The 3,500 2014-P National Baseball Hall of Fame silver
dollars placed on sale Dec. 16 by the U.S. Mint without
significant advance warning, from order cancellations, are, possibly,
The U.S. Mint's website indicated Dec. 18 that the product offering
of Proof and Uncirculated commemoarive coins was "out of stock."
"We will not declare a sellout until all of the inventory has
shipped and the time for returns and exchanges has passed," Adam
Stump, deputy director of the U.S. Mint's Office of Corporate
Communications, said Dec. 18.
A number of collectors contacted Coin World about the
offering after stumbling upon it on the Mint's catalog page for
ordering. Coin World posted notice Dec. 16 of the pending offering, after being
notified by Mint officials.
The 400,000 maximum authorization of combined Proof and Uncirculated
coins was reported by Mint officials to have been reached April 9. The
coins originally went on sale March 27.
Stump said the unreconciled sales numbers, which still require
auditing after sales are closed out, are running 67 percent Proof and
33 percent Uncirculated.
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