Final but unaudited sales by the United States Mint of the Reverse
Proof 2013-W American Buffalo 1-ounce gold $50 coin reached 47,836 coins.
Tom Jurkowsky, director of the U.S. Mint’s Office of Public
Affairs, said the morning of Sept. 6 that the sales counter to be
posted on www.usmint.gov that
afternoon would represent total sales recorded through the close of
sales for the program at 5 p.m. Eastern Time Sept. 5.
Sales began at noon ET Aug. 8.
The highest daily sales were recorded on the first day, with
21,010 coins sold.
The Reverse Proof gold coins were initially offered at $1,640 per
coin, subject to change weekly according to the Mint’s pricing grid
for precious metals coins based on the London PM fix for the spot
price of gold.
With the spot price of gold increasing, the U.S. Mint upped the
sale price of the coins by $50 on Aug. 16, imposing a price of $1,690
The price subsequently was increased another $50 per coin on Aug.
21, to $1,740, which remained in effect until the close of sales on
Sept. 5. ■