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U.S. Mint Sells 53K Cumberland Gap 5 oz. Silver Bullion Coins in Two Days

April 20, 2016 in Blogs, Coins, Coins for sale, Collecting, Commemorative, Education, History, New Releases, News, Numismatica, Numismatics, Precious Metals, Silver, Silver Coins, US Mint, USA Coins

By: Dan Holmes Mint News Blog (http://mintnewsblog.com)

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Yesterday, April 18, the U.S. Mint began accepting orders for 2016 Cumberland Gap 5 oz. silver bullion coins from its authorized purchasers. Now, after two days of availability, the issue has already sold 53,000 pieces, giving it the sixth-highest mintage ever for a 5 oz. America the Beautiful silver coin.

Considering that the Cumberland Gap 5 oz. coins were awarded an overall mintage limit of 150,000 pieces across bullion and Uncirculated strikes, it’s highly probable that the Mint will produce a lot more of these, especially as sales for the previous issue in the series — featuring Shawnee National… Full article at the source>

Source: Mint News Blog (http://mintnewsblog.com)

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