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December 13th, 2013 | Coinnews.net

Demand for the three-inch, 99.9% pure silver coins picked up this year as their prices declined with silver. All ten of the 2013-dated coins reached higher sales than any of the issues from last year. Just four of the coins were left at the start of December with three of them selling out this week.

Tracking back, here is a breakdown of the 2013 America the Beautiful Silver Coins that sold out this month and when:

  • the collector 2013-P Mount Rushmore National Memorial Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin sold out Thursday, Dec. 12,

  • the investment-grade 2013 Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial Five Ounce Silver Bullion Coin sold out on Tuesday, Dec. 10,

  • the investment-grade 2013 Great Basin National Park  Five Ounce Silver Bullion Coin also sold out on Tuesday, Dec. 10, and

  • the collector 2013-P Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin sold out on Tuesday, Dec. 3.

Below is a table showing sales of collector and bullion coins going back to their series debut. The bullion totals will remain as is but the totals for the 2013 collector coins are as of Sunday, Dec. 8, and can change. The figure that will move most is the one for the 2013-P Mount Rushmore coin as its sales should near 25,000. The 2013-P Fort McHenry coin may approach 20,000. The other collector coins should stick near where they are, if they change at all.

  Bullion (Investor) Uncirculated (Collector)
2013 White Mountain National Forest 35,000 20,530
2013 Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial 30,000 17,716
2013 Great Basin National Park 30,000 17,802
2013 Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine 30,000 19,808
2013 Mount Rushmore National Memorial 35,000 23,477
2012 El Yunque National Park 24,000 17,314
2012 Chaco Culture National Park 24,400 17,146
2012 Acadia National Park 25,400 14,978
2012 Hawaii Volcanoes National Park 20,000 14,863
2012 Denali National Park 20,000 15,225
2011 Gettysburg National Park 126,700 24,625
2011 Glacier National Park 126,700 20,856
2011 Olympic National Park 104,900 18,398
2011 Vicksburg National Park 58,100 18,594
2011 Chickasaw National Park 48,700 16,827
2010 Hot Springs National Park 33,000 27,000
2010 Yellowstone National Park 33,000 27,000
2010 Yosemite National Parks 33,000 27,000
2010 Grand Canyon National Park 33,000 26,019
2010 Mount Hood National Park 33,000 26,928


2013-P America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coins for collectors have a "P" mint mark. They were available to anyone interested and were listed for sale on the Mint’s public website.

2013 America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Bullion Coins for investors have a brilliant finish and do not have a mint mark. The bullion coins were sold to the Mint’s network of authorized dealers. These dealers buy in bulk from the Mint and then resell the coins in smaller quantities for a bit over their melt value.

Article Submitted: December 14th, 2013
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