The United States Mint will open sales for its latest commemorative products today, commemorating the 400th anniversary of the sailing of the Mayflower. The products, which were announced in September, are a collaboration between the United States Mint and the Royal Mint of England, honoring the voyage of the Mayflower and the settlement of what would end up being the United States. There will be a total of four different products from the Mint, two of which will feature a coin from the United States Mint and the Royal Mint of England. All of the products go on sale today starting at Noon Eastern, 9:00 AM Pacific
The Silver Proof Coin and Silver Medal Set will be priced at $150. This set contains a Silver £2 coin from the Royal Mint and a 99.99% silver medal from the United States Mint. There is a product production limit of just 9,200 sets and there will be a one set per household limit.
The two coin Gold Proof Set has a price of $1500. The set contains a $10 gold Proof coin from the United States Mint and a £25 gold Proof coin from the Royal Mint. 4,850 of the sets will be produced and there will be a household limit of one set when they go on sale.
The Mayflower 400th Anniversary Gold Reverse Proof Coin will feature a 1/4-ounce gold Proof coin from the United States States Mint. The coin will be priced at $715 with a mintage of 5,000 coins. There will also be a one per household limit.
Finally, there is the Mayflower 400th Anniversary Silver Reverse Proof Medal. This medal will be priced at $76.00 when sales start on November 17th. it is a 99.99% 1-ounce silver medal. There is a production limit of 20,000 medals and there will be a limit of one medal per household.
With these coins and medals being the first collaboration between the US Mint and the Royal Mint of England, sales of the products are expected to be strong with quick sell outs likely. Readers who want to pick up any of these are encouraged to be on the Mint’s site at Noon Eastern to make your purchase. Hopefully the Mint’s site will be able to handle the rush this time.