More than half of the limited-edition Proof 2022-P American Liberty silver medals were sold by the US Mint during the first day of sales on August 18.
The Mint’s August 21 sales report records sales totaling 49,835 medals from a maximum release of 75,000 medals, priced at $75 each. As of August 23, the Silver Medal product option was in the “Currently Unavailable” status. No household order limits were in place.
The notice on the Mint’s online product catalog states: “We currently no longer have this item, but others may become available later. If you provide your email address or mobile number using the “RECALL ME” button, you will receive any back in stock messages we send regarding this product.
US Mint spokesman Michael White confirmed World Currency On August 22, first day medal sales reached 39,719 pieces. Of the total number of medals sold recorded, 31,256 medals came from general sales (online and at sales outlets at the Mint’s headquarters in Washington, D.C., and at the Mints’ contract sales centers in Philadelphia and Denver ). Another 5,000 were sold to attendees of the American Numismatic Association’s World Silver Fair in Rosemont, Illinois, and 3,463 medals were purchased through authorized dealers in the wholesale purchase program.
The ABPP program allows the purchase of up to 10% of the maximum production of a numismatic product, combined, by the 18 dealers that make up the ABPP program. Resellers must pay a premium of 5% above the retail price and pick up their product from the contract fulfillment warehouse in Memphis, Tennessee.
The 1 oz. .999 fine silver medals bear the designs introduced in 2021 on the $100 Gold Proof 2021-W American Liberty, High Relief coin. The medals are minted at the Philadelphia Mint and bear the establishment’s P Mint on the reverse directly below the tip of the bottom of the eagle’s beak.