Investors and collectors remain thirsty for American
Eagle silver bullion coins a month after the Mint ended 2015 sales.
The U.S. Mint
started off sales of 2016 American silver bullion coins Jan. 11 with
2,756,500 coins sold to authorized purchasers out of 4 million coins
available for the first weekly allocation.
Much of 2015 was spent on weekly allocation as the United States
Mint competed with other world mints for available blanks.
Jan. 11 was also opening day for sales of 2016 American Eagle .9167
fine gold bullion coins and American Buffalo .9999 fine gold bullion
coins, neither of which is on allocation.
The U.S. Mint Jan. 11 reported the following sales for the 2016
American Eagle and American Buffalo gold bullion coins:
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American Eagle Gold Bullion Sales — 60,000 Ounces
1-ounce, $50. — 41,500 coins
Half-ounce, $25 — 12,000 coins
Quarter-ounce, $10 — 22,000 coins
Tenth-ounce, $5 — 70,000 coins
American Buffalo Gold Bullion Sales — 21,000 Ounces
1-ounce, $50 — 21,000 coins