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Proof Silver Eagles Come Out on Top

It was a quiet week as far as new releases go, but for top sellers, silver continues to dominate.

The front-runner this week is the 2020-W proof silver Eagle coin. With a hearty week-over-week gain of 18,089, it cracked 300,000 with a current overall total of 300,543. This pushed it from second place last week into number one.

Coming in second this week is the 2020 10-coin clad proof set with “W” nickel. It jumped more than 4,500 for the week, finishing at a total of 312,001.

Silver’s strength is again evident in the performance of the 10-coin silver proof set with “W” nickel. It increased by 4,128 this week.

With the price of silver holding strong at just north of $21 per ounce as this is being written, it will be interesting to see how sales of silver products fare in the coming weeks.

Rounding out our top 5 performers with more modest sales are 100-coin bags of the San Francisco-mintmarked 2020 Salt River Bay National Historic Park quarters with an overall total of 2,845 after about a week and a half on the market and the two-roll set of 2020 Kennedy half dollars that now totals 17,257.

To see complete sales figures, visit the U.S. Mint's website at 

This article was originally printed in the Aug. 11 issue of Numismatic News. Click here to subscribe.