reported July 29 that its inventory of 2015 Blue Ridge Parkway 5-ounce
silver bullion coins was sold out.
Mint's authorized purchasers, to whom the coins are sold, were
notified that no more of the coins were available. Mint officials
report 45,000 of the coins were sold.
authorized purchasers buy the coins from the Mint for the closing PM
spot price of the metal per troy ounce on the London market on a given day plus a premium of
$9.75 per coin and resell them into the secondary market at further premiums.
Mint is still offering for sale the numismatic version of the coin —
the Uncirculated 2015-P 2015 Blue Ridge Parkway 5-ounce silver coin
bearing the Mint mark of the Philadelphia Mint where the coins are struck.
The bullion version, sold out, is also struck at the Philadelphia Mint
but does not carry the Mint mark. The Uncirculated numismatic coins
are still offered, at $149.95 each.
next 5-ounce silver bullion quarter dollar to be issued for sale to
authorized purchasers under the America the Beautiful Quarters
Program, for Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge in Delaware, is
scheduled for release Sept. 30. The numismatic version is slated to be
issued sometime in October.