2009 US Mint Uncirculated Sets Blazing Toward 400K

by CoinNews.net on October 13, 2009 · 0 comments

2009 US Mint Set Sales on FireThe 2009 US Mint Uncirculated Set continues to experience exceptionally strong collector demand with sales already at 43 percent of the final levels of the 2007 and 53 percent of the 2008 mint sets.

Between their launch on noon Thursday, Oct. 1, and to the following Sunday, coin collectors purchased an incredible 297,842 sets. Flash forward another week to Sunday, Oct. 11, and new sales reached 392,007 for a weekly gain of 94,165.

At $27.95 a pop for the set of 36 satin finished coins struck in uncirculated condition, the US Mint has generated nearly 11 million in sales in less than 1 1/2 weeks.

  Issue
Date
Date of First
Reported Sales
Sales on First
Reported Date
Total Sales
2007 US Mint Set Oct. 9, 2007 Oct. 14, 2007 361,578 907,886
2008 US Mint Set July 30, 2008 Aug. 3, 2008 234,762 745,464
2009 US Mint Set Oct. 1, 2009 Oct. 4, 2009 297,842 392,007*

*As of Oct. 11, 2009

 

The set set may be found on http://www.usmint.gov/, or directly on the US Mint page:

2009 United States Mint Uncirculated Coin Set® (U09)

Orders may also be placed via the Mint’s toll-free number, 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468). Hearing and speech-impaired customers may order by calling 1-888-321-MINT (6468).

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