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Mint Statistics: Limited Edition set demand declines

Purchase momentum for the 2018-S Limited Edition Silver Proof Set slowed this week. Buyers took another 5,975 of the $144.95 set. The running sales total rises from the initial 24,990 to 30,965. Maximum is 50,000.

Loss of momentum is also the operative thought relating to silver Americn Eagle bullion coins. In a week, the Mint sold 75,000 pieces. The monthly total is 1,405,000, which is less than half of the quantity sold in September. Remember that for silver Eagles, September was a blowout month of 2,897,500.

Gold American Eagles did better. The totals below are actually a bit higher than those achieved in September. However, that month was not a high-achieving month as it was for silver.

A few more Eagle sales can still occur in the final hours of the month of October. Next week, the numbers will be final.

 

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