The U.S. Mint reported July 29 that its inventory of 2015 Blue Ridge Parkway 5-ounce silver bullion coins was sold out.
What does a bullion vault look like? Coin World senior editor Paul Gilkes shared just that on Facebook late last week.
The U.S. Mint resumed sales July 27 of 2015 American Eagle silver bullion coins after a three-week interruption, selling 1,323,500 of the coins.
Through the first half of this year, silver experienced increased demand for jewelry and important industrial applications.
The price of gold stands at $1,094.50 Monday evening, down $5 from where it began the day. Silver dropped 20 cents to $14.54.
The U.S. Mint has already sold more ounces of American Eagle gold bullion coins in July than it has in any month over the last two years.
The U.S. Mint plans to resume sales of American Eagle silver bullion coins to its authorized purchasers July 27, following a three-week sales suspension.
While the Appalachian gold strikes were the first in the United States, they were dwarfed by the California Gold Rush.
A curious 12-year-old, a sharp-eyed builder and three lucky Swedes touched off three of America’s greatest gold rushes, changing the U.S. and its coinage.