As of yesterday, the 2013 United States Mint Silver Proof Set has sold out. This represents the first 2013 annual set to have sold out.
The 2013 Silver Proof Set originally went on sale May 2, 2013. Each set includes 90% silver versions of the Roosevelt Dime, Kennedy Half Dollar, and five America the Beautiful Quarters, along with the Lincoln Cent, Jefferson Nickel, Native American Dollar, and five Presidential Dollars in their standard compositions.
The sets were initially priced at $67.95, which was unchanged from the prior year. Less than a month later, the price was reduced to $60.95 per set. Further declines in the market price of silver prompted another price reduction to $53.95 in mid-July. This price would remain in place until the eventual sell out.
According to the latest weekly report, sales for the 2013 Silver Proof Set had reached 419,148 units as of February 2, 2014. An updated number should be available in next week’s report.
Significantly, the eventual final sales number will come in above historic low established by the 2012 Silver Proof Set. The product had sold out on January 2, 2013 with last reported sales of 395,443 units. The unexpected nature of the sell out and the low sales have contributed to higher secondary market prices.
For now, all of the coins included in the 2013 Silver Proof Set remain available for sale at the United States Mint within other products. The 90% silver quarters are available within the 2013 America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Set. The 90% silver dime and half dollar as well as the quarters are available within the 2013 Limited Edition Silver Proof Set, which has reached sales of 36,865 from the 50,000 maximum. The standard composition coins remain available with the regular 2013 Proof Set as well as the 2013 Birth and Happy Birthday Sets.