Sales of the 2015 March of Dimes commemorative silver dollars have
been driven by the success of the 2015 March of Dimes Special Silver Set.
Of the 141,364 March of Dimes silver dollars reported sold by the U.S. Mint, 120,384
are Proofs, with more than 62 percent being in the Special Silver Set
that as of May 12 had gone into "Unavailable" status. The
sets went on sale May 4 at $61.95 per set, with a maximum of 75,000
In single-coin sales, the Mint sold 45,384 single Proof 2015-W coins
and 20,980 of the 2015-P Uncirculated March of Dimes silver dollars.
In addition to the Proof 2015-W March of Dimes silver dollar, the
three-coin Special Silver set contains a Proof 2015-W Roosevelt
silver dime and Reverse Proof 2015-P Roosevelt silver dime. Both dimes
are exclusive to the set. All three coins are struck in .900 fine silver.
The March of Dimes commemorative silver dollar authorizing
provisions in Public Law 112-209 call for the maximum
production and release of 500,000 silver dollars combined in Proof and
The March of Dimes commmemorative dollar coins went on sale March
13. The Proof coin is currently being offered for $51.95
and the Uncirculated at $48.95. The Proof coin bears the
W Mint mark and the Uncirculated version bears the P Mint mark.
Money collected through the $10 surcharge included in the price of
each coin, after the U.S. Mint recoups its production costs, is to be
paid to the March of Dimes to help finance research,
education, and services aimed at improving the health of women,
infants, and children.