Early 2012 Silver Coin Melt Values Rise

Silver coin melt values are up in early 2012 thanks to a rise in the price of silver seen in the first week of the year. The London Fix for Silver was $29.40 an ounce on Friday, January 6, 2012, up $1.22 an ounce from the Fix of last Friday, December 30, 2011 which was just $28.18.

Precious Metals Prices
January 6, 2012
London Fix
Weekly Change
Gold
$1,616.50
+$42.00
+2.7%
Silver
$29.40
+$1.22
+4.3%
Platinum
$1,410.00
+$29.00
+2.1%
Palladium
$632.00
-$4.00
-0.6%

 

During the shortened trading week (thanks to the New Year’s holiday), the Silver Fix was at $28.78 on Tuesday, up to $29.18 on Wednesday with a slight retreat on Thursday to $28.92 an ounce. The precious metal recovered on Friday to the aforementioned $29.40.

Still, the white metal is down considerably over the last year. The Spot for 2011 averaged $35.12 an ounce drawn up by considerable highs. In fact, those highs even reached to $48.70 an ounce on April 28, 2011 which was a three-decade high for the precious metal.

The chart below offers current melt values based on the Fix for Friday, January 6, 2012 and a comparison to those values based on last week’s silver price.

Weekly Silver Coin Melt Value Comparisons

SILVER COIN
Last Week’s Silver Melt Value
This Week’s Silver Melt Value
Jefferson Nickel (1942-1945)
$1.59
$1.65
Barber Dime (1892-1916)
$2.04
$2.13
Mercury Dime (1916-1945)
$2.04
$2.13
Roosevelt Dime (1946-1964)
$2.04
$2.13
Barber Quarter (1892-1916)
$5.10
$5.32
Standing Liberty Quarter (1916-1930)
$5.10
$5.32
Washington Quarter (1932-1964)
$5.10
$5.32
Barber Half Dollar (1892-1915)
$10.19
$10.63
Walking Liberty Half Dollar (1916-1947)
$10.19
$10.63
Franklin Half Dollar (1948-1963)
$10.19
$10.63
Kennedy Half Dollar (1964)
$10.19
$10.63
Kennedy Half Dollar (1965-1970)
$4.17
$4.35
Morgan Dollar (1878-1921)
$21.80
$22.74
Peace Dollar (1921-1935)
$21.80
$22.74
Eisenhower Dollar (1971-1976)
$8.91
$9.29
American Silver Eagle
$28.18
$29.40
America the Beautiful 5 Oz. Silver Coins
$140.90
$147.00

 

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