The 2009 US Mint Uncirculated Set continues to experience exceptionally strong collector demand with sales already at 43 percent of the final levels of the 2007 and 53 percent of the 2008 mint sets.
Between their launch on noon Thursday, Oct. 1, and to the following Sunday, coin collectors purchased an incredible 297,842 sets. Flash forward another week to Sunday, Oct. 11, and new sales reached 392,007 for a weekly gain of 94,165.
At $27.95 a pop for the set of 36 satin finished coins struck in uncirculated condition, the US Mint has generated nearly 11 million in sales in less than 1 1/2 weeks.
|Date of First
| Sales on First
|2007 US Mint Set||Oct. 9, 2007||Oct. 14, 2007||361,578||907,886|
|2008 US Mint Set||July 30, 2008||Aug. 3, 2008||234,762||745,464|
|2009 US Mint Set||Oct. 1, 2009||Oct. 4, 2009||297,842||392,007*|
*As of Oct. 11, 2009
The set set may be found on http://www.usmint.gov/, or directly on the US Mint page:
Orders may also be placed via the Mint’s toll-free number, 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468). Hearing and speech-impaired customers may order by calling 1-888-321-MINT (6468).