record-breaking 2014 sales of American Eagle 1-ounce, .999 fine silver bullion
coins, the U.S.
Mint is off to strong sales in 2015.
January 2015, the U.S. Mint recorded sales of 5.53 million of the
silver coins — 755,000 more than the 4,775,000 coins sold in January 2014.
record for sales in January for the silver American Eagles was
reported in January 2013, with 7,498,000 coins.
is often the highest sales month for any individual calendar year for
this coin, since it is the month the incoming year's first sales begin.
calendar year 2014, the U.S. Mint recorded sales of 44,006,000 coins, the highest sales total
since the silver American Eagle silver dollar made its debut in
primarily sold as an investment vehicle, the American Eagle bullion
coins are also sought after by collectors assembling collections by date.
Eagle bullion coins are not sold directly to the public. Instead, they
are sold to a network of authorized purchasers who offer a two-way
market for the coins. The authorized purchasers acquire the coins from
the U.S. Mint for the closing London PM price per troy ounce for the
respective precious metal plus a small premium. The coins are then sold
for a small markup to collectors, investors and other dealers.
American Eagle bullion coins are struck at the West Point Mint without
the W Mint mark.
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