US Mint Adds Last Opportunity Section
The United States Mint has once again added a "Last Opportunity" section to its website. This section has periodically been used to highlight products which will only remain available for sale for a limited time.
The Margaret Taylor First Spouse Gold Coins will conclude sales on December 2, 2010. This will coincide with the release of the next coin of the series featuring Mary Todd Lincoln. The Margaret Taylor coins originally went on sale December 3, 2009 and show last reported sales of 4,600 proofs and 3,313 uncirculated coins. These are still below the levels of the previous Sarah Polk coin, which concluded with 5,157 proofs and 3,501 uncirculated coins coins, have exceeded the lows established by the Julia and Letitia Tyler Coins.
Sales of the 2010 American Veterans Disabled for Life Silver Dollars will end on December 13, 2010. These commemorative coins originally went on sale February 25, 2010. As of the most recent report, sales had reached a combined 244,030 out of the 350,000 maximum authorized mintage. This year's other commemorative coin program for the Boy Scouts of America Centennial previously sold out the maximum mintage of 350,000 coins on August 4.
On December 30, 2010, sales will conclude for the 2009 District of Columbia & U.S. Territories Quarters Proof Set and the Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Medal Sets featuring James K. Polk and Zachary Taylor. The silver version of the 2009 quarters proof set just sold out last week.
2010 Proof Gold Eagles Update
Today, the US Mint put the one ounce individual 2010 Proof Gold Eagle on waiting list status. This means that orders have been received to fulfill the maximum product limit of 25,000. As of last week's sales report, sales had reached 21,302, meaning that buyers snapped up the remaining 3,698 coins over the past week.
The one ounce proof coin does remain available for sale as part of the 4 Coin Proof Set, which has a product limit of 39,000 sets.
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