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Mint Statistics: Accountants active, buyers less so

Accountants have caught up with reality at the U.S. Mint. The 2018 San Francisco Silver Reverse Proof Set stands at 198,748 of a possible 200,000. The set has not been available from the Mint website for more than a week.

The 2018-S proof silver American Eagle added 16,417, but sales still stand below 100,000 at 93,884.

World War I Coin and Medal Sets continue to inch ahead. All five can still be purchased.

Silver bullion Eagle sales continue their recovery. The month of August has not quite finished as these figures are compiled, but the 1,505,000 number nearly equals sales of May, June and July combined. August gold bullion coin sales are not as robust.

The 2018 clad proof set number rose by 11,017 to 327,359. The silver proof set is up by 3,344 to 218,625.

Most other numbers have hardly budged as summer moves toward fall.


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