2014 Mint Set Sales Start at 157,044

by Mike Unser on May 20, 2014 · 0 comments

US Mint Promotion Image of 2014 United States Mint Uncirculated Coin Set

Last week the United States Mint sent out this promotion image to remind customers about its newly released 2014 US Mint Uncirculated Coin Set

Starting sales for this year’s 2014 United States Mint Uncirculated Coin Set about matched the debut performance of last year’s set, figures from the U.S. Mint show.

Released on Tuesday, May 13, the 2014 Mint Set with 28 uncirculated coins for $27.95 scored sales of 157,044 by Sunday, May 18. The previous set with the same number of coins and matching price kicked off with early opening sales of 157,783, or 739 more.

Sets since 2010 include 14 uncirculated coins struck at the U.S. Mint facility in Philadelphia and 14 uncirculated coins produced at the U.S. Mint facility in Denver. The coins are displayed in two folders with each holding:

  • One Native American $1 Coin, Kennedy half-dollar, Roosevelt dime, Jefferson nickel and Lincoln penny
  • The fifth annual issues of America the Beautiful Quarters (5 each)
  • The eight annual issues of Presidential $1 Coins (4 each)

The following table offers debut sales and ending sales for the annually issued sets since 2007.

2007 – 2014 Mint Set Debut Sales

  Issue Price Included Coins Issue Date Debut Sales Date Debut Sales Ending Sales
2014 Mint Set $27.95 28 May 13, 2014 May 18, 2014 157,044
2013 US Mint Set $27.95 28 June 4, 2013 June 10, 2013 157,783 363,768*
2012 Mint Set $27.95 28 May 21, 2012 May 28, 2012 164,459 392,224
2011 Mint Set $31.95 28 February 8, 2011 February 13, 2011 191,391 533,529
2010 Mint Set $31.95 28 July 15, 2010 July 18, 2010 200,764 583,912
2009 Mint Set $27.95 36 October 1, 2009 October 4, 2009 297,842 774,844
2008 Mint Set $22.95 28 July 30, 2008 August 3, 2008 234,762 745,464
2007 Mint Set $22.95 28 October 9, 2007 October 14, 2007 361,578 895,628

 

*Last year’s 2013 Mint Set remains available, advancing 4,583 in the latest weekly sales figures. The set from 2012 unexpectedly sold out, driving up demand in the secondary market with prices now more than double the U.S. Mint’s issue price. Its ending sales mark the lowest total since the 1962 Mint Set logged sales of 385,285.

Ordering

2013-2014 United States Mint Uncirculated Coin Sets are available through the U.S. Mint’s online store at:

Annual Coin Sets Product Page

Orders may also be placed via the Mint’s toll-free number, 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468).

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