JULY 31 UPDATE FROM THE U.S. MINT: First day sales totaled
36,686 coins, or 73.3 percent of the maximum authorization.
Officials report that the product is currently on "Back
Order." This means that the item is available to be ordered
now, but it is not currently in stock. Additional inventory is being
made. Customers can go online to the website and add the item to
their cart to see when additional inventory is expected to be
available. Also, sales through the U.S. Mint's smartphone mobile app
were just over $500,000. In the first 10 minutes of sales, there
were 5,231 orders placed (8.72 orders per second).
UPDATE FROM THE U.S. MINT: The Mint's website indicates the
coin is "currently unavailable." Adam Stump, deputy
director of the Mint's Office of Corporate Communications, said via
email at 3:47 p.m. Eastern Time July 30 that, "We are not sold
out. We have taken orders for more than 35,000 coins and the website
should be updated at some point in the next day that the item will
be on backorder."
United States Mint took orders July 30 for more than 30,000 2015-W
American Liberty, High Relief gold $100 coins within 75 minutes of the
noon Eastern Time sales launch.
product limit is 50,000 coins, and each household order is limited to
a maximum of 50 coins. The coin is priced at $1,490 each.
collectors reported to
World that placing orders on the Mint's website was easy, but some problems were
encountered by those whose orders totaled $25,000 or more.
can’t take an order on a single credit card for more than
$25,000," Adam Stump, deputy director of the Mint's Office of
Corporate Communications, said via email. "With that said,
someone can use multiple credit cards or a wire transfer to buy more
coins to get to the household order limit."
added: "As of 1:15 p.m., we had taken orders for more than 30,000
coins. That doesn’t factor in credit card holds or order holds, but
the high volume in such a short amount of time shows customers were
able to get into the system and complete their order quickly whether
it’s an average coin collector or a dealer.
has the same opportunity to purchase a coin."
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