinWorld announced that the 2008 Bald Eagle Commemoratives will be available for sale starting on January 15, 2008. At this time, pricing has still not been announced.See the previous post about the new 2008 Bald Eagle Recovery Commemoratives.Also, as previous announced, the final day for sales of the 2007 Commemorative offerings will be tomorrow December 14, 2007. This … [Read More...]

10th Anniversary Platinum Eagle Set on Sale Tomorrow, NGC Announces Special Pedigree

The highly anticipated 10th Anniversary Platinum Eagle Set will go on sale tomorrow, December 13, 2007 at 12:00 PM ET. This set will contain a special reverse proof platinum eagle.For more details on the set, please see my previous posts:10th Anniversary Platinum Eagle Set Release Date10th Anniversary Platinum Eagle Set AnnouncementNGC has announced that they will be offering a special pedigree … [Read More...]

2007 Commemorative Sales End December 14

This will be the last week that collectors are able to purchase coins from the 2007 Commemorative Coin Programs directly from the Mint.Sales for the Jamestown 400th Anniversary Commemoratives and Little Rock Central High School Desegregation Commemoratives will end December 14th at 5:00 PM EST.At the same date and time, sales of the 2007 United States Mint American Legacy Collection will also … [Read More...]

Dolley Madison First Spouse Gold Sales Figures

Dolley Madison First Spouse Gold Coins went on sale November 19, 2007. This coin has the distinction of being the only coin from the First Spouse Gold Coin Series that did not immediately sell out on the first day of offering. I had explored some of the possible reasons in a previous post.Last week, Dave Harper unveiled some sales figures. Sales as of December 2, 2007 were 11,631 proofs and … [Read More...]

2008 American Bald Eagle Recovery and National Emblem Commemorative Coin Designs

Last week, the Mint revealed the coin designs for the 2008 American Bald Eagle Recovery and National Emblem Commemorative Coin Program.The program will include proof and uncirculated versions of a $5 gold coin, $1 silver dollar, and 50c clad half dollar.Mintages will be limited to 100,000 for the $5 gold coins, 500,000 for the $1 silver dollars, and 750,000 for the clad half dollars.I believe that … [Read More...]

New Coin Collecting Page on Mahalo

A while back, I had requested a new Mahalo page for Coin Collecting. Mahalo is a people powered search engine that provides a human curated list of links and information for popular search terms. The page is now completed. Take a look: Mahalo Coin Collecting I think the page came out pretty good. It touches most of the major coin collecting related websites and pages and provides a broad, … [Read More...]

2007-W American Silver Eagle Back on Sale?

In late November, the 2007-W American Silver Eagle Sold Out at the US Mint. This is the "collectible version," which is struck on burnished blanks and carries the "W" mint mark. Today, the coin is apparently back on sale in another form.The coin is included as part of a batch of new Presidential Dollar related offerings that went on sale today. The 2007 United States Mint Annual Uncirculated … [Read More...]