UHR, Gold American Eagle, Lincoln Silver Dollar US Mint Sales Figures – Feb 26

by CoinNews.net on February 26, 2009 · 0 comments

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US Mint sales of 1/2 oz uncirculated 2008-W American Eagles gold coins surged from the last report, rising an impressive 104.5 percent. The coin was the final remaining 2008-dated gold eagle from the Mint until it sold out Wednesday.

49,788 Ultra High Relief Gold coins have been sold. Sales increased 3.7 percent since the prior report, but the pace has slowed somewhat. 1,789 were purchased by collectors compared to the previous 2,579.

Lincoln Silver Dollars jumped again. Proof versions went up to 159,634 while the uncirculated option hit 75,614. The US Mint first offered the commemoratives on Thursday, Feb. 12.

Here are the latest US Mint sales figures for the recently sold out American Eagle and the currently sold Ultra-High Relief and Lincoln Commemorative coins:

US Mint Sales Figure Tables

(Sales figures compare Feb. Week 3 to Feb. Week 4)

2009 Ultra High Relief Double Eagle Gold Coin

Old Sales
New Sales
Unit Change
% Increase
Notes
1 ounce
47,999
49,788
1,789
3.7%
US Mint coin information page: 2009 Ultra High Relief Double Eagle Gold Coin

2008-W American Eagle Gold Uncirculated

Old Sales
New Sales
Unit Change
% Increase
Notes
1/2 ounce*
2,630
5,378
2,748
104.5%
Sold Out
US Mint coin information page: American Eagle Gold Uncirculated Coins
Current eBay auctions: American Eagle Gold Uncirculated Coins

Lincoln Silver Dollars

Old Sales
New Sales
Unit Change
% Increase
Notes
Proof
116,558
159,634
43,076
37.0%
 
Uncirculated
61,164
75,614
14,450
23.6%
US Mint coin information page: Commemorative Coins

*The 8-8-08 Double Prosperity Set included a 1/2 oz uncirculated gold eagle coin, and ended with total sales at 7,751. The 6,303 sold within the 4-coin set must also be considered when analyzing the 1/2 oz option.

The CoinNews collector tool page Mint Price Guide has been updated with the latest prices, coin premiums over bullion spots, and Mint sales figures.

The last reported sales figures are located at US Mint Sales Figures, Feb 19. Read about the last US Mint coin to sellout at All 2008-W American Eagle Gold Coins Sold Out.

Numismatic News has an image of all US Mint coin sales at Lincoln Commemorative $1s Moving Up.

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