The United States Mint suspended sales of several silver coins Wednesday, October 3, through Wednesday, October 10, due to their higher melt values. When sales resumed, prices for the thirteen affected products were higher by $5 for every ounce of silver they contained.
On Thursday, June 7, 2012, the U.S. Mint will make available an anticipated collectible product it has named 2012 American Eagle San Francisco Two-Coin Silver Proof Set. Not yet listed on the U.S. Mint’s website, earlier this week CoinNews.net indicated that the set’s price is $149.95. At $28.52 an ounce for silver right now, that [...]
Preliminary details from the United States Mint indicate it will offer the 2012 Silver Proof Set in June. A date of June 4 is currently listed in the government agency’s 2012 Scheduled Products Listing. Based on other information released, the set’s price will be $67.95. Because the set has eight coins produced from 90% silver [...]
The market for the precious metal silver ended down on Friday compared to a week ago bringing silver coin melt values along with it. The London Fix for Silver for Friday, March 9, 2012 was $33.87 an ounce. In comparison, the spot last week Friday (March 2, 2012) was $35.21 an ounce. This equates to [...]
Escalating silver prices this week led to not only higher silver coin melt values but also resulted in the US Mint suspending sales of several silver containing products. The precious metal ended the week up $2.09 from where it was just seven days before equating to a jump of 6.2% As the price of silver [...]
Available from the United States Mint today, January 10, is its latest silver set featuring all five 2012 America the Beautiful Quarters. This is one of two annually issued silver sets released by the government agency each year, and the one with the lowest melt value as an upcoming standard proof silver set features more [...]
Effective today, Tuesday, December 27, 2011, the United States Mint adjusted the price down on several of its currently available silver numismatic products. This price decrease affects the 2011 Uncirculated American Silver Eagle and the four currently available America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coins™. For reference, the American Silver Eagles each contain one [...]