Starting sales were swift for new United States Mint products featuring 2013 William McKinley Presidential $1 Coins.
William McKinley Presidential dollars launched on Feb. 19, 2013. Offered in 25-coin rolls, 100-coin bags, 250-coin boxes and 500-coin boxes, sales by Feb. 25 totaled 4,223,425 coins. That tops releases from 2012, the year new $1 bag and $1 box options debuted.
In comparison, opening sales totals per coin design for last year were:
- 2012 Grover Cleveland (Second Term) $1 coins at 3,659,650
- 2012 Benjamin Harrison $1 coins at 3,418,150
- 2012 Grover Cleveland (First Term) $1 coins at 3,758,025
- 2012 Chester A. Arthur $1 coins at 2,866,600 (100-coin bag totals not included as bags debuted weeks later)
Popularity for the newer $1 coin products trended the same as past releases with unit sales highest for 25-coll rolls and 250-coin boxes from Philadelphia responsible for the biggest volume of coins sold.
Debut Sales for 2013 William McKinley Presidential Dollars
|$1 Coin Product||Price||Unit Sales||$1′s|
|25-Coin Roll (P)||$32.95||31,066||776,650|
|25-Coin Roll (D)||$32.95||27,761||694,025|
|100-Coin Bags (P)||$111.95||502||50,200|
|100-Coin Bags (D)||$111.95||368||36,800|
|250-Coin Box (P)||$275.95||6,577||1,644,250|
|250-Coin Box (D)||$275.95||2,602||650,500|
|500-Coin Box (P)||$550.95||370||185,000|
|500-Coin Box (D)||$550.95||372||186,000|
The William McKinley dollar marks the first issue in 2013 and the 25th released overall under the Presidential $1 Coin Program introduced by the United States Mint in 2007.
Upcoming 2013 $1 coins include those with portraits of Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft and Woodrow Wilson. These were the 26th through 28th Presidents of the United States.