U.S. Mint sells out Proof silver American Eagles

Proof 2012-W American Eagle silver dollar sales end
Published : 11/19/12
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Sales by the United States Mint of the Proof 2012-W American Eagle silver dollars have ended, with officials Nov. 13 reporting a sellout of the inventory.

The U.S. Mint’s weekly sales report released Nov. 12 indicates the Proof silver American Eagle is no longer available as an ordering option.

The Nov. 5 weekly sales report, the last for which figures are available, indicates sales of 819,217 coins. The sales figures are unofficial and unaudited, with final sales figures unavailable for several months.

The Proof American Eagle silver dollars went on sale April 12, priced at $59.95 each. The price of each coin was reduced to $54.95 July 25 following sustained downward movement in the price of silver.

All U.S. Mint numismatic products containing precious metals coins are priced according to a pricing grid. Where the fluctuating spot price of each precious metal is in any given week determines whether the price of the numismatic product is increased, reduced, or remains the same.

The price of the Proof American Eagle silver coin returned Oct. 10 to its initial opening price of $59.95, after a sustained period of increase in the price of silver. ■

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