Coin and Paper Money Collecting/2012 silver proof set

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Why is the 2012 silver proof set worth more than all but one of the other sets? Sorry but i couldn't fix my print size.

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Hi William,

It's simply supply & demand.

When the sets came out, they made a much lower number of them, and they sold out very quickly.  This left a lot of people without the sets they usually bought.  So, still wanting the sets, that drove the price of the available sets way up, as the buyers fought over the limited available sets.

As with most mint products, the price of these sets will eventually come down, as the demand for them diminishes -- take the 1999 silver set for example, it used to be well over $300, and now you can get them for less than $100.

I hope this helps,

Dan  

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My strong familiarity with all U.S. Mint coins, extensive reference library, and close relationships with many other dealers allows me to identify just about any coin made in the USA. I receive regular updates to all the current price guides -- both wholesale & retail -- to provide accurate values. So, with a good description or pictures, I should be able to identify and value any U.S. coin you have.

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I've been a coin dealer since the 1980's and a coin collector since the 1960's. I specialize in U.S. Silver Coins and have an active online website -- The Working Man's Rare Coins -- http://www.workingmancoins.com -- offering information and inventory in U.S. coins.

Organizations I belong to :
American Numismatic Association Member #187770
Michigan State Numismatic Society Member #8255
Florida United Numismatics Member #19710
Monroe Coin Club Treasurer
Lincoln Coin Club Board Member
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CoinMasters Member #1814

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http://www.workingmancoins.com/FAQ/index.htm



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BBA from Adrian College

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