Silver prices bounced up and down in the past year,
some more dramatic than others.
For the year-over-year comparison, the silver market
price from the May 2016 coin show to the May 2017
coin show decreased by $0.59 or -3.5%.
Comparatively, silver decreased by $1.72 or -9.4%
from the April show to the May show. (London market
Throughout the coin show's years starting in 1988,
silver's price dramatically changed.
The silver's 2016 peak value occurred in August. They began the
year moving upward but more recently they have bounced up and
Let's look at the New York closing market prices on the last trading
day before the May 2017 coin show:
The New York market closed at $16.31 on the Friday before the April
show, while the London market closed at $16.50.
Take a look at this chart of the silver prices for May 2016 through May
2017 (London Market values).
Each of these values reflect the prices on the Friday just prior to the
monthly coin shows.
Through the coin show years, silver prices fluctuated from a
low of just over $3.50 per ounce to the high value of over
$48 in April 2011.
Silver's market values frequently bounce up and down in
The charts have been updated to include through Friday,
May 5, 2017.
These charts do not reflect the silver bullion volatility
occurring on other dates.
This chart shows the silver prices from the London Fix
numbers just prior to each Sunday show through all the coin
show years, 1988-to-date.
The numbers for the silver prices in the charts above were pulled from Kitco's historical silver data using London Fix
Their site provides much more detail of the daily values through these years rather than just the days before coin
shows and the singular high and low points as shown in the above silver charts.