US Mint Sales: Lowell Quarters and 5 Oz. Coin Debut

The latest round of U.S. Mint sales figures offer early results for the new collector coins depicting Massachusetts’ Lowell National Historical Park.

Lowell National Historical Park quarters and 5-ounce silver coin

A CoinNews photo showing two rolls of Lowell quarters and a 5-ounce uncirculated Lowell silver coin

Released last week on Monday, Feb. 4, the Lowell quarter is the first of five issues for 2019. Available products include rolls and bags of quarters from Philadelphia, Denver and San Francisco with mint marks of ‘P’, ‘D’ and ‘S’.

The number sold through Sunday combined to 1,724,020 quarters. For comparisons, early sales of quarter designs released since 2017 reached:

  • 1,845,480 for the 2018 Block Island quarter (Rhode Island)
  • 1,780,100 for the 2018 Cumberland Island quarter (Georgia)
  • 1,767,560 for the 2018 Voyageurs quarter (Minnesota)
  • 1,849,140 for the 2018 Apostle Islands quarter (Wisconsin)
  • 1,835,280 for the 2018 Pictured Rocks quarter (Michigan)
  • 1,907,680 for the 2017 George Rogers Clark quarter (Indiana)
  • 1,902,180 for the 2017 Ellis Island quarter (New Jersey)
  • 1,887,900 for the 2017 Ozark Riverways quarter (Missouri)
  • 2,009,180 for the 2017 Frederick Douglas quarter (DC)
  • 1,890,460 for the 2017 Effigy Mounts quarter (Iowa)

The U.S. Mint’s newest 5-ounce collectible was its best individual weekly seller. Sharing the same designs as the Lowell quarter, the 3-inch silver coin launched last Thursday, Feb. 7, and posted four-day starting sales of 12,734 pieces. Other recent 5-ounce issues opened with:

  • 13,501 coins for the 2018 Block Island 5 oz. (Rhode Island) over four days
  • 12,980 coins for the 2018 Cumberland Island 5 oz. (Georgia) over four days
  • 12,985 coins for the 2018 Voyageurs 5 oz. (Minnesota) over four days
  • 13,954 coins for the 2018 Apostle Islands 5 oz. (Wisconsin) over three days
  • 13,952 coins for the 2018 Pictured Rocks 5 oz. (Michigan) over three days
  • 14,612 coins for the 2017 George Rogers Clark 5 oz. (Indiana) over four days
  • 14,642 coins for the 2017 Ellis Island 5 oz. (New Jersey) over six days
  • 13,740 coins for the 2017 Ozark Riverways 5 oz. (Missouri) over six days
  • 13,761 coins for the 2017 Frederick Douglass 5 oz. (DC) over six days
  • 14,363 coins for the 2017 Effigy Mounds 5 oz. (Iowa) over six day

Apollo 11 Half Dollar Set Poised for Sellout

Elsewhere, Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coins moved up another 23,137 for an 18-day total of 429,852. Here’s an updated table summarizing their latest sales by product:

  Individual Sales Total Sold Mintage Limit % of Limit Sold
2019-W Proof $5 Gold Coin 22,726 32,849 50,000 65.7%
2019-W Uncirculated $5 Gold Coin 10,123
2019-P Proof Silver Dollar 125,578 170,854 400,000 42.7%
2019-P Uncirculated Silver Dollar 45,276
2019-S Proof Clad Half Dollar 40,391 163,434 750,000 21.8%
2019-D Uncirculated Clad Half Dollar 28,924
2019-S Proof Half Dollar Set 94,119
2019-P Proof $1 Five Ounce Silver Coin 62,715 62,715 100,000 62.7%
Combined Totals 429,852  

By itself, the half dollar set climbed another 9,770 units and it’s currently unavailable. The set has its own product limit of 100,000 and 94.1% of them have now sold.

Weekly U.S. Mint Top Sellers

Here’s a listing of the U.S. Mint’s most popular products for the week ended Feb. 10:

  1. 2019-P Lowell Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin (+12,734)
  2. 2019-S Proof Apollo 11 Half Dollar Set (+9,770 to 94,119)
  3. 2019-P Proof Apollo 11 Silver Dollar (+8,217 to 125,578)
  4. 2018-P, D & S Lowell Quarters Three-Roll Set (+5,924)
  5. 2018-P&D Lowell Quarters Two-Roll Set (+5,269)
  6. 2018-S Proof American Innovation Dollar (+4,174 to 157,100)
  7. 2018-S Lowell Quarters Roll (+2,143)
  8. 2019-S Proof Apollo 11 Half Dollar (+2,082 to 40,391)
  9. 2018-S Lowell 100-Coin Bag (+2,028)
  10. 2019-P Uncirculated Apollo 11 Silver Dollar (+2,025 to 45,276)
  11. 2019-D Uncirculated Apollo 11 Half Dollar (+1,559 to 28,924)
  12. 2018-P Lowell 100-Coin Bag (+1,528)
  13. 2018-D Lowell 100-Coin Bag (+1,503)
  14. 2019 America the Beautiful Quarters Proof Set (+1,327 to 42,470)
  15. 2019 Thomas Jefferson Presidential Silver Medal (+1,194 to 7,469)

In its latest report, the U.S. Mint published sales data for 105 numismatic products. Sixty products outperformed their prior weekly gains against 43 previously. Not counting the new Lowell quarters and coin, 9 products increased by more than 1,000 units against 12 in the previous report.

In addition, 3 products saw their sales reduced compared to 1 previously. Two products fell sharply. The 2019-W Proof American Silver Eagle sank by 16,059 coins and the 2019-P Proof Apollo 11 Five Ounce Silver Coin declined by 883.

US Mint Sales: Numismatic Products

Below are tables showing the latest sales for U.S. Mint numismatic products. The sales period covers from Feb. 3 to 10. Products with an asterisk (*) are no longer available or had no reported sales.

American Liberty / 225th Anniversary Products

Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
2018-W $10 American Liberty Gold Coin 26,686 27,070 384 1.44%
2017 American Liberty Silver Four-Medal Set* 32,647 32,647
2017-S Enhanced Uncirculated Coin Set* 210,419 210,419
2017-W $100 American Liberty Gold Coin 29,952 30,026 74 0.25%
2017-P Proof American Liberty Silver Medal* 55,187 55,187

2019 Apollo 11 Commemorative Coins

Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
2019-W Proof $5 Apollo 11 Gold Coin 21,949 22,726 777 3.54%
2019-W Uncirculated $5 Apollo 11 Gold Coin 9,984 10,123 139 1.39%
2019-P Proof Apollo 11 Silver Dollar 117,361 125,578 8,217 7.00%
2019-P Uncirculated Apollo 11 Silver Dollar 43,251 45,276 2,025 4.68%
2019-S Proof Apollo 11 Half Dollar 38,309 40,391 2,082 5.43%
2019-D Uncirculated Apollo 11 Half Dollar 27,365 28,924 1,559 5.70%
2019-S Proof Apollo 11 Half Dollar Set 84,349 94,119 9,770 11.58%
2019-P Proof Apollo 11 Five Ounce Silver Coin 63,598 62,715 -883 -1.39%

2018 Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coins

Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
2018 Breast Cancer Awareness Coin and Stamp Set* 4,455 4,455
2018-W Proof $5 Breast Cancer Awareness Gold Coin* 10,386 10,386
2018-W Uncirculated $5 Breast Cancer Awareness Gold Coin* 4,477 4,477
2018-P Proof Breast Cancer Awareness Silver Dollar* 34,542 34,542
2018-P Uncirculated Breast Cancer Awareness Silver Dollar* 12,526 12,526
2018-S Proof Breast Cancer Awareness Clad Half Dollar* 17,937 17,937
2018-D Uncirculated Breast Cancer Awareness Clad Half Dollar* 11,301 11,301

2018 WWI Centennial Silver Dollar and Medal Commemoratives

Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
2018 Proof WWI Silver Dollar* 64,982 64,982
2018 Uncirculated WWI Silver Dollar* 22,336 22,336
2018 WWI Silver Dollar and Army Silver Medal Set* 15,621 15,621
2018 WWI Silver Dollar and Navy Silver Medal Set* 12,253 12,253
2018 WWI Silver Dollar and Marines Silver Medal Set* 12,648 12,648
2018 WWI Silver Dollar Coast Guard Silver Medal Set* 9,813 9,813
2018 WWI Silver Dollar Air Service Silver Medal Set* 12,520 12,520

Clad Proof Set

Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
2018 Proof Set 493,825 494,417 592 0.12%
2017 Proof Set* 568,678 568,678
2016 Proof Set* 595,184 595,184
2019 America the Beautiful Quarters Proof Set 41,143 42,470 1,327 3.23%
2018 America the Beautiful Quarters Proof Set 83,021 83,178 157 0.19%
2017 America the Beautiful Quarters Proof Set* 88,909 88,909
2016 America the Beautiful Quarters Proof Set* 91,674 91,674
2016 Ronald Reagan Coin & Chronicles Set* 47,447 47,447
2016 Presidential $1 Coin Proof Set* 231,549 231,549
2019 Happy Birthday Gift Set 6,203 6,735 532 8.58%
2018 Happy Birthday Gift Set 17,500 17,563 63 0.36%
2017 Happy Birthday Gift Set* 18,170 18,170
2016 Happy Birthday Gift Set* 16,884 16,884
2015 Happy Birthday Gift Set* 14,470 14,470
2014 Happy Birthday Gift Set* 13,592 13,592
2013 Happy Birthday Gift Set* 12,028 12,028
2019 Birth Gift Set 5,328 5,817 489 9.18%
2018 Birth Gift Set 27,973 28,128 155 0.55%
2017 Birth Gift Set* 34,542 34,542
2016 Birth Gift Set* 29,707 29,707

Silver Proof Set

Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
2018 Silver Reverse Proof Set* 199,116 199,116
2018 Silver Proof Set 312,436 313,032 596 0.19%
2017 Silver Proof Set* 358,085 358,085
2016 Silver Proof Set* 369,849 369,849
2015 Silver Proof Set* 387,310 387,310
2018 America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Set 75,672 75,958 286 0.38%
2017 America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Set* 89,632 89,632
2016 America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Set* 95,709 95,709
2019 Congratulations Gift Set 20,898 21,550 652 3.12%
2018 Congratulations Gift Set* 19,267 19,267
2017 Congratulations Gift Set* 74,898 74,898
2016 Congratulations Gift Set* 5,966 5,966
2018 Limited Edition Silver Proof Set 42,921 43,121 200 0.47%
2017 Limited Edition Silver Proof Set* 48,901 48,901
2016 Limited Edition Silver Proof Set* 49,647 49,647

US Mint Uncirculated Sets

Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
2016 American $1 Coin and Currency Set* 50,737 50,737
2015 American $1 Coin and Currency Set* 88,805 88,805
2018 Uncirculated Mint Set 242,780 243,068 288 0.12%
2017 Uncirculated Mint Set* 286,813 286,813
2016 Uncirculated Mint Set* 296,582 296,582

Coin Discovery Set

Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
2014 11,264 11,297 33 0.29%

Proof Silver Eagles

Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
2019-W Proof Silver Eagle 243,653 227,594 -16,059 -6.59%
2019-W Proof Silver Eagle (Bulk – 40 Coins) 713 718 5 0.70%
2018-S Proof Silver Eagle* 158,785 158,785
2018-W Proof Silver Eagle 343,601 343,925 324 0.09%
2018-W Proof Silver Eagle (Bulk Pack – 210 Coins) 182 182
2017-W Proof Silver Eagle* 390,186 390,186
2017-W Proof Silver Eagle (Bulk Pack – 210 Coins)* 240 240
2016-W Proof Silver Eagle* 595,840 595,840

Uncirculated Silver Eagles

Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
2018 132,757 133,022 265 0.20%
2017* 176,739 176,739
2016* 216,501 216,501

2018 Proof American Eagle Gold Coins

Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
1 oz 6,613 6,669 56 0.85%
1/2 oz* 1,815 1,815
1/4 oz 4,623 4,621 -2 -0.04%
1/10 oz 13,993 13,995 2 0.01%
4-Coin Set 7,577 7,595 18 0.24%

2017 Proof American Eagle Gold Coins

Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
1 oz* 9,245 9,245
1/2 oz* 2,904 2,904
1/4 oz* 4,702 4,702
1/10 oz* 11,163 11,163
4-Coin Set* 9,811 9,811

Uncirculated American Eagle Gold Coins

Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
2018 7,985 8,001 16 0.20%
2017* 5,800 5,800

Proof American Buffalo Gold Coins

Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
2018 Proof Gold Buffalo 15,640 15,679 39 0.25%
2017 Proof Gold Buffalo* 15,810 15,810

Proof American Platinum Eagle

Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
2019 4,607 5,665 1,058 22.97%
2018 12,722 12,844 122 0.96%
2017* 8,890 8,890

Proof Palladium Eagle

Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
2018* 14,986 14,986

America the Beautiful 5 Oz Silver Coins

  Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
2019-P Lowell Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin 12,734
2018-P Block Island Silver Coins 14,983 15,048 65 0.43%
2018-P Cumberland Island Silver Coins 15,151 15,283 132 0.87%
2018-P Voyageurs Silver Coins 16,411 16,552 141 0.86%
2018-P Apostle Islands Silver Coins 16,639 16,763 124 0.75%
2018-P Pictured Rocks Silver Coins* 17,773 17,773
2017-P George Rogers Clark Silver Coins* 14,731 14,731
2017-P Ellis Island Silver Coins* 17,670 17,670
2017-P Ozark Riverways Silver Coins 17,694 17,694
2017-P Frederick Douglass Silver Coins* 17,678 17,678
2017-P Effigy Mounds Silver Coins* 17,251 17,251
2016-P Fort Moultrie Silver Coins* 17,882 17,882
2016-P Theodore Roosevelt Silver Coins* 18,917 18,917
2016-P Harpers Ferry Silver Coins* 18,896 18,896
2016-P Cumberland Gap Silver Coins* 18,713 18,713
2016-P Shawnee Silver Coins* 18,781 18,781

Presidential Silver Medals

Old
Sales
Latest
Sales*
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
2019 Thomas Jefferson Presidential Silver Medal 6,275 7,469 1,194 19.03%
2018 George Washington Presidential Silver Medal 18,200 18,483 283 1.55%
2018 John Adams Presidential Silver Medal 14,120 14,358 238 1.69%

2018 American Innovation $1 Coins

Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
Proof Coin (S) 152,926 157,100 4,174 2.73%
25-coin roll set (P) 8,319 8,603 284 3.41%
25-coin roll set (D) 7,831 8,098 267 3.41%
100-coin bag (P) 2,457 2,607 150 6.11%
100-coin bag (D) 2,509 2,659 150 5.98%

Native American Dollar Rolls

Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
2018-dated 25-coin roll set (P) 15,825 15,903 78 0.49%
2018-dated 25-coin roll set (D) 15,081 15,155 74 0.49%
2018-dated 100-coin bag (P) 1,642 1,674 32 1.95%
2018-dated 100-coin bag (D) 1,526 1,566 40 2.62%
2018-dated 250-coin box (P) 1,865 1,865
2018-dated 250-coin box (D) 1,872 1,872
2017-dated 25-coin roll set (P)* 16,953 16,953
2017-dated 25-coin roll set (D)* 16,225 16,225
2017-dated 100-coin bag (P)* 1,912 1,912
2017-dated 100-coin bag (D)* 1,784 1,784
2017-dated 250-coin box (P)* 2,136 2,136
2017-dated 250-coin box (D)* 2,186 2,186
2016-dated 25-coin roll set (P)* 17,890 17,890
2016-dated 25-coin roll set (D)* 17,434 17,434
2016-dated 100-coin bag (P)* 2,221 2,221
2016-dated 100-coin bag (D)* 2,131 2,131
2016-dated 250-coin box (P)* 1,955 1,955
2016-dated 250-coin box (D)* 2,138 2,138
2015-dated 25-coin roll set (P)* 18,763 18,763
2015-dated 25-coin roll set (D)* 19,021 19,021
2015-dated 100-coin bag (P)* 2,415 2,415
2015-dated 100-coin bag (D)* 2,455 2,455
2015-dated 250-coin box (P)* 2,329 2,329
2015-dated 250-coin box (D)* 2,311 2,311

Kennedy Half Dollar Rolls

Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
2018-dated 200-coin bag (P&D) 7,470 7,562 92 1.23%
2018-dated 2-roll set (P&D) 20,146 20,219 73 0.36%
2017-dated 200-coin bag (P&D)* 10,321 10,321
2017-dated 2-roll set (P&D)* 23,747 23,747
2016-dated 200-coin bag (P&D)* 11,393 11,393
2016-dated 2-roll set (P&D)* 23,491 23,491

America the Beautiful Quarters Uncirculated Coin Set

Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
2018 Issue 30,551 30,620 69 0.23%
2017 Issue* 29,972 29,972

America the Beautiful Quarters Circulating Coin Set

Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
2018 Issue 19,156 19,227 71 0.37%
2017 Issue 23,571 23,621 50 0.21%
2016 Issue* 23,958 23,958
2015 Issue* 22,356 22,356

America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Sets

Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
Block Island 12,358 12,419 61 0.49%
Cumberland Island 12,476 12,556 80 0.64%
Voyageurs 13,442 13,473 31 0.23%
Apostle Islands 13,628 13,660 32 0.23%
Pictured Rocks 15,107 15,131 24 0.16%
George Rogers Clark 13,521 13,541 20 0.15%
Ellis Island* 16,947 16,947
Ozark Riverways 14,348 14,372 24 0.17%
Frederick Douglass 14,764 14,800 36 0.24%
Effigy Mounds 13,950 13,973 23 0.16%
Fort Moultrie* 13,306 13,306
Theodore Roosevelt* 16,072 16,072
Harpers Ferry* 14,345 14,345
Cumberland Gap* 14,973 14,973
Shawnee* 15,474 15,474
Saratoga* 14,950 14,950
Bombay Hook* 13,400 13,400
Blue Ridge Parkway* 17,165 17,165
Kisatchie Set* 15,196 15,196
Homestead Set* 16,114 16,114
Everglades Set* 14,373 14,373
Great Sand Dunes Set* 14,119 14,119
Arches Three-Coin Set* 15,859 15,859
Shenandoah Three-Coin Set* 17,351 17,351
Great Smoky Mountains Set* 18,588 18,588
Mount Rushmore Quarters Set* 17,924 17,924
Fort McHenry Quarters Set* 16,345 16,345
Great Basin Quarters Set* 15,526 15,526
Perry’s Victory Quarters Set* 17,643 17,643
White Mountain Quarters Set* 18,056 18,056
Denali Quarters Set* 18,193 18,193
Hawaii Volcanoes Quarters Set* 19,947 19,947
Acadia Quarters Set* 19,940 19,940
Chaco Culture Quarters Set* 20,028 20,028
El Yunque Quarters Set* 19,891 19,891
Chickasaw Quarters Set* 16,184 16,184
Vicksburg Quarters Set* 18,095 18,095
Olympic Quarters Set* 17,718 17,718
Glacier Quarters Set* 19,046 19,046
Gettysburg Quarters Set* 22,869 22,869
Mount Hood Quarters Set* 18,384 18,384
Grand Canyon Quarters Set* 22,133 22,133
Yosemite Quarters Set* 22,154 22,154
Yellowstone Quarters Set* 25,048 25,048
Hot Springs Quarters Set* 23,203 23,203

2019 Lowell Quarters

  Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
100-Coin Bag (S) 2,028
40-Coin Roll (S) 2,143
Three-Roll Set 5,924
100-Coin Bag (P) 1,528
100-Coin Bag (D) 1,503
Two-Roll Set 5,269

2018 Block Island Quarters

  Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
100-Coin Bag (S) 3,466 3,497 31 0.89%
40-Coin Roll (S) 3,207 3,237 30 0.94%
Three-Roll Set 7,640 7,692 52 0.68%
100-Coin Bag (P) 1,927 1,947 20 1.04%
100-Coin Bag (D) 1,920 1,936 16 0.83%
Two-Roll Set 5,808 5,825 17 0.29%

2018 Cumberland Island Quarters

  Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
100-Coin Bag (S) 3,733 3,750 17 0.46%
40-Coin Roll (S) 3,461 3,477 16 0.46%
Three-Roll Set 7,897 7,931 34 0.43%
100-Coin Bag (P) 2,029 2,041 12 0.59%
100-Coin Bag (D) 1,888 1,897 9 0.48%
Two-Roll Set 6,027 6,042 15 0.25%

2018 Voyageurs Islands Quarters

  Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
100-Coin Bag (S) 3,702 3,720 18 0.49%
40-Coin Roll (S) 3,486 3,501 15 0.43%
Three-Roll Set 8,190 8,218 28 0.34%
100-Coin Bag (P) 2,039 2,052 13 0.64%
100-Coin Bag (D) 2,088 2,097 9 0.43%
Two-Roll Set 6,182 6,191 9 0.15%

2018 Apostle Islands Quarters

  Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
100-Coin Bag (S) 4,026 4,039 13 0.32%
40-Coin Roll (S) 3,587 3,601 14 0.39%
Three-Roll Set 8,249 8,269 20 0.24%
100-Coin Bag (P) 2,052 2,063 11 0.54%
100-Coin Bag (D) 2,051 2,060 9 0.44%
Two-Roll Set 6,275 6,287 12 0.19%

2018 Pictured Rocks Quarters

  Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
100-Coin Bag (S) 4,146 4,156 10 0.24%
40-Coin Roll (S) 3,809 3,829 20 0.53%
Three-Roll Set 8,868 8,887 19 0.21%
100-Coin Bag (P) 2,233 2,243 10 0.45%
100-Coin Bag (D) 2,353 2,362 9 0.38%
Two-Roll Set 6,506 6,518 12 0.18%

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