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Golden Eagle Coins Tip: The US Mint estimated sales of $2.45 million for the Mint Proof Sets and $900,000 for the Mint Silver Proof Sets. The difference in numbers is attributed to a combination of production and sales. Silver Proof sets from 2002 and other years make a great addition to your coin collection or as a gift to the budding coin collector. You can obtain 2002 silver proof sets from the 50 State Quarters program for under $60 retail.