Authorized purchasers for the U.S. Mint’s American Eagle and American
Buffalo bullion coin programs will be able to place orders for 2014
gold bullion coins beginning Jan. 2 and beginning Jan. 13 for silver
Authorized purchasers were also notified Nov. 6 of the availability
of remaining 2013 inventory, and 2012 half-ounce and quarter-ounce
Going into the month of December, the Mint plans to have available
for purchase by authorized purchasers inventories of 2013 1-ounce,
half-ounce, quarter-ounce and tenth-ounce gold American Eagles,
1-ounce gold American Buffalo coins and 1-ounce silver American Eagles.
The 2013 inventory will remain on sale until depleted, according to
Mint officials. The Mint also has available an undisclosed quantities
of 2012 American Eagle half-ounce and quarter-ounce gold coins.
The U.S. Mint plans to strike sufficient quantities of the 2014 gold
American Eagles and gold American Buffaloes that would negate the need
to ration quantities when sales start on Jan. 2.
Silver bullion coin sales
Mint officials also updated authorized purchasers with details of the
silver bullion coin program.
“The United States Mint will issue its last weekly allocation of
2013-dated American Eagle silver bullion coins on Monday, Dec. 9,
2013,” according to the Nov. 6 notice to Mint authorized purchasers.
“We will begin accepting orders for 2014 dated American Eagle silver
bullion coins on Monday, Jan. 13, 2014. This initial release will be
allocated to all APs per our standard allocation policy.”
The 2014 coins should be available publicly shortly after the
authorized purchasers receive them. ■