Lincoln Bicentennial Dollar; UHR Double Eagle Sales Figures – March 5

by CoinNews.net on March 5, 2009 · 0 comments

US Mint Sales Figures ImageSales of Lincoln Bicentennial Dollars are screaming along and Ultra High Relief (UHR) Double Eagle Gold coins hit a new milestone.

Lincoln Bicentennial Silver Dollar sales figures blasted forward, with the proof coins surging an impressive 45.9 percent higher than the prior numbers and the uncirculated coins rising 35.1 percent.

A combined 99,803 were purchased in the last several days, pushing the total sold to 335,051 since the commemoratives first went on sale Feb. 12. That is within reach of the 500,000 mintage limit. More over, an amount within the 500,000 is also reserved for a yet to be announced special set.

UHR coins are moving at a brisk pace also, jumping over 50,000. Sales climbed 3.2 percent this go-around, despite their $50 price increase on Wed., Feb. 25, when gold was on day three of its current eight day slide. The price of the UHR dropped back $50 on Wed. to $1,289.00.

Here are the latest US Mint sales figures for each coin:

US Mint Sales Figure Tables

(Sales figures compare Feb. Week 4 to March Week 1)

2009 Ultra High Relief Double Eagle Gold Coin

Old Sales
New Sales
Unit Change
% Increase
Notes
1 ounce
49,788
51,398
1,610
3.2%
US Mint coin information page: 2009 Ultra High Relief Double Eagle Gold Coin

Lincoln Silver Dollars

Old Sales
New Sales
Unit Change
% Increase
Notes
Proof
159,634
232,902
73,268
45.9%
 
Uncirculated
75,614
102,149
26,535
35.1%
US Mint coin information page: Commemorative Coins

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 26. NumisMaster has an image of all US Mint coin sales here.

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