Commemorative Coin Sales End Dec. 17, 2012

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An ending sales date of December 17, 2012 has been announced by the United States Mint for all 2012-dated commemorative coin and 2011-dated silver medal products. These include the 2012 Star-Spangle Banner commemorative coins, 2012 Infantry Soldier Silver Dollars and 2011 September 11 National Medals.

Proof Gold and Silver 2012 Star-Spangled Banner Commemorative Coins

2012 Star-Spangled Banner Commemorative Coins are among the products that will no longer be available after December 17, 2012

Buyers have until 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on the 17th to purchase these products. They may be ordered through the U.S. Mint website at or by calling the bureau’s toll-free number 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468).

Starting sales dates, prices, current sales and mintages for the commemorative coin products are provided in the following table.

2012 Star-Spangled Banner Commemorative Coins

  Release Date Price Latest
$5 Proof Gold Coin March 5, 2012 $534.30 5,543 100,000 gold; 500,000 silver max
$5 Uncirculated Gold Coin $524.30 4,580
Proof Silver Dollar $54.95 106,327
Uncirculated Silver Dollar $49.95 38,518
Proof Two-Coin Set $584.30 10,856
Bicentennial Silver Dollar Set June 1, 2012 $53.95 29,058

2012 Infantry Soldier Silver Dollars

  Release Date Price Latest Sales Mintages
Proof Silver Dollar February 16, 2012 $54.95 102,553 189,375 of 350,000
Uncirculated Silver Dollar $49.95 42,084
Defenders of Freedom Set $51.95 44,738

2011 September 11 National Medals

  Release Date Price Latest Sales Mintages
West Point Mint Mark June 20, 2011 $66.95 105,656 172,150 of 2 million
Philadelphia Mint Mark 66,494


Note: Sales figures above are as of October 15, 2012. publishes weekly articles on the latest sales of U.S. Mint products. These are located here. Additionally, numismatic gold commemorative coin prices can change should the precious metals market change significantly. The prices above are guaranteed through October 24, 2012.

Proof and Uncirculated 2012 Infantry Soldier Silver Dollars

2012 Infantry Soldier Silver Dollars will also go off sale after the 17th of December

Authorizing legislation dictates the selling length for commemorative coins. The Star-Spangled Banner and Infantry Soldier Silver Dollar programs indicated that the U.S. Mint could offer the coins during calendar year 2012 while the September 11 National Medals legislation mandated that none get produced past 2012.

Buyers wishing to order the above products and have them ship prior to the holidays have another date to keep in mind. To ensure delivery in the continental United States by December 25, 2012, orders should be made by December 10, 2012 for standard delivery and December 17, 2012 for expedited delivery.

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Thanks for the advance notice.