The new American Innovation Proof Set was a clear winner amongst collectors according to the latest United States Mint sales report. The report dated October 13, 2019, shows that the four-coin dollar set sold an impressive 43,995 units in its first week of availability. While questions remain of the overall viability of dollar coins in the United States, from a collectors perspective it seems clear there is a level of excitement about them.
If you’d like to read more about the history and upcoming plans for the American Innovation Dollar, this Coin History article will help.
Another new product took second place in the sales ranking report for this week. The new 2019 America the Beautiful Quarter circulating set sold 14,113 units in its first week of availability. The 10-coin set of Quarters from the Philadelphia and Denver Mints has no production limit and is readily available from the Mint’s site for just $8.95
The rest of the top five in sales were the annual sets from the Mint for this year. The 2019 Proof Set added 9,680 units to its sales total for 2019. That means that 440,190 of the sets have been sold overall. Next was the 2019 Silver Proof Set which had 5,156 units in sales for the week followed by the 2019 Uncirculated Set. That set sold 4,349 units during the last week.
Here is the full Top 10 in sales for the Mint for the 7-day period ending October 13, 2019.
|Item Description||10/7/2019 Report||10/13/2019 Report||Increase/Decrease|
|2019 American Innovation Dollar Proof Set||0||43995||43995|
|2019 America The Beautiful Quarter Circulating Set||0||14113||14113|
|2019 Proof Set||430510||440190||9680|
|2019 Silver Proof Set||313520||318676||5156|
|2019 Uncirculated Set||265699||270048||4349|
|2019 American Eagle Silver Proof||311474||313999||2525|
|2019-S American Eagle Silver Proof||118636||120874||2238|
|2018 American Innovation $1 Proof||195143||196751||1608|
|2019 Apollo 11 Silver Proof||201272||202181||909|
|2019 American Eagle Silver Uncirculated||116184||116721||537|
The United States Mint’s sales figures are public record and are available each week. They start from the previous Sunday through to the next seven days. You can find the report each week at this link.