Mike Unser

US Mint Sales: Core 2015 Sets LeadThe U.S. Mint’s trio of core annual sets and its proof Silver Eagle topped sales charts. Leading the pack was the recently issued 2015 Silver Proof Set.

This set of 14 proof coins, with 7 of them in silver, jumped another 20,350 during its first full week of release. Total sales through 11 days stand firm at 204,963 […]

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US Mint Gold Coin Prices May Decline Wed., May 27Prices of collectible gold coins produced and sold by the United States Mint could go down on Wednesday, May 27.

It’ll be close, whether or not that happens. The U.S. Mint averages London gold prices from each Thursday through Wednesday to determine its weekly pricing for gold coins […]

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US Mint Sales: Eisenhower Sets DebutThe United States Mint last week introduced the 2015 Silver Proof Set and the Eisenhower Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Medal Set. Both opened with stronger sales than recent issues.

On Tuesday, May 12, the Mint started selling the Eisenhower set for $9.95. Sets include an uncirculated Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential $1 Coin and a Mamie Eisenhower First Spouse Bronze Medal […]

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2015 Silver Proof Set Photos and Starting SalesLast Thursday, May 14, the United States Mint released its 2015 Silver Proof Set for $53.95. This short article presents a photo overview of the silver set which scored four-day sales of 184,613 — the quickest start since the set from 2012.

Similar to the U.S. Mint’s companion clad 2015 Proof Set, all 14 coins are produced at the San Francisco Mint and have the ‘S’ mint mark […]

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Potential US Mint Gold Coin Price IncreasesGold prices extended gains to five straight sessions on Monday and they have, despite sharp losses on Tuesday, set the stage for possible hikes in prices of United States Mint coins.

More than two dozen of the Mint’s collectible gold coins could be affected, based on an average of gold which is well over $1,200 an ounce […]

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US Mint Coin Production in April; JFK $1 MintagesLast month was another busy one for the United States Mint. The agency’s coin production facilities in Denver and Philadelphia pressed nearly 1.7 billion coins for circulation, the most in a month than any since 2007.

New production figures also show mintages for the upcoming John F. Kennedy Presidential $1 Coin […]

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2015 Silver Proof Set from San Francisco MintEarlier today, May 14, the United States Mint released its 14-coin 2015 Silver Proof Set for $53.95. This product is one of the Mint’s core annual offerings and one of its most popular. Hundreds of thousands will sell when all is said and done.

A major draw for the sets are the silver coins. Also, proof coins are collector favorites because they have sharper reliefs, mirror-like backgrounds and attractive frosted foregrounds […]

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US Mint Sales: Ike Covers, Mamie Gold; March of Dimes SetFour products premiered on the weekly United States Mint’s sales report. They include the highly sought March of Dimes Special Silver Set, Mamie Eisenhower First Spouse Gold Coins and the Dwight D. Eisenhower $1 Coin Cover.

We’ve talked several times about the now unavailable March of Dimes Special Silver Set. The U.S. Mint released an update late Wednesday, noting […]

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March of Dimes Silver Set Ordering Limit RemovedCollectors can now buy as many 2015 March of Dimes Special Silver Sets as they want, but not many remain. The United States Mint today, May 12, lifted their ordering limit of 5 sets per household. The agency also provided the latest sales total for the sets.

Only 3,886 are left with sales at 71,114, or 94.8% of their maximum 75,000 […]

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Sales of March of Dimes Sets Top 92% in WeekReleased last Monday, May 4, sales of the three-coin March of Dimes Special Silver Sets climbed another 2,941 to reach a one-week total of 69,050. That’s 92.1% of the 75,000 authorized maximum.

With 5,950 left and based on their sales trend, it seems likely that […]

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