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Another Bullion Sell Out for U.S. Mint: Bombay Hook 5 oz. Silver Bullion Coin

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By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ….
By Tuesday, September 29, the United States Mint had sold out of the Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge 5 oz. silver bullion coin. The coin, the fourth and next-to-last entry in the 2015 America the Beautiful Quarters silver bullion series, had been released only a day earlier on the 28th.

As such, 2015 continues to be a successful year for the Mint’s America the Beautiful bullion coin program. The first coin in the series, the Homestead National Monument 5 oz. silver bullion coin, was released on February 17 and sold out by April 1.

The second coin in the series, the Kisatchie National Forest 5 oz. silver bullion coin, sold out by May 7. It was initially released on April 20.

The third entry–the Blue Ridge Parkway 5 oz. silver bullion coin–became available on June 22, temporarily sold out the same day, resumed sales on July 13 and officially sold out on July 29.

Final sales figures for each of the 2015 America the Beautiful Quarters 5 oz. silver bullion coins are as follows:

2015 America the Beautiful Quarters silver bullion coin series final mintages
Courtesy of the U.S. Mint

The fifth and last entry in the series, the Saratoga National Historical Park 5 oz. silver bullion coin, is set for release on November 30. For a look at the design of the 2015 Saratoga America the Beautiful quarter (which is also the design of the 5 oz. bullion coin), click here.

The 2015 Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge America the Beautiful Quarters silver uncirculated coin goes on sale at noon October 8.

Hubert Walker
Hubert Walker
Hubert Walker has served as the Assistant Editor of CoinWeek.com since 2015. Along with co-author Charles Morgan, he has written for CoinWeek since 2012, as well as the monthly column "Market Whimsy" for The Numismatist and the book 100 Greatest Modern World Coins (2020) for Whitman Publishing.

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