2020 last five oz coin $300 December 7

Discussion in 'Coin Chat' started by potty dollar 1878, Nov 21, 2020.

  1. potty dollar 1878

    potty dollar 1878 Well-Known Member

    I'm guessing the release date has something to do with the 75th anniversary of pearl harbor. 20201121_213455.jpg 20201121_213515.jpg
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  3. SensibleSal66

    SensibleSal66 Casual Collector / error expert "in Training "

    Is that $229 a lot of Money ?
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  4. potty dollar 1878

    potty dollar 1878 Well-Known Member

    Well 5 oz of silver melt value is $120-$150 but it's the u.s mint so expect it to be overpriced/I ment to put $229 not $300
  5. SensibleSal66

    SensibleSal66 Casual Collector / error expert "in Training "

    OK, $229 sound fair . o_O
  6. Beardigger

    Beardigger Well-Known Member

    There are other 5oz Prairie grass bullion coins out now ,but they don't have the mint mark. They are less expensive. Looks just the same just without the MM. You can get the Bullion coin right now for about $150 .
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  7. baseball21

    baseball21 Well-Known Member

    There’s a slightly different finish on the bullion ones
  8. mlov43

    mlov43 주화 수집가

    Well, for a "water vapor and ceramic media mix" coating, it's totally worth it.
  9. dwhiz

    dwhiz Collector Supporter

    I was just thinking for a December 7th release date, you would think they would issues something more specific to the date.
    This is if they have any idea what might have occurred on that date.
    Then again I wonder how many on CT know?
  10. beaver96

    beaver96 Well-Known Member

    dwhiz, I know and will honor the date. I don't think the mint had a clue about the significance of the date, this coin has nothing to do with Pearl Harbor.
  11. baseball21

    baseball21 Well-Known Member

    They know the date but it isn't relevant to the release. They picked a Monday in early December so they can ship orders that week. There's not going to be any rush or sell out
  12. brg5658

    brg5658 Supporter! Supporter

    It's not the 75th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor. That was in 2016.

    I don't think this has anything to do with WW2. December 7th is a Monday, that's likely why it is being issued on that date.
  13. brg5658

    brg5658 Supporter! Supporter

    It's the 79th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor - Not exactly a "special" anniversary.

    I see no reason why the US Mint should be restricted from releasing anything they want to on Monday, 7 Dec 2020. I think it's fine for special coins to be issued on meaningful dates, but I don't think the converse should be implied. That is, just because the US Mint is issuing something on an historically meaningful date does not mean that item needs to be associated with that historically meaningful event.
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