Two annually issued United States Mint products launch this week, another Silver Eagle edition and a proof set with all the year’s regular coins.
On Tuesday, March 24, the U.S. Mint introduces its 14-coin Proof Set for $32.95. This set of clad coinage is one of the Mint’s most popular products with sales likely to end at over 700,000. When released at noon ET, the 2015 Proof Set is available from the Mint’s webpage right here.
Then on Thursday, March 26, the U.S. Mint begins selling its one-ounce uncirculated American Silver Eagle from West Point. Last year’s 2014-W Uncirculated Silver Eagle logged individual sales of just under 225,000. Uncirculated Silver Eagle information is available from the Mint’s webpage found here. Its price is $39.95.
We’ll talk more about these products on their release day. Until then, here are last week’s five most read:
March of Dimes Silver Dollar Photos and First-Day Sales – On Friday, March 13, the U.S. Mint released 2015 March of Dimes Silver Dollars in collector qualities of proof and uncirculated. In the first 12 hours, sales reached 24,376 coins for a total of $1,120,633. As usual, proofs dominated. Buyers grabbed 16,436 of them compared to 7,940 uncirculated coins.
Limited Edition Silver Proof Set for Last Year – Earlier today, March 17, 2015, the United States Mint started selling the 2014 Limited Edition Silver Proof Set. No, this is not a typo. It is a 2014-dated product with every coin struck in 2014. The release follows a delay owing to improved packaging.
2015 Growling Cougar Coins in 1/2 Kilo Gold and Silver – Celebrating one of the great cats of the world on massive one-half kilogram 99.99% pure precious metal collectibles are 2015 Growling Cougar coins in gold and silver. Appearing as the second offerings in the Royal Canadian Mint’s Call of the Wild series and produced to a collector proof finish, both present a single cougar amidst its natural surroundings.
Homestead Five Ounce Silver Coin Photos – The year’s first 2015 America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Coins are out. Sold by the United States Mint, they’re very similar, yet different. Sharing a design symbolic of Homestead National Monument of American in Nebraska, there’s the bullion version intended for investors that launched on Feb. 17 and the uncirculated edition for collectors that went on sale March 5.
2015 Native American $1 Coins in Rolls, Bags and Boxes – Today, March 19, the United States Mint started accepting orders for numismatic products with circulating-quality 2015 Native American $1 Coins. Product choices include the newest designed dollars in 25-coin rolls, 100-coin bags and 250-coin boxes from the U.S. Mint facility in Denver or Philadelphia.