US Mint Sales: 2018 Silver Proof Set Debuts

by Mike Unser on May 1, 2018 · 2 comments

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The 2018 Silver Proof Set scored opening sales of 161,518

Early U.S. Mint sales figures are now available for this year’s silver set of 2018-dated coins. Annually issued since 1992, these sets are among the Mint’s most popular products.

Released last week on Tuesday, April 24, the set posted six-day sales of 161,518. The start is the weakest in the series to date.

The following table summarizes how sets have performed since 2008.

2008 – 2018 Silver Proof Set Sales

Year Price Melt Value on Release Premium Above Melt on Release # of Coins Release Date Debut Sales Date Debut Sales Final Sales
2018 Set $49.95 $22.20 $27.75 10 April 24, 2018 April 29, 2018 161,518
2017 Set $47.95 $23.55 $24.40 10 June 6, 2017 June 11, 2017 174,724 345,334*
2016 Set $52.95 $22.56 $30.39 13 April 18, 2016 April 24 176,733 369,849
2015 Set $53.95 $23.28 $30.67 14 May 14, 2015 May 17, 2015 184,613 387,310
2014 Set $53.95 $25.90 $28.05 14 April 29, 2014 May 4, 2014 183,520 429,493
2013 Set $67.95 $31.70 $36.25 14 May 2, 2013 May 6, 2013 166,710 419,720
2012 Set $67.95 $36.64 $31.31 14 June 4, 2012 June 11, 2012 189,628 395,443
2011 Set $67.95 $35.73 $32.22 14 Jan. 25, 2011 Jan. 30, 2011 209,367 574,175
2010 Set $56.95 $25.57 $31.38 14 Aug. 26, 2010 Aug. 29, 2010 241,656 585,414
2009 Set $52.95 $19.99 $32.96 18 July 17, 2009 July 19, 2010 271,372 694,406
2008 Set $44.95 $17.46 $27.49 14 Aug. 26, 2008 Aug. 31, 2010 292,004 774,874

 

*The 2017 Silver Proof Set is still available from the U.S. Mint.

Weekly U.S. Mint Top Sellers

The U.S. Mint’s newest set was its best weekly seller. Here’s a listing of the agency’s most popular products for the week ended April 29:

  1. 2018 Silver Proof Set (+161,518)
  2. 2018 Proof Set (+8,236 to 214,606)
  3. 2018-W Proof Silver Eagle (+3,983 to 265,607)
  4. 2017 Proof Set (+2,340 to 556,462)
  5. 2017 Mint Set (+2,293 to 279,407)
  6. 2017 Silver Proof Set (+2,258 to 345,334)
  7. 2017 Uncirculated Silver Eagles (+995 to 144,180)
  8. 2018 America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Set (+758 to 54,608)
  9. 2018 America the Beautiful Quarters Proof Set (+633 to 55,570)
  10. 2018 Kennedy Two-Roll Set (+623 to 13,390)

The U.S. Mint published sales data for 152 numismatic products. Fifty-two products outperformed their prior weekly gains against 39 previously. Not counting the new proof set so as to compare apples-to-apples, 5 products increased by more than 1,000 units compared to 1 previously.

In addition, 7 products saw their sales totals reduced against 9 previously. The uncirculated set of 2018 quarters logged a larger-than-typical decline, falling 566 to 16,728.

US Mint Sales: Numismatic Products

Below are tables showing the latest sales for U.S. Mint numismatic products. The sales period covers from April 23 to 29. Products with an asterisk (*) are no longer available or had no reported sales.

American Liberty / 225th Anniversary Products

Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
2018-W $10 American Liberty Gold Coin 20,303 20,498 195 0.96%
2017 American Liberty Silver Four-Medal Set 30,574 30,619 45 0.15%
2017-S Enhanced Uncirculated Coin Set* 210,418 210,418
2017-W $100 American Liberty Gold Coin 28,372 28,392 20 0.07%
2017-P Proof American Liberty Silver Medal 54,912 54,912

2018 Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coins

Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
2018-W Proof $5 Breast Cancer Awareness Gold Coin 8,864 8,930 66 0.74%
2018-W Uncirculated $5 Breast Cancer Awareness Gold Coin 3,827 3,843 16 0.42%
2018-P Proof Breast Cancer Awareness Silver Dollar 25,945 26,330 385 1.48%
2018-P Uncirculated Breast Cancer Awareness Silver Dollar 9,941 10,031 90 0.91%
2018-S Proof Breast Cancer Awareness Clad Half Dollar 14,924 15,056 132 0.88%
2018-D Uncirculated Breast Cancer Awareness Clad Half Dollar 9,158 9,139 -19 -0.21%

2018 WWI Centennial Silver Dollar and Medal Commemoratives

Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
2018 Proof WWI Silver Dollar 45,063 45,580 517 1.15%
2018 Uncirculated WWI Silver Dollar 17,500 17,595 95 0.54%
2018 WWI Silver Dollar and Army Silver Medal Set 15,082 15,076 -6 -0.04%
2018 WWI Silver Dollar and Navy Silver Medal Set 11,927 11,921 -6 -0.05%
2018 WWI Silver Dollar and Marines Silver Medal Set 12,180 12,175 -5 -0.04%
2018 WWI Silver Dollar Coast Guard Silver Medal Set 9,391 9,387 -4 -0.04%
2018 WWI Silver Dollar Air Service Silver Medal Set 12,052 12,048 -4 -0.03%

2017 Boys Town Commemorative Coins

Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
$5 Gold Proof* 1,822 1,822
$5 Gold Uncirculated* 2,947 2,947
$1 Silver Proof* 26,085 26,085
$1 Silver Uncirculated* 12,234 12,234
50c Proof Clad Half-Dollar* 17,639 17,639
50c Uncirculated Clad Half-Dollar* 15,525 15,525
Three-Coin Proof Set* 5,525 5,525

2017 Lions Clubs Commemorative Coins

Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
$1 Silver Proof* 68,519 68,519
$1 Silver Uncirculated* 17,247 17,247

Clad Proof Set

Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
2018 Proof Set 206,370 214,606 8,236 3.99%
2017 Proof Set 554,122 556,462 2,340 0.42%
2016 Proof Set* 595,184 595,184
2018 America the Beautiful Quarters Proof Set 54,937 55,570 633 1.15%
2017 America the Beautiful Quarters Proof Set 87,149 87,194 45 0.05%
2016 America the Beautiful Quarters Proof Set* 91,674 91,674
2016 Ronald Reagan Coin & Chronicles Set* 47,447 47,447
2016 Presidential $1 Coin Proof Set* 231,549 231,549
2018 Happy Birthday Gift Set 8,913 9,148 235 2.64%
2017 Happy Birthday Gift Set 17,604 17,620 16 0.09%
2016 Happy Birthday Gift Set* 16,884 16,884
2015 Happy Birthday Gift Set* 14,470 14,470
2014 Happy Birthday Gift Set* 13,592 13,592
2013 Happy Birthday Gift Set* 12,028 12,028
2018 Birth Gift Set 9,939 10,351 412 4.15%
2017 Birth Gift Set 32,243 32,310 67 0.21%
2016 Birth Gift Set* 29,707 29,707
2015 Birth Gift Set* 34,548 34,548
2014 Birth Gift Set* 35,953 35,953
2013 Birth Gift Set* 42,465 42,465
2012 Birth Gift Set* 49,703 49,703

Silver Proof Set

Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
2018 Silver Proof Set 161,518
2017 Silver Proof Set 343,076 345,334 2,258 0.66%
2016 Silver Proof Set* 369,849 369,849
2015 Silver Proof Set* 387,310 387,310
2018 America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Set 53,850 54,608 758 1.41%
2017 America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Set 86,727 86,803 76 0.09%
2016 America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Set 95,635 95,635
2018 Congratulations Gift Set 14,847 15,294 447 3.01%
2017 Congratulations Gift Set* 74,898 74,898
2016 Congratulations Gift Set* 5,966 5,966
2017 Limited Edition Silver Proof Set* 48,901 48,901
2016 Limited Edition Silver Proof Set* 49,406 49,643 237 0.48%

US Mint Uncirculated Sets

Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
2016 American $1 Coin and Currency Set* 50,737 50,737
2015 American $1 Coin and Currency Set* 88,805 88,805
2017 Uncirculated Mint Set 277,114 279,407 2,293 0.83%
2016 Uncirculated Mint Set 296,576 296,576
2016 Presidential $1 Coin Uncirculated Sets* 55,047 55,047
2015 Presidential $1 Coin Uncirculated Sets* 67,088 67,088
2014 Presidential $1 Coin Uncirculated Sets* 66,795 66,795
2013 Presidential $1 Coin Uncirculated Sets* 75,846 75,846
2012 Presidential $1 Coin Uncirculated Sets* 99,743 99,743
2011 Presidential $1 Coin Uncirculated Sets* 87,429 87,429
2016 Annual Uncirculated Dollar Coin Sets* 19,818 19,818
2015 Annual Uncirculated Dollar Coin Sets* 22,691 22,691
2013 Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Discovery Sets* 10,923 10,923

Coin Discovery Set

Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
2014 9,819 9,845 26 0.26%

Proof Silver Eagles

Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
2018-W Proof Silver Eagles 261,624 265,607 3,983 1.52%
2018-W Proof Silver Eagles (Bulk Pack – 210 Coins) 182 182
2017-W Proof Silver Eagles 378,589 378,901 312 0.08%
2017-W Proof Silver Eagles (Bulk Pack – 210 Coins) 240 240
2016-W Proof Silver Eagles 587,648 587,808 160 0.03%

Uncirculated Silver Eagles

Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
2017 143,185 144,180 995 0.69%
2016* 216,501 216,501

2018 Proof American Eagle Gold Coins

Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
1 oz 2,923 3,003 80 2.74%
1/2 oz 1,073 1,104 31 2.89%
1/4 oz 1,612 1,626 14 0.87%
1/10 oz 6,589 6,763 174 2.64%
4-Coin Set 4,605 4,702 97 2.11%

2017 Proof American Eagle Gold Coins

Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
1 oz 8,870 8,880 10 0.11%
1/2 oz 2,434 2,436 2 0.08%
1/4 oz 4,409 4,413 4 0.09%
1/10 oz* 11,163 11,163
4-Coin Set 9,811 9,811

2016 Proof American Eagle Gold Coins

Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
1 oz 24,095 24,103 8 0.03%
1/2 oz 5,943 5,943
1/4 oz* 7,135 7,135
1/10 oz* 21,629 21,629
4-Coin Set* 17,270 17,270

Uncirculated American Eagle Gold Coins

Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
2017* 5,800 5,800
2016* 6,887 6,887

Proof American Buffalo Gold Coins

Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
2017 Proof Gold Buffalo* 15,810 15,810
2016 Proof Gold Buffalo* 21,878 21,878

Proof American Platinum Eagle

Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
2018 9,537 9,583 46 0.48%
2017* 8,891 8,891

America the Beautiful 5 Oz Silver Coins

  Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
2018-P Apostle Islands Rocks Silver Coins 14,614 15,125 511 3.50%
2018-P Pictured Rocks Silver Coins 15,984 16,076 92 0.58%
2017-P George Rogers Clark Silver Coins 14,731 14,731
2017-P Ellis Island Silver Coins 17,616 17,616
2017-P Ozark Riverways Silver Coins 17,115 17,137 22 0.13%
2017-P Frederick Douglass Silver Coins 17,273 17,289 16 0.09%
2017-P Effigy Mounds Silver Coins 16,737 16,753 16 0.10%
2016-P Fort Moultrie Silver Coins 17,882 17,882
2016-P Theodore Roosevelt Silver Coins* 18,917 18,917
2016-P Harpers Ferry Silver Coins* 18,896 18,896
2016-P Cumberland Gap Silver Coins* 18,713 18,713
2016-P Shawnee Silver Coins* 18,781 18,781
2015-P Saratoga Silver Coins* 17,563 17,563
2015-P Bombay Hook Silver Coins* 17,309 17,309
2015-P Blue Ridge Parkway Silver Coins* 17,461 17,461
2015-P Kisatchie Silver Coins* 19,449 19,449
2015-P Homestead Silver Coins* 21,286 21,286
2014-P Everglades Silver Coins* 22,732 22,732
2014-P Great Sand Dunes Silver Coins* 24,103 24,103
2014-P Arches Silver Coins* 28,434 28,434
2014-P Shenandoah Silver Coins* 28,451 28,451
2014-P Great Smoky Mountains Silver Coins* 24,710 24,710
2013-P White Mountain Silver Coins* 20,530 20,530
2013-P Perry’s Victory Silver Coins* 17,707 17,707
2013-P Great Basin Silver Coins* 17,792 17,792
2013-P Fort McHenry Silver Coins* 19,802 19,802
2013-P Mount Rushmore Silver Coins* 23,547 23,547

Native American Dollar Rolls

Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
2018-dated 25-coin roll set (P) 11,512 11,715 203 1.76%
2018-dated 25-coin roll set (D) 11,239 11,398 159 1.41%
2018-dated 100-coin bag (P) 831 852 21 2.53%
2018-dated 100-coin bag (D) 782 802 20 2.56%
2018-dated 250-coin box (P) 1,175 1,195 20 1.70%
2018-dated 250-coin box (D) 1,193 1,209 16 1.34%
2017-dated 25-coin roll set (P) 15,839 15,869 30 0.19%
2017-dated 25-coin roll set (D) 15,200 15,232 32 0.21%
2017-dated 100-coin bag (P) 1,466 1,472 6 0.41%
2017-dated 100-coin bag (D) 1,347 1,351 4 0.30%
2017-dated 250-coin box (P) 1,875 1,881 6 0.32%
2017-dated 250-coin box (D) 1,963 1,967 4 0.20%
2016-dated 25-coin roll set (P)* 17,890 17,890
2016-dated 25-coin roll set (D)* 17,434 17,434
2016-dated 100-coin bag (P)* 2,221 2,221
2016-dated 100-coin bag (D)* 2,131 2,131
2016-dated 250-coin box (P)* 1,955 1,955
2016-dated 250-coin box (D)* 2,138 2,138
2015-dated 25-coin roll set (P)* 18,763 18,763
2015-dated 25-coin roll set (D)* 19,021 19,021
2015-dated 100-coin bag (P)* 2,415 2,415
2015-dated 100-coin bag (D)* 2,455 2,455
2015-dated 250-coin box (P)* 2,329 2,329
2015-dated 250-coin box (D)* 2,311 2,311

Kennedy Half Dollar Rolls

Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/

Loss

%
Increase
2018-dated 200-coin bag (P&D) 3,182 3,251 69 2.17%
2018-dated 2-roll set (P&D) 12,767 13,390 623 4.88%
2017-dated 200-coin bag (P&D) 9,290 9,404 114 1.23%
2017-dated 2-roll set (P&D) 22,338 22,374 36 0.16%
2016-dated 200-coin bag (P&D)* 11,393 11,393
2016-dated 2-roll set (P&D)* 23,491 23,491

America the Beautiful Quarters Uncirculated Coin Set

Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
2018 Issue 17,294 16,728 -566 -3.27%
2017 Issue* 29,972 29,972

America the Beautiful Quarters Circulating Coin Set

Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
2017 Issue 20,185 20,246 61 0.30%
2016 Issue 22,126 22,163 37 0.17%
2015 Issue* 22,356 22,356

America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Sets

Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
Apostle Islands 9,855 10,473 618 6.27%
Pictured Rocks 11,577 11,762 185 1.60%
George Rogers Clark 12,703 12,731 28 0.22%
Ellis Island 16,520 16,544 24 0.15%
Ozark Riverways 13,810 13,829 19 0.14%
Frederick Douglass 13,888 13,903 15 0.11%
Effigy Mounds 13,477 13,487 10 0.07%
Fort Moultrie 12,822 12,841 19 0.15%
Theodore Roosevelt 15,504 15,532 28 0.18%
Harpers Ferry 13,875 13,889 14 0.10%
Cumberland Gap 14,541 14,552 11 0.08%
Shawnee 15,038 15,067 29 0.19%
Saratoga* 14,950 14,950
Bombay Hook* 13,400 13,400
Blue Ridge Parkway* 17,165 17,165
Kisatchie Set* 15,196 15,196
Homestead Set* 16,114 16,114
Everglades Set* 14,373 14,373
Great Sand Dunes Set* 14,119 14,119
Arches Three-Coin Set* 15,859 15,859
Shenandoah Three-Coin Set* 17,351 17,351
Great Smoky Mountains Set* 18,588 18,588
Mount Rushmore Quarters Set* 17,924 17,924
Fort McHenry Quarters Set* 16,345 16,345
Great Basin Quarters Set* 15,526 15,526
Perry’s Victory Quarters Set* 17,643 17,643
White Mountain Quarters Set* 18,056 18,056
Denali Quarters Set* 18,193 18,193
Hawaii Volcanoes Quarters Set* 19,947 19,947
Acadia Quarters Set* 19,940 19,940
Chaco Culture Quarters Set* 20,028 20,028
El Yunque Quarters Set* 19,891 19,891
Chickasaw Quarters Set* 16,184 16,184
Vicksburg Quarters Set* 18,095 18,095
Olympic Quarters Set* 17,718 17,718
Glacier Quarters Set* 19,046 19,046
Gettysburg Quarters Set* 22,869 22,869
Mount Hood Quarters Set* 18,384 18,384
Grand Canyon Quarters Set* 22,133 22,133
Yosemite Quarters Set* 22,154 22,154
Yellowstone Quarters Set* 25,048 25,048
Hot Springs Quarters Set* 23,203 23,203

2018 Apostle Islands Quarters

  Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
100-Coin Bag (S) 2,858 2,990 132 4.62%
40-Coin Roll (S) 2,470 2,584 114 4.62%
Three-Roll Set 6,271 6,605 334 5.33%
100-Coin Bag (P) 1,639 1,722 83 5.06%
100-Coin Bag (D) 1,659 1,740 81 4.88%
Two-Roll Set 5,700 5,781 81 1.42%

2018 Pictured Rocks Quarters

  Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
100-Coin Bag (S) 3,451 3,471 20 0.58%
40-Coin Roll (S) 3,113 3,142 29 0.93%
Three-Roll Set 7,679 7,737 58 0.76%
100-Coin Bag (P) 1,990 2,003 13 0.65%
100-Coin Bag (D) 1,946 1,959 13 0.67%
Two-Roll Set 5,987 6,011 24 0.40%

2017 George Rogers Clark Quarters

  Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
100-Coin Bag (S) 3,973 3,980 7 0.18%
40-Coin Roll (S) 3,613 3,621 8 0.22%
Three-Roll Set 8,329 8,346 17 0.20%
100-Coin Bag (P) 2,136 2,139 3 0.14%
100-Coin Bag (D) 2,091 2,097 6 0.29%
Two-Roll Set 6,420 6,425 5 0.08%

2017 Ellis Island Quarters

  Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
100-Coin Bag (S) 4,257 4,262 5 0.12%
40-Coin Roll (S) 3,898 3,906 8 0.21%
Three-Roll Set 8,895 8,907 12 0.13%
100-Coin Bag (P) 2,362 2,364 2 0.08%
100-Coin Bag (D) 2,209 2,215 6 0.27%
Two-Roll Set 6,560 6,563 3 0.05%

2017 Ozark Riverways Quarters

  Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
100-Coin Bag (S) 4,049 4,051 2 0.05%
40-Coin Roll (S) 3,848 3,853 5 0.13%
Three-Roll Set 8,565 8,573 8 0.09%
100-Coin Bag (P) 2,157 2,157
100-Coin Bag (D) 2,120 2,120
Two-Roll Set 6,715 6,717 2 0.03%

2017 Frederick Douglass Quarters

  Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
100-Coin Bag (S) 4,246 4,246
40-Coin Roll (S) 3,975 3,975
Three-Roll Set 8,786 8,786
100-Coin Bag (P) 2,329 2,329
100-Coin Bag (D) 2,222 2,222
Two-Roll Set 6,863 6,863

2017 Effigy Mounds Quarters

  Old
Sales
Latest
Sales
Gain/
Loss
%
Increase
100-Coin Bag (S)* 4,211 4,211
40-Coin Roll (S)* 3,951 3,951
Three-Roll Set* 8,805 8,805
100-Coin Bag (P)* 2,324 2,324
100-Coin Bag (D)* 2,196 2,196
Two-Roll Set* 6,924 6,924

 

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NWRobert
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So what is everyone thinking will be THE COLLECTIBLE coin(s) for 2018? 2018 Uncirculated AU coins? 2018 Limited Edition Silver Proof set? Other?
BTW, how long does it take for natural toning to occur on AG coins?

Mike Unser, TY for all your work! The bot is a pita. But I understand.

Chas Barber
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PALLADIUM Proof will be the only thing that will be the cat’s meow @ the United States Lost@Sea Mint…….