Tomorrow, April 21, 2010 at 5:00 PM ET, the introductory pricing period for the United States Mint’s 2010 Boy Scouts of America Centennial Silver Dollar will come to an end. The prices for the proof and uncirculated versions of the coin will be adjusted higher to reflect regular pricing.
The 2010 Boy Scouts Silver Dollars went on sale at the US Mint on March 23, 2010. The obverse coin design features a Cub Scout, Boy Scout, and female Venturer saluting to represent how the organization has evolved over the past century to serve all the youth of America. The reverse of the coin features the universal emblem of the Boy Scouts of America. The commemorative coins were authorized by Congress to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the organization.
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For the first 30 days of sales, the US Mint offered the coins under introductory pricing. The proof version of the coin was priced at $39.95 and the uncirculated version of the coin was priced at $33.95. After 5:00 PM ET tomorrow, the prices will be increased to $43.95 for the proof coins and $35.95 for the uncirculated coins.
The latest US Mint sales report shows that total sales of 312,653 coins have been recorded through April 18, 2010. The maximum authorized mintage for the Boy Scouts Silver Dollars has been set at 350,000.