Debut Sales Brisk for 2013 William McKinley Presidential Dollars

by Mike Unser on February 26, 2013 · 0 comments

2013 William McKinley Presidential Dollar

Sales of 2013 William McKinley Presidential dollars started quicker than past issues

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
Total   4,223,425

 

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.

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