US Mint Sales: Block Island Quarters and 5 Oz. Coin Debut

by Mike Unser on November 21, 2018 · 1 comment

2018-P Block Island National Wildlife Refuge Uncirculated Five Ounce Silver Coin and Packaging

Uncirculated 2018-P Block Island National Wildlife Refuge Five Ounce Silver Coins were the U.S. Mint’s best weekly numismatic seller

The latest U.S. Mint sales figures include first results for the new collector coins depicting Rhode Island’s Block Island National Wildlife Refuge.

Released last week on Tuesday, Nov. 13, the Block Island quarter is the last of five 2018-dated issues. Available products include rolls and bags of quarters from Philadelphia, Denver and San Francisco with mint marks of ‘P’, ‘D’ and ‘S’.

The number sold through the first seven days combined to 1,845,480 quarters. For comparisons, early sales of other recent quarter designs reached:

  • 1,780,100 for the 2018 Cumberland Island quarter (Georgia)
  • 1,767,560 for the 2018 Voyageurs quarter (Minnesota)
  • 1,849,140 for the 2018 Apostle Islands quarter (Wisconsin)
  • 1,835,280 for the 2018 Pictured Rocks quarter (Michigan)
  • 1,907,680 for the 2017 George Rogers Clark quarter (Indiana)
  • 1,902,180 for the 2017 Ellis Island quarter (New Jersey)
  • 1,887,900 for the 2017 Ozark Riverways quarter (Missouri)
  • 2,009,180 for the 2017 Frederick Douglas quarter (DC)
  • 1,890,460 for the 2017 Effigy Mounts quarter (Iowa)

The U.S. Mint’s newest 5-ounce collectible was its best individual weekly seller. Sharing the same designs as the Block Island quarter, the 3-inch silver coin launched last Thursday, Nov. 15, and posted four-day starting sales of 13,501 pieces. Other recent 5-ounce issues opened:

  • 12,980 coins for the 2018 Cumberland Island 5 oz. (Georgia) over four days
  • 12,985 coins for the 2018 Voyageurs 5 oz. (Minnesota) over four days
  • 13,954 coins for the 2018 Apostle Islands 5 oz. (Wisconsin) over three days
  • 13,952 coins for the 2018 Pictured Rocks 5 oz. (Michigan) over three days
  • 14,612 coins for the 2017 George Rogers Clark 5 oz. (Indiana) over four days
  • 14,642 coins for the 2017 Ellis Island 5 oz. (New Jersey) over six days
  • 13,740 coins for the 2017 Ozark Riverways 5 oz. (Missouri) over six days
  • 13,761 coins for the 2017 Frederick Douglass 5 oz. (DC) over six days
  • 14,363 coins for the 2017 Effigy Mounds 5 oz. (Iowa) over six day

Weekly U.S. Mint Top Sellers

Here’s a listing of the U.S. Mint’s most popular products for the week ended Nov. 18:

  1. 2018-P Block Island Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin (+13,501)
  2. 2018 Proof Set (+11,861 to 418,845)
  3. 2018-P, D & S Block Island Quarters Three-Roll Set (+6,122)
  4. 2018-P&D Block Island Quarters Two-Roll Set (+5,492)
  5. 2018 Silver Proof Set (+5,424 to 269,663)
  6. 2018 Mint Set (+4,187 to 212,979)
  7. 2018-S Proof Silver Eagle (+2,701 to 146,033)
  8. 2018-S Block Island 100-Coin Bag (+2,697)
  9. 2018-S Block Island Quarters Roll (+2,357)
  10. 2018-W Proof Silver Eagle (+1,816 to 321,330)
  11. 2018-P Block Island 100-Coin Bag (+1,546)
  12. 2018-D Block Island 100-Coin Bag (+1,529)

In its latest report, the U.S. Mint published sales data for 187 numismatic products. Seventy-seven products outperformed their prior weekly gains against 88 previously. Not counting the new Block Island products so as to compare apples-to-apples, 8 products increased by more than 1,000 units against 5 in the previous report.

In addition, 6 products saw their sales reduced against 3 previously. Each of them declined by 1 unit.

US Mint Sales: Numismatic Products

Below are tables showing the latest sales for U.S. Mint numismatic products. The sales period covers from Nov. 12 to 18. Products with an asterisk (*) are no longer available or had no reported sales.

American Liberty / 225th Anniversary Products

Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
2018-W $10 American Liberty Gold Coin 24,310 24,419 109 0.45%
2017 American Liberty Silver Four-Medal Set 31,746 31,799 53 0.17%
2017-S Enhanced Uncirculated Coin Set* 210,419 210,419
2017-W $100 American Liberty Gold Coin 29,336 29,390 54 0.18%
2017-P Proof American Liberty Silver Medal 55,187 55,187

2018 Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coins

Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
2018 Breast Cancer Awareness Coin and Stamp Set 3,926 4,010 84 2.14%
2018-W Proof $5 Breast Cancer Awareness Gold Coin 9,963 9,994 31 0.31%
2018-W Uncirculated $5 Breast Cancer Awareness Gold Coin 4,265 4,275 10 0.23%
2018-P Proof Breast Cancer Awareness Silver Dollar 32,383 32,647 264 0.82%
2018-P Uncirculated Breast Cancer Awareness Silver Dollar 11,684 11,782 98 0.84%
2018-S Proof Breast Cancer Awareness Clad Half Dollar 17,178 17,221 43 0.25%
2018-D Uncirculated Breast Cancer Awareness Clad Half Dollar 10,341 10,365 24 0.23%

2018 WWI Centennial Silver Dollar and Medal Commemoratives

Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
2018 Proof WWI Silver Dollar 57,689 59,010 1,321 2.29%
2018 Uncirculated WWI Silver Dollar 20,233 20,381 148 0.73%
2018 WWI Silver Dollar and Army Silver Medal Set 15,622 15,621 -1 -0.01%
2018 WWI Silver Dollar and Navy Silver Medal Set 12,254 12,253 -1 -0.01%
2018 WWI Silver Dollar and Marines Silver Medal Set 12,648 12,648
2018 WWI Silver Dollar Coast Guard Silver Medal Set 9,706 9,763 57 0.59%
2018 WWI Silver Dollar Air Service Silver Medal Set 12,521 12,521

2017 Boys Town Commemorative Coins

Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
$5 Gold Proof* 1,822 1,822
$5 Gold Uncirculated* 2,947 2,947
$1 Silver Proof* 26,085 26,085
$1 Silver Uncirculated* 12,234 12,234
50c Proof Clad Half-Dollar* 17,639 17,639
50c Uncirculated Clad Half-Dollar* 15,525 15,525
Three-Coin Proof Set* 5,525 5,525

2017 Lions Clubs Commemorative Coins

Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
$1 Silver Proof* 68,519 68,519
$1 Silver Uncirculated* 17,247 17,247

Clad Proof Set

Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
2018 Proof Set 406,984 418,845 11,861 2.91%
2017 Proof Set 564,806 565,293 487 0.09%
2016 Proof Set* 595,184 595,184
2018 America the Beautiful Quarters Proof Set 70,856 72,120 1,264 1.78%
2017 America the Beautiful Quarters Proof Set 88,365 88,392 27 0.03%
2016 America the Beautiful Quarters Proof Set* 91,674 91,674
2016 Ronald Reagan Coin & Chronicles Set* 47,447 47,447
2016 Presidential $1 Coin Proof Set* 231,549 231,549
2018 Happy Birthday Gift Set 15,707 15,971 264 1.68%
2017 Happy Birthday Gift Set 18,010 18,024 14 0.08%
2016 Happy Birthday Gift Set* 16,884 16,884
2015 Happy Birthday Gift Set* 14,470 14,470
2014 Happy Birthday Gift Set* 13,592 13,592
2013 Happy Birthday Gift Set* 12,028 12,028
2018 Birth Gift Set 22,350 22,976 626 2.80%
2017 Birth Gift Set 33,990 34,079 89 0.26%
2016 Birth Gift Set* 29,707 29,707

Silver Proof Set

Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
2018 Silver Reverse Proof Set 199,117 199,116 -1 0.00%
2018 Silver Proof Set 264,239 269,663 5,424 2.05%
2017 Silver Proof Set 354,238 354,623 385 0.11%
2016 Silver Proof Set* 369,849 369,849
2015 Silver Proof Set* 387,310 387,310
2018 America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Set 69,136 69,684 548 0.79%
2017 America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Set 88,691 88,763 72 0.08%
2016 America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Set 95,709 95,709
2018 Congratulations Gift Set 19,267 19,267
2017 Congratulations Gift Set* 74,898 74,898
2016 Congratulations Gift Set* 5,966 5,966
2018 Limited Edition Silver Proof Set 34,423 35,577 1,154 3.35%
2017 Limited Edition Silver Proof Set* 48,901 48,901
2016 Limited Edition Silver Proof Set* 49,647 49,647

US Mint Uncirculated Sets

Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
2016 American $1 Coin and Currency Set* 50,737 50,737
2015 American $1 Coin and Currency Set* 88,805 88,805
2018 Uncirculated Mint Set 208,792 212,979 4,187 2.01%
2017 Uncirculated Mint Set 286,811 286,810 -1 0.00%
2016 Uncirculated Mint Set 296,582 296,582

Coin Discovery Set

Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
2014 10,474 10,551 77 0.74%

Proof Silver Eagles

Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
2018-S Proof Silver Eagle 143,332 146,033 2,701 1.88%
2018-W Proof Silver Eagle 319,514 321,330 1,816 0.57%
2018-W Proof Silver Eagle (Bulk Pack – 210 Coins) 182 182
2017-W Proof Silver Eagle 386,621 386,862 241 0.06%
2017-W Proof Silver Eagle (Bulk Pack – 210 Coins) 240 240
2016-W Proof Silver Eagle 593,515 593,672 157 0.03%

Uncirculated Silver Eagles

Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
2018 124,046 124,804 758 0.61%
2017* 176,739 176,739
2016* 216,501 216,501

2018 Proof American Eagle Gold Coins

Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
1 oz 5,401 5,520 119 2.20%
1/2 oz 1,807 1,806 -1 -0.06%
1/4 oz 3,339 3,415 76 2.28%
1/10 oz 11,485 11,769 284 2.47%
4-Coin Set 6,961 6,992 31 0.45%

2017 Proof American Eagle Gold Coins

Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
1 oz 9,096 9,107 11 0.12%
1/2 oz 2,642 2,654 12 0.45%
1/4 oz 4,573 4,581 8 0.17%
1/10 oz* 11,163 11,163
4-Coin Set 9,811 9,811

2016 Proof American Eagle Gold Coins

Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
1 oz 24,272 24,278 6 0.02%
1/2 oz 6,039 6,049 10 0.17%
1/4 oz* 7,135 7,135
1/10 oz* 21,629 21,629
4-Coin Set* 17,270 17,270

Uncirculated American Eagle Gold Coins

Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
2018 7,610 7,625 15 0.20%
2017* 5,800 5,800

Proof American Buffalo Gold Coins

Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
2018 Proof Gold Buffalo 13,845 13,963 118 0.85%
2017 Proof Gold Buffalo* 15,810 15,810

Proof American Platinum Eagle

Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
2018 11,729 11,780 51 0.43%
2017* 8,890 8,890

Proof Palladium Eagle

Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
2018 14,990 14,989 -1 -0.01%

America the Beautiful 5 Oz Silver Coins

  Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
2018-P Block Island Silver Coins 13,501
2018-P Cumberland Island Silver Coins 14,282 14,378 96 0.67%
2018-P Voyageurs Silver Coins 15,706 15,763 57 0.36%
2018-P Apostle Islands Silver Coins 16,059 16,085 26 0.16%
2018-P Pictured Rocks Silver Coins 17,654 17,694 40 0.23%
2017-P George Rogers Clark Silver Coins 14,731 14,731
2017-P Ellis Island Silver Coins 17,670 17,670
2017-P Ozark Riverways Silver Coins 17,669 17,692 23 0.13%
2017-P Frederick Douglass Silver Coins 17,678 17,678
2017-P Effigy Mounds Silver Coins 17,089 17,099 10 0.06%
2016-P Fort Moultrie Silver Coins* 17,882 17,882
2016-P Theodore Roosevelt Silver Coins* 18,917 18,917
2016-P Harpers Ferry Silver Coins* 18,896 18,896
2016-P Cumberland Gap Silver Coins* 18,713 18,713
2016-P Shawnee Silver Coins* 18,781 18,781

Presidential Silver Medals

Old
Sales
Latest
Sales*
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
2018 George Washington Presidential Silver Medal 13,495 13,807 312 2.31%
2018 John Adams Presidential Silver Medal 10,358 10,565 207 2.00%

Native American Dollar Rolls

Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
2018-dated 25-coin roll set (P) 14,465 14,589 124 0.86%
2018-dated 25-coin roll set (D) 13,915 14,022 107 0.77%
2018-dated 100-coin bag (P) 1,387 1,411 24 1.73%
2018-dated 100-coin bag (D) 1,241 1,262 21 1.69%
2018-dated 250-coin box (P) 1,658 1,671 13 0.78%
2018-dated 250-coin box (D) 1,723 1,743 20 1.16%
2017-dated 25-coin roll set (P) 16,597 16,641 44 0.27%
2017-dated 25-coin roll set (D) 15,812 15,843 31 0.20%
2017-dated 100-coin bag (P) 1,754 1,774 20 1.14%
2017-dated 100-coin bag (D) 1,558 1,572 14 0.90%
2017-dated 250-coin box (P) 2,020 2,030 10 0.50%
2017-dated 250-coin box (D) 2,121 2,137 16 0.75%
2016-dated 25-coin roll set (P)* 17,890 17,890
2016-dated 25-coin roll set (D)* 17,434 17,434
2016-dated 100-coin bag (P)* 2,221 2,221
2016-dated 100-coin bag (D)* 2,131 2,131
2016-dated 250-coin box (P)* 1,955 1,955
2016-dated 250-coin box (D)* 2,138 2,138
2015-dated 25-coin roll set (P)* 18,763 18,763
2015-dated 25-coin roll set (D)* 19,021 19,021
2015-dated 100-coin bag (P)* 2,415 2,415
2015-dated 100-coin bag (D)* 2,455 2,455
2015-dated 250-coin box (P)* 2,329 2,329
2015-dated 250-coin box (D)* 2,311 2,311

Kennedy Half Dollar Rolls

Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
2018-dated 200-coin bag (P&D) 6,106 6,288 182 2.98%
2018-dated 2-roll set (P&D) 18,270 18,430 160 0.88%
2017-dated 200-coin bag (P&D) 9,950 9,994 44 0.44%
2017-dated 2-roll set (P&D) 23,216 23,254 38 0.16%
2016-dated 200-coin bag (P&D)* 11,393 11,393
2016-dated 2-roll set (P&D)* 23,491 23,491

America the Beautiful Quarters Uncirculated Coin Set

Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
2018 Issue 26,787 27,109 322 1.20%
2017 Issue* 29,972 29,972

America the Beautiful Quarters Circulating Coin Set

Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
2018 Issue 14,599 15,161 562 3.85%
2017 Issue 22,491 22,545 54 0.24%
2016 Issue 23,376 23,410 34 0.15%
2015 Issue* 22,356 22,356

America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Sets

Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
Cumberland Island 11,095 11,256 161 1.45%
Voyageurs 12,596 12,670 74 0.59%
Apostle Islands 12,862 12,932 70 0.54%
Pictured Rocks 14,124 14,217 93 0.66%
George Rogers Clark 13,249 13,281 32 0.24%
Ellis Island 16,941 16,941
Ozark Riverways 14,169 14,176 7 0.05%
Frederick Douglass 14,430 14,435 5 0.03%
Effigy Mounds 13,796 13,802 6 0.04%
Fort Moultrie 13,082 13,102 20 0.15%
Theodore Roosevelt 15,815 15,829 14 0.09%
Harpers Ferry 14,102 14,121 19 0.13%
Cumberland Gap 14,766 14,777 11 0.07%
Shawnee 15,264 15,285 21 0.14%
Saratoga* 14,950 14,950
Bombay Hook* 13,400 13,400
Blue Ridge Parkway* 17,165 17,165
Kisatchie Set* 15,196 15,196
Homestead Set* 16,114 16,114
Everglades Set* 14,373 14,373
Great Sand Dunes Set* 14,119 14,119
Arches Three-Coin Set* 15,859 15,859
Shenandoah Three-Coin Set* 17,351 17,351
Great Smoky Mountains Set* 18,588 18,588
Mount Rushmore Quarters Set* 17,924 17,924
Fort McHenry Quarters Set* 16,345 16,345
Great Basin Quarters Set* 15,526 15,526
Perry’s Victory Quarters Set* 17,643 17,643
White Mountain Quarters Set* 18,056 18,056
Denali Quarters Set* 18,193 18,193
Hawaii Volcanoes Quarters Set* 19,947 19,947
Acadia Quarters Set* 19,940 19,940
Chaco Culture Quarters Set* 20,028 20,028
El Yunque Quarters Set* 19,891 19,891
Chickasaw Quarters Set* 16,184 16,184
Vicksburg Quarters Set* 18,095 18,095
Olympic Quarters Set* 17,718 17,718
Glacier Quarters Set* 19,046 19,046
Gettysburg Quarters Set* 22,869 22,869
Mount Hood Quarters Set* 18,384 18,384
Grand Canyon Quarters Set* 22,133 22,133
Yosemite Quarters Set* 22,154 22,154
Yellowstone Quarters Set* 25,048 25,048
Hot Springs Quarters Set* 23,203 23,203

2018 Block Island Quarters

  Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
100-Coin Bag (S) 2,697
40-Coin Roll (S) 2,357
Three-Roll Set 6,122
100-Coin Bag (P) 1,546
100-Coin Bag (D) 1,529
Two-Roll Set 5,492

2018 Cumberland Island Quarters

  Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
100-Coin Bag (S) 3,249 3,374 125 3.85%
40-Coin Roll (S) 2,884 2,977 93 3.22%
Three-Roll Set 7,028 7,192 164 2.33%
100-Coin Bag (P) 1,840 1,863 23 1.25%
100-Coin Bag (D) 1,707 1,729 22 1.29%
Two-Roll Set 5,591 5,681 90 1.61%

2018 Voyageurs Islands Quarters

  Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
100-Coin Bag (S) 3,499 3,531 32 0.91%
40-Coin Roll (S) 3,180 3,228 48 1.51%
Three-Roll Set 7,679 7,755 76 0.99%
100-Coin Bag (P) 1,938 1,950 12 0.62%
100-Coin Bag (D) 1,862 1,877 15 0.81%
Two-Roll Set 5,922 5,966 44 0.74%

2018 Apostle Islands Quarters

  Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
100-Coin Bag (S) 3,867 3,891 24 0.62%
40-Coin Roll (S) 3,337 3,379 42 1.26%
Three-Roll Set 7,836 7,882 46 0.59%
100-Coin Bag (P) 1,967 1,975 8 0.41%
100-Coin Bag (D) 1,938 1,944 6 0.31%
Two-Roll Set 6,081 6,113 32 0.53%

2018 Pictured Rocks Quarters

  Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
100-Coin Bag (S) 3,993 4,008 15 0.38%
40-Coin Roll (S) 3,597 3,630 33 0.92%
Three-Roll Set 8,515 8,554 39 0.46%
100-Coin Bag (P) 2,146 2,154 8 0.37%
100-Coin Bag (D) 2,210 2,220 10 0.45%
Two-Roll Set 6,332 6,361 29 0.46%

2017 George Rogers Clark Quarters

  Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
100-Coin Bag (S) 4,162 4,178 16 0.38%
40-Coin Roll (S) 3,793 3,799 6 0.16%
Three-Roll Set 8,533 8,539 6 0.07%
100-Coin Bag (P) 2,205 2,207 2 0.09%
100-Coin Bag (D) 2,252 2,256 4 0.18%
Two-Roll Set 6,534 6,537 3 0.05%

2017 Ellis Island Quarters

  Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
100-Coin Bag (S)* 4,354 4,354
40-Coin Roll (S)* 4,013 4,013
Three-Roll Set* 9,007 9,007
100-Coin Bag (P)* 2,392 2,392
100-Coin Bag (D)* 2,241 2,241
Two-Roll Set* 6,610 6,610

2017 Ozark Riverways Quarters

  Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
100-Coin Bag (S)* 4,076 4,076
40-Coin Roll (S)* 3,891 3,891
Three-Roll Set* 8,590 8,590
100-Coin Bag (P)* 2,167 2,167
100-Coin Bag (D)* 2,126 2,126
Two-Roll Set* 6,725 6,725

2017 Frederick Douglass Quarters

  Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
100-Coin Bag (S)* 4,246 4,246
40-Coin Roll (S)* 3,975 3,975
Three-Roll Set* 8,786 8,786
100-Coin Bag (P)* 2,328 2,328
100-Coin Bag (D)* 2,221 2,221
Two-Roll Set* 6,863 6,863

2017 Effigy Mounds Quarters

  Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
100-Coin Bag (S)* 4,211 4,211
40-Coin Roll (S)* 3,951 3,951
Three-Roll Set* 8,805 8,805
100-Coin Bag (P)* 2,324 2,324
100-Coin Bag (D)* 2,196 2,196
Two-Roll Set* 6,924 6,924

 

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Mike, I appreciate your concern for detailed numbers on specific offerings that I follow…