Introductory prices are ending soon for coins commemorating 100 years of the world’s largest service club organization, Lions Clubs International (LCI).
Regular U.S. Mint pricing for the pair of proof and uncirculated Lions Clubs Silver Dollars takes effect on Tuesday, Feb 21, at 3:00 p.m. ET. At that time, buyers will need to pay $5 more for each one.
Sales of the proofs are outpacing the uncirculated dollars by more than three-to-one. Most find proof coins more attractive with their frosted foregrounds and mirror-like backgrounds. The proof dollar stands with a 37,974 total while the uncirculated coin is at 10,921.
Here’s a table that summarizes Lions Clubs coin sales and prices:
|Product Option||Latest Sales||Introductory Prices||Regular Prices|
|Proof Silver Dollar||37,974||$47.95||$52.95|
|Uncirculated Silver Dollar||10,921||$46.95||$51.95|
The coins’ authorizing act, Public Law 114-30, mandates that prices include a surcharge of $10 for each sale. Provided the coins make money, the collected surcharges will be paid to: (1) further its programs for the blind and visually impaired in the United States and abroad; (2) invest in adaptive technologies for the disabled; and (3) invest in youth and those affected by a major disasters.
Visit the U.S. Mint’s commemorative page for more information or to place coin orders.