Final Sales of Clad 2011-2012 Proof Sets

January 16, 2013

in US Mint Sales

Annual Clad 2011-2012 Proof Sets

Final sales are now known for the clad 2011 Proof Set and the clad 2012 Proof Set. The latter’s sales, notably, are the lowest since 1956.

The 2012 Proof Set launched on May 7, 2012 and unexpectedly sold out on January 3, 2013. The 2011 Proof Set debuted on January 11, 2011 and it went off sale on December 31, 2012 as pre-warned by the United States Mint.

United States Mint final reported sales for recent proof sets are listed below. The set for 2012 has sales well under past proof sets. In fact, its total is the lowest since the annual set from 1956 logged sales of 669,384.

Final Sales of Clad 2008 – 2012 Proof Sets

  Issue Price Coins Issue Date Debut Sales Date Debut Sales Final Sales*
2012 Set $31.95 14 May 7, 2012 May 14, 2012 243,494 794,002
2011 Set $31.95 14 Jan. 11, 2011 Jan. 16, 2011 253,144 1,098,835
2010 Set $31.95 14 July 22, 2010 July 25, 2010 296,379 1,103,950
2009 Set $29.95 18 June 1, 2009 June 7, 2009 437,178 1,477,967
2008 Set $26.95 14 June 24, 2008 July 6, 2008 424,402 1,405,674

*It should be noted that these United States Mint sales figures are unaudited.

Coins included in the last two annual proof sets are listed below. Each is minted in San Francisco and carries a "S" mint mark.

2011 Set 2012 Set
2011-S Andrew Johnson Presidential $1 coin 2012-S Chester Arthur Presidential $1 coin
2011-S Ulysses S. Grant Presidential $1 coin 2012-S Grover Cleveland Presidential $1 coin (first term)
2011-S Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential $1 coin 2012-S Benjamin Harrison Presidential $1 coin
2011-S James Garfield Presidential $1 coin 2012-S Grover Cleveland Presidential $1 coin (second term)
2011-S Native American $1 coin 2012-S Native American $1 coin
2011-S Kennedy half-dollar 2012-S Kennedy half-dollar
2011-S Gettysburg National Military Park quarter 2012-S El Yunque National Forest quarter
2011-S Glacier National Park quarter 2012-S Chaco Culture National Historical Park quarter
2011-S Olympic National Park quarter 2012-S Acadia National Park quarter
2011-S Vicksburg National Military Park quarter 2012-S Hawaii Volcanoes National Park quarter
2011-S Chickasaw National Recreation Area quarter 2012-S Denali National Park quarter
2011-S Roosevelt dime 2012-S Roosevelt dime
2011-S Jefferson nickel 2012-S Jefferson nickel
2011-S Lincoln cent 2012-S Lincoln cent


The expected release date for this year’s 2013 Proof Set is March 28, 2013. Its price is $31.95, the same as the previous three annual proof sets.

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