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Soaring 2009 US Mint Proof Set Sales

2009 Proof Set 2009 US Mint Proof Set sales were on fire during their inaugural launch week.

While the annual sets are always exceedingly popular, the latest one took the Mint by storm. Amazingly, 437,178 of the sets were sold from Monday, June 1, to Sunday, June 7.

The high volume was not without consequences. Most collectors who ordered during the opening hours needed a booster shot of patience.

Purchasing the proof coins online was like waiting for store doors to open on Black Friday morning. But much worse for the Mint, tens of thousands of collectors were trying to rush through their store front in a matter of hours. The jam caused long wait times and forced the Mint to briefly shut down online sales to... dare we say, reboot?

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US Mint Markets Dollar Coins, Consumers Say No

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silberinfo Interviews The Perth Mint of Australia

silberinfo's exclusive interview with the The Perth Mint of Australia provides some interesting insights into one of the world's largest Mints. Ron Currie, Sales...

Andrew Jackson Individual Proof $1 Coins

The Andrew Jackson Individual Proof $1 Coin will be available through the United States Mint Thursday, August 28, at 12 noon (ET). Andrew Jackson was...

New U.S. Mint $1 Coin Campaign Doomed to Fail

Americans are very familiar with the continual failure of dollar coins in every day use. In recent years, the Susan B. Anthony and the...

Jackson Presidential $1 Coins Officially Released

Andrew Jackson Presidential $1 Coins were launched into circulation Thursday with a ceremonial release at The Hermitage, the home Jackson built and lived in...

Jackson Presidential Coins in Bags and Rolls

Andrew Jackson Presidential Dollars will enter circulation Thursday, August 14. On the same day at 12:00 noon, Bags and Rolls of the $1 coins...

U.S. Mint to Release New Jackson Presidential Dollar Coin

The United States Mint will begin circulating the latest Presidential $1 coin featuring Andrew Jackson on August 14, 2008. The Mint has announced that...

2008 Proof Set from the United States Mint

The United States Mint announced the 2008 U.S. Proof Set release starting June 24 for $26.95. These 14-coin sets are popular with many coin...

Louisa Adams First Spouse Gold Coins and Bronze Medals

2008 First Spouse gold coins and bronze medals honoring Louisa Adams may be purchased from the United States Mint Thursday, May 28. The Louisa Adams gold coins are the second for 2008 and sixth in the First Spouse Gold Coin Series - a series that started off blazing hot, but have drastically cooled due to prices and demand.

United States Mint artist renderings of the Louisa Adams First Spouse Gold Coins

Martha Washington, Abigail Adams and Jefferson's Liberty First Spouse gold coins flew of the Mint shelves and sold at records speeds — within hours of their availability.

The fourth and fifth coins — Dolley Madison and Elizabeth Monroe — sputtered. Their demand in the secondary market cooled and the high price of gold made buying them a larger obstacle.

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