Silver Set Melt Values Close November With Fifth Weekly Increase

Silver Set Melt Values showed a weekly increase again as the month of November 2012 drew to a close. This increase is the fifth in a row for positive gains for the sets based on the Friday to Friday London Fix for silver.

Silver ended the week up a very respectable 2.6% compared to last Friday’s Fix with an increase of $0.87 from that Fix. The London Fix for silver for today, November 30, 2012 was $34.28 an ounce.

Precious Metals Prices
November 30, 2012
London Fix
Weekly Change


For the week, the only negative seen by the four precious metals shown in the chart above came for gold. It shed approximately half a percent during the week closing at $1,726.00 an ounce. The remaining three precious metals listed all had gains with palladium rising the most with a 4.2% jump. It was followed by silver’s 2.6% increase and then platinum’s 1.8% improvement.

Looking closer into the week shows silver had a large gain on Monday coming in with a Fix of $34.08 an ounce, up from last Friday’s $33.41 by $0.67. Tuesday dropped slightly to $34.05 with a larger dip on Wednesday to $33.85. It fell again on Thursday to $33.76 before recovering on Friday to $34.28 an ounce.

At $34.28, silver is now up $7.61 from the 2012 low set on July 12th. That low was $26.67 making this week’s final Fix up 28.5% from that low.

Conversely, silver is still down from the 2012 high established on February 29th of $37.23 an ounce. Doing the math shows the precious metal still down $2.95 from that high, or 7.9%.

The chart below offers current coin melt values based on the Fix for Friday, November 30, 2012, and a comparison to those values based on last week’s silver price.

Weekly Silver Coin Melt Value Comparisons

Last Week’s Silver Melt Value
This Week’s Silver Melt Value
Jefferson Nickel (1942-1945)
Barber Dime (1892-1916)
Mercury Dime (1916-1945)
Roosevelt Dime (1946-1964)
Barber Quarter (1892-1916)
Standing Liberty Quarter (1916-1930)
Washington Quarter (1932-1964)
Barber Half Dollar (1892-1915)
Walking Liberty Half Dollar (1916-1947)
Franklin Half Dollar (1948-1963)
Kennedy Half Dollar (1964)
Kennedy Half Dollar (1965-1970)
Morgan Dollar (1878-1921)
Peace Dollar (1921-1935)
Eisenhower Dollar (1971-1976)
American Silver Eagle
America the Beautiful 5 Oz. Silver Coins


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