Bald Eagle Commemorative Sales Figures
Bald Eagle Commemorative Coins have been on sale for just over 3 weeks. The coins have been selling briskly despite a major glitch that coincided with the initial start of sales. During the first 8 days of sales, the US Mint's online catalog was unavailable and coins could only be ordered by telephone. In addition, the coins are still subject to ordering limits which may be curbing some bulk demand.
As of February 7, 2008, the 3 Coin Proof Set, which contains proof versions of the $5 Gold, $1 Silver, and 50c Clad was approaching sell out levels. The $1 Silver Bald Eagles have reached nearly 39% of the maximum authorized mintage. The $5 Gold Bald Eagles have reached over 52% of the maximum authorized mintage. (These percentages include coins sold as part of sets.)
Below is a complete table of sales as published by Numismaster.
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Update: Including this message on shipping delay from the Comments in the main post. Thanks Chris.
February 7, 2008 - Due to the severe weather in the Tennessee area, the United States Mint is currently not shipping from its fulfillment facility in Memphis for the next one to two weeks. Expedited shipping will not be available until further notice. We apologize for this inconvenience. Please be assured that we will ship your orders as soon as possible.
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