American Eagle silver bullion coin sales reach 13 million level

Authorized purchasers continue placing orders to meet demand
By , Coin World
Published : 03/16/16
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Another week. Another million silver bullion coins available. Another million sold.

The U.S. Mint's authorized purchasers placed orders March 14, 15, and 16 to consume the 1 million American Eagle silver bullion coins allocated for the week beginning March 14. No more American Eagle silver bullion coins will be made available until the March 21 weekly allocation.

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Cumulative sales through March 16 total 13 million coins. Sales began Jan. 11.

Gold American Eagles

American Eagle gold bullion sales through March 15 totaled 228,500 ounces: 173,000 ounces in 1-ounce coins, 15,000 ounces in half-ounce coins (30,000 coins), 13,000 ounces in quarter-ounce coins (52,000 coins), and 27,500 ounces in tenth-ounce coins (275,000 coins).

Gold American Buffalo coins

Cumulative sales of 2016 American Buffalo 1-ounce .9999 fine gold $50 coins total 56,000 coins through March 15.

Silver 5-ounce bullion

The total number of 2016 Shawnee National Forest 5-ounce silver bullion coins remains at 105,000 coins sold, of the 120,000 coins initially available.

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