The United States Mint has released its weekly numismatic sales report for the seven-day period ending on Sunday, May 15, 2022. The report covers the previous seven days in numismatic product sales by the Mint and is separate from the bullion sales report. This week’s report shows that the Mint sold 14,605 numismatic products last week, about a fifth of what the Mint reported sold in last week’s report.
For the year, the Mint has now sold 9,797,156 numismatic products to collectors and investors.
The top selling product for the Mint last week was also its latest release: The 2022-W American Buffalo proof gold coin. The Mint reported that 11,495 of the 16,000 available were sold in its first week of availability. According to the Mint’s site as of this morning, the coin remains available for purchase. In a distant second sales position was the 2022 Proof Set. The standard annual set saw 4,985 sets sold in the last week, pushing overall sales to 242,342. Interestingly, the 2021 Proof Set remains available and was in the top ten sales list this week in fourth position. Rounding out the top three in sales was the 2022 National Purple Heart Hall of Honor proof silver dollar. The commemorative coin added another 592 coins to its sales total, which is no just over 37,000 (37,032).
Here is the top ten selling products for the United States Mint last week.
|2022-W American Buffalo Proof Gold Coin||0||11,495||11,495|
|2022 Proof Set||237,357||242,342||4,985|
|2022 National Purple Heart Hall of Honor Proof Silver Dollar||36,440||37,032||592|
|2021 Proof Set||497,600||498,034||434|
|2021 Silver Proof Set||283,918||284,271||353|
|2021 Uncirculated Coin Set||204,271||204,599||328|
|2022 Negro Leagues Baseball Proof Half Dollar||16,270||16,577||307|
|2022 Negro Leagues Baseball Proof Silver Dollar||19,030||19,333||303|
|2022 National Purple Heart Hall of Honor Proof Half Dollar||17,390||17,630||240|
|2022 American Eagle Gold Proof 1/10-Ounce Coin||13,680||13,907||227|
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.